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Saint Paul, MN, United States

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From riots to riches, a look back at every time the Rolling Stones have played Minnesota

In anticipation of the Stones’ Sunday night show at U.S. Bank Stadium, here’s a look back at the dozen times they’ve played Minnesota in the past. → Read More

Five things you missed on the premiere episode of the Minnesotan ‘Bachelorette’ – Twin Cities

Tuesday night, the 18th season of “The Bachelorette,” featuring fan favorite and St. Louis Park native Michelle Young, debuted on ABC. Here are five things you missed from the premiere. 1. The epis… → Read More

The Weeknd cancels January concert at the X, plans summer stadium tour

The Weeknd has canceled his upcoming tour, which was set to include a Jan. 21 stop at St. Paul’s Xcel Energy Center. The arena tour, which had already been postponed several times during the … → Read More

Twin Cities Film Fest: Watch the trailers for 10 Minnesota-made entries

The 12th annual Twin Cities Film Fest features more than 100 movies, many of which were made here in Minnesota. → Read More

Roseville singer Libianca advances to Knockouts round on NBC’s ‘The Voice’

Roseville singer Libianca Fonji — who uses her first name only as a stage name — has won her face-off and will continue to compete on NBC’s “The Voice.” Libianca made her first ap… → Read More

St. Paul Chamber Orchestra’s Neighborhood Series brings concerts to venues across the metro – Twin Cities

The St. Paul Chamber Orchestra will resume its Neighborhood Series, a series of concerts curated and led by SPCO musicians and performed in multiple venues across the Twin Cities. Season tickets ar… → Read More

Burnsville school teacher Michelle Young stars in new season of ‘The Bachelorette’ – Twin Cities

The next star of “The Bachelorette” is fan favorite and St. Louis Park native Michelle Young. Young, 28, earned a following when she was the runner-up on the 25th season of “The Bachelor,” which ai… → Read More

Two new Bell Museum exhibits take a look inside fish, and some of the results are spooky

Both exhibits show the complex structure and beauty inside fish. Also, they look really cool. → Read More

McKnight Foundation names Faye M. Price its 2021 Distinguished Artist

The McKnight Foundation announced Thursday it has selected Faye M. Price as its 2021 Distinguished Artist, an honor that carries a $50,000 award for a Minnesota artist who has made significant cont… → Read More

Lil Nas X and the New Kids on the Block booked for (separate) Xcel Energy Center shows

After taking a year off for the pandemic, the KDWB Jingle Ball returns Dec. 6. Tickets, at prices to be announced, go on sale at noon Friday through Ticketmaster. Proof of vaccination or a negative… → Read More

The Eagles tackle their 1976 classic ‘Hotel California’ backed by an orchestra at the X – Twin Cities

Friday night, the Eagles drew about 13,000 fans to St. Paul’s Xcel Energy Center for an evening devoted to “Hotel California.” → Read More

The Capri Theater is reopening with seven straight days of concerts and film

Now that its $12.5 million renovation is complete, the Capri Theater in North Minneapolis reopens Oct. 3 followed by a full week of events. → Read More

Pentatonix, Jeff Dunham, Tool and the Harlem Globetrotters announce Target Center tour stops

Multiplatinum a cappella group Pentatonix will bring their Evergreen Christmas Tour 2021 to Minneapolis’ Target Center on Dec. 18. Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday through Ticketmaster. N… → Read More

Country duo Dan + Shay perform high energy evening of hits at a sold-out Target Center

A big takeaway from Dan + Shay’s sold out Saturday night concert at Minneapolis’ Target Center is that they’re thrilled to be back on the road. At several points during the evenin… → Read More

It’s a night of improv comedy — and a meat raffle — with proceeds benefiting burn victims

Danger Boat Comedy is hosting what they’re calling the first ever in the Twin Cities — and possibly the world –Improv Comedy Meat Raffle. → Read More

Shawn Mendes books return trip to Xcel Energy Center

Canadian pop star Shawn Mendes will headline St. Paul’s Xcel Energy Center for the third time on July 9. → Read More

St. Paul Art Crawl celebrates 30 years of connecting local artists and viewers

Events running Oct. 1-3 celebrate 30 years of the Art Crawl in five Lowertown venues. → Read More

Minneapolis ophthalmologist to compete on Thursday’s episode of ‘Jeopardy’

Caroline Minkus, an ophthalmologist from Minneapolis, is set to compete on “Jeopardy” in an episode that airs at 4:30 p.m. Thursday on KARE 11. Currently in its 38th season, “Jeopardy” is the top-r… → Read More

Ordway opens its doors Sunday for its first Ordway-sponsored performance

Masks are required and ticketholders will have to show an ID and proof of vaccination or a negative COVID test taken within 72 hours of showtime. → Read More

Landmark Center celebrates 10th anniversary of its Landmark Live concert series

Concerts take place the third Friday of each month in the Landmark Center’s F.K. Weyerhaeuser Auditorium in downtown St. Paul, beginning Sept. 17. → Read More