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3/24 Movie Trip

Paul recommends two movies you can check out in theaters and an Oscar nominated home release you can’t miss. For more reviews visit Paul’s website. You can listen to Paul on the Colleen and Bradley Show, On myTalk 107.1 every Friday.

“Church Basement Ladies in Rise Up, O Men” at Plymouth Playhouse  

“The Church Basement Ladies” are a hit with audiences. “Rise Up, O Men” sixth in its series. The brand new musical is a comedy featuring the men of the church and the ladies who serve them. What ensues is entertaining and fun.

Kid Connection: “HOME”  

On Thursdays we bring you stories about kids in your communities waiting to find a family. These kids have moved from place to place, in foster and group care.

3/9 What’s Happening this Weekend

Local Guy About Town, Mike Marcotte has his picks for what’s happening this weekend.

The Alpine Factory  

Winter, spring, summer or fall you can still ski in the Twin Cities. There’s a new spot in Arden Hills that helps skiers work on their skills all year long. No snow needed.

3/3 TCL's Movie Trip  

Paul McGuire Grimes from Paul's Trip to the Movies reviews "Logan", Hugh Jackman's last movie as his Wolverine character. Plus reviews of "Table 19" starring Anna Kendrick and "Nocturnal Animals" starring Amy Adams.

Disney on Ice: Dream Big  

Disney on Ice is back at the Target Center. Disney on Ice: Dream Big is about Disney’s leading ladies. It features eight princesses including Ariel, Belle and Cinderella. The show has colorful costumes, props and even has special effects. During the one performance, there’s fire on the ice.

3/2 What's Happening This Weekend   Back To Top

TCL's Local Guy About Town, Mike Marcotte, shares his picks for What's Happening This Weekend!

Fat Tuesday at Bistro La Roux   Back To Top

No need to go to New Orleans to celebrate, there’s a spot here in the Twin Cities that’s ready to bring Mardi Gras to you. Bistro La Roux in Circle Pines is ready for Fat Tuesday! The restaurant celebrates with traditional food and a big party for its customers.

"The King and I" Performance   Back To Top

"The King and I" first hit the stage in 1951 and won the Tony for Best Musical. Then the movie version took five Academy Awards and the revivals in 1996 and 2015 won top Tony Awards. Now the tour is in town and playing at the Orpheum Theatre through Sunday, March 5th, 2017. Click here for ticket information.

Stages Theatre Special Announcement   Back To Top

For over three decades, Stages Theatre Company in downtown Hopkins has brought classic children’s books and movies to life on stage in downtown Hopkins. And TCL is honored to exclusively unveil their 2017-2018 season! TCL’s Mike Marcotte stopped by the Hopkins Center for the Arts to get the scoop.

King Lear at the Guthrie Theater   Back To Top

Shakespeare’s “King Lear” is back at the Guthrie Theater in Minneapolis for the first time in more than two decades. This production is full of talented folks who are both on and off stage. That includes Costume Design Assistant, Lisa Jones.

Insider's Guide to the Food & Wine Experience   Back To Top

Over 100 wines will freely pour during Minnesota Monthly's 23rd annual Food and Wine Experience at Target Field on March 4 and 5. Food critic Joy Summers stopped by to pair the best foods from Twin Cities restaurants with beers and wines from around Minnesota and the world. Plus, get her insider advice if you're looking to purchase tickets.

2/16 What’s Happening this Weekend   Back To Top

From Chanhassen to St. Paul, our Local Guy About Town, Mike Marcotte shares his picks for things to check out this weekend.

Inside Paisley Park   Back To Top

Prince was a musical icon. The Minnesota native’s music has touched people all over the world. After his passing, his 65,000 square foot private estate and compound was opened to the public for private tours. Thousands of people have visited to get an inside look at how the superstar lived and worked.

Good Company: Stevie Ray’s Comedy Cabaret   Back To Top

Stevie Ray has always been funny. In fact, he performed for the first time when he was just nine years old. He got the bug and the rest is history. Stevie went on to do something that was certainly not “normal”. He got a degree in humor. Yes, humor. It was so rare that he had two advisors and even had to do special curriculum to make it happen. It only makes sense that in 1989 Stevie started a spot where others could laugh, too. That’s when Stevie Ray’s Comedy Cabaret began.

TCL In Your Town: Chanhassen / National Weather Service   Back To Top

The National Weather Service has offices all over the country, including one right here in the Twin Cities. It's one of 122 forecast offices in the U.S. It's based in Chanhassen. The current location has been around since 1995. Prior to that they were at the airport.

2/10 Movie Trip   Back To Top

TCL movie guy Paul Mcguire Grimes gives his opinion on two movies out in theaters. And a home release that both Steve and Elizabeth love.

Lake Home & Cabin Show   Back To Top

The Lake Home and Cabin show is  back at the Minneapolis Convention Center. The show runs February 10th through February 12th.

2/9 What’s Happening this Weekend   Back To Top

Local guy about town, Mike Marcotte, has ideas to pencil in on your social calendar this weekend.

2/3 Movie Trip   Back To Top

The Oscars are less than a month away and our TCL movie guy has three great Best Picture nominees that you can still check out in theaters. You can watch the 89th Academy Awards Sunday February 26th on 5 Eyewitness News.

TCL in Your Town: Stillwater   Back To Top

Twin Cities Live is live at Pub 112 in Stillwater!  Stillwater is known as Minnesota’s Birthplace.  Steve hits the town to dance it off!

The Great Northern Festival   Back To Top

We Minnesotans love everything about our state.  Yes, that includes Winter! So, now there’s a festival that combines several events into ten days of fun. The idea is to highlight what’s great about our wintry weather and our traditions.

"Little Shop of Horrors" at Artistry Theater   Back To Top

Howard Ashman and Alan Menken wrote the music for Disney's "The Little Mermaid", "Beauty and the Beast" and "Aladdin" but before that, they wrote "Little Shop of Horrors". The team at Artistry Theater in Bloomington is bringing this popular musical to life with some really neat puppets built specifically for this production. 

1/13 Movie Trip   Back To Top

Our TCL movie guy, Paul McGuire Grimes, reviews two movies that hit theaters today.  And Elizabeth has a home release you may want to check out. For more reviews visit Paul’s website

Minnesota Sportsmen’s Show   Back To Top

The 47 annual Minnesota Sportsmen’s Show at the Saint Paul RiverCentre showcases all sorts of outdoor pros, gear, campers and animals. There are special speakers and fun exhibits for the entire family to enjoy. The event gets folks ready for the warmer temps by showing off all sorts of outdoor products and services. The list includes boats, fishing gear, and RV accessories.

Can Can Wonderland   Back To Top

There’s a new spot in St. Paul that combines art and fun. It’s called Can Can Wonderland. It’s a spot where folks of all ages can go to play mini golf, to check out art and to get a craft cocktail or interesting drink from a soda fountain.

1/5 What's Happening This Weekend   Back To Top

TCL's Local Guy About Town, Mike Marcotte, shares his picks for What's Happening This Weekend.   

Best Outdoor Winter Events in MN   Back To Top

The team at Minnesota Monthly compiled the best outdoor activities to take advantage of this winter. Their Editor-in-Chief, Rachel Hutton, shares events not worth missing. 

Sportsology: Science Museum of Minnesota   Back To Top

You see athletes run, jump and kick, but what does it take to truly make it happen? That’s the idea behind a new exhibit at the Science Museum of Minnesota. The interactive exhibit takes folks behind the science of how the body moves.