• Blogs

    September 19, 2014

    Border Battles, Surlyfest, Bent Brewstillery, and Other Beer News

    With the weather peaking one last time (it is still technically summer, after all), it's time to enjoy the last few warm days and some of the finest beer the state has to offer. Town Hall Brewery at Seven Corners is wrapping up a week of infused wheat beers, with specialties featuring apricot, ras ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 12, 2014

    Beer of the Week: Magic Hat's Dream Machine

    This week's Beer of the Week is Dream Machine, an India-style pale lager (IPL) from Magic Hat Brewing Company. "It's been nearly 10 years since we've added a new year-round beer to our lineup, says Dave Weissman, a rep for the Vermont-based company. "So we are pretty excited about this one."We ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 3, 2012

    Ten of the World's Toughest Rodeo songs before Saturday's main event

    ​This ain't my first rodeo, but perhaps it could be yours. This weekend, the "World's Toughest Rodeo" tour makes its annual stop at the Xcel Energy Center (Friday and Saturday, February 3-4, 7:30, $9.50-80 with special pricing for Girl and Boy Scouts, no foolin'). In addition to bull, bareback, an ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 10, 2012

    The Melismatics redefine their sound on their new album, 'MANIA!'

    ​The Melismatics' songs aren't simple at all.  They're intricate, jumping from one thought to another, and yet, they're easily adaptable to the most conservative of ears.  This, of course, is the Minneapolis band's cardinal accomplishment.Listening to their new album, MANIA!, can be comp ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 21, 2011

    Mark Mallman tour diary, Vol. 10: The sea! The sea!

    ​The game is won on the field. Some bits of advice are impossible to follow to fruition. "The game is won on the field, Mallman." This is the kind of hodge-podge rhetoric that makes so much sense, you end up feeling like shit about yourself because you can never live up to it. Life is not won. If ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 7, 2010

    Beer News!

    ​ ~Per their Facebook page, Town Hall Brewery has signed a lease for a second location at 48th and Chicago and are working on a fall opening. Located right by Cafe Levain, Ba-Gu, The Parkway Theater, Pepito's, Town Hall will add an extra eclectic element to the already hopping area. Plus, their ... More >>

  • Movies

    November 5, 2008

    Bernie Mac's comedy lives on with Soul Men

    Mac channels his authentic comic self in his last film

  • News

    January 14, 2004

    Boss Lady

    Meet Barb Johnson, the most powerful politician in Minneapolis

  • Movies

    March 15, 2000

    Carnage, Inc.

    A new documentary grapples with the real violence behind the most fabricated of sports--pro wrestling

  • Music

    October 7, 1998