KDWB Jingle Ball With Miley Cyrus, Robin Thicke, Fall Out Boy, Ariana Grande, Enrique Iglesias, Flo Rida, Fifth Harmony, and Austin MahoneXcel Energy Center, St. Paul December 10, 2013Miley Cyrus somehow failed to transform your daughters into MDMA-addled porn stars or hasten the downfall of the Rep ... More >>
After 42 years, the same-sex marriage debate in Minnesota might finally come to a close
Henry Rollins Fitzgerald Theater, St. Paul Thursday, September 27, 2012Henry Rollins' spoken word appearance at the Fitzgerald Theater on Thursday night was funny, sad, tense, energetic and probably at least mildly offensive to some. (His repeated use of the word "faggot," used while illustrating hi ... More >>
If you're familiar with chaos theory, which in its basic form is the attempt to find patterns in the random acts of shit on Earth, then you may understand the difficulty that comes with describing a full day at SXSW. To break down the bright, scintillating chaos, Village Voice Media's roving musi ... More >>
Michele Bachmann is worth 8,700 words?Michele Bachmann is the subject of a gigantic profile in the current issue of the New Yorker. As one of the craziest members of congress comes under the careful eye of political reporter Ryan Lizza, a few interesting new stones got turned over. Mainly, the st ... More >>
VisionquestT-Paw releases the trailer for his third movie, and this time it's personal.With their third installment, T-Paw's media shop is really getting the hang of these widescreen campaign ads movie trailers, with their sweeping landscapes, pumping fists and fluttering flags. Next up, Ep ... More >>
Photo: dave mcmtDiane Cleveland had a right to privacy, a judge says.Anoka-Hennepin teacher Diane Cleveland's privacy rights were violated when her name was made public by the Minnesota Department of Human Rights during its investigation of comments she made about a straight student's perceiv ... More >>
The two Anoka-Hennepin teachers accused of using gay slurs against a student based on his perceived sexuality are on leave and won't start the school year.
The district is paying his family a $25,000 settlement in the case and the student, Alex Merritt, is speaking out in hopes of helping others come forward about harassment in the classroom.
Lovable duo makes art that's unpolished and berserkly intense
"First we get the military, then we get the nation"
Bill T. Jones breathes life into his influences
One way to battle stage fright: Share the spotlight with a drug-addled duck mascot
Cal Hopkins Amish Armada hold forth on the evils of modern music and technology
"American Sublime" looks at the spacious skies and gathering storms of the beautiful landscape painting
The Broadway musical Jesse Ventura never wanted you to hear
Local Libertarians gathered at Mystic Lake Casino to fine-tune their message, play the slots, and practice the Ransberger Pivot
He's been thrown out of court on his ear, but Roger Conant is still railing about the legal fees from the tobacco settlement
Five years ago Joel Sisson's blend of art, social work, and lawn furniture was the talk of the town. Now the founder of the Green Chair Project is sitting on a pile of dreams and unpaid bills.
Gay Republicans invite themselves to the party
A documentary retrospective of the Maysles Brothers puts the focus on both sides of the camera
When Trip Shakespeare broke up, Matt Wilson marched off to war against his muse. Five years later, this exacting songwriter returns from the front with his first solo album.
One week on the evisceration line
Bob Rose's run at empty libraries, boring classes, and the "pampered elite."
After a century of hoarding American Indian remains, scientists are being forced to return their specimens. But the bodies may not go back into the ground without a fight.
Affirmative Action: Director Bill Duke on the set of Hoodlum.
Tim Burton's Mars Attacks! throws a cream pie in the face of our independence.