There are several wonderful events taking place around central Minnesota this weekend you and your family will enjoy. You can see the Nutcracker Ballet at the Paramount Theatre, watch the performance of GREASE at Kimball High School, view local businesses and vendors at the Made in MN Expo, see life-size puppets at Collegeville, and enjoy dinner and a show in Cold Spring. Read more in The Weekender!
You'd be an April Fool if you don't check out what's going on this weekend, with tributes to influential artists like Jackson Browne at Pioneer Place and Janis Joplin at the Ordway, GREAT Theatre kicks off their final show of the season with Grease at the Paramount, the unique mime/dance/puppet show of Teatro Hugo & Ines hits the stage at St. Ben's and Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat hits the stage at the Orpheum. Read more in The Weekender!
'Grease' and 'Taxi' star Jeff Conaway died Friday after falling into a coma two weeks ago, TMZ is reporting. He was 60.
Conaway was known for his role as Kenickie in the 1978 movie-musical 'Grease.' From 1978-1981, he also played Bobby Wheeler on the sitcom 'Taxi,' earning a Golden Globe nomination along the way before leaving the series after its third season.