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40 Moments That Changed Minnesota

Four decades ago, Minnesota Monthly got its start. Here are 40 events that have had undeniable impact on Minnesota and its inhabitants in the past 40 years.

Holiday Arts Guide

Complete guide to holiday events in the Twin Cities

49 Top Tickets for Fall Entertainment

IT’S FALL—time to close up the cabin and step away from the Jet Ski. You’re going to get cultured, and we’re going to help. We’ve examined hundreds of upcoming performances and exhibitions and selected a cross-section of shows we think will engage, enlighten, and energize you over the long, cold season ahead. We’ve also profiled some of the area’s most exciting artistic personalities, ones to watch in the coming year. All you have to do is weigh the options and buy some tickets. And then take your seat.

Theater, As You Like It

For some, Shakespeare seems less highfalutin in outdoor spaces.

Destination Dining

Off the beaten track but still top-flight, these far-flung restaurants go the distance.

The Hot Seats

The Hot Seats: Your pool is full of leaves, your grill ran out of gas, and your Jet Ski is now somewhere on the bottom of Lake Minnetonka. Summer’s over. But you needn’t be bored—we’ve handpicked 25 of the season’s best performances and exhibitions, from local jazz to touring Broadway blockbusters. Get in line. Get seated. The shows are about to begin.

Bed, Breakfast and Beyond

From four-posters to fainting couches, English-style buttered “soldiers” to breakfasts bound up in brown paper, we’ve found nine restful retreats—plus one with an outhouse—where you can get your relax on.