Local Current Blog

December 7, 2016

Searching for Lake Minnetonka and solid ground post-Prince

I was walking through Manhattan recently, making my way up 5th Avenue to check out all the Christmas displays like a typical Midwestern tourist, when I looked up and realized something odd: I was standing at the foot of the Empire State Building, an instantly recognizable spire that I had been eyeing for blocks. But […]

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Review and photos: Stevie Nicks and the Pretenders, at Xcel Energy Center, share the love and celebrate Prince

If you could buy stock in musical reputations, Stevie Nicks’s would have been a bargain investment 20, 10, even five years ago. In the ’70s, the behemoth popularity of Fleetwood Mac blinded a lot of too-cool-for-school critics to the fact that the band’s accessible and sonically pristine creations were underpinned by timeless songcraft, while Nicks’s […]

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