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TRAVEL: Lines, Precheck, and Global Entry

An advertising banner on the TSA website. Even before recent political events, US air travel had some problems with lines. TSA lines. They're not likely to get better while the federal government is in the middle of a hiring freeze. Almost a year after chronic understaffing and 2+ hour screening lines at

FEATURE: How to Score Lady Gaga Tickets

Hot off her Superbowl LI half-time solo show, Lady Gaga announced the dates for her Joanne World Tour concert series on Monday. The Mother Monster herself is coming to St. Paul's Xcel Energy Center on August 21...but how can you score tickets? Not being able to buy tickets can be a

REVIEW: The Rose Ensemble’s A Rose in Winter

"A rose by any other name would smell as sweet" quoth Juliet in Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet. But would an ensemble of any other name sing as sweet? The Rose Ensemble's current program, A Rose in Winter, looks at first glance like it might be a play on The Lion in Winter over

REVIEW: All is Calm (Hennepin Theatre Trust)

Photo by George Byron Griffiths. Peter Rothstein's All is Calm: The Christmas Truce of 1914 is an odd theatrical bird. This dramatic reading of soldiers' letters and diary entries from World War 1 is woven together by exquisite singing of English, Welsh, French, and German-language folk songs, often in many parts. It's

NEWS: Ordway Announces 2017-2018 Musicals

The Ordway Center for the Performing Arts announced today its 2017-2018 Musical Theater Series. This series will be sponsored by Bremer Bank and features four classic shows: Jesus Christ Superstar – July 18-23, 2017 Kinky Boots – August 8-13, 2017 In the Heights – September 12-17, 2017 Annie – December 7-31, 2017 Jesus