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Take a Listen to Reinaldo Moya’s Minnesota-Latino Opera

  It was by chance that Reinaldo Moya fell in love with classical music. Growing up in a working-class neighborhood in Caracas, Venezuela, Moya's two older...

Comic Relief in a Time of Coronavirus Anxiety

When Minneapolis comedian Ali Sultan put out the word on his Facebook feed that he was doing an online open mic comedy hour, I...

A pandemic walks into our lives… But we still need a...

If a certain trace of hopelessness invades some corner of your day, it's no wonder: We are living through a pandemic the likes of...

Minnesota Niche: LARP House

Sure, many of us grow up role-playing alternate realities that revolve around fantasies of, say, being stranded in the woods or discovering a new...

Kevin Kling and a One-Way Ticket to the MN State Fair

  Kevin Kling and TPT go WAY back. Kevin first appeared on Almanac as a young performer in the summer of 1985. For the past...

What’s on at the Bryant-Lake Bowl & Theater?

  Bryant-Lake Bowl & Theater (BLB) is a vaudeville-style cabaret theater where you can grab some snacks, a drink and some conversation, all while engaging in...

After Traveling 8,473 Miles, a Diary Makes Its Way Home

  During Memorial Day weekend in 2012, Linda McBrayer drove to Missouri to receive an extraordinary gift: the diary her father kept when he was...

How We Are All Connected, According to Storyteller Kevin Kling

  Masterful storyteller Kevin Kling shares his perspective on how we are all connected to one another, whether, like Kling, you're from Osseo, Minn., or...

Ride the Waves of Storytelling with Kevin Kling

  "Rivers have trajectory; they've got momentum. But a river - you can only see what's on the surface. You can't see what's underneath. So...

‘St. Croix Crossing’ Brings the Harmonies

  "St. Croix Crossing" is an award-winning barber shop quartet that travels the nation. If you need a pick-me-up, just hit play and let the...