Chris Jones

  • Blogs

    April 3, 2014

    Top 10 must-see Minnesota music videos this week

    Local Frames is a weekly column spotlighting the best new music videos featuring musicians and directors with Minnesota ties. This week features the premiere of a new video from France Camp, for "Baby Rock and Roll," the lead-off track to their recent album on Forged Artifacts. We're also featuring ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 14, 2014

    Minnesota Made: Kieran Folliard of 2 Gingers Whiskey [VIDEO]

    The last time we checked in with videographer Chris Jones he'd just finished documenting a whole hog roast with a local backyard barbecue expert. This week, we caught up with Jones fresh off an interview with Kieran Folliard of 2 Gingers Irish Whiskey.Just in time for St. Patrick's Day, Irish native ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 18, 2013

    Minnesota Made: Backyard whole hog BBQ [VIDEO]

    Contrary to popular belief, Minnesotans have hobbies beyond winter sports and thinking up ways to out-nice their neighbors. Chris Jones' hobby, for instance, is videography, which he uses to capture other people and their hobbies. In his new video series "Minnesota Made," Jones profiles Minnesotans ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 18, 2011

    Ruth Adams dies at 79

    Ruth Adams, Accordion legend.​Ruth Adams, the accordion player for Minneapolis's beloved World's Most Dangerous Polka Band, a mainstay at Nye's Polonaise Room, has died at age 79 of cancer. She started WMDPB in 1975, and quickly became a fixture at Nye's, where her love for the music drew in youn ... More >>

  • News

    December 20, 2006

    Local Music Yearbook '06

    Prince went to Vegas. Smokers went to Maplewood. Tapes 'N Tapes went to the moon. And sometime after the last zombie dance party got busted, we wrote it all down for you.

  • Arts

    December 29, 2004

    Highlight: The Scrimshaw Show

    with Ari Hoptman; New Year's Eve Special

  • News

    February 2, 2000

    Stop That Train!

    Light-rail boosters insist their multimillion-dollar project is finally leaving the station. But first Shoreview legislator Phil Krinkie has a few questions about inflated budgets, bid rigging, and some mysterious memos.

  • News

    January 26, 2000

    Rank Discord

    The cops are reluctant to talk about it. City officials flatly refuse. Who pushed the "mute" button on the most explosive affirmative-action lawsuit Minneapolis has seen in decades?

  • News

    November 3, 1999

    Dirty Little Air War

    Bully! Crybaby! Northwest and Sun Country brawl for control of the sandbox--and billions in local air-travel revenues