Yo La TengoFirst Avenue, MinneapolisMonday, February 4, 2013New Jersey indie rock pioneers Yo La Tengo's performance Monday at First Avenue had a very "ripped from the headlines" feel. It's unusual for the prima donna rock star to acknowledge that anything else in the world is happening the night of ... More >>
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Days of no consequence. Minneapolis edged November. My turmoil was a batholith hidden deep within. The new record was closer to "The Red Bedroom" than anything I'd written in 10 years. Brad was forced to cancel our mix session in Kentucky, so tracking it round Minneapolis would be a new change. I ... More >>
Lydia Lunch in a scene from Blank City"If you could be anybody, who would you be?" "An outlaw, a film director, a rebel, a rock star!" yells a '70s gangster shooting a gun at the Super 8 camera, cutting to a rapid-fire Mars punk song over a killer montage of '70s film clips of punk and no wave mu ... More >>
Richard Lloyd is a guitarist and the founding member of legendary post-punk band Television that formed in New York City in 1973. He was one of the few people hosting bands at CBGBs, where Television regularly played since its earliest days. He was born in Pittsburgh, PA. in 1951 and his family m ... More >>
Chelsea Boys (self-released)
Starting tonight at the Walker Art Center, museum goers can catch a glimpse of the life and influence of American icon Allen Ginsberg. The 1994 documentary The Life and Times of Allen Ginsberg is an award-winning film, directed by Academy Award nominee Jerry Aronson.
(Photo by Gunnar Por Hafdal)Despite the holiday there's still tons of stuff to do this weekend including dance nights, art openings, and anniversary parties. Bring your chocolate bunny and Cadbury eggs and get out of the house for free.
Famous photographs by Ansel Adams, Chuck Close, William Wegman and David Hockney will be on the block.
The author of Basketball Diaries died in his home over the weekend.
Reflecting its moment, Cannes 2008 takes a decidedly serious tone
Saying Goodbye to Two Giants of World Cinema
'The Real World' is no place for an artist like William Eggleston
How Merce Cunningham changed modern dance--and my life
Avant-garde auteur Peter Kubelka brings his cinematic head-on collisions to Oak Street
Britney Spears straddles the line between the Madonna and the whore--and we do mean straddles
Tonight he's gonna party like it's 19-oh-never-mind.
'By Brakhage' reveals a filmmaker who saw into our souls
A basement print shop in St. Paul creates bold propaganda for latter-day rock
Maria Åhrén Brude's original dolls are startling in their period costuming; Davora Lindner's are engrossing for the anatomy underneath
Nearly two decades after Alice Neel's death, her cold-eyed humanism has begun to look revolutionary
Ed Harris examines the messy details of artmaking in Pollock
Pavilion sends a former couple to their high school reunion; The Big Hoover breaches the dam of failed romances
A Proust adaptation finally brings acclaim to Raul Ruiz--but he's not the director he used to be
Director Mary Harron delivers American Psycho with its cutting humor intact
Iconic singer-songwriter Eric Andersen leads his own folk revival with You Can't Relive the Past
The Source suggests that beatness is in the eye of the beholder
The inscrutable music, the unknowable man
Thirty years later, the Beatles' animated Yellow Submarine is still an excellent way to get high
Youthful rockers Arch Stanton plan a musical future around the pleasures of John Lennon, Jesus, and power pop
After years of government oppression, jail time, and dubious comparisons to Frank Zappa, Plastic People of the Universe are finally coming to America
Neil Gabler's new book pledges an uneasy allegiance to our Republic of Entertainment
With her comic new play, Minneapolis writer Bridget Carpenter gives new meaning to the term "Blue Christmas"
Elizabeth Wurtzel damns "difficult" women with lame praise
U Film Society's Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Fest comes out without crossing over.
The Amerindie film fest continues to inspire madness and money--and occasionally, art.