entertainment

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First Avenue led charge that could save many entertainment venues

The #SaveOurStages grassroots effort was spearheaded by First Avenue in Minneapolis, and Sen. Amy Klobuchar sponsored the legislation to help venues impacted by the pandemic.

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Fair-inspired entertainment venue opening at Mall of America

Fair on 4 will feature axe throwing, go carts and more.

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Excelsior's annual Christmas market will be a socially distanced affair

Event organizers say it'll be one of the only places where kids can get up close with Santa because he'll be in a bubble.

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COVID-19: Darts, pool, other sports leagues now allowed in bars

People can't use billiards tables or dartboards unless it's part of an organized league.

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Science Museum of Minnesota will reopen Sept. 4

Museum members have gotten earlier access to exhibits.

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Sever's Fall Festival includes a drive-through storytime this year

The popular corn maze attraction has adapted to pandemic times.

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Campaign seeks Walk of Fame star for legendary Minnesota native

Even if you don't know James Hong by name, you know his face.

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Check out 'Cosmic Day,' a previously unreleased Prince track

It'll be included on a reissue of "Sign o' the Times"

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Minnesotan Janelle Pierzina set to star on 'Big Brother' again

The fan favorite is making her fourth appearance on the long-running CBS show.

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With safety measures in place, St. Croix Casinos are open for fun!

St. Croix Casinos has three locations in western Wisconsin.

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Video of dancing bear puppet in Minneapolis neighborhood goes viral

"I've been impressed at how much joy the simplest things can bring," the puppet's creator said.

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Children's Theater Company to remain closed until March 2021

They'll be streaming two productions this fall, though.

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Reports: Gov. Walz to allow dine-in service to resume, gyms to reopen

The governor will provide an official update at 2 p.m. Friday.

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After 8 years, Bob Dylan announces first new album of original material

The announcement coincided with another new song release.

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Winstock Country Musical Festival canceled, will return in 2021

The annual festival was due to be held June 12-13 in rural Winsted.