The twisted, lo-fi rock of Neutral Milk Hotel is about to get its most widespread live dissemination as Jeff Mangum's band will reuinite for several months of touring starting later this year. A band known for its neutrality -- a good 15 years worth -- has dates scheduled between October and June of ... More >>
Local Frames is a weekly column spotlighting the best new music videos featuring musicians and directors with Minnesota ties. After using last week to highlight some of the year's best videos so far, we're back with a strong collection of new and exciting vids this time around, leading off with a t ... More >>
Loaded and stuffed is the name of the game at this new southwest Minneapolis burger joint
The decade-old phenomenon that was the Postal Service is coming to the Twin Cities later this year. A little while back, the team of Ben Gibbard (Death Cab for Cutie) and Jimmy Tamborello (Dntel) announced they'd reform, play some shows, and Give Up would receive a deluxe 10th anniversary reissue in ... More >>
Matt Damon and John Krasinski pit big business against small-town environmentalists in this hard-sell film
SEE ALSO:-- The Paul Ryan Time Calculator will turn you into a world-class runner, just like him-- Mark Dayton rips Paul Ryan for fudging Grandma's Marathon time... by over an hour Either lying is a genetic trait in the Ryan family, or Mitt's VP choice is the most athletic Midwest politician since ... More >>
SEE ALSO:-- Kevin Love: "My patience is not high" with T-Wolves-- Kevin Love suspended for Scola face-stomp [VIDEO]-- David Kahn silenced Kevin Love's TwitteringKevin Love has always been remarkably media savvy -- he was breaking news on Twitter before communicating in 140 characters was cool, he st ... More >>
Bon Iver have been on quite a never-ending trek since they played the Orpheum Theatre back in September. And Justin Vernon and company are definitely a different band now -- at least in terms of public perception and recognition. Long-time supporters won't be surprised that their Grammy-winning mate ... More >>
There was absolutely zero chance that Madonna wasn't going to capitalize on her Super Bowl appearance this past weekend. Although it's unlikely that Madge will be able to pack M.I.A. (and her itchy middle finger), Nicki Minaj, and Cee Lo Green in her suitcase for this May-November excursion aroun ... More >>
Sam HaisletNan Bailly of Alexis Bailly Vineyard, with Leon, the original Winery DogThe harvest is in at Alexis Bailly Vineyard in Hastings, and word is that it was a very good year. Summer's rain sun temperature yielded a bumper crop of grapes at Minnesota's oldest winery. To celebrate th ... More >>
Farina in his record roomIf you love house music, you know Mark Farina. The jazz-house pioneer got his start in Chicago and San Francisco in the late '80s and has stayed true to his funky flavors of mellow house, downtempo and hip-hop ever since. He self-released the seventh installment of his fa ... More >>
This is just about the MOST PITCHFORK THING we've heard about in a great while, but bear with us, it also seems pretty cool. Ye Old P4k announced today that they will be taking a swing at their first solo-run festival abroad (they have previously collaborated with Barcelona's Primavera Sound Fest ... More >>
Rubio's still tweeting under his Barcelona colors. Let's get some Wolves garb on this kid, stat.Ricky Rubio is finally in the house. The hoped-for savior of the Minnesota Timberwolves is scheduled for a media roll out this afternoon, fresh off the plane from Barcelona, and he's tweeting his a ... More >>
Ricky Rubio makes up his mind.Regal Barcelona point guard Ricky Rubio uttered some words on Friday that Timberwolves fans have longed to hear since the 2009 draft: "I have finally decided to go to the NBA," he told reporters at a press conference in Spain. "I have a dream that can now becom ... More >>
Ricky Rubio, it's make your mind up time.Fresh off helping his Regal Barcelona team nail the Spanish ACB hoops championship, it seemed like Ricky Rubio would soon be winging his way to a Timberwolves locker. But now, the point guard touted as the T-Wolves' savior may be getting cold feet.
Fashionistas of Minnesota mark your calendars: ENVISION Artopia is set for Friday, September 17 at Graves 601 Hotel. The evening features fashion from designers and local boutiques, creative hairstyling, and live music. It also serves as a great ramp up to MN Fall Fashion Week, which kicks of ... More >>
A.J. OlmscheidThis is the third and final part part of our chef chat with Piccolo's Doug Flicker. (Here's part 1 and part 2 if you missed them.) Read on to find out how Flicker transformed from a kid who ate ring baloney sandwiches to a chef who has cooked at the James Beard House in New Yor ... More >>
Counting down the 10 most interesting events in the last 10 years of athletics
We promise we won't mention his Barcelona meltdown. Whoops.
Our basketball Jonas is all about the money. Solution? Root for J-Flynn!
More news about the bike sharing program. It's awesome.
Local hardcore outfit to preach the supremacy of the taco on foreign soil.
Sorry, Wolves fans. Best case: you'll have to wait two seaons to see the teen phenom in a Timberwolves uniform.
Who'da thunk it-- the kid stays in the picture.
Atmosphere drops free EP, Bob Dylan gets mashed, Taste of MN recaps & the 400 Bar closing?
"... and this little indie rocker cried 'wee wee wee' all the way home. "
It only took a few months for the lo-fi noiser to go from good bad to just bad.
Vicky Cristina Barcelona is a wry, thoughtful film from Woody Allen
For once, this season's movies don't ask you to check your brains at the door
'Meet the Parents' goes Middle East in 'Only Human'
Long-awaited Tapas bar outshines the sun
Polemicist Christopher Hitchens follows George Orwell into a political minefield
Two new talk shows strip Nineties manhood down to its soiled skivvies
Lady and the cad: Alice (Chloë Sevigny) and Des (Chris Eigeman) toast the last days of disco