Christopher Columbus

  • Blogs

    May 1, 2014

    Red Wing, not Mpls, is first MN city to scrap Columbus Day

    The Minneapolis City Council recently approved a resolution renaming Columbus Day as Indigenous Peoples Day on all officials city communication.Minneapolis hasn't scrapped Columbus Day altogether, though. Going forward, the city will jointly recognize Columbus Day and Indigenous Peoples Day on the s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 25, 2014

    Minneapolis changes Columbus Day to Indigenous Peoples Day

    -- Update at bottom with statement from Mayor Betsy Hodges -- Columbus Day is no more in Minneapolis.This morning, the Minneapolis City Council unanimously approved a resolution that renames Columbus Day as Indigenous Peoples Day on all official city communications.See also:Judgmental Mpls map creat ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 10, 2011

    6 songs for Columbus Day

    ​What does Columbus Day mean, exactly? 

  • Blogs

    October 12, 2009

    Mischke show notes: Oct. 12, 2009

    Join the conversation with T.D. Mischke on today's 'In The Stream' live from 2 p.m.- 4p.m.

  • News

    November 22, 2006

    Reggaetón Animal

    Immigrant dreams, dirty dancing, and the revolution: Meet the new Latin hip hop of Maria Isa and Danny y Elliot

  • Columns

    November 15, 2006
  • Blogs

    October 20, 2006

    10/20 Morning Communiqué

    The U.S. government changes the spelling of "Kiev," Bush denies space access to anti-American nations, chairman of the Joint Chi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 7, 2005

    Hindsight is--uh, Legally Blind, Actually

    Now that she's leaving, Cheri Pierson Yecke's tenure as schools czar recalled as salad days Last week, to remarkably little fanfare, Cheri Pierson Yecke announced she was abandoning her congressional run--but not her post as hawk-scholar at the Center for the American Experiment--in favor of an app ... More >>

  • Columns

    July 13, 2005

    Onward Christian Soldiers

    "First we get the military, then we get the nation"

  • Arts

    February 9, 2000

    Two's a Crowd

    Local exhibitionists throw a party of one in Intermedia Arts' "Absolute Originals"

  • Arts

    February 2, 2000

    Happy Bar Mitzvah!

    Voices of Sepharad celebrates its 13th anniversary with a remembrance of things past

  • Books

    January 5, 2000

    Little Monrovia

    They can quote the Constitution and sing "The Star-Spangled Banner." Their ancestors hail from Virginia. Meet the Twin Cities' newest African immigrants.

  • Music

    August 25, 1999

    Walk Like a Panther

    Baritone saxophonist Fred Ho makes music for the revolution.

  • Feature

    July 1, 1999

    Good Cheap Fun for Your Family

    Have you played a board game lately?