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    April 9, 2014
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    August 21, 2013
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    July 10, 2013
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    April 9, 2013

    Caitlin Rose at Triple Rock, 4/8/13

    Caitlin Rose With Andrew Combs and Martin Devaney Triple Rock Social Club, Minneapolis April 8, 2013 Caitlin Rose has the type of easygoing, affable Southern charm that can win over any audience. But more importantly, she's got the songs that can silence and stun any crowd as well. Both of those en ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 25, 2012

    Minnesota Cheese Festival founder says wheels are turning for June 3 event

    Minnesota is known for lots of things. Lakes, casseroles, and an intentional lack of eye contact immediately come to mind. What Minnesota in not particularly known for is cheese. That's been the hallmark of our neighbors to the east since the borders were drawn. Whitney McChane is on a one ... More >>

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    February 15, 2012
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    November 16, 2011

    Top 10 weirdest foods you can buy from a vending machine

    Vending machine raw meat, coming right up.​Vending machines have really evolved. No longer are you limited to simply buying gumballs, candy, and soda. But the selection of foods you can buy from a machine has gotten a bit extreme. Here are 10 examples of the weirdest vending machine offerings, ... More >>

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    June 22, 2011

    Summer movie guide 2011

    Harry Potter, Cars 2, and more

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    April 5, 2011

    Month in Review: Open, Closed, Coming Soon April '11

    Stabby's departs as Stillwater comes alive with dining options...​ NOW OPENShanghai Bistro 324 S. Main St., StillwaterFirst National Green Room 215 S. Main St., StillwaterSoprano's Italian Kitchen 5331 W 16th St., St. Louis ParkCowboy Jack's2801 Southtown Dr, BloomingtonAmerican Burger Bar825 Henn ... More >>

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    March 25, 2011

    Did the New York Times make up a lede?

    nytimes.comQuote Hamlet in China and you'll get censored, says the New York Times.​The New York Times, the great Gray Lady of journalism, is getting called out over an apparently imaginary event in a recent story on Chinese censorship. The story kicks off with an anecdote about a Chinese entr ... More >>

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    March 8, 2011

    Bob Dylan gets the green light to play China

    ​After being barred from performing in China by the Ministry of Culture last year for unknown reasons, Bob Dylan has received the go-ahead to perform two dates in April. It will mark the first time Dylan has performed in mainland China in his five-decade-long career.

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    March 3, 2011

    Bob Dylan applies to play China tour dates

    Is this man too controversial for China?​Bob Dylan hasn't given up on China. A year after refusing Dylan permission to play tour dates in Shanghai and Beijing, China's Ministry of Culture is reviewing an application for the Minnesota-born folk singer to schedule two shows in the country this ... More >>

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    February 22, 2011

    Best Buy leaves China in defeat

    WikipediaBest Buy's Shanghai store, above, is one of nine that closed up shop today.​Stateside, Minnesota-based Best Buy has become the 800-pound gorilla of electronics retailing, but over in China, the company's big branded stores are extinct. It announced today that it was closing all nine o ... More >>

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    February 11, 2011

    Zhao Jiazhen in the midst of a mini-tour of the Twin Cities

    ​Despite being the middle of Chinese New Year, or "Spring Festival" as it is known in China, this past Wednesday night was a harsh cold one in downtown Minneapolis. That didn't stop a smattering of music lovers to brave the climate to hear and witness the sounds of the Guqin (or "Chinese Zither") ... More >>

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    January 31, 2011

    Shanghai Bistro coming to Stillwater

    Henry Chan continues to expand his east metro sushi empire. ​On the heels of the Kitchen's closure, the Pioneer Press reports that restaurateur Harry Chan is planning to open another Shanghai Bistro in its place. The site is in Stillwater's Grand Garage building and is known for its spacious p ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 5, 2011

    Thrifty Hipster botches 'Shanghaied': New comment of the day

    Thrifty Hipster Matthew Dowgwillo​Our story on Thrifty Hipster Matthew Dowgwillo, and his shambles of a 'Shanghaied' New Year's Eve party downtown, touched a nerve in the comments section. At first, revelers who bought tickets and promises of gambling, contortionists and Geisha girls complained t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 28, 2010

    New Year's Eve dining

    Where will you ring in the New Year? ​Made your New Year's Eve plans yet, or are you procrastinating? If you caught yesterday's Week in Food post, you already heard about a couple of options: Tour de Farm hosts its final meal of 2010 in a heated, hundred-year-old barn at Star Thrower Farm in G ... More >>

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    December 27, 2010

    Om features contortionists and an ice dragon luge this Week in Food.

    George Eastman HouseOm rings in the New Year with contortionists. ​Roll into 2011 in style--poppin' bubbly with the Saints on an ice dragon luge. We've got all that and more this Week in Food. Monday 12/27 Before you pack up the tree and tinsel, take some time out for a spot of holiday tea. The ... More >>

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    December 24, 2010

    Highland Grill's Joan Ida: Chef Chat, part 3

    Lisa GulyaExecutive Chef Joan Ida of the Highland Grill​In today's wrap-up of our interview with Joan Ida, executive chef at Highland Grill, Ida talks about her favorite cookbooks, reminisces about her grandmother's pancakes and explains how joining the kitchen staff at Goodfellow's, her firs ... More >>

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    September 29, 2010
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    August 24, 2010

    Szechuan Spice takes over the Zen space in LynLake

    The spicy new kid on the LynLake block​​Move over, Zen, Szechuan Spice has taken over your old digs in LynLake. Open since August 9, it focuses on Szechuan flavors with the greatest hits of Chinese-American cuisine thrown in for good measure. Owner-chef ChangFu Xue has worked in China and New Yo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 18, 2010

    Top 5: Chinese New Year dining options

    Missed the actual day but still want to celebrate the Year of the Tiger? Here's our Top 5 suggestions.

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    February 25, 2009
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    December 1, 2008
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    December 12, 2007
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    October 3, 2007

    The Spy Who Shagged Yee

    Ang Lee's Sexed-Up Thriller Is Neither Sexy Nor Thrilling

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    May 30, 2007
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    January 25, 2007
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    December 20, 2006
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    January 4, 2006

    1/4: Morning Communique

    Lynn Swann runs for PA governor, Rhode Island legalizes medical marijuana, Starbucks is the house blend for a Chinese court, the Minnesota Blog of the Day, and more...

  • News

    July 6, 2005

    Shenzhen Surprise

    General Mills gets a crash course in global spin

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    December 24, 2003
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    September 17, 2003

    Say What?

    The Venice Film Festival gives voice to the global cacophony

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    September 5, 2001

    Falling in Love Again

    The alluring "Marlene & Josef" invites us to rediscover a director's desire for his star

  • Movies

    May 9, 2001

    Relative Terms

    Taiwan's Yi Yi (A One and a Two...) is a more inclusive family drama than Hollywood's universal pictures

  • Arts

    February 7, 2001

    The Long March

    A collection of photographs, China: Fifty Years Inside the People's Republic, spurs Chinese immigrants to take a great leap backward into the nation's past

  • Arts

    January 3, 2001

    The Year in Film

    What you see is (not) what you get: Twelve months of well-screened duds and rarely viewed wonders

  • Arts

    October 25, 2000

    Of Human Bondage

    Wang Ping's personal study on Chinese foot binding reflects on the pain of freedom

  • Books

    October 18, 2000

    The China Syndrome

    Kazuo Ishiguro's latest stone-faced Englishman returns to wartime Shanghai in search of the mystery of himself

  • Movies

    April 26, 2000

    Made in Taiwan

    Hou Hsiao-hsien's trademark is his cinematic search for a Taiwanese identity

  • Restaurants

    April 26, 2000
  • Movies

    March 8, 2000

    High and Low

    Madonna's stardom elevates The Next Best Thing, while What Planet Are You From? remains earthbound

  • Arts

    January 12, 2000

    The Year in Film

    1999 brought a cinematic bounty to the art house and the multiplex alike

  • Movies

    March 31, 1999

    Imperial Shadows

    Oak Street's series of '30s-era Chinese films proves again that social turmoil can inspire great cinema

  • Arts

    January 6, 1999

    The Year in Film

    The movies of '98 posed the question: Haven't we seen this somewhere before?

  • Movies

    October 14, 1998

    Coming Attractions?

    A wish list of might-be hits from the New York Film Festival

  • Arts

    May 27, 1998

    Fear and Loathing in Cannes

    An outsider's diary from Le Festival, where world cinema meets Planet Hollywood

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    February 14, 1996
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    January 10, 1996
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    October 18, 1995
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