This Sunday is the Keith Ellison-sponsored Get Out to Vote concert at First Avenue. The incumbent Representative of Minnesota's Fifth-Congressional District has put together quite the bill, including performances from Brother Ali, Slug, Dessa as well as a DJ set from noted hip-hop historian and Rede ... More >>
Michele Bachmann attributes the Wall Street bailout to Obama, not Bush.Michele Bachmann has flunked American history again. "When he came in as the president of the United States," she said of Barack Obama yesterday in South Carolina, "he decided we had to have this $700 billion bailout of Wall ... More >>
Ahmednur Ali was shot and killed at the Brian Coyle Center in Sept. 2008A drive-by shooting outside Brian Coyle Community Center last night left two Somali men wounded and rekindled fears about gang violence. Neither the victims nor the suspects have been named by police. One of the injured ... More >>
Time for another "ism"When it comes to delivering the crazy-town incendiary rhetoric, Michele Bachmann doesn't quit. She spent much of the spring spouting the now totally debunked assertion that President Barack Obama had nationalized 51 percent of the U.S. economy.Our pick for Best Villain h ... More >>
Coughlin was a Depression-era priest and broadcaster known for anti-Semitic speeches and writings, and sympathy for Hitler and Mussolini.
Film presents world as post-apocolyptic ghetto
The Minnesota Historical Society is tweeting about Americans that came of age in the mid-20th century.
The Clump of Woods, Terrible Tee's war club, and other stories from lives lived outdoors in the city
Bertolucci's 'Conformist' hero stalks normality
Five hours of sicilian fables and two tons of recycled tires: Are you interested yet?
Last year my boss sent me to sit in a dark room for 150 nights. Here's what I took away from the ordeal.
Novelist and historian Tariq Ali on the war and the antiwar movement
Jeune Lune turns Marco Polo into a carnival sideshow; Frank Theatre's tyrannical Arturo Ui is meaner than a Mongol horde
Dim efforts by Roland Joffé, the Coen Brothers, Lars von Trier, Neil LaBute, and John Waters darken the screens of the world's flashiest film fest
Richfield Shocks, Fridley Shakes, Chaska Rocks
Where the winners are losers and the losers are glue
In its 50th year, is the world's most prestigious film festival showing its age?