Local Current Blog

October 6, 2016

On returning to Paisley Park as a tourist

In this trusted place U can erase Every tear that ever rolled down your weary face These lines from Prince’s song “U Make My Sun Shine” are scrawled across a wall just inside the entrance to Paisley Park, enlarged so much that the font is slightly pixelated, cascading down around tourists as they step inside. […]

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Inside Paisley Park: What do visitors see?

This morning just before 9 a.m., Joel Weinshanker stepped out of the front door of Paisley Park. Wearing a purple tunic and obviously both emotionally and physically exhausted, the facility’s manager welcomed the first fans to the museum that Prince’s home and studio has now become. Promised surprises, fans got a big one right away: the music […]

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Paisley Park: Opening Day

While the questions about permanent status linger, Paisley Park opened its doors as a museum to visitors for the first time this morning. Select media, like Today show’s Al Roker, had access in days leading up to Paisley Park’s October 6th opening, and a short briefing was held at 8:45 a.m. this morning for media […]

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