Television's Emmy Awards presentation is just one week away. Take this time to review the season's highs and lows, complete with snarky commentary, on Televsion Without Pity
The Minnesota State Fair
is about more than corn dogs, mini-donuts and Midway rides. It has a grand tradition and history of its own, much of which has been recounted in books by local authors Karel Ann Marling ("Blue Ribbon
") and Kathryn Koutsky ("Minnesota State Fair
"), both of which are available at Hennepin County Library
The Basilica Block Party is this weekend (July 12-13) and it has an incredible line-up of artists. Did you know that you can download some of their music from Bookspace
at the library's homepage? And it's free!
We've all seen them: dogs know who the bad guys are and bark at them; a woman running from someone will always fall down, etc. What are your favorite movie cliches
Q: Where can you find 7 life-size clay statues of warriors from ancient China, along with their horses? A: The Minneapolis Institute of Arts
, in a unique exhibit (until Jan. 20).
If you're looking to expand your musical horizons, try Iggy
, MTV's world music source.
Did you miss some of the Olympics--a favorite event or the closing ceremonies? You can probably find it on Hulu
This summer, why not go to one of the unique museums
in the Twin Cities? And pick up a free museum pass
at a library for you and a friend.
Hmm, that doesn't sound quite right. Better check Kiss This Guy
to see what the real lyrics are to that song.
The Young Adult Review Network (YARN) is "Crossing the Country, Line by Line" during the month of April, publishing a poem from each state. Follow the progress
and read the poems!
Where can you see a giant-sized table and chairs? A huge pink eraser? Or a tiny, knee-high sized elevator that really works? At "Lifelike,"
a new exhibit at the Walker Art Center.
What movie are you most embarrassed by having paid good money to see? Vote
for your worst movie experience and more.