If you are looking for something for your kids to do this summer, why not the circus? At Xelias Aerial Arts, you can be taught how to swing on a trapeze, walk on a wire and even the art of contortion.
A night out with the St. Paul Saints
is a popular family outing. Chris shows us why both fans and families love them. And, he introduces us to some of the players who are on the team this year.
Mystic Lake Casino will be combining three reality shows tonight when pros from "Dancing with the Stars", contestants from "So You Think You Can Dance" and finalists from "American Idol" come together.
Twenty years ago, Smalls, Squints, Ham, and the boys met up on “The Sandlot” and, as they say, the rest is history. Since the release of the film, the movie has become a family favorite and phrases like, “You’re killing me Smalls!” are now a part of every day language.
Rusty Gatenby reviews the Star Trek Into Darkness, which is the 12th Star Trek movie. Besides being one of the biggest movies of the summer, he found out that an Orono woman ended up landing a role in the movie after attending a fundraiser.
There is so much going on this weekend. Here are just a few:
Valleyfair is all about the rides, right? Well this year there is a new exhibit that is changing that. Dinosaurs Alive! took eight months to create, has more than two dozen life sized creatures, and spans over five acres. Emily gives us a preview of the new attraction.
"The Great Gatsby" is author F. Scott Fitzgerald's most famous novel. And he's one of Saint Paul's most famous residents, born in the city in 1896. And the new movie is the 5th adaptation of the book.
It’s a big weekend for those who love to fish, but it’s also a good weekend to do a little shopping. Businesses are hoping to attract people who are heading up north. A group called Junk This Way
on 169 has made it their mission to work together to promote their local businesses in Zimmerman, Elk River and Princeton. Emily takes us to three of the 12 businesses to show us why their unique approach is helping get the word out about their stores.
Chris put his artistic abilities to the test today when he went to check out a new place in Woodbury that just opened. You can go there, relax, sip some wine, and create an art piece and no experience is even required.
Roger Rees played the love interest of Rebecca on Cheers but that is far from all of his notable accomplishments. He’s acted with Laurence Olivier, worked with Mel Brooks, appeared on The West Wing, and he’s won a Tony, to name a few.
It really should be no surprise, right? A few days of ago we were teased with warm weather and now….snow again! Emily checks out a place that just opened a few months ago that you might want to check out. Air Maxx Trampoline Park
is the perfect place for the kids to go and burn off some of that energy and have some fun, since Mother Nature doesn’t seem to want to cooperate!
Iron Man was the first to kick off the Marvel comic book movies that lead to last year’s mega block buster, The Avengers. Robert Downey Jr. and Gwyneth Paltrow are back in Iron Man 3 and Rusty Gatenby checked it out.
If you are looking for some fun this weekend, we have a few suggestions for you!
Rusty Gatenby is here to let you know if it is worth your time to check out the third movie this year so far that Dwayne Johnson’s been in – Pain and Gain. It’s where he plays a body builder turned crook. Plus, he checks out the Tom Cruise and Morgan Freeman futuristic flick, Oblivion.
We are going to have some warmer weather this weekend and we have some ideas for you to take advantage of it!
Emily is at Como Zoo with a new friend that we wouldn’t let her bring to the studio today….an anaconda! Emily’s helping to get the word out about how you can Sponsor an Animal at Como Zoo. Sponsoring an animal is a way for you to help Como Zoo with its wildlife conservation efforts and they offer different levels.
Grab your Lunchable and climb aboard the school bus. Did we mention this is right in the middle of your work day? The Minneapolis Institute of Arts is giving adults a field trip over their lunch hour!
He’s known for taking chances and he’s known for making amazing creations like the Rainforest Café. We are talking about entrepreneur Steve Schuessler. Steve bought an old barn in Eden Prairie that was about to be torn down. When he started receiving letters from people talking about how happy they were that he was saving it, he decided to do something really big with it.
The Marriot Minneapolis Northwest
in Brooklyn Park is the location Twin Cities Live’s Big 5th
Birthday party. Emily went ahead of the party to check out the location and she wasn’t disappointed with what she saw.
If you don’t have anything to do this weekend, we have some ideas for you!
The snowy weather may have you down in the dumps but we have some events that might just cheer you up!
On April 15, 1947, Jackie Robinson became the first African-American to play major league baseball. Fast forward 66 years later and a new movie about Robinson’s life is about to hit theatres starring Harrison Ford. Rusty Gatenby sits down the with legendary actor to find out what it takes to bring a major milestone in history to life.
Beer is the number three drink in the world just behind water and tea. Even though it’s wildly popular it’s a little complicated to make because there is a lot of science that goes into it. Melanie Wehrmacher, with the Science Museum of Minnesota is here with some beer-making secrets.
The Harlem Globetrotters
are hitting the court at Target Center this Friday and Saturday, April 12th
. But our Producer Kelli Hanson is at the American Cancer Society Hope Lodge in Minneapolis today where she found them hanging out.
Keeping with our 80’s theme, we’ve got some eighties inspired events taking place this weekend for you to check out!
The 1980’s classic movie, Flashdance, is making a comeback on the stage. Flashdance the musical is at the Orpheum Theater in Minneapolis and Emily couldn’t wait to learn the moves that became so famous!
Back in 1981, director Sam Raimi scared a generation of moviegoers with the cult classic, The Evil Dead. Thirty two years later he is bringing it back and Rusty Gatenby says this version called, Evil Dead might be one of the best horror movies he has ever seen.
The weather may have you fooled, but ready or not its baseball season! The Minnesota Twins are celebrating opening day and Emily is live on Target Plaza – keeping warm with the Homer Blanky!