Tomb Raider  

“Tomb Raider” hits theaters on Friday, March 16th. The adventurous movie stars Oscar winner Alicia Vikander and Walton Goggins. It’s based on the successful “Tomb Raider” video game with Lara Croft. Croft’s character is played by Vikander. The movie is about Lara who goes in search of her dad’s last known destination in hopes of finding him. What ensues is action, mystery and lots of drama.

Minefaire Minecraft Convention Founders  

Minefaire is the #1 Minecraft event in the world. The founders of the event, Chad Collins and Gabe Young, stopped by to tell us all about the game and this huge event.

3/14 Host Chat  

Steve and Elizabeth unveil the next chapter of the #ALSPepperChallenge. Plus, you need to see the viral video of a woman who thinks she's alone on a train!

Behind the Scenes: American Idol Auditions  

The nationwide search for America's next superstar has begun. American Idol premiered Sunday night on 5 Eyewitness News and for months, judges Lionel Richie, Katy Perry and Luke Bryan have traveled across the country handing out those golden tickets.

Bella Thorne and Patrick Schwarzenegger from "Midnight Sun"  

Bella Thorne and Patrick Schwarzenegger from the new movie "Midnight Sun" stop by to talk about working on the film, Patrick's first starring role and how Bella had to play original music. Plus, we find out how well the co-stars know each other!     

Answering Your Psychic Questions  

If you’ve ever experience Déjà vu, have you wondered why it happens? Does your pet see spirits? These are questions our Psychic and Medium tackled today on Twin Cities Live. Jodi Livon stopped by for a Q&A with TCL viewers!

Key Log Rolling  

Log rolling is a growing sport that is attracting people of all ages. Key Log Rolling is a group of avid log rollers doing their best to make this old sport new again. They use a sixty five pound synthetic log that you fill with water at your destination. So, you can travel with it with ease and learn wherever your travels may take you.

LearningRX: Catching Up with Elle   Back To Top

If your child's teacher told you your daughter couldn't read and she likely would never learn, you'd feel lost right? It's how a Savage mom felt 10-years-ago when tutors weren't working and her daughter hated the thought of opening a book.  That is until something clicked, inside this 8 year's old brain.

Be the Match/ Surly Gives a Damn   Back To Top

According to Be The Match, every three minutes someone is diagnosed with a blood cancer. Seventy percent of patients don’t have a fully matched donor in their family. That’s where Be The Match comes in. They help find donors for patients. To get more folks to register, Be The Match is teaming up with Surly in Minneapolis. The brewery is hosting Surly Gives a Damn. The mission is to set the world record for registering marrow donors within twenty four hours. The goal is 3,000 registries.

LearningRX: Catching up with Kilian   Back To Top

Imagine if your child got 40 detentions in one school year and as a parent you're questioning whether or not they’ll graduate high school.  Fast forward five years and that same child is graduating from the University of Minnesota.
We introduced you to Kilian Wilson in 2013. We catch up with him to find out how the LearningRX Brain Training program helped Kilian prove everyone wrong!

Emily’s Game Night   Back To Top

TCL Reporter Emily Engberg loves a good game night. It’s a great way to spend time with family and friends. Emily shares a handful of her favorite to help with  your next get together. Get ready for some fun and lots of laughs.

Game Night   Back To Top

Game Night is in theaters Friday, February 23rd. The Warner Brothers movie stars Jason Bateman and Rachel McAdams alongside a great cast of other funny folks.  The movie is based around a group of friends that love a good game night. Things take a turn when the night’s game becomes a murder mystery.

Annihilation   Back To Top

Annihilation is in theaters Friday, February 23rd. The movie is based off the science fiction trilogy by Jeff Vandermeer.   The Paramount Pictures movie stars Natalie Portman, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Tessa Thompson, Gina Rodriguez and Tuva Novotny. It’s about a team of women that go into a “shimmer” or mysterious phenomenon that has people going missing. The ladies team up to figure out what it is and why so many people never return once going in.

Sherlock Gnomes   Back To Top

Sherlock Gnomes opens in theaters on March 23rd. It features the music of Elton John and stars James McEvoy, Emily Blunt, and Johnny Depp as the voices of the main characters.  The Gnomes will be making an appearance at the JDRF Walk at Mall of America on February 24th.   They will be back at Mall of America on Sunday, February 25th for a Planting Party and a meet & greet

2/23 Rockstar Row   Back To Top

 In 2006 Pam Philipp organized a local drive to help outfit high school girls in need with all the accoutrements for prom.   Her Godmother magic made a huge impact for the community and she has turned her vision into a non-profit organization dedicated to providing prom gowns and accessories at no charge to high school girls throughout Minnesota and western Wisconsin who would otherwise be unable to attend prom due to difficult financial or family circumstances

Woodbury Competitive Cheer Team   Back To Top

Woodbury High School has something to celebrate. The competitive cheer team took home the top honor in their recent competition in Orlando, Florida. The twelve member team competed in the Small Varsity Non-Tumbling Game Day Division.

Apollo Furnace Giveaway   Back To Top

Elizabeth joins the team from Apollo Heating and Air Conditioning in St. Paul to surprise a deserving dad with a brand new furnace.

Mardi Gras Celebration at Bistro La Roux   Back To Top

Don’t worry about missing out on the Mardi Gras fun in New Orleans. We’re bringing the fun of Fat Tuesday to the burbs! Bistro La Roux in Circle Pines is celebrating on Tuesday, February 13th with a live brass band. There will be all sorts of dishes inspired by New Orleans’ cuisine. Face painting, prizes and of course bead throwing will also be a part of the festivities. The fun starts at 4 p.m.

Jodi Livon Rapid Readings   Back To Top

When our Happy Medium, Jodi Livon, stops by, our live audience gets a chance to not just watch the show…but participate in it!  That’s because two of them get chosen for live rapid readings from Jodi.

Levi LaVallee's Snowmobile Backflip   Back To Top

Levi LaVallee is known for his crazy stunts on his snowmobile. He holds all sorts of records and titles. The Minnesota native is getting ready for another big jump. This time it’s for Super Bowl Live on Nicollet Ave. Levi will do a backflip while big crowds watch in awe.

ESPN at IDS Center's Crystal Court   Back To Top

In just a few days, all eyes will be on the U.S. Bank Stadium for the big game.  The whole city is a bustle of celebration with events.  Emily Engberg is live at the IDS Center's Crystal Court. That's production headquarters for ESPN and it's open to the public. It's the place where you'll see all kinds of familiar faces in sports - athletes and comentators - including former NFL player, Matt Hasselbeck.

Kitten Bowl Live Presented by Hallmark Channel   Back To Top

It’s the cutest competition on the gridiron: Kitten Bowl Live presented by the Hallmark Channel. Elizabeth heads to the Dayton’s building on 8th and Nicollet in downtown Minneapolis to see how the Hallmark Channel has transformed the space into a cat and football lover’s dream. The fifth annual Kitten Bowl will air on the Hallmark Channel on Sunday, February 4th. But Minnesotans have the chance to see the kittens in action at the Kitten Bowl Live display during Super Bowl LIVE. Elizabeth meets up with Kitten Bowl commentator Rodney Peete and his wife Holly Robinson Peete to talk about cats playing football, their reality TV show on the Hallmark Channel and get their best marriage advice (hint: it involves date nights!).

Hallmark at Super Bowl Live   Back To Top

Elizabeth checks out Super Bowl Live along Nicollet Mall for the first time in search of the perfect selfie. She finds it when she stops by the Hallmark Snow Globe right in front of Brit’s Pub. Hallmark wants you to share your special moments on social media using #TouchdownMomentContest for a chance to win a $500 Visa gift card. You can find more information on the contest by clicking here

Radio Row at Mall of America   Back To Top

Mall of America is the media headquarters for the Super Bowl. Fans can get in on all the fun for free. Guests at the Mall of America have a chance to see broadcasters, pro athletes, and guest celebrities.

Lumber Exchange Party Prep   Back To Top

It’s a big week for the big game, but it’s also all about the parties. People from all over the country will be making their way downtown Minneapolis to experience concerts, parties, events and more.

Preview of the Super Bowl Experience   Back To Top

Steve takes you inside the Super Bowl Experience Driven by Genesis before it opens to the public! The event takes place at the Minnesota Convention Center from January 27th to February 3rd. 

Bold North Zip Line   Back To Top

The cold Mississippi river, a Minnesota chill in the air and a zip line. Combine the three and you've got one of the most popular Super Bowl 52 attractions in Minneapolis. Tickets to ride the Bold North Zip Line sold out in less than 36-hours, so to take you along on this once in a lifetime experience we sent a very nervous TCL reporter Kelli Hanson off to soar.

Super Bowl Preps: Mall of America   Back To Top

There’s a ton of excitement leading up to the Super Bowl. There’s also a lot of work being done. Mall of America has been working hard to make sure it’s not only fun, but also safe during all of the activities.

Sister Act   Back To Top

Sister Act the Musical is on stage at The Chanhassen Dinner Theatres.  Actress Norah Long takes on the role of Mother Superior whose job it is to keep all those nuns in check.  Steve found out that Norah likes to get to the theatres early so she can enjoy a quiet dinner and he took advantage of that fact to sit down with her.

Trend Wedding: Floral Arrangements   Back To Top

On March 2, 2018, Matt and Kay are getting married live on our show.  The best part is that YOU have gotten to pick out everything about the wedding!  You've picked the location, the invitations, the dress and décor. Last week you voted option 1, The Sophisticate. Now you get to help select the flowers from Sweet Peas Floral that Kay carries down the aisle. Click here by January 23th to vote for your favorite.

1/15 Host Chat   Back To Top

Steve and Elizabeth chat about the biggest news in the state...the big Minnesota Viking Win!

Furnace Giveaway   Back To Top

Elizabeth and Dez from KS95 join the team from Apollo Heating and Air Conditioning in Newport to surprise a deserving mom with a brand new furnace.

Heirloom Photography   Back To Top

If you’ve ever searched for a picture of a grandparent, a picture of them in their element at home and realized all you have are posed family portraits, you’re not alone. Many people don’t think to take picture of their aging loved ones doing mundane things like cooking, reading or playing scrabble. It’s something Saint Paul mom and photographer, Sarah Hudson, realized was missing from her line of work and it’s why she created something called Heirloom Photography where families get to hold on to memories.  Twin Cities Live reporter Kelli Hanson gives us a behind the scenes look.

Backyard Rinks   Back To Top

Minnesotans love winter and they love their ice rinks. There are all sorts of cool rinks across Minnesota. That includes the Regan family’s yard. It has been Dan Regan’s dream to have his own ice rink for his kids. He finally got his wish this year.

Game Night   Back To Top

It’s fun, simple and a great way to spend time with friends and family during the cold months. Game night is a big deal for kids and big kids. Emily Engberg has a handful of games perfect for all age groups.

Homemade Ice Rink: Afton   Back To Top

We Minnesotans love the north and let’s be honest, we love the cold! If you don’t embrace it, you’ll be miserable. And around here, you don’t have to drive far to find an ice rink. In fact, lots of folks are making their own right in their backyard.

Changes in 2018   Back To Top

A lot of people make New Year’s resolutions and set out with good intentions of following through.  But, you wonder…are there big changes in store for me in the New Year?  Our resident psychic and medium, Jodi Livon meets with a few members of the audience to give them a little insight into what can be expected.

Women’s USA Bandy   Back To Top

It’s not a brand new sport, but it is growing in popularity. Bandy has been around since the late 1980’s. The game is played on the ice, just like hockey. But in Bandy, it’s played on a surface that’s as big as a hockey field. There are eleven players, including a goalkeeper. The sport is often described as a cross between lacrosse and hockey. The players attempt to score by hitting a small ball about the size of a tennis ball into the net.

TCL Gift Guide Giveaway: MyPillow   Back To Top

If you’re a longtime viewer of Twin Cities Live, you’ve heard Steve rave about MyPillow.   So, it only made sense to include the locally owned and operated company in our Gift Guide Giveaway!

Erik the Red   Back To Top

Erik the Red BBQ and Barbarian Bar in Minneapolis is getting ready for a fun few weeks of football. Erik the Red is located right across from U.S. Bank Stadium. So, fans can hit up the bar and restaurant for a drink and some food before and after games.

5 Eyewitness News Stuff the Sleigh Campaign   Back To Top

Kids will have a brighter holiday season thanks to Stuff the Sleigh. Folks can donate unwrapped, new toys to metro Walser locations in Bloomington, Burnsville, Coon Rapids, Hopkins, Maplewood, Minneapolis, Plymouth, Roseville, South Saint Paul and Wayzata. Can’t donate at one of these locations? No problem. You can also donate online. The campaign benefits the St. Paul and Minneapolis Police Foundations child holiday initiatives.

Trend Wedding: Pick the Invites   Back To Top

Matt and Kay will tie the knot on Twin Cities Live in March 2018 and you get to plan their big day! Matthew Trettel from The Wedding Guys stops by to unveil where they'll say 'I do' along with the three options for invitations.

Guthrie Theater’s Blithe Spirit   Back To Top

Veteran actress Sally Wingert is back for another entertaining performance. Sally is in the Guthrie Theater’s production of “Blithe Spirit”. The show is described as a high spirited comedy. It’s about a man and his wife who are hosting a séance with Sally’s character. Sally plays an eccentric medium known as Madame Arcati.  It turns into an interesting evening with a supernatural turn. 

Intergenerational Living at TowerLight   Back To Top

When my kids get around your parents, or even grandparents it's as if the entire room lights up. That burst of energy is what residents at Towerlight Senior Living in St. Louis Park experience every day through something called intergenerational programming. 

Guthrie Theater's "A Christmas Carol"   Back To Top

It’s a holiday classic. “A Christmas Carol” is back at the Guthrie Theater in Minneapolis. The show is a tradition for many families. The Charles Dickens play is one that both kids and adults enjoy. The story is about a man that is not happy. He hates Christmas and is known for his “bah humbug”. That man is Ebenezer Scrooge. But then he is visited by the Ghosts of Christmas Past and Future. His hatred then turns to happiness and he begins to appreciate all that he once despised. 

Twin Cities Live Book Club: "We Know How This Ends"   Back To Top

For some, "We Know How This Ends" is a book about a man living with ALS and another woman's struggles watching her father live with dementia. For others, it's a book raising important questions about living well and dying well. Cathy Wurzer, a veteran broadcaster, teamed up with Bruce Kramer to write this book and joined us in-studio to share Bruce's story.    

Minnesota State Veterans Services   Back To Top

Minnesota State has thirty colleges, seven universities and fifty four campuses throughout Minnesota. They offer an affordable education. They also offer help for veterans. In fact, Minnesota State is currently serving more than ten thousand veterans.

Kid Connection: Jayden   Back To Top

Kids these days can run circles around adults when it comes to computers. They're even learning coding in middle school. Computers are what grabbed the attention of this week's kid connection child, Jayden. As Twin Cities Live reporter Kelli Hanson found out, he hopes technology and so much more feeds his future.

Crayola Shopping Spree at Mall of America   Back To Top

Some deserving kids are getting a shopping spree that they won’t soon forget. Kids from around the country who visited the Crayola store at Crayola Experience, signed up for the chance to shop. The big winners are teamed up with Marines. Whatever the marines are holding at the end of sixty four seconds, the lucky winners get to keep. Sixty four is the number of crayons in a Crayola crayon box. They also get an annual pass for all twenty five attractions at Crayola Experience. The marines who are helping with this event are also a part of Toys for Tots. It’s an organization that helps children get gifts they may not otherwise have during the holidays. Crayola Experience is teaming up with them because it, too, works hard to give back to the community.

HandsOn Twin Cities   Back To Top

Give to the Max Day is a great way for folks to donate to their favorite organizations in Minnesota. However, there are other ways to give back, too. Donating your time is huge, but what if you’re not sure where to do just that? There’s a group called HandsOn Twin Cities. It helps people find opportunities to volunteer at nonprofits.  There are all sorts of places that would love to have more volunteers. HandsON also helps corporate partners do team building with their employees.