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Black Beach in Silver Bay. By Sidney Kirchhof.

This Unique Beach Is Ideal for Instagram

Black Beach in Silver Bay is unlike any other beach in Minnesota
Avi Aharoni, who writes and stars in "Operation: Immigration"

The Minnesota Son of a Twice-Immigrant Iranian Tells His Story in One-Man Show

“Operation: Immigration” delves into identity in a story about an Iranian-born Jewish Minnesotan, streamed by Minnesota Jewish Theatre Company

30 Local Podcasts and Books for Quarantine

During COVID-19, ”shelter in place” with these great reads and listens by Minnesotans
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
Join the Quarantine Craft Club with DIY bracelet kits by Larissa Loden.

Style + Shopping April 7-20: At Home Kits

These five kits feature easy accessory projects and products that can make quarantine a little nicer

Online Concert Benefits Hospitality Workers

Bridge the Gap has Minnesotans take the stage at Icehouse, even with no one in attendance, to raise money for displaced workers
Minneapolis Skyline at night

Watch: Drone Videos of the Empty Twin Cities Are Haunting, Beautiful

These clips are love letters to Minneapolis and St. Paul during the COVID-19 pandemic
Participants move through the Coldwater Spring oak savanna near Fort Snelling

For a Healing Hike, Try Forest Bathing

Guides lead cleansing, meditative nature experiences throughout Minnesota
Maria Bamford's speech is worth for anyone struggling with the pandemic

Watch: Maria Bamford Is Your 2020 Commencement Speaker

The Duluth-raised comedian's vulnerable, bizarre address to graduates fits 2020 perfectly
Aerial view of Sky Vu Drive-In Movie Theater in Warren, Minnesota in the springtime

Yes, Drive-In Movie Theaters Are Opening Up

How Minnesota drive-ins are operating—with new social distancing guidelines