JazzTimes once outlined a “royal bloodline of male jazz singers”: from Louis Armstrong to Mel Tormé to Jon Hendricks to Mark Murphy to Kurt Elling.
New American Library has released her first novel, “The Golden Hour,” and tonight she’ll begin a round of readings — the first one at the Loft in Minneapolis.
This weekend the Boston performer will sing at the Cedar Cultural Center, meet with students at South High and address a mental-health conference.
Minnesota native Mark Anderson wrote the definitive biography of Edward de Vere, “Shakespeare by Another Name.” In this Q&A he talks about de Vere and the new film “Anonymous.”
Friday at 9 a.m. the space between Minneapolis City Hall and the Hennepin County Government Center will become the People’s Plaza. Related: With unions joining protest, will message change?
Former Minnesota Gopher star Lindsay Whalen is once again leading her home team on a run at a basketball championship: This time, it’s the WNBA finals.
The new head of the Metropolitan Sports Facilities Commission made his case Monday for the regional value of a new Vikings stadium, saying it’s important to the area’s job growth.
An expert on the history of sovereignty explains our hate-love relationship with the British monarchy.
St. Paul’s parks-and-rec expert sees opportunities for partnerships and entrepreneurial efforts to boost all sorts of Minnesota physical fitness efforts.
This Sunday in Brooklyn, a crowd of young Minnesotans who’ve relocated to New York will watch Sen. Al Franken judge the group’s food-on-a-stick contest.
The party’s interim chairman is preaching patience and looking “down-ballot” to capitalize on capturing Minnesota’s still-vacant political “middle ground.”
Ken Martin, the DFL’s new leader, is determined to re-energize the party’s base and close a persistent “enthusiasm gap.”
MinnPost Asks Live: Kurt Zellers and Paul Thissen, Feb. 28 at Hell’s Kitchen
The South St. Paul DFLer, who has been at odds with Legacy Amendment colleagues, defends his stands: “I have not always agreed with the collective decisions of the council, and have voiced my dissent appropriately.”
NEW YORK — Edina native Annie Sundberg says what connects her other films to “Joan Rivers: A Piece of Work” is the same thing that draws her to all of her work: “interesting characters who are in interesting circumstances.”
The University of Minnesota professor, who has studied how the military has shaped minorities’ struggle for rights, says the don’t-ask-don’t-tell debate can be explained in part by the generational division between service chiefs and the average enl
The long-time job counselor says of today’s job market: “This is the worst I’ve ever seen.” Out-of-work Baby Boomers looking for a job face some of the biggest challenges.
The accomplished arts administrator also has been a professional opera singer and an award-winning composer. People, he says, want to see something new and innovative, and that’s why Minnesota Opera gets so much respect around the country.
NEW YORK — Says Wingert: I think that we are the finest secret culturally, not just theatrically — music, dance, opera, art — certainly in the United States.
Too often, journalist/author Reese Erlich argues, our definitions have led to logical and legal inconsistencies — not only in conflicts around the world but here at home too.
The capital city’s new Promise Neighborhood education grant and continuing work on Central Corridor light rail are two high-priority projects sure to keep her and the mayor’s staff busy in coming months.