Berkeley (California)

  • Blogs

    March 5, 2013

    The Postal Service extend tour dates -- St. Paul in August

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    April 6, 2012

    The Munchies food awards include several local nominees

    The recipe-swap, dinner-inspiration, and food-porn website Tablespoon, recently announced nominees for the Munchies, their first ever People's Choice-style food and restaurant awards. They're  judged by an expert panel that includes hometown star Andrew Zimmern, and the nominees include well-kn ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 3, 2012

    Cedar Cultural Center named best world music venue

    Related:Minneapolis music scene named second-best in the U.S.Top 20 best Minnesota musicians: The complete list50 cool facts about the Minnesota music sceneKudos are in order for the Cedar Cultural Center, as the readers of have crowned the venue the Best World Music Venue for 2012. Depend ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 17, 2011

    An afternoon cooking in Istanbul [RECIPE]

    WikipediaThe Haiga Sophia and Blue Mosque: Cooking in a foreign city can create an intimate connection with the local culture​Istanbul is a city with great narrative. It has style, romance, history, and food, an exploding music and art scene, plus a caressing Mediterranean climate. But after y ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 14, 2011

    Top 10 sibling acts in country music history

    ​On this day in country music history - July 14, 1973 - Phil Everly threw a dang old fit, smashing his guitar after performing the song, "('Till) I Kissed You" and walking off the stage, effectively breaking up the Everly Brothers while performing at Buena Park, California's Knott's Berry Farm ... More >>

  • Restaurants

    February 16, 2011

    Jack's and People's Organic cafes reviewed

    Minneapolis and Edina get new java-based joints

  • Blogs

    February 15, 2011

    Atmosphere announce 21-date 'Family Tour'

    Photo by Dan Monick​With their seventh full-length album, The Family Sign, due out April 12, Atmosphere have announced a 21-date 'Family Tour' that will kick off April 20 in Colombus. The tour doesn't include any local dates just yet (the group will complete their five-date loop of the outer areas ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 31, 2010

    Steph Hedrick of Jack's: Chef Chat, part 3

    Lisa GulyaExecutive Chef Steph Hedrick of Jack's​"I call the burger the gateway drug of the restaurant," says Steph Hedrick, executive chef of Jack's, a south Minneapolis restaurant and coffee shop. Read on to find out why Hedrick takes such pride in the burger at Jack's and how she hopes to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 27, 2010

    Tangletown Gardens farm dinner showcases two California stars

    Lisa GulyaA recent Tour de Farm dinner​This Sunday, another fabulous farm dinner takes place--this time Tangletown Gardens Farm brings two of California's best chefs to the Midwest for a farm-to-table dinner of epic proportions. Chez Panisse in Berkeley, California, founded by Chef Alice Walters ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 13, 2010

    Arcade Fire to kick off tour in St. Paul

    ​Arcade Fire just announced the first leg of a tour in support of their new album, The Suburbs, and it will kick off right here in Minnesota with a show at Roy Wilkins Auditorium on September 22. While we have expressed our reservations about Roy Wilkins' sound issues before (some bands sound like ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 4, 2010

    National Poetry Slam 2010 day one wrap-up, day two recommendations

    Ward RubrechtSlam poet Guante​It was a crazy night at the Artists' Quarter, one of the six venues running concurrent bouts for last night's portion of the National Poetry Slam 2010. An hour before doors opened folks were already cramming into the narrow corridor outside the venue, anxious to get g ... More >>

  • News

    July 14, 2010

    Ronnie's Kids

    Today, “amnesty” is a dirty word. So what happened to the immigrants given a fresh start by Reagan in 1986?

  • Blogs

    May 20, 2010

    Panera store in St. Louis to customers: Pay what you want!

    ​The AP reports that a new Panera Bread shop location in Clayton, Mo., an upscale St. Louis suburb, has no prices on its menu. The nonprofit store has the same menu as the chain's 1,400 other locations, but customers are asked to simply pay what they choose for their meal, a la Radiohead, our ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 11, 2008
  • Blogs

    July 20, 2007

    The art cars roll into town this weekend

    It is hard to ignore Harrod Blank when he rolls through town. A Berkeley, CA resident , art car aficionado, and filmmaker, Blank is also the artist behind three c ... More >>

  • News

    December 28, 2005

    Artists of the Year

    Hurricanes, war, avian flu, locust plagues, that annoying song you couldn't get out of your head. It wasn't the greatest of all possible years. Nor was it halfway decent. But to prove that it wasn't all bad, we asked 29 writers to rave about the ar

  • News

    January 1, 2003
  • Books

    February 23, 2000
  • News

    June 2, 1999

    Stay Hungry

    Surviving the book wars and outfoxing the wolves with the Hungry Mind's David Unowsky

  • Feature

    October 1, 1998
  • Feature

    September 1, 1998

    A Terrifying New Math:

    Kids + pesticides = 700% more leukemia

  • News

    August 6, 1997

    Clark Griffith and the Mandate of Heaven

    Thirteen years after Calvin Griffith threw up his hands and sold the Twins to Carl Pohlad, his son Clark is back with a bid to buy the team and make sure it stays in Minnesota. Why? Because he figures that's the way it ought to be.

  • News

    January 15, 1997
  • News

    January 15, 1997
  • News

    January 15, 1997