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Gimme Noise
3:00 am
Aug. 22, 2014
Minneapolis News
The best Twin Cities concerts this weekend: 8/22-8/24 Be sure to check out our constantly updated concert calendar! ... More >>
The Blotter
11:00 am
Aug. 21, 2014
Minneapolis News
MNGOP kicks endorsed candidate Michelle MacDonald out of party's State Fair booth [UPDATES] -- Updates on page two -- The MNGOP is experiencing a severe case of buyer's remorse when it comes to their controversial state Supreme Court candidate, Michelle MacDonald.Michael Brodkorb report... More >>
Dressing Room
10:15 am
Aug. 21, 2014
Minneapolis News
Places in Minnesota that should have TV shows This week it was announced that the town of Stillwater is getting the HBO treatment. According to Deadline, True Blood producer Howie Deutch has landed a two-year development deal with the premium... More >>
Gimme Noise
10:00 am
Aug. 21, 2014
Minneapolis News
Remembering Tom Hallett, Twin Cities music writer extraordinaire Tom Hallett was a true rock 'n' roll writer. He lived the rock 'n' roll life like the Twin Cities' own Lester Bangs, and wrote about it in great detail. For decades, Hallett avidly attended innu... More >>
The Blotter
9:30 am
Aug. 21, 2014
Minneapolis News
ACLU-MN director on Michael Brown: "Ferguson is maybe the canary in the coal mine" The officer-involved shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri is symptomatic of nationwide problems regarding the relationship between law enforcement agencies and the communities they're ... More >>
The Hot Dish
9:15 am
Aug. 21, 2014
Minneapolis News
The Bachelor Farmer opens sausage cart, a house-made twist on the hot dog stand Sometimes it's nice to take a step down from souped-up food trucks and get back to the original mobile food peddler: the hot dog stand. Then again, when a foil-wrapped beef frank on a smushed... More >>
Dressing Room
9:02 am
Aug. 21, 2014
Minneapolis News
Podcast: Which Expendables stars surprised us? And we watch the New Yorkiest movie On this week's Voice Film Club podcast, Alan Scherstuhl and Stephanie Zacharek of The Village Voice and Amy Nicholson of L.A. Weekly sift through the smoldering pile of action movie that is the ... More >>
Gimme Noise
9:00 am
Aug. 21, 2014
Minneapolis News
Wits 2014 fall season lineup announced MPR's hugely successful music and sketch-comedy show, Wits, has held the attention of Twin Cities fans for years now. But instead of staying put in the familiar confines of St. Paul's cozy Fitzg... More >>
The Blotter
8:00 am
Aug. 21, 2014
Minneapolis News
Angela Brown charged for giving medical marijuana to her ailing son In a year, she'd be applauded as nothing more and nothing less than a law-abiding, caring mom. But fact is, Minnesota's medical marijuana law hasn't gone into effect and won't until next summer,... More >>
The Hot Dish
8:00 am
Aug. 21, 2014
Minneapolis News
Grain Belt Blu, a blueberry-infused beer, on tap exclusively at the state fair Sure it's rainy, but is that going to stop you from hitting the first day of the Great Minnesota Get-Together? We certainly hope not, especially since August Schell Brewing of New Ulm announced... More >>
Gimme Noise
8:00 am
Aug. 21, 2014
Minneapolis News
Top 10 must-see Minnesota music videos this week Local Frames is a weekly column spotlighting the best new music videos featuring musicians and directors with Minnesota ties. Mark Mallman's brand new video emphatically launches this week. We've... More >>
Dressing Room
7:59 am
Aug. 21, 2014
Minneapolis News
Wits 2014 fall lineup announced We're not ready to think about how fast the end of summer is approaching. However, it's that time of year when fall schedules are announced. This week, Wits has released it's lineup for the comin... More >>
The Hot Dish
7:30 am
Aug. 21, 2014
Minneapolis News
St. Clair Broiler vs. Mac's Industrial: Tuna melt down Ah, the humble tuna melt. One can find tumblrs, blogs, and a surfeit of articles about the grilled cheese or the Reuben, but where is the love for the tuna melt? We pitted two of the finest Tw... More >>
The Blotter
6:00 am
Aug. 21, 2014
Minneapolis News
When a Native American sports logo isn't racist Offensive sports names and logos aren't going away anytime soon. There's the Washington Redskins' derogatory name. There's Chief Wahoo, the racist caricature logo of the Cleveland Indians. All ... More >>
The Blotter
5:00 am
Aug. 21, 2014
Minneapolis News
NorthernMNer breaks down his viral "libraries not libertarians" Ferguson tweet The theme of librarians playing an indispensable role in American democracy has popped up in NorthernMNer's tweets a few times over the years, but never with as much resonance as earlier this we... More >>
The Hot Dish
5:00 am
Aug. 21, 2014
Minneapolis News
Tall boys of Indeed's Day Tripper coming soon to First Avenue Indeed's Day Tripper is getting a tall can makeover starting September 17. First Avenue will be the first to debut the new 16-ounce can of Day Tripper pale ale from Indeed Brewing in Northeast. ... More >>
The Blotter
4:00 am
Aug. 21, 2014
Minneapolis News
Comment of the Day: The smell of food trucks As military helicopters darted above downtown Minneapolis and St. Paul this week, one local man had this reaction:Did MPLS turn into Nam with all these fuckin helicopters? Jesus fuck-- Chad ... More >>
Gimme Noise
4:00 am
Aug. 21, 2014
Minneapolis News
Jeremy Messersmith plays "Bubblin'" on Letterman Wearing a "The Pirate Bay" T-shirt under a black jacket, Jeremy Messersmith played to his biggest audience yet on Wednesday's Late Show With David Letterman.The Minneapolis musician chose his "bi... More >>
Gimme Noise
3:00 am
Aug. 21, 2014
Minneapolis News
Phantom Tails: We're fascinated by violence Phantom Tails | Triple Rock Social Club | Friday, August 22 "Rides Battalion has a few different meanings," explains singer and guitarist Orion Treon. He and the other members of deep-space doo... More >>
Gimme Noise
11:00 am
Aug. 20, 2014
Minneapolis News
New Century Sessions announces fall music lineup Beginning with a series of intimate shows late last year, the Hennepin Theatre Trust's New Century Sessions helped usher in a new music venue to downtown Minneapolis. The New Century Theatre is ... More >>
The Blotter
10:00 am
Aug. 20, 2014
Minneapolis News
Rep. Ron Erhardt allegedly said, "I'll blow your head off" when contacted by gun rights group Each election cycle, the Minnesota Gun Owners Civil Rights Alliance contacts the 280-plus candidates running for the Minnesota House in hopes of surveying them about their views on gun rights.As ... More >>
Gimme Noise
10:00 am
Aug. 20, 2014
Minneapolis News
Top 10 concerts to see at the MN State Fair The Minnesota State Fair begins this week! End of summer and all that, sure. But it means the beginning of a barrage of outdoor shows, fireworks, and beer-flavored gelato. Between the Grandstan... More >>
Dressing Room
9:44 am
Aug. 20, 2014
Minneapolis News
"On Fertile Ground" puts spotlight on Native artists from the Midwest All My Relations Gallery sets out to showcase the wealth of talent coming from American Indian artists living in Minnesota and our neighboring states with a new exhibition called "On Fertile Grou... More >>
The Blotter
9:00 am
Aug. 20, 2014
Minneapolis News
Blue Plate backtracks, will no longer dip into servers' tips Citing feedback from guests and the community, Blue Plate Restaurant Company has announced it will no longer dip into servers' tips, a practice it began when Minnesota's first minimum wage increas... More >>
The Hot Dish
8:30 am
Aug. 20, 2014
Minneapolis News
Stellar state fair stand-ins: 6 fair foods available year round The Great Minnesota Get-Together starts tomorrow, and we're pumped. We love the fair. We love, love the fair. But some of you aren't going to make it. Maybe the ticket prices are too high, ma... More >>
Dressing Room
8:14 am
Aug. 20, 2014
Minneapolis News
Food, merriment, punk rock in the cards with King Arthur The latest picnic operetta created by Mixed Precipitation goes places the company hasn't gone before. The operatic music, created by composer Henry Purcell, is sung in English. And the other son... More >>
Gimme Noise
8:00 am
Aug. 20, 2014
Minneapolis News
Passenger: I didn't feel the pressure then and I don't feel it now Passenger| First Avenue| Sunday, August 24 The meaningful lyrics from Passenger's hit single "Let Her Go" only took Mike Rosenberg 45 minutes to write. So far, the breakup song has over 363 mil... More >>
The Blotter
8:00 am
Aug. 20, 2014
Minneapolis News
MPD apologizes for helicopters; night two of military training features loud, unlit choppers You might not have seen helicopters buzzing around the Twin Cities around 11 p.m. last night, but if you live near downtown Minneapolis, you almost certainly heard them.That's because the damn t... More >>
The Hot Dish
7:30 am
Aug. 20, 2014
Minneapolis News
Du Nord releases first of three gins vying to be the signature Fitzgerald Gin As Minnesota's micro-distilleries are starting to kick things into high gear, a few folks are taking some interesting approaches to the release of their hooch. This week, Minneapolis's Du Nord C... More >>
Dressing Room
7:19 am
Aug. 20, 2014
Minneapolis News
Minnesota State Fair: Cheap and free things to do Tomorrow, the gates of the Minnesota State Fairgrounds will open for 12 days of foods on a stick, baby animals, award-winning jams and flowers, friendly carnies running Mighty Midway rides, and fr... More >>
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