It's finally starting to feel like May again, and this week is packed with shows. Friday Daughter visits the Fine Line with label-mate and local opener, Jeremy Messersmith. The Amsterdam hosts their second annual Girls Got Rhythm Fest featuring Cherie Currie, The Avengers and many more stretching ov ... More >>
Southeast Engine is an Ohio alt-country band that charges down the open highway pinned between grit and grace. Singer Adam Remnant's voice is one-of-a-kind in that it has an everyman's quality -- even if you're hard-pressed to find anyone who sounds quite like him. For those enraptured by the vocal ... More >>
We really don't know what to think about this, so we'll just put it out there: According to Forbes, The Onion is Minnesota's most influential news site.Minnesota is one of three states to hold that... distinction, the other two being Wisconsin and New Mexico. Nationally, USA Today is the most inf ... More >>
Photos by Nick WosikaAlison Krauss and Union StationSeptember 13, 2011Orpheum Theatre, MinneapolisTo spend the evening watching Alison Krauss and Union Station perform is a humbling experience. There are some shows where the artist may seem accessible and would love to hang out afterwards, ... More >>
Dennis CriderThough the Academy Awards are often dominated by big-name films with huge budgets, director Debra Granik's family drama/rural crime thriller Winter's Bone (2010) caused quite a stir on the awards circuit last year. The film grabbed four Academy Award nominations, two Independent ... More >>
Jim Proctor's art isn't just engaging, it could save forests
The 10 (or 28) best local albums of 2004
Unconventional wisdom from unstable characters in the City Pages Documentary Film Festival
Documentaries reach middle age at the Sundance Film Festival
Local cloggers the Girl Germs spread the traditional dancing of Appalachia to the prairies
If he runs for president next year, there's little chance Sen. Paul Wellstone will win. But he just might nudge the Democrats slightly to the left.
Leaving behind beauty myths and backlashes, three new books about women and their accomplishments share a surprising optimism.