Halima Aden appears on the cover of Teen Vogue's new digital issue.

Minnesota's pioneering Muslim model now an ambassador for UNICEF

Halima Aden wants to be "an advocate for refugees" as an ambassador for UNICEF.

Scene + Heard: Adults@Play at the Minnesota Children's Museum

July 19, 2018

Minnesota barber shop closing after 50 years

July 21, 2018
When Lee Kirchner closes The Barber's Hut for the last time this July, there will be little sadness.
Variety
January 27

Finnish auction house takes over Wisconsin mink trading hub

Under the harsh light of fluorescent bulbs in an unadorned warehouse, Claudia Manzanilla picks up a stiff mink pelt and runs her fingers along the silvery fur.
Variety
January 24
Junauld Braddock-Presley, Nancy Williams, Russell Knighton and Dick Mangram.

30th annual MLK Holiday Breakfast raises funds for college scholarships

For its 30th annual celebration, the MLK Holiday Breakfast filled the Armory in Minneapolis to honor the life and legacy of slain civil rights activist…
Variety
January 22

Vegas police arrest 18-year-old in mall shooting that hurt 3

An 18-year-old was arrested Wednesday on attempted murder charges, a day after a shooting triggered by a gang dispute wounded three people, sent shoppers scrambling and drew a massive police response to an upscale Las Vegas Strip mall, authorities said.
Variety
January 19

Fluidity and autumnal hues hit Paris menswear week

Fluidity graced the menswear catwalks in Paris as fall-winter crescendoed through the weekend, with shows from houses such as Jacquemus and Hermes on Saturday.
Celebrities
January 18

Kardashian West pursues criminal justice reform in TV show

Kim Kardashian West is a step closer to becoming a lawyer, having finished her first year of study as an apprentice.
Variety
January 17

Dior sparks mayhem with couture-infused Paris menswear show

Guests crammed into Dior's annex in Paris' Place de la Condorde on Friday amid chaos before the show. Some guests had to jump out of the way to avoid being hit as cars came to unload celebrities, including David Beckham and Robert Pattinson, at an industrious pace. Mayhem such as this is the price tag for Dior Men, now that designer Kim Jones has transformed it one of the calendar's hottest tickets.
National
January 10

NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week

A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these is legit, even though they…
Variety
January 10
Paola, Lucia and Jorge Gonzalez.

Hopkins-based Stages Theatre celebrates with annual Snowball fundraiser

The Snowball, a family-friendly fundraiser for Stages Theatre Company, was an afternoon of all-out fun, including a production of "Elf the Musical, Jr." as well…
TV & Media
January 9

Feds: Security guard threatened Trump over Iranian's death

A Florida security guard threatened to kill President Donald Trump as retaliation for the U.S. military killing an Iranian general, posting a live video on Facebook where he stated "he killed my leader and I have to kill him" while periodically displaying a semi-automatic rifle, authorities said in court documents.
Nation
January 9

'Like a Boss' female-led cast leads to new bonds, friendship

Salma Hayek said the new comedy "Like a Boss" created an opportunity for her to work with more female actors than usual compared to previous films.
Nation
January 9

Review: Haddish, Byrne have chemistry, but 'Boss' fizzles

Mia (Tiffany Haddish) and Mel (Rose Byrne) are two women in their 30s who don't need men to make them happy, though they'll gladly use…
Variety
January 3
Minnesota sports mascots with Shaliciah Jones.

Minnesota Sports Awards ceremony supports United Heroes League

The Minnesota Sports Awards ceremony celebrated the best moments in the state's sports scene. Hosted by Sports Minneapolis, the evening at the Depot included numerous…
Variety
January 1
The Miniwallet from the Dutch company Secrid.

Is the wallet an endangered species?

Tech has reduced the need to carry cash, photos.
Celebrities
November 18, 2019
Kylie Jenner, shown in a May 2019 file photo taken at the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute benefit in New York, is selling a 51% stake o

Kylie Jenner sells stake in beauty empire to CoverGirl owner

Kylie Jenner is selling a stake of her beauty business to CoverGirl owner Coty, in a deal that values the reality TV star's company at about $1.2 billion.
Music
November 18, 2019

Celebrity birthdays for the week of Nov. 24-30

Celebrity birthdays for the week of Nov. 24-30:Nov. 24: Former Beatles drummer Pete Best is 78. Singer Lee Michaels is 74. Actor Dwight Schultz ("Star…
Variety
November 15, 2019

FDA warns Dollar Tree about flagged Chinese manufacturers

Government regulators have again warned Dollar Tree's parent company about importing drugs and cosmetics that could be tainted due to improper product testing during manufacturing.
Variety
November 12, 2019

Wynn Resorts wants court to toss ex-salon chief spying claim

Wynn Resorts wants a Nevada judge to dismiss an ex-beauty salon director's lawsuit alleging company executives invaded his privacy and spied on him after he spoke publicly about sexual misconduct allegations against former casino mogul Steve Wynn nearly two years ago.
Movies
November 12, 2019

HBO doc peers into Ralph Lauren's rose-tinted American Dream

Of all the editors, fashion notables, filmmakers and cultural critics who opine on Ralph Lauren in the new documentary "Very Ralph," it's an unlikely voice who perhaps most succinctly describes the appeal of the Lauren empire.
Music
November 11, 2019

He said, she said: Will female acts win big at CMA Awards?

The lack of women on country radio is as tired as a bad country song cliche, but the Country Music Association Awards is trying to set the stage for them to reign, both as the hosts, as performers and perhaps the night's biggest winners.
Variety
November 9, 2019
Jenny Kisner (Rikki), Jessica & Aaron Raatz (Roku & Roo)

Scene+Heard: Supersized fun at Ronald McDonald House gala

The 2019 Ronald McDonald House gala was a celebration of 40 years of hope and family. Guests at the Renaissance Minneapolis Hotel, the Depot were…