Theatre Elision's "Ghost Quartet," featuring Christine Wade in 2019
Theatre Elision pairs short musicals with wine, cocktails, and non-alcoholic beverages

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Layan Elwazani (Maryam) and Gamze Ceylan (Noura) in the Guthrie Theater's production of "Noura" by Heather Raffo and directed by Taibi Magar. Photo by Dan Norman.

10 Twin Cities Theater Shows for Winter

Romance, all-star casts, tough questions, a double-dosage of "A Doll's House," and more await
Theatre Elision's "Ghost Quartet," featuring Christine Wade in 2019

“A Flight of Short Musicals” Does Quick-fire Theater and Drinks

Theatre Elision pairs short musicals with wine, cocktails, and non-alcoholic beverages
A pole dancer at the Land of Lakes Pole Competition, David Rubene Photography, courtesy Myss Angie

Changing the Stigma Around Pole Dancing

Despite more fitness studios offering pole dancing, there’s still a huge stigma. The Land of Lakes Pole Dancing Festival hopes to change that.
Jackie Boucher

Party Pics: HeartLink Gala 2019

For Children’s HeartLink’s 50th anniversary, medical experts showed out for an event that raised $1 million
From left: Minnesota Historical Society's Rita Walaszek, Mattie Harper Decarlo, Ben Gessner, and Kate E. Beane

Native-Curated Exhibit Opens at Minnesota History Center

New exhibit "Our Home: Native Minnesota" explores the state's complex Indigenous history—and, for the history center, faces historic wrongs
The Mahkato Wacipi Pow Wow is held each September in Land of Memories Park in Mankato

Minnesota Rethinks Columbus Day

As Indigenous Peoples Day catches on, Mankato joins Minnesota cities backing away from Columbus Day
 
Layan Elwazani (Maryam) and Gamze Ceylan (Noura) in the Guthrie Theater's production of "Noura" by Heather Raffo and directed by Taibi Magar. Photo by Dan Norman.

10 Twin Cities Theater Shows for Winter

Romance, all-star casts, tough questions, a double-dosage of "A Doll's House," and more await
Theatre Elision's "Ghost Quartet," featuring Christine Wade in 2019

“A Flight of Short Musicals” Does Quick-fire Theater and Drinks

Theatre Elision pairs short musicals with wine, cocktails, and non-alcoholic beverages
A pole dancer at the Land of Lakes Pole Competition, David Rubene Photography, courtesy Myss Angie

Changing the Stigma Around Pole Dancing

Despite more fitness studios offering pole dancing, there’s still a huge stigma. The Land of Lakes Pole Dancing Festival hopes to change that.

Our Top 9 Instagram Posts of 2019

Here are our top 9 highest performing, attention-grabbing, most interactive posts from last year
 
Screenshot from "Amazing Grace" trailer/YouTube

Paisley Park Kicks off Concert Film Series

Featuring Stax Records, Aretha Franklin, and Dave Chappelle

Our Top 9 Instagram Posts of 2019

Here are our top 9 highest performing, attention-grabbing, most interactive posts from last year
Hot Air Affair

Winter To-Do List: 46 Can’t-Miss Events

Get up north, downtown, to theaters, among the clouds, jamming out, fishing, eating, riding a giant kite across a frozen lake—and more January through February
Beth Bombara performs at Rivertown Comics & Games during Big Turn Music Festival

A Winter Escape to Red Wing Sounds Good

The Big Turn Music Fest is an invitation to experience southern Minnesota this February
 
Screenshot from "Amazing Grace" trailer/YouTube

Paisley Park Kicks off Concert Film Series

Featuring Stax Records, Aretha Franklin, and Dave Chappelle

Our Top 9 Instagram Posts of 2019

Here are our top 9 highest performing, attention-grabbing, most interactive posts from last year
Hot Air Affair

Winter To-Do List: 46 Can’t-Miss Events

Get up north, downtown, to theaters, among the clouds, jamming out, fishing, eating, riding a giant kite across a frozen lake—and more January through February
Monarch Migration Shanty soars again in 2020

The Art Shanty Projects Return with Fresh Life, Funding, and Purpose

After a year in peril, the pop-up village makes an eagerly awaited comeback on Lake Harriet
 
Jackie Boucher

Party Pics: HeartLink Gala 2019

For Children’s HeartLink’s 50th anniversary, medical experts showed out for an event that raised $1 million
Dr. Judy Eckerle

Party Pics: FashionFest

On a night of designer looks, FashionFest raised more than $480,000 for pediatric services

Party Pics: 10,000 Lakes Concours d’Elegance

The parade of classics and costumes in Excelsior brought in $25,000 for homelessness
From left: Trisha Leir, Marty Leir

Party Pics: Bone Appetit Gala

The event raised $250,000 for life-saving efforts and rescuing animals