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  • Blogs

    March 18, 2014

    KISS and Def Leppard's U.S. tour dates -- Minneapolis in August

    Despite the infighting among the founding members of the band as of late, KISS have announced a massive 40th Anniversary tour along with Def Leppard, including a stop at the Target Center in August. Ahead of their upcoming induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in April, there have been repor ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 20, 2013

    Jimmy Cliff at First Avenue 9/19/13

    Jimmy Cliff First Avenue, Minneapolis Thursday, September 19, 2013 The legendary Jimmy Cliff made a most triumphant return after 25 years to the First Avenue stage last night. It a late-summer evening filled with joy, incredible music and a thorough history as he told the story via Jamaican music a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 31, 2013

    How I lost my record store virginity at Northern Lights

    Makes No Sense At All captures the visions, ramblings, and memories of Chris Strouth, a Twin Cities-bred master of music, film, and everything else.My first record-buying experience at Northern Lights was a bit like losing my virginity. It was a little awkward, a tad messy, a whole lot of embarrassm ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 10, 2012

    James Morrison: Stevie Wonder is funky as f*ck

    British singer-songwriter James Morrison sold more than 4.5 million copies of his first two albums Undiscovered (2006) and Songs for You, Truths for Me (2008), but he says that they were "practice shots" in preparation for his newest album, The Awakening. Chronicling both triumph and tragedy in his ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 2, 2011

    Kopplins reopens in new location

    New location brings ice cream, cupcakes, and coffee together on one street​St. Paul's premier gourmet coffee house has moved. After six years at its Hamline location, it has packed up the carafes and set up shop along Marshall Avenue in Merriam Park on what's fast becoming a super-sweet ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 22, 2011

    50 cool facts about the Minnesota music scene

    Here's a not-so-secret fact about Minnesota music: People love to talk about how much they love the scene here. Musicians from both out-of-state and the Twin Cities have gone out of their way to pen odes to our town and its vibrant community, from Atmosphere to Lucinda Williams Tom Waits to Mark Ma ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 12, 2011

    Guitar Party's 7-year-old lead singer Mijah Ylvisaker talks about fronting a noise rock band

    ​The band Guitar Party is a supergroup of sorts that includes some longtime local music veterans: Jeremy Ylvisaker, Haley Bonar, Jake Hansen, Andrew Broder, J.T. Bates, and Michael Lewis. Even the late Micheal "Eyedea" Larsen was a member before he passed away last October. But new to the fold ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 23, 2011

    Alexi Murdoch reflects on poetry, television, and feeling at home on the road

    ​Much like the rest of his condensed tour, Alexi Murdoch's stop at the Cedar Cultural Center was quick to sell out. Murdoch is not only wildly popular, but is also quite the catch if you are fortunate enough to witness him standing live in front of you; simply put, he doesn't tour very often.

  • Music

    February 6, 2008

    Cat Power Comes Back

    The melodrama behind her, Cat Power goes on tour with a set of classic cover songs

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    August 1, 2007
  • Music

    April 4, 2007

    Elvis in Wonderland

    Solo artist falls down rabbit hole, finds himself part of My Morning Jacket's opening band

  • Blogs

    September 12, 2006

    9/12 Morning Communiqué

    Men in their 30s are having less sex, Seattle commuter train passes nude beach, the former Cat Stevens releases a pop album, Bohemian ... More >>

  • News

    June 8, 2005

    Three Tracks, Echo, and a Bunch of Hungry Teenagers

    A short tour of some of the Twin Cities' historic recording studios

  • News

    July 9, 2003

    Obit For A Former Contrarian

    A friend and protégé tries to make sense of what's happened to Christopher Hitchens

  • Music

    August 28, 2002

    Robot Wars

    Yoshimi battles the pink 'bots while Wayne Coyne struggles against his previous masterpiece

  • Movies

    July 24, 2002

    Arrested Development

    The sexual comedy of 'Tadpole' remains in the larval stage

  • Arts

    November 14, 2001

    Sister Christian

    Jesus in High Heels and Nuns With Gay Habits

  • Music

    October 25, 2000

    Walk, Don't Run

    The oldest crew out of Minneapolis drops the boldest, most self-possessed hip-hop album of the year

  • Music

    April 12, 2000
  • Arts

    April 14, 1999

    Reeling In the Mpls./St. Paul International Film Festival

    Ninety-three films, three projectors, and the whole wide world