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Not another brick lump: Why Gehry gave the Weisman its iconic look

Not another brick lump: Why Gehry gave the Weisman its iconic look

Throughout 2017 we will celebrate 50 years on the air by sharing highlights from our archives, connecting Minnesota's past to its present.

This conversation between MPR News reporter Chris Roberts and architect Frank Gehry originally aired Nov. 20, 1993.

What does Minnesota Public Radio mean to you?

What does Minnesota Public Radio mean to you?

We’re listening all year long! Tell us what MPR means to you. Your story could be shared online or on air! You can also share via social media using #MPR50.

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Perez beats Ellison in race to run Democratic Party

Thomas Perez and Keith Ellison

Minnesota Congressman Keith Ellison fell short Saturday in his campaign to run the Democratic National Committee, losing to former Labor Secretary Tom Perez.

The Current

Paisley Park to screen 1993 Prince concert; and, as of April, to cease hosting Friday night festivities


Paisley Park has announced tomorrow’s film screening, and has also announced that the Friday night Paisley Park After Dark events are ending as of April: events will only be held on Saturday nights, alternating between DJ nights and film screenings. Until now and, Fridays have featured weekly dance parties and Saturdays have featured film screenings.…

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Met Opera: Rusalka

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Join us at noon on Saturday, Feb. 25, for a live Met Opera broadcast of Antonin Dvorak's Rusakla, starring Kristine Opolais in the role that helped launch her international career.