SPCO, John Holiday pair for beautiful baroque

    Call this weekend's St. Paul Chamber Orchestra concerts an early Christmas present for area audiences. Last December, the SPCO presented a very good version of George Frideric Handel's oratorio, "Messiah," with four strong vocalists and a steady hand at the helm in conductor Jonathan Cohen. The performances reportedly inspired many an audience member to contact orchestra management and ask that, in particular, the countertenor John Holiday be brought back.

    Cheers! UMN'S Radio K turns 21

    Radio K is finally old enough to order a drink.

    Minnesota author of 'Three Cups of Tea' plans reluctant return

    BOZEMAN, Mont. -- Greg Mortenson doesn't want to talk about his best-selling "Three Cups of Tea" book, but everybody else does -- including his own charity.

    'Kumiko,' a movie about an urban legend about a myth called 'Fargo'

    Did you hear the one about the Japanese woman who, thinking "Fargo" was a true story, came to Minnesota to search for the movie's buried treasure and froze to death? David and Nathan Zellner did, and they decided to run with it in their movie, "Kumiko, the Treasure Hunter."