Portland has a lot of things going for it: a rich arts and culinary scene, enviably mild winters, the possibility of bumping into relocated indie-rock royalty like Steven Malkmus or Isaac Brock at the local grocery store. With so many assets, did the Rose City really need to go ahead and steal Haley Bonar, arguably our town's most promising singer-songwriter? When Bonar headed west in June of 2009 it was up in the air just when—if ever—she'd return to the Twin Cities scene that's held her in high esteem ever since... More >>>