Local Current Blog

June 3, 2016

Where to celebrate Prince’s birthday in the Twin Cities

Prince would’ve had his 58th birthday on June 7 of this year, and although he might not have celebrated that date as a Jehovah’s Witness, it’s one of the most centralizing days for the world to honor him. The Twin Cities will be a gathering place this weekend for fans and friends of Prince; like Chicago, […]

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New Power Generation: The story of Prince’s ’90s band

Throughout the 1990s, Prince lashed out against his label, Warner Brothers, with gestures so grand – the unpronounceable glyph he substituted for his name, the word “slave” he emblazoned on his cheek – they could overshadow the music he recorded. But though the career-making, radio-dominating, era-defining hits of the ‘80s were behind him, Prince’s sound […]

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