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2007 Stories by Rod Smith

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  • Amon Amarth

    published December 5, 2007

    Original co-billed headliners Decapitated won't be at Station 4 on Sunday, thanks to a tragic October 29 collision in Belarus that totaled the... More >>

  • Tino Sehgal

    published December 5, 2007

    You walk into one of the Walker's galleries and find it completely bare. Before you've had a chance to leave, a museum guard appears, does a... More >>

  • AIDS Wolf

    published November 28, 2007

    Like kindred spirits and Skin Graft labelmates Arab on Radar and PRE, Aids Wolf craft punk that makes no wave seem quaint. Last year's The... More >>

  • Call and Response: Recent Works by Ta-Coumba Aiken

    published November 14, 2007

    From the Minneapolis Central Library to St. Paul's Robert Street municipal ramp, Ta-coumba Aiken's murals and mosaics are everywhere, a facet of... More >>

  • Angry Green Monster Crosses Atlantic!

    published October 31, 2007

    Metal's growing damn fast for a genre pushing 40. While volume and virtuosity still reign, hordes of practitioners have dumped a host of... More >>

  • Changing Hands: Art Without Reservation

    published October 24, 2007

    It's impossible to cover the entire spectrum of contemporary native North American art in a single group exhibition, no matter how massive, which... More >>

  • Cepia Tone

    published October 17, 2007

    Huntley Miller and I are shit-faced. Luckily, we don't stand out: The throng at Fat Kid Wednesdays bassist Adam Linz's end-of-summer... More >>

  • Obsessive Compulsive Drawing

    published October 10, 2007

    Not even the lack of a permanent space can slow Yuri Arajs's furious roll. If anything, his Placement Gallery's vagabond existence is making him... More >>

  • Brave New Worlds

    published October 3, 2007

    While inspired by Aldous Huxley's tale of a crushingly dull utopia, "Brave New Worlds" doesn't offer much sloganeering—or any of the... More >>

  • Paul F. Tompkins

    published October 3, 2007

    A perfect fit doesn't always come easily. If moving to Los Angeles with $200 and no connections hadn't forced alternative comedy kingpin Paul F.... More >>

  • Tara Costello; Robert Roscoe: Amalgamated Hearts

    published October 3, 2007

    While often hinting at abstraction, Tara Costello's landscapes are firmly grounded in realism—and regionalism. Yet they consistently resist... More >>

  • Christopher Shillock and Tabatha Predovich: Invisible Jazz

    published September 26, 2007

    Christopher Shillock and Tabatha PredovichInvisible Jazz Musical Comedy... More >>

  • Skoal!

    published September 19, 2007

    "Repetition brings results," William Burroughs wrote in the essay "Electronic Revolution." While the old... More >>

  • Temerity Tomatoes from Outer Space

    published September 19, 2007

    "I'm challenging Har Mar Superstar to a sex-down," Captain Octagon exclaims. Dance Band's bearded,... More >>

  • Amy Jo Hendrickson

    published September 12, 2007

    As with Ta-coumba Aiken's art (covered elsewhere in this section), Amy Jo Hendrickson's works are both locally... More >>

  • Ephemeral Space: Mush, Mush, Masculinity

    published September 5, 2007

    Given "Mush, Mush, Masculinity"'s duration, Ephemeral gallery's name couldn't be more fitting. But the 22-artist, one-night stand's drawings,... More >>

  • War Mediated

    published August 29, 2007

    As the president seemed to finally notice last week, the current Middle Eastern mess has a lot in common with Vietnam. Luckily, the art in "War... More >>

  • Megan Rye: I Will Follow You Into the Dark

    published August 29, 2007

    As the president seemed to finally notice last week, the current Middle Eastern mess has a lot in common with Vietnam. Luckily, the art in "War... More >>

  • Middle West, Meet Middle East

    published March 28, 2007

    You say the news out of Beirut and Baghdad isn't good? How about a poem? More >>

  • What Makes Sammy Run?

    published February 7, 2007

    Meet the Iraqi Angelino and observant Jew who returned to 19th-Century Ukraine by way of Australia. More >>

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