2011 Japan Disaster

  • Calendar

    May 8, 2013
  • Movies

    February 22, 2012

    Win your Oscar office pool

    Without really trying

  • Blogs

    December 8, 2011

    Yoko Ono talks to the Current on the anniversary of John Lennon's death

    Photos by Erik HessYoko Ono at SXSW 2011​Today marks the 31st anniversary of the day the music world was devastated by the loss of John Lennon, and its a moment in history that has been honored very powerfully here in the Twin Cities thanks to Curtiss A's annual Lennon tribute night at First Avenu ... More >>

  • Movies

    September 7, 2011

    Gwyneth Paltrow in Contagion

    Steven Soderbergh turns the disaster flick on its head

  • Blogs

    July 12, 2011

    Eat ramen, help Japan

    Who makes the Twin Cities Top Ramen?​It's never too hot to eat ramen, especially if the soup has been made by a chef vs. ripped out of a plastic package and warmed up in the microwave. So get to the Twin Cities first ever ramen-off on Thursday, July 21 at Create Catering Dining Studio. Vario ... More >>

  • Arts

    May 11, 2011

    After the quake weaves together two stories

    It's a play about taking chances

  • Blogs

    April 26, 2011

    Daniel McKeague, KQRS sales guy, will voice the Aflac duck [VIDEO]

    McKeague gets the duck call.​Daniel McKeague can really rock a duck. The 36-year-old sales manager with KQRS beat out 12,500 other entrants in a nationwide competition to be the next voice of that really irritating duck that in the Aflac Insurance commercials, a role originated by comedian Gi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 11, 2011

    Asian food events dominate this Week in Food

    Two-for-ones on Twins home game days at the Wondrous Azian Kitchen. ​It's an Asian-heavy week in food, and we're not complaining. Rare is the week when we get to kick things off with sushi at Tom Pham's and wrap it up sucking down sake at Moto-i, with a visit to Sawatdee wedged safely in betwe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 4, 2011

    Forecast in St. Paul: Radioactive rain

    TopatoMaybe Blinky makes a guest appearance in the Mississippi this summer?​Officials at the Environmental Protection Agency say it's raining radiation in St. Paul as a result of the damaged nuclear power plant in Fukushima, Japan. The readings show elevated levels of radioactive iodine-131 i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 29, 2011

    Origami, Nami, and Wakame join forces to help Japan's Tsunami survivors

    WakameEat sushi, help earthquake victims​CNN and BBC switched their 24-hour coverage from Japan earthquake to Libya last week, but the hardship for survivors is far from over. Behind the news coverage of the nuclear crisis in Fukushima are hundreds of families in evacuation shelters, as well as fa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 17, 2011

    Minnesota Aurora Borealis lights danced as quake struck Japan [VIDEO]

    YouTubeNorthern Lights near St. Cloud.​Anyone up around midnight on March 10 in St. Cloud and points north, and outside with their eyes open, stood a good chance of witnessing a magnificent display of the Northern Lights -- the Aurora Borealis. Some video was just posted in YouTube.

  • Blogs

    July 21, 2006

    7/21 Morning Communiqué

    Homeland Security info on college protestors ends up in database tracking foreign terrorism, jellyfish clog Japanese nuclear power plant, airline takes down online Jimmy Hoffa game after protests, Gummi Bears depicting the Seven Deadly Sins, the Minnesota Blog of the Day, and more...