A bitter cold draped “Salute to Prince” night at Super Bowl Live in downtown Minneapolis on Monday evening. It was cold enough that the singers seemed unable to perform without mentioning the dire weather. But even with the frigid four-degree temperature steadily dropping into the night, the cold couldn’t stop attendees from dancing and reminiscing. Swarming the capacity of … [Read more...]
A space for articles pertaining to the life, legacy and passing of Prince.
Jim Walsh has been a Prince fan since the ’80s. So in 1993, when he went to Pioneer Press as a music critic, it was an opportunity for him to focus his work on the music legend. The result of 11 years of covering the artist has produced Gold Experience: Following Prince in the ’90s, released in January of this year. The book focuses on the life and music of Prince. In the … [Read more...]
The Twin Cities will be full of celebrations this week to honor the life and legacy of Prince, leading up to the one-year anniversary of his passing, April 21. The celebrations will include Minneapolis landmarks lit up in purple April 20-21. Some events have already sold out, but there's still plenty of purple fun to be had around town to honor the artistic and philanthropic … [Read more...]
It was announced Tuesday, November 28, that Paisley Park will mark the one-year anniversary of Prince’s death with a celebration to honor his legacy. Entitled “Celebration 2017,” the four-day event kicks off April 20, 2017 at Prince’s Paisley Park in Chanhassen. According to the press release, the event will bring together artists who have worked closely with the late icon … [Read more...]
Better it should follow the celebration of his work “Uptown,” “Calhoun Square”: the late musician Prince was known for writing songs that spoke of areas around his Twin Cities hometown. But none were more significant than “Paisley Park.” On October 6, Prince’s Chanhassen home was opened for fans to tour. The massive white structure made up of geometric squares, … [Read more...]