Sara Pelissero

Curiocity: 'So You Think You Can Dance' Star On Nat'l TourWhen "So You Think You Can Dance" contestant Rudy Abreu heads to Minneapolis next week with the rest of the Top 10 on tour, he may want to consider packing a parka. Well, first, he'll want to Google what that is.
Curiocity: Q&A With 'The Heidi Chronicles' StarA Pulitzer Prize-winning play, now featured at the Guthrie Theater, tells the story of a determined young woman living through societal change and the evolution of women's rights. The story follows Heidi Holland through her high school days in the 60s to her career-focused life of the 80s -- all the while painting a backdrop of momentous events that shaped the country.
Curiocity: Q&A With Star Of 'Ghost: The Musical'When it comes to romantic love stories, few tales can compete with the classic film, <em>Ghost</em>. The story of a lost love from beyond the grave returning as a spiritual presence to comfort and protect the woman he loves gives new meaning to one's eternal adoration.
Curiocity Review: Backstreet's Back -- Thankfully, In 1999Roughly 15 years ago, I boldly established "the best day of my life." It was during a meet-and-greet session with the hottest boy band at the peak of their success -- yes, I'm talking about the Backstreet Boys.
Curiocity: Xcel's MN-Made Gifts For The Backstreet BoysBackstreet's back -- in Minnesota. But on Tuesday, they'll actually be making their debut appearance at the Xcel Energy Center.
Curiocity: Q&A With 'Sister Act's' Mother SuperiorIt was 21 years ago when the story of a Reno lounge singer turned convent choir director entered our lives for the better.
Curiocity: Food Truck Feature -- O'CheezeThere's a few things most couples do during their first year of marriage -- perhaps they buy a new house or get their first pet. But I'm guessing not many decide to buy and operate a brand new food truck.
Curiocity: Birchwood Cafe 2.0 Reopens In South MinneapolisFor those of us counting down the days until a savory waffle could once again be in our grasp, Tuesday's official reopening of Birchwood Cafe (2.0) was certainly a welcomed sight.
Curiocity: Xcel's MN-Made Gifts For Lady GagaWhen a performer like Lady Gaga stops through town, there's plenty of pressure to ensure the gift she's given is as unique and creative as the pop singer herself. Add in the fact that this is her third time performing in St. Paul and there's the added challenge to find something outside-the-box <em>and</em> new.
Curiocity: Food Truck Feature -- Butcher SaltJean Hutar says she was "destined to live the restaurant life." Her family helped start her passion early on at their locally owned restaurant, where she quickly graduated from hostess to breakfast line cook -- the place she honed the skills she still utilizes today.
Curiocity: Q&A With Star Of 'Crimes Of The Heart'It's a story of three sisters, raised together in a dysfunctional family, who are reunited after their grandfather becomes hospitalized. But once they're back sharing the same roof, they realize, this is just the start of their problems.
Curiocity: Heyday Opens In MinneapolisWhen two notable culinary forces with a highly talented team come together to open a new restaurant, local food enthusiasts and powerhouse restauranteurs certainly take notice -- even if that's much to the surprise of the owners themselves.