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Here’s your first Paisley Park merch

As the Oct. 6 opening day approaches, Paisley Park has unveiled official artwork and its first merchandise — including, yes, a Paisley Park tote bag. The venue is also selling tasting plates of Prince’s favorite foods, prepared by his personal chef. Fans who hold tickets for opening day are being invited to purchase “Opening Day […]

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Music News: Official Prince tribute lineup reveal seems imminent

After a tentative lineup leaked last month via the Minnesota State Arts Board, organizers of the Oct. 13 Prince tribute at U.S. Bank Stadium said that an official announcement about the tribute would be coming after Labor Day. Attorney L. Londell McMillan, who’s involved with organizing the event, has further hinted via Twitter that an official announcement is coming […]

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First fans eagerly apply for Paisley Park jobs

Unless you’re a pro athlete, it’s not typical to be interviewed by mulptiple news outlets immediately after applying for a job — but then, this was no typical job interview for Kat Dady of Brooklyn Park. She was one of the first people to apply for a job working at Prince’s house: Paisley Park. “I have a […]

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First details emerge about October 13 Prince tribute at US Bank Stadium

The first details have been confirmed regarding the scheduled Prince tribute at US Bank Stadium on October 13. The information emerged in a somewhat roundabout way, appearing in a newsletter from the Minnesota State Arts Board that was circulated among the artistic and nonprofit community Tuesday. “An official Prince Tribute Concert will be held on October 13, […]

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