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  • Blogs

    October 14, 2013

    Miranda Lambert at Xcel Energy Center, 10/11/13

    Miranda Lambert Xcel Energy Center, St. Paul Friday, October 10, 2013 Miranda Lambert excels at what Kool Moe Dee used to call "sticking to themes," and the video intro she's whipped up for her current tour lays those themes out with a stylish lack of ambiguity. First, a clip of Lisa Davis singing ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 18, 2008

    Parlour Suitehearts

    At their CD release show, I learn that the Parlour Suite don't quite have their sea-legs, though their look is cover-art ready.

  • Columns

    February 9, 2005

    Excuse Me While I Kiss the Sky

    Nothing says I (only pretend to) love you like the air kiss

  • Arts

    November 26, 2003

    Boys Will Be Young Male Humans

    The Jungle finds men behaving predictably; Gaia's feminine comique

  • Music

    May 14, 2003

    Real Life Rock Top 10

    Neko Case kills you softly with her song; The Be Good Tanyas wait around to die; Patricia Tallman confronts the living dead

  • News

    April 17, 2002

    One Night in Bangkok

    A Hmong supper club in St. Paul attracts young hipsters, caters to old-school immigrants, and pisses off the neighbors

  • Music

    January 3, 2001

    Sweet Nothings

    Sade and Erykah Badu return to slow the pulse rate of contemporary R&B

  • Sports

    May 31, 2000

    The Boob Tube

    Pamela Anderson Lee's V.I.P. stretches credibility (and costumes) to the point of bliss

  • Music

    May 24, 2000

    Swing Shift

    The Hothead Fiasco chart a sophisticated sound that goes beyond the dance floor

  • News

    April 12, 2000

    It's a Wrap

    The Mpls/St. Paul International Film Festival swaddles the Cities in cinema

  • Movies

    March 22, 2000

    No Better Tomorrow

    Jim Jarmusch's Ghost Dog brings the gangster film to extinction

  • Arts

    November 18, 1998
  • Movies

    November 20, 1996