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Minnesota Primary Elections 2020: What You Need to Know

We vote in the primaries on August 11, so here are updates on registration, polls amid the pandemic, and races to watch

Want to Try Pickling? Farmers’ Markets Are Your Chance

Sue Z. has tips for seasoning and timing your pickled veggies (hey, she didn’t win second place at the Minnesota State Fair for nothing)
Check out hen of the woods foraging anecdotes and tips from the blog “So I Gather.”

Forest Finds: Foraging in Late Summer

Hazelnuts, chokecherries, and maitake windfalls yield surprising and fresh results

Minted Tabbouleh with Grilled Beef Recipe

Make the most of fresh summer mint in this savory side dish with steak and more
Emily Gunyou Halaas (Viola), Sun Mee Chomet (Olivia/Valentine) and Michael Hanna (Sebastian/Officer/Musician) in the Guthrie Theater’s production of Twelfth Night by William Shakespeare and directed by Tom Quaintance. Scenic design by Naomi Dawson, costume design by Ann Closs-Farley, lighting design by Yi Zhao and sound design/composition by Sartje Pickett. February 8 – March 22, 2020 on the Wurtele Thrust Stage at the Guthrie Theater, Minneapolis. Photo by Dan Norman.

The Guthrie’s “Twelfth Night” Is Love and Comedy in All Forms

"Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon them"—via balloons, pools of water, and wit

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Check out hen of the woods foraging anecdotes and tips from the blog “So I Gather.”

Forest Finds: Foraging in Late Summer

Hazelnuts, chokecherries, and maitake windfalls yield surprising and fresh results
Dinosaur Adventure Drive-Thru

Weekend Best Bets: August 6-9

This weekend: Dinosaur adventures, virtual reality art, lakeside yoga, climate change discussions, and more
Hikers reading signage

Trail Treats: Seven Snack Ideas for Your Next Hike

To keep you going, packing a combination of protein, fiber, and carbs is key
sunflower field in Monticello on a sunny day

A Visit to a Sunflower Field Is What Everyone Needs This...

Where to find Fish Sunflowers’ free fields and what to expect when you get there

Arts

Dinosaur Adventure Drive-Thru

Weekend Best Bets: August 6-9

This weekend: Dinosaur adventures, virtual reality art, lakeside yoga, climate change discussions, and more
The KKK burning a cross.

Online New Works Festival Kicks Off by Confronting Racism

“Not in Our Neighborhood!” tells the true story of the racist acts around one couple’s move to St. Paul's Groveland Park in 1924

Interview: Dua Saleh on Creating Music While Processing Trauma

The Twin Cities artist tackles gender identity and police brutality in new recordings
"Marie and Rosetta," starring Jamaica Bennett and Rajane Katurah Brown, was the last main stage production at Park Square Theatre before the COVID-19 pandemic hit.

5 Ways to Support (and Enjoy) Local Theater Right Now

A murder mystery has been written for video chat and the state's biggest theater festival has gone online

Food

Want to Try Pickling? Farmers’ Markets Are Your Chance

Sue Z. has tips for seasoning and timing your pickled veggies (hey, she didn’t win second place at the Minnesota State Fair for nothing)
Check out hen of the woods foraging anecdotes and tips from the blog “So I Gather.”

Forest Finds: Foraging in Late Summer

Hazelnuts, chokecherries, and maitake windfalls yield surprising and fresh results

Minted Tabbouleh with Grilled Beef Recipe

Make the most of fresh summer mint in this savory side dish with steak and more
Hikers reading signage

Trail Treats: Seven Snack Ideas for Your Next Hike

To keep you going, packing a combination of protein, fiber, and carbs is key

Culture

Minnesota Primary Elections 2020: What You Need to Know

We vote in the primaries on August 11, so here are updates on registration, polls amid the pandemic, and races to watch
Mannequins at a mall, photo by Sara Kurfeß/Unsplash

Style + Shopping Aug. 4-17 || One Last Luxe

End-of-season sales at the Galleria, the annual Winsome sample sale, and more await these next two weeks
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The Goods: 5 Standout Summer Gifts From Local Makers

Aesthetic editor Jerrod Sumner rounds up MN-made goods: masks, candles, craft beer, and more

These Black Women Are Leading the Plant-Based Movement in North Minneapolis

Three young Black entrepreneurs have a bold vision for their community—and it's powered by food

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