ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT | 2024

Welcome to Minnesota Monthly’s Arts & Entertainment hub! It’s showtime! Explore our articles for the latest on the hottest shows, events, and seasonal highlights. Dive in now!

Best Bets: July 8-14

Things to do this week: music at the Minnesota Zoo, outdoor shopping, and more

Where Are They Now? Gary Louris of The Jayhawks

Forty years ago, the earliest iteration of The Jayhawks, one of Minnesota’s most beloved bands, began playing in clubs around the Twin Cities. The...

Best Bets: July 1-7

Things to do around Minnesota this week: Fourth of July celebrations, waterfront music, and more

Watch: Jerrod Sumner’s Summer Picks on ‘Good Day’

Our aesthetic & lifestyle editor stopped by Fox 9's 'Good Day' to unveil his top summer finds from Minnesota brands

Best Bets: June 24-30

Things to do this week around Minnesota: Cass County Fair, Water Ski Days, Ham Lake Freedom Festival, and more

‘Minnesota Mean’ Hits Streaming Platforms Next Week

Explore the grueling world of roller derby by following a team of six formidable women working toward victory

The Colorful Process Behind How Chanhassen Dinner Theatres’ ‘Beautiful’ Costumes Are Made

The wardrobe of a person's life defines periods of struggle and success shaping our personality and style one look at a time. There is...

Hennepin Theatre Trust is Now Hennepin Arts

So long, Hennepin Theatre Trust. Now operating as Hennepin Arts, the nonprofit organization behind Minneapolis’ acclaimed theater district recently lifted the curtain on a...

Best Bets: June 10-16

Things to do around Minnesota this week: Food Truck Extravaganza, Land of the Loon Festival, Art in the Park, and more

Stone Arch Bridge Festival Returns

The 30th annual Stone Arch Bridge Festival is happening over Father’s Day weekend and will bring together more than 200 artists, family activities, live...

Best Bets: June 3-9

Things to do around Minnesota this week: Chalkfest in Maple Grove, World Ballet Festival, Yoga in Central Park, and more

Best Bets: May 27-June 2

Things to do this week around Minnesota: GrillFest, Grand Old Day, St. Anthony Park Art Festival, and more