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The Thread Live: Spring 2016

The Thread Live: Spring 2016

The Thread's 2016 season of author interviews has been announced: Four writers will bring discussions of science, faith and family to the Fitzgerald Theater in St. Paul, beginning in February.

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Conversations on the Creative Economy: MayKao Hang

February 17, 7:30am | St. Paul, MN | Tickets

The Thread Live with Eula Biss Hosted by Kerri Miller

February 24, 7:00pm | St. Paul, MN | Tickets

The Thread Live with Krista Tippett Hosted by Kerri Miller

April 5, 7:00pm | St. Paul, MN | Tickets

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ISIS terror suspect: Videos, not Minnesota mosques, radicalized me

Abdirizak Warsame said ISIS propaganda videos, not local religious leaders, led him to try and join the terror group. He changed his plea on Thursday to guilty.


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Music News: Father John Misty co-stars in new Lana Del Rey video

Lana Del Rey has released an 11-minute video for her song “Freak.” Though Father John Misty does not perform on the song itself, he co-stars in the video, which features the pair going on a surreal odyssey together. (Paper) More new videos Mark Ronson and Tame Impala‘s Kevin Smith have also released a new video — for “Summer…


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Living in the Light of Sorrow

In a dark and melancholy mood, Dvorak mourned the death of his young child with his Piano Trio No. 2. A performance by the Vienna Piano Trio from a concert given in Sauk Rapids, Minn., is in this week's Regional Spotlight.