A post-Wikipedia biographical documentary, Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck finds Brett Morgen constructing a feature-length collage of notebook entries, demo tapes, rehearsal footage, home movies, a... More >>
Folks in the Twin Cities are always up to something exciting. Here are some of Dressing Room's top stories from this week:
-- We chatted with Ali Wong, who works as a writer on Fresh Off the Boa... More >>
ACTN | Icehouse | Friday, April 24
Gus Watkins originally conceived of ACTN in 2013 as a one-man act. "A part of the original thought behind playing solo was that maybe it would draw more people... More >>
Putting together an enticing dating profile is an art form many fail to grasp.
Showing the Twin Cities' robust dating pool what a interesting, witty, fun-loving person you certainly are is tou... More >>
Forget the taproom, Sidhe Brewing Company, set to open on St. Paul's East Side next month, knows it's about getting the beer into the marketplace. They aren't letting the hold-up of their final ... More >>
I'm not hardwired for the activities inside of strip clubs, so I've never actually experienced it firsthand. Katori Hall's Pussy Valley is a lot like what I've always imagined: tacky, crass, and... More >>
The young woman with a cherub face and a white flowered blouse struggled to finish her words, fighting back tears as she stood before the Chaska City Council.
City resident Natalie Lopez desc... More >>
On this week's Voice Film Club podcast, we marvel at teen horror film Unfriended, and while it is "85 minutes of watching someone else use a computer," the filmmaker's adept at turning a screen i... More >>
Say three Hail Marys and make your way to the Basilica of Saint Mary grounds in downtown Minneapolis for the Basilica Block Party in July. The two-day event will feature Weezer headlining on Frid... More >>
Minnesota's lifeblood mining industry isn't in good shape right now. About 1,200 Iron Range workers are facing imminent layoffs as U.S. Steel prepares to idle three taconite mines next month.
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T.I. is a lot of things. He's an MC, a surprisingly great actor, a King, a Rubberband Man, and very, very prolific. With one of the most loyal fanbases in hip-hop, T.I.'s earned his following th... More >>
Call yourself what you will -- foodie, gastronome, gourmet, gastronaut, epicure -- the general public might just call you annoying. Why? Because when we get among our people, there's no gettin... More >>
Who would've ever thought a day would come when we'd rejoice over the ability to retain Comcast service? Well, here we are. Yesterday Bloomberg reported the Comcast-Time Warner merger is dead,... More >>
Jared Munch was always into outdoor adventures growing up in rural Wisconsin.
It started with long bike rides to visit friends, fishing trips with his dad, and playing in the woods near his ho... More >>
Artists of the Twin Cities: Are you looking to make some cash and score some new art supplies? Then City Pages may have the contest for you.
We're collaborating with the Minnesota Lottery to co... More >>
What's the point of having a comic for a senator if you're not allowed to have a little fun? In his infinite wisdom, Sen. Al Franken knows there's only one thing to bring everyone together and... More >>
Things I like about Minnesota: We have the most drastic weather extremes in the world, meaning you must keep both a snowsuit and an arsenal of flip-flops in your closet at all times. We have ... More >>
Nooky Jones & PaviElle | Icehouse | Saturday, April 25
It's a little after 9 p.m. and we're crashing a Nooky Jones rehearsal in one of the practice rooms at McNally Smith in St. Paul. The crew ... More >>
Rep. Keith Ellison teamed up with an iconoclastic, firebrand socialist from Vermont to author a bill that would end public subsidies for companies making billions off of extracting oil, natural... More >>
To build up a library is to create a life. It's never just a random collection of books.This Carlos María Domínguez quote appears at the beginning of a new book examining the micro-library moveme... More >>
New information on the Barway Collins case continues to dribble out.
The Star Tribune ran an excellent deep dive into Pierre Collins's shady past last weekend detailing his history of receivin... More >>
With Little Scream
Northrop Auditorium, Minneapolis
April 22, 2015
Occasionally, you go to a show and get completely blindsided by what unfolds in front of you. You expect a decen... More >>
This past year, the Twin Cities comedy super-crew the Turkeys suffered an unthinkable loss when comedian Gus Lynch passed away in Mexico while on vacation with his family. "When Gus died, it ... More >>
The collective ire of 500 picketing workers outside Allina Health's Abbott-Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis last month appeared to reverberate all the way to the bargaining table.
More t... More >>
Put down that glass of white wine, girl! You know what they say -- anything boys can do girls can do better. Developing a healthy relationship with a sturdy, heavy-bottomed lowball of the good... More >>
Carnage | Dakota Jazz Club & Restaurant | Friday, April 24
This Friday, Twin Cities hip-hop legend Carnage continues his tradition of groundbreaking live endeavors with his second Up Close a... More >>
Minnesota's long-awaited medical marijuana program is poised to start serving the sick on July 1, but actual pot patients aren't that stoked. Many of those currently scouring the black market ... More >>