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The Current celebrates Prince: programs and events schedule

The Current celebrates Prince: programs and events schedule

The Current is celebrating the life and legacy of Prince through music. As we approach one year since we lost the local legend, The Current honors his musical contributions with a weekend with special programming for fans.

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The Magnetic Fields: 50 Song Memoir

April 22-23 | St. Paul, Minn. | Tickets

MPR Days: Collegeville

April 25-26 | Collegeville, Minn. | Tickets

Classical MPR's Minnesota Varsity Showcase Concert

April 30, 5:00pm | St. Paul, Minn. | Tickets

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Photos: Prince fans gather outside First Avenue for Memorial Street Party


A year and a day after Minnesotans flocked to First Avenue to mourn the news of Prince’s death, 7th Street in Minneapolis is filled with fans once again. The Current and First Avenue have teamed up to stage a Memorial Block Party to honor Minnesota’s brightest star, and the party is going strong as locals…

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Met Opera: Eugene Onegin

Eugene Onegin

Join us at noon on Saturday, April 22 for Tchaikovsky's setting of Pushkin's classic novel, Eugene Onegin, live from the Metropolitan Opera in New York. Peter Mattei stars in the title role, with Anna Netrebko appearing as Tatiana.

Thief River Falls and East Grand Forks tower work

Thief River Falls and East Grand Forks area listeners may experience interruptions during tower maintenance and painting. We thank you for your patience! Listeners can stream MPR News, The Current and Classical services online or use one of our mobile apps. Thank you for your patience!