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At age 16, Ella Dorner forgot every memory she had ever made.

24 Year-old Motivational Speaker, Ella Dorner Moves To Minneapolis

Ella Dorner, Motivational Speaker, today announced her relocation to Minneapolis, MN. The renowned 24 year-old amnesiac settled into the Twin Cities and she is now accepting speaking requests for the 2017/2018 calendar years. Ella’s Story Entering the tenth grade, Ella took a fall that landed her with Retrograde Amnesia. At 16, she was learning the […]

Tim Mahoney Partners with School of Rock

Minneapolis musician and former contestant on NBC’s The Voice, Tim Mahoney, is partnering with School of Rock of Eden Prairie to teach students how to write their own original music and reach for their dreams. If you’ve followed the Minneapolis music scene for the last 15-20 years, you’ve no doubt seen and heard Mahoney. And […]

Prince Double-Feature Fundraiser x 2

Prince Double-Feature Fundraiser x 2

OK, so you didn’t score tickets to the much anticipated Prince tribute concert, initially scheduled to take place at US Bank Stadium but is now happening at Xcel Energy Center on October 13. Don’t despair; you can still pay tribute to the Purple One. Two Prince double-feature fundraisers are happening at St. Anthony Main Theatre, […]

Playwrights’ Center Announces 45th Anniversary Season

Since its founding in 1971, the Playwrights’ Center has been imagining theater forward. For decades it has been one of the nation’s most important organizations for developing new plays and launching the careers of playwrights. The Center will celebrate its 45th year all season long, including with a conversation series called #Theater2060 discussing how theater […]

A Book Inspired by the Lake Harriet Elf

If you ask anyone who has walked around Lake Harriet in Minneapolis about the elf, more often than not they will respond with “You mean Mr. Little Guy?” Mr. Little Guy is the Lake Harriet Elf who lives in an ash tree on the south side of the lake. The tree is easy to find […]

Be #TheAuthenticYou

Detroit Lakes native and Minneapolis resident Melissa Paakh is on a mission. She once heard that 85 percent of the world’s population is affected by a negative self-image, and she wants to change that. And so, she launched a campaign and clothing line aimed at helping people hold a positive self image of themselves. Melissa understands […]

Cook with Chef Gavin Kaysen, Kind Of

You probably know Chef Gavin Kaysen as the force behind Minneapolis Foodie-Favorite, Spoon and Stable. And if you’ve been lucky enough to snag a reservation at the ever-popular restaurant, perhaps you’ve even seen him in his element. But if you haven’t, don’t worry. You can cook with him. Kind of. Chef Kaysen is President Cheese’s Chef […]

Pick 3 Weekend Events July 1 – 4

It’s the first weekend in July, and a long weekend at that! Of course, the 4th of July is Monday with Independence Day celebrations all weekend long, but there’s much more happening in the Cities, too. If you just can’t get enough Prince tributes, you are in luck. And, if you want to spend your […]

You Want More Prince?

Many of us are still reeling from Prince’s untimely death on April 21, 2016. And with his birthday coming up on June 7, you might be wondering how you can still pay your respects. A big bash called “This Thing Called Life” is happening at the Parkway Theater on June 3 and June 4, but […]

Where, When & How to Celebrate Prince

** PLEASE NOTE: THIS POST IS FROM 2016. NOT UPDATD FOR 2017.  Please check with all venues about any anniversary shows and events. ** It’s true that the Twin Cities is in mourning with the passing of our favorite son, Prince. Local radio station, The Current, has been playing a lot of Prince, and will […]