Life Etiquette, it’s all about respect for ourselves, respect for others and respect for the world around us. It seems that my March column titled “Are all those forks necessary?” caused quite a stir. In this column, I am taking time to address some of the questions and even the rebuttals that the column raised. One person inquired, “How can four different forks be more … [Read more...]
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Hey, sci-fi fans, did you find it hard to stomach the sight of a human mating with another species in The Shape of Water, too? If so, have I got a movie that'll wash the bad taste right out of your mouth. Call me shallow, but I much prefer this old-fashioned monster flick. Loosely based on the video game of the same name, Rampage is reminiscent of campy Japanese classics … [Read more...]
Minnesota Public Radio’s (MPR) The Current now has a new 24-hour stream dedicated to Prince’s rich musical legacy. The new stream, Purple Current, launched at 12:01 am on Friday, April 6 and joins Local Current (all-Minnesota music), Radio Heartland (acoustic, American and roots music) and Rock the Cradle (music for kids) — all four streams are available at … [Read more...]
The Twin Cities and beyond will be awash in purple this week as Prince fans mark the two-year anniversary of the music legend’s April 21, 2016 passing. The University of Minnesota symposium and panel discussions are at capacity, but there's still plenty to do to celebrate the Purple One’s legacy. Below we’ve compiled a list of a few events in the Twin Cities and beyond. Let … [Read more...]
Today Sue McLean & Associates (SMA) announced the launch of the 26th Annual Music in the Zoo summer concert series. This year, the series features such legendary acts as blues giant Buddy Guy and R&B songstress Chaka Khan. Other notable acts include Black Violin, Michael Franti, Ziggy Marley, Keb' Mo', Los Lonely Boys, Rufus Wainwright and many more! Tickets go on … [Read more...]