The cast of "Spamtown, USA," left to right: Arden Michalec (plays Amy Bolton); Zachary Sullivan (plays Travis Olsen); Malia Berg (plays Carol Bolton); Isabella Spiess (plays Jude Olsen); Marcelo Mena (plays Scott Olsen)

Children’s Theatre Revisits the Hormel Strike, for Kids

A play about the famous 1985 labor dispute that split residents of Austin, Minn., uses actual testimony in ”Spamtown, USA”
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
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
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
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

First Look: New North Loop Music Venue, Fillmore Minneapolis

Photos of the new Live Nation concert space, expected to open in early 2020

Can Can Wonderland 2.0: St. Paul’s Mini-Golf Haven Gets Bigger

This summer, the Willy Wonka-esque hub of games and entertainment adds new experiences

Pomegranates, Chickens, and Toilet Brushes: The Bold Art of Katayoun Amjadi

At Art-A-Whirl this year, the Minneapolis artist’s ceramics celebrate familiarity while still holding secrets

Interview: How Marlon James Created “Black Leopard, Red Wolf”

The award-winning novelist and Macalester professor also talks the future of writing and Minneapolis after Philando Castile

Welcome to the New, Old Minnesota Museum of American Art

The St. Paul museum has a new look and new exhibits