Weekend Picks: Blackout at Nickelodeon Universe, State FairWear Liquidation Sale

There is a number of fun things happening around the metro this weekend. TCL’s Mike Marcotte stopped by KSTP to give his weekend picks: Blackout at Nickelodeon Universe at Mall of America and the State FairWear Liquidation Sale at the Visitor's Plaza..

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  • HBO Go-ing Away from Cable, Will Stand on its Own

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  • Prince to Perform on SNL to Celebrate 30 Years of Purple Rain

    To celebrate the 30th anniversary of Purple Rain, Saturday Night Live announced Tuesday that Prince will fill the role of musical guest on the show's Nov. 1 episode, according to RollingStone Magazine. The Minnesota-born performer will be joined by his backing band 3rdEyeGirl, with whom Prince recorded his two new albums Art Official Age and PlectrumElectrum...

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