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Apr 22 (TheWrap.com) - It's the first week of Live Rounds on NBC's “The Voice”! After what seemed like an interminable stay in the limbo of Battles, making it to Lives feels like an accomplishment. Now there's a LOT of ground to cover, so let's mix a stiff drink and talk this week's Top 12. ...

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 4:42pm

Former Beatle and rock legend Paul McCartney will perform July 12 at the Fargodome and Aug. 2 at Target Field in Minneapolis, officials announced Monday morning. Tickets for both Saturday night shows on the “Out There” tour will go on sale at 10 a.m. April 28. General Manager Rob Sobolik said ti...

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 9:23am

Kat Perkins continued to impress on "The Voice" during Monday night's live performances. The Scranton, N.D., native who now lives in the Twin Cities sang "Magic Man" by the band Heart, drawing strong reviews from the coaches. It was her second straight classic rock song, which impressed her coach, M...

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 9:22am

■ Live music For week of April 17-23; bands perform from 9 p.m. to close with no cover unless otherwise noted. BRAINERD Blue Ox 608 Laurel St. Platinum FM, Friday-Saturday Coco Moon 601 Laurel St. Songster Pete Norman, 5-7 p.m.

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 6:15pm

St. Francis Spring Gala is May 17 NISSWA - The St. Francis of the Lakes Catholic School will host its Spring Gala on May 17 at Sherwood Forest in Nisswa.

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 6:15pm

■ Entries sought for Congressional Art Competition Rep. Rick Nolan, D-Minn., invites all high school artists living in Minnesota's 8th Congressional District to submit entries to the 2014 Congressional Art Competition.

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 6:14pm

MOTLEY - Clocks and Clouds will conclude the Staples Motley Area Arts Council season with a concert at 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 25, at the United Methodist Church in Motley. The concert is underwritten by Arvig Communications.

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 6:13pm

Twin Cities singer Kat Perkins dedicated one of the great '80s rock ballads to her father, Mark, on Monday night's performance of NBC's "The Voice." The graduate of Scranton (N.D.) High School, where Mark Perkins is a music teacher, sang the Journey hit "Open Arms" in the playoff round and floored t...

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 4:37pm

Apr 16 (TheWrap.com) - It's Playoffs week on NBC's “The Voice,” and coaches are making some tough decisions on who will stay and who will go before voting begins next week. Now let's pull up a chair, pour a cup of brandy and talk about my highlights. 1. Welcome back!...

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 2:53pm