Tina Fey's great, but not enough to save this film
Tony Bennett State Theatre, Minneapolis Sunday, January 20, 2013 At the Electric Fetus, Tony Bennett is filed in a section titled "Vocals." Such greats as Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Bette Midler, and Barbara Streisand also live in this section. There's a reason that even though these musicians hav ... More >>
See Also: Slideshow: Neil Diamond at Xcel Energy CenterNeil DiamondXcel Energy Center, St. PaulWednesday, July 11, 2012With the spate of festival and concert cancellations announced over the last few days (even you, Hoobastank?!), it certainly was nice to have a sure thing to depend on Wednesday nig ... More >>
Disco legend Donna Summer has passed at the age of 63 following a battle with cancer. TMZ reports that Summer was in Florida at the time of her death.She received opera training before she exploded onto dance floors around the world in the early '70s, and her voice is among sizzling best to groove t ... More >>
Photo by Alex UncapherMinneapolis nightlife patrons between the ages of 18 and 35 really like to dance. In fact, it's a common comment from touring DJs that the Twin Cities club scene really knows how to party, which is exactly what they'll do on the most celebratory of holidays that is New Year' ... More >>
Chin-stroking musos everywhere were stoked to learn that next week's issue of Rolling Stone will include an excerpt from Life, the long-awaited, drug- and debacle-soaked memoir from storied Rolling Stones guitarist Keith Richards. This in a season that will already see the release of stocking-stu ... More >>
Readers respond to "Sizzlin'!"
Hold Steady @ First Avenue From Nate Patrin's review of the new Hold Steady record: "There is a point on Boys and Girls in America that marks the line the Hold Steady have apparently crossed. It's the chorus on the second track, a churning anthem dubbed 'Chips Ahoy!,' where it's a bit hard to tell ... More >>
A short tour of some of the Twin Cities' historic recording studios
David Wellstone and the promise of music
We search the airwaves for signs of intelligent life
With A.I. Artificial Intelligence, Steven Spielberg tries to rescue the world's most elusive filmmaker from an unhappy ending
Paul Collins's Banvard's Folly gives posthumous props to a dozen and one forgotten oddballs
Forbidden Broadway tries to blacken the Great White Way; Absurd Person Singular follows love's spiral toward sadism
The Minneapolis/St. Paul International Film Festival spins into its second week
The Mpls/St. Paul International Film Festival swaddles the Cities in cinema
Since age seven, Ballet of the Dolls founder Myron Johnson has followed his passion for performance to ridiculous--and rewarding--extremes
Spare the rod, spoil the child: Robert Redford tames women, children, and beasts alike in The Horse Whisperer
1973 Nobel Prize Winner Henry Kissinger and friends.
Keeping the Faith: A Hasidic boy recites his prayers in A Life Apart: Hasidism in America.
Art Crimes, Susan Welch, Amiri Baraka, Edward Humes, Garry Wills, The Wife, Joseph Conrad's The Secret Agent, Sweet Nothing, Boz Scaggs, dEUS
The Mirror Has Two Faces reflects Barbra Streisand's ambition to have it all.