From left: Minnesota Historical Society's Rita Walaszek, Mattie Harper Decarlo, Ben Gessner, and Kate E. Beane
New exhibit "Our Home: Native Minnesota" explores the state's complex Indigenous history—and, for the history center, faces historic wrongs

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Tattersall Distilling's Holiday Market

Weekend Best Bets: Dec. 13-15

This weekend around the Twin Cities, the holiday events keep rolling in: ”Chill," "Nutcracker," market at Tattersall, and more
From left: Trisha Leir, Marty Leir

Party Pics: Bone Appetit Gala

The event raised $250,000 for life-saving efforts and rescuing animals
The Blenders turn 30 (left to right): Allan Rust, Tim Kasper, Darren Rust, Ryan Lance

From Boy Band Potential to A Cappella Supremacy: The Blenders at...

A documentary, a new single, and the annual Holiday Soul Tour mark three decades of the Blenders
Last year's "Thought in Motion" production

Weekend Best Bets: Dec. 6-8

This weekend around the Twin Cities: Handel’s ”Messiah,” holidays with the Craft Council, and more

The Best Events in MN, Sept.-Oct. 2019

These 21 events mark the best ways to spend fall—from the Twin Cities Film Festival and Oktoberfest to Darkness Day and the Haunted Basement
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
 
Last year's "Thought in Motion" production

Weekend Best Bets: Dec. 6-8

This weekend around the Twin Cities: Handel’s ”Messiah,” holidays with the Craft Council, and more
"A Christmas Carol" returns to the Guthrie as part of one of the Twin Cities' most beloved holiday traditions.

Don’t Miss These 15 Holiday Shows

"A Christmas Carol," Trans Siberian Orchestra, "The Nutcracker," and more must-see performances this season
China Brickey and Paul Rutledge as Lizzy Bennet and Fitzwilliam Darcy in Park Square Theatre's "Pride and Prejudice." Photo by Dan Norman.

Q&A with the Future Mrs. Darcy

China Brickey, Park Square Theatre’s Lizzy Bennet, talks about true love, jokes, and representation in a revamped “Pride and Prejudice” (through December 22)
The women of "SIX," coming to the Ordway Nov. 29-Dec. 22

“SIX”: The Next “Hamilton”?

Former Ordway CEO brings the six queens of Henry VIII to St. Paul Nov. 29-Dec. 22
 
The Blenders turn 30 (left to right): Allan Rust, Tim Kasper, Darren Rust, Ryan Lance

From Boy Band Potential to A Cappella Supremacy: The Blenders at...

A documentary, a new single, and the annual Holiday Soul Tour mark three decades of the Blenders
Last year's "Thought in Motion" production

Weekend Best Bets: Dec. 6-8

This weekend around the Twin Cities: Handel’s ”Messiah,” holidays with the Craft Council, and more
An event venue full of people visiting vendor booths

Don’t Miss the 2019 Best of Minnesota Party

Minnesota Monthly’s Best of Minnesota Party features Kat Perkins, Cade Bittner, food, drinks, and area businesses.
Lizzo Performance Palace Theatre St. Paul

The Most 2020 Grammy Nominations? 100% Lizzo

The artist is up for eight awards, including Record of the Year and Best New Artist
 
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
Expressionist Figure/"Name No Names," by ©Marlene Dumas, 2005

Weekend Best Bets: Nov. 15-17

This weekend around the Twin Cities: Maria Bamford, "Pride and Prejudice," charcuterie how-to, and more

Minnesota Native Writes and Directs Upcoming Political Thriller: The Report

Scott Z. Burns tackles CIA and White House corruption in newest film.
Hieu Minh Nguyen

Best of MN, 2019: Arts & Culture

Lizzo, Amy Klobuchar, Dua Saleh, "Sahan Journal," and more put Minnesota on the map for arts and culture in 2019
 
From left: Trisha Leir, Marty Leir

Party Pics: Bone Appetit Gala

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

Party Pics: Fillies Race for Hope

Hope Chest for Breast Cancer Foundation’s ninth annual event raised more than $70,000 for local breast cancer patients
From left: Morgan Saliny, Angela Muder

Party Pics: Beastly Bash

The Minnesota Zoo Foundation attracted more than 800 guests to support the zoo’s mission
From left: Carla Vernón, Giulio Boccaletti

Party Pics: Green Tie Affair

A party for conservation featured Twin Cities business leaders