It's been a year since Bedlam held the grand opening of its Lowertown location. This Saturday, they're celebrating, Bedlam-style, with a birthday party that will last all day and into the night. T... More >>
It's likely only a matter of time before UnitedHealth jacks up working Minnesotans' health insurance premiums. Someone has to pay for CEO Stephen Hemsley's lifestyle.
Hemsley has made more t... More >>
Namir Smallwood has an interesting way to describe the efforts of director Marion McClinton, who leads Pillsbury House's latest production, The Gospel of Lovingkindness.
"He's like Yoda. He ju... More >>
It's a wonder nobody has thought of it before now. Replace 25 percent of the meat in a burger with finely chopped mushrooms, and bang: a more healthy, sustainable, and delicious burger.
Wher... More >>
St. Paul-based rap phenom Allan Kingdom premiered a freestyle track entitled "Mandela" yesterday on the popular DJBooth Freestyle Series.
"Mandela," which is produced by Charlie Hurt and Criti... More >>
No Kid Hungry is a pretty simple organization that operates on a pretty simple premise: No kid should go hungry, ever. To that end, they're raising funds via the 11th annual Taste of the Natio... More >>
Are extreme pressure and regional TV audiences the secret ingredients to great songwriting? We're about to find out.
The Rolling Stones, who will rock TCF Bank Stadium next week, took almost t... More >>
Don't know Bastille Day from Arbor Day? No matter. It's a block party, one of the best, outside of Barbette, which means frites with aioli, which means beer, which means music, music, music. Be... More >>
For many, summertime outdoor cinema is a seasonal joy right up there with grilling in a backyard. In the coming months, folks with flock to family-friendly fare and beloved classics screened at ne... More >>
City Pages is looking for a pair of freelance news columnists for the front of our paper.
The job entails more than riffing on headlines from the comfort of one's laptop. Good reporting skills... More >>
While the Brave New Workshop is an equal opportunity offender, the political right takes the brunt of the blows in their latest piece, Mad Vax: Beyond Measledome.
Oh sure, the mother in the fir... More >>
Town Hall has been making award-winning beers for going on 18 years now, but if you think they're all hops and barley, you're sadly mistaken. Next week, Town Hall's fifth annual Cider Week offer... More >>
This weekend, Patrick's Cabaret spotlights the talents of Twin Cities bilingual and multilingual artists with Anything But English: A Multilingual Cabaret. Based on Patrick's previous Everything ... More >>
Bacon, Benedicts, and bloodies? Boring!
Brunch without beats is for babies and old people. All the cool kids (that means you) are brunching with vinyl, DJs, and dance floors nowadays, becaus... More >>
As we reported yesterday, former Dru Hill standout and "Thong Song" singer Sisqó currently resides in Maple Grove, MN. (Semi-related: The New York Times ran a story yesterday about the death o... More >>
Some people see them as heroes. More people see them as idiots. Anyone who has met them knows they are loveable goofballs.
But to me, the people who were savagely beaten after spraying off-dut... More >>
Fussing about where the best tacos in town are is one of our state pastimes. But it can get boring to fume around your living room hollering the merits of Sonora vs. Taco Taxi while your roomm... More >>
As summer draws near, thoughts inevitably turn to sunshine, cookouts, and the bloody 1789 flashpoint of the French Revolution. No? OK, well you might think of block parties, at least one of whic... More >>
HHRRIISSTT is punk rock gone wrong in all the right ways. The recently born fivesome completed a blistering eight-song set earlier this month at the Triple Rock Social Club, and afterward we're ... More >>
Dust off your cowboy hat and put on your drinking boots: Honky-Tonk Fest, the annual rootin'/tootin' benefit for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, will swing back into Grumpy's Northeast on June ... More >>
Remember when Jason Segel and Jesse Eisenberg were spotted at the Mall of America, filming a movie last year? We do, and we've been patiently awaiting The End of the Tour since then.
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Like coming out of a dream, leaving your teenage years behind to embrace adulthood changes you gradually at first until one day you are suddenly a grownup. On their latest album, Carbon Handshake... More >>
Sarah Colonna grew up a sports fan, mostly following baseball. "My dad was a sports editor, so I'm more knowledgeable than I would have been otherwise," the Arkansas native explains. "I'm a big b... More >>
The financial forecast in many parts of the country this summer calls for gloom and doom as health insurance companies pitch double-digit rate hikes to regulators for plans sold under Obamacar... More >>
The Walker Art Center launches a first-of-its-kind conference this week, bringing together arts critics, journalists, and thinkers to deconstruct the role of arts journalism and criticism in the... More >>
The classic Negroni is enjoying its 15 minutes of fame just now. Equal parts Campari, sweet vermouth, and gin, it's an elegant workhorse of a drink that hasn't any time for monkey business. T... More >>
Kurtis Johnson had an itch to commemorate the start of summer with a long bike ride and a water gun fight.
On Saturday night, he and a group of about eight bicyclist friends decided to targe... More >>