The music never stops in the Twin Cities. Third Man Records' Pokey LaFarge makes a trip to the Cedar Cultural Center while singer/songwriter Lissie (above) plays a sold out show at the Varsity Theater. Soundset 2013 takes place this Sunday with a pre-party Saturday night at the Triple Rock and an af ... More >>
Christmas: Impossible and Christmas of Swing fall on two ends of the holiday-show spectrum
True music fans should take a moment today to celebrate the birthday of Les Paul. The pioneering guitar virtuoso would have been 96 years old today, and without his forward thinking and technical expertise, it's quite possible modern music wouldn't sound quite the same as it does today. Paul deve ... More >>
Christmas rides shotgun
Kikugawa and Seven are two places you can get your sushi fix on Christmas Day.We know that most of the world grinds to a well-deserved halt on Christmas Day--shops close, the mail stops, and everyone cuddles up by the fireplace and plays Scrabble while snow gently falls outside and Bing Cros ... More >>
Gimme Noise won't front; our Christmas shopping is nowhere even near finished. I haven't gotten Christmas cards for my parents or my son, I still have a few things to get for my wife, and I need a whole mess of CD gift boxes, which the local Wal-Mart doesn't seem to stock. Isn't it weird how, in ... More >>
No, it's not a grindcore band. The Turf Club pulls a silver screen over the main stage for a screening of this z-grade horror masterpiece.
In anticipation of Girl Talk's show tonight at First Avenue, Gimme Noise cooks up its own amusing mash-up titles.
Geeky, freaky teen virgins bid to get knocked up in 'Superbad'
It Didn't Start with Babes in Toyland: A Short and Eccentric History of Women in Local Music, 1931-Present
Marcel Ophüls on the heroic idealists and cynical mollycoddles of wartime journalism
Two fascinating Asian restaurants, one Korean, one Taiwanese, bloom in the northern suburbs
Events get the better of 'Sisters of Swing' and 'Partitions'
The Minneapolis/St. Paul International Film Festival spins into its second week
The Mpls/St. Paul International Film Festival swaddles the Cities in cinema
The Road to El Dorado turns the rape of the Americas into a ride through the Magic Kingdom
Personal documentaries dominate this year's Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Film Festival.
Fifty Bucks a Lesson and You'll Be Playing "Manic Monday" by 2010: Steve Raymer, director of the Pavek Museum of Broadcasting, gets spooky on the theremin.