Flogging Mollywith Reverend Peyton's Big Damn BandThe Brick, MinneapolisThursday, May 31, 2012Flogging Molly are anything but standard. Their sound is furious, solid, and intense, augmented with an accordion, banjo, bodhrán, and tin whistle to accompany the typical guitars, bass, and drums of a sta ... More >>
Think 2010 was full of ridiculous, over-the-top moments in pop music? Just wait until you see what 2011 has in store. As part of our year-in-review blitz, we took a look in our crystal ball to make some projections for the year ahead...
The controversial Taser is involved in another local death.Ten days after Minneapolis cops shocked him into submission with a Taser at the downtown YMCA, David Cornelius Smith is dead. Smith was in the gym on the sixth floor when officers were called to remove him. The 28-year-old appeared ... More >>
From Ground Zero of the Immigration Crisis Along the Mexican Border
Mee Moua joins the international outcry over the fate of 4,000 Hmong forced to return to Laos.
David Byrne has a wonderful four-song EP for download benefiting Amnesty International highlighted by an amazing live version of My Life in the Bush of Ghosts' "Help Me Somebody," converting a song based on samples to a live vocal jam. There's also a superior version of "One Fine Day," from his stil ... More >>
Probably one of her better days since the bankruptcy filing.
From the Xcel Energy Center to the riot zone, we're covering the RNC
Karen immigrants describe their harrowing journeys from the brutality of Burma to sanctuary in St. Paul
A look at the year's most popular slow songs, so far
Illinois mayor racks up huge strip club bill, German city bans World Cup press from red light districts, new Casino Royale trailer, MST3K side-swipes a drivers ed film, the Minnesota Blog of the Day, and more...
[THESE DAYS] A Sherpa guide broke his own record and scaled Mount Everest for the 15th time on Tuesday, followed by 24 other climbers who also reached the world's highest peak. The Massachusetts Legislature overrode Gov. Mitt Romney's veto and approved a bill designed to propel Massachusetts to the ... More >>
One woman's memories of war and dreams of peace
On the eve of the U of M's hockey championship, Castro came calling
Minnesota's Male Immigrants Ready For A Broad Justice-department Sweep
They went through hell in Mogadishu. But for 17-year-old Mohamed Abdullahi and other Somali immigrants, in Minneapolis it's still an uphill climb.
A world-music star from 1970s Senegal finds his place in the age of hip hop
Libyan dissenters worldwide build a virtual headquarters--on a local public-access server
The Real Revolution Radio: Amy Goodman, host of Pacifica's Democracy Now!
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