In 'Self & Others,' portrait painters still thrive in the age of selfies In the age of the selfie, the self-portrait snapped on a phone then shared on-line, it might seem that there is no longer a place for portrait painters. But the artists involved in "Self & Others," a show that opens at the Instinct Gallery on the Nicollet Mall in downtown Minneapolis, say otherwise.7:25 a.m.
Investors want women's hockey in Minnesota There is the five-team Canadian Women's Hockey League. Boston is currently the only U.S. city with a team in the CWHL, but a group of Minnesota investors is hoping to change that.7:45 a.m.
Remembering the artist formerly known as 'Purple Pain' 30 years later Today's Morning Edition music is from Prince, with "Baby I'm a Star" from the film "Purple Rain," which opened in theaters 30 years ago today. It was filmed in and around Minneapolis, with many scenes at the First Avenue nightclub -- where some of the bartenders called Prince "Purple Pain."8:49 a.m.
'Purple Rain' Taught Me How To Be In A Band
For Eric Deggans, Prince's movie wasn't just a spectacle. Sitting in a theater packed with kids his age, he saw Purple Rain as "a validation of the musical world I was already seeking out."
It's Time For Comic-Con!
The annual pop culture convention underway in San Diego is not just for comic books — it brings the biggest stars from film, television and books together with their fans to talk about upcoming, and vintage, work.
Amazon Reports $126 Million Quarterly Loss
Its growing list of investments, including its first smartphone, which launched last month, are being blamed for the loss, along with its foray into digital content production.
All Of The Major U.S. Airlines Report Strong 2nd-Quarter Earnings
For the first time in years, all of the major U.S. airlines are doing well. American Airlines Group said its second-quarter profits were the highest in the company's history. American only recently exited bankruptcy protection, so the results represent an impressive turnaround.