Before he put out "Purple Rain," adopted a symbol for his name or was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Prince was an aspiring Minneapolis musician who needed a press kit to try to attract a major label record deal. The package required photos of the future Purple One and that's where photographer Robert Whitman came into the picture.
The monotony of daily life -- getting up for work, sitting in traffic, standing in grocery store lines -- can become exhausting. Sometimes it seems living in a different time be much more interesting. Landmark Center's second annual gala offers that opportunity with its "Nineteen-teens" themed event on Nov. 7.
Actors generally are eager for work and a challenge, but Matthew Rhys and Anna Maxwell Martin admit they were skittish about taking on the lead characters of "Pride and Prejudice."
And now: Strauss the painter. During the Minnesota Orchestra's October with the music of composer Richard Strauss, audiences have gotten a sense of him as storyteller, musical mystic and evocative operatic scene setter. But, for this weekend's final program, the orchestra and guest conductor Edo de Waart are demonstrating what a glorious tableau Strauss could create with music. For "An Alpine Symphony" is something like an expansive mural portraying a breathtaking mountain vista.
Author Azar Nafisi views fiction as âthe moral guardian of the American dream.â
The Twin Cities band is staging a rare show Friday as part of a program to connect millennials with Islamic culture.
Life is a cabaret for young âModern Familyâ star Aubrey Anderson-Emmons, who visited the Twin Cities last weekend for a fundraiser.
Angela Mortellaro returns for one of the title roles in Minnesota Opera's âHansel and Gretel.â
A Florida mother successfully petitioned for the store to remove the dolls.
"Never get into a word war with a diplomat," she warned.
"It???s a very special ring, but it is not the special ring," she clarified.
The news comes on the heels of a report that Mama June is dating a sex offender.