Editor’s Note: #SaveOurStages

Minnesota Monthly editor Reed Fischer discusses the pandemic's effect on performing arts
Paisley Park’s world-class recording studios are loaded with Prince iconography

Prince’s Mystique Lives on at Paisley Park

Tours through the Purple One's enormous studio-turned-museum in Chanhassen open a new chapter into Prince's legacy
Maria Schneider

Composer Maria Schneider Confronts Big Tech and Bigger Revelations

Schneider talks "Data Lords," her small-town Minnesota childhood, and the fight against big data

Interview: Dua Saleh on Creating Music While Processing Trauma

The Twin Cities artist tackles gender identity and police brutality in new recordings
Minnesota Opera's "The Marriage of Figaro"

Weekend Best Bets: July 9-12

This weekend: brewery events, online operas, ways to talk about race, and more in the Twin Cities

Bob Dylan Calls for Swift Justice for George Floyd

Dylan speaks to the tragedy and COVID-19 in a lengthy New York Times interview
Kacey Musgraves playing at the 2015 Music in the Zoo. Courtesy Sue McLean & Associates and Greg Gibson

Music in the Zoo Is Canceled for 2020

For the first time in 27 years, the annual outdoor concert series at the Minnesota Zoo will not go on
Whiskey Inferno is doing a BBQ Drive-Thru for a Difference

Weekend Best Bets: May 21-24

This weekend: Whiskey Inferno's barbecue drive-thru, Theater Mu's variety show, a bike tour of Minneapolis' top parking lots, and more

Record Store Day is Not Canceled: Three-Weekend Return in Late 2020

COVID-19 kept us out of record shops during the annual spring event

Editor’s Note: Listen to Bob Dylan During COVID-19

Amid uncertain times, lean on the Minnesota-born legend