The Minneapolis Institute of Arts' Third Thursday events present a unique combination of food, drink, music, and art. Come May 15, that will include a special one-time collaborative beer combining two Twin Cities institutions: Summit Brewing and Dogwood Coffee. See also: Beer of the Week: Indeed's ... More >>
Robert DeNiro, Diane Keaton do themselves an injustice in misguided comedy
A filmmaker from Minnesota tells the story behind a lost animated masterpiece, plus hits and misses of the fest by our critics
In early spring, a Twitter beef erupted between DJ Sneak, a Chicago house music legend, and Steve Angello, one-third of the DJ supergroup Swedish House Mafia. Sneak called SHM's music "fake shit" and said they "do not play house music" -- as in, real house music. On Friday, in front of a huge crow ... More >>
National security laws have transformed America's most vulnerable immigrants into terrorists
Duo consists of Malian guitarist and Israeli keyboardist
Oh lordy. It isn't time to think about SXSW already, is it? It seem like all that long ago that Minneapolis bands were swarming the streets of Austin, Texas in search of free beer and food trucks, and when Gimme Noise threw our first-ever Minnesota music showcase with First Avenue.But according t ... More >>
Michele Bachmann: "Thank you, Mr. Speaker. Can someone help me find my office?"Michele Bachmann used to be a United States Congresslady, at least that's what her official presidential biography claims. In fact, if you invoke the ancient rules of the House of Representatives, Bachmann is technical ... More >>
Mick Kelly has some documents that belong to the FBIWhen the FBI launched an early morning raid on the home of local peace activist Mick Kelly last September, it was supposed to be a precision operation. Backed by Minneapolis police officers, more than a dozen FBI agents in full SWAT gear, b ... More >>
Now that she's seen Mexico, Bachmann might have to revise her criteria for what makes a gangstaRep. Michele Bachmann, who has compared the federal government to a "cartel" and called it "gangster government," has returned from visiting some real gangstas. Now, she is calling herself "a stude ... More >>
Like this Mexican soldier, Bachmann will have deal with real gangstas.Rep. Michele Bachmann, who hid in the bushes from gays and lesbians in St. Paul, is now meeting with foreign leaders in the war against narcoterrorism. She's just back from undisclosed locations in Mexico and Colombia on ... More >>
Government agent was not really a peace activist
Who was Karen Sullivan?Prosecutors investigating more than a dozen Minnesota anti-war activists recently confirmed that the charges rely on an undercover agent who spent two and a half years infiltrating their organization. This is how the woman who called herself Karen Sullivan insinuated herse ... More >>
popculturegeek.comMinneapolis activists may still go to jail over refusal to testify.The grand jury subpoenas against more than a dozen activists in Minneapolis, Chicago and Michigan have been dropped.
Only a fraction of Mexicans get U.S. asylum
On the front line of the U.S. war on drugs, a Mexican city bleeds to death
Photo by Nikki MillerTwo popular local psych rock bands, Vampire Hands and Daughters of the Sun, are preparing to leave on a massive month and a half tour of the US. The two bands are also getting ready to release a split 7-inch (preview the first track on the Modern Radio site), which will drop ... More >>
Consumer Reports turns up its nose at coffee blends, prefering single-source coffees.
"Christmas in the Heart" will feature a collection of holiday standards.
To commemorate students' graduation from D.A.R.E., school administrators in Prior Lake have called upon a high-powered war machine to help illustrate why drug use is bad, but waging war is badass.
Apparently math is not among my stronger skill sets. I inadvertently included eight teams in the first set of MLS picks, leaving just six squads to sort through. MLS returns to ESPN tonight with double header featuring New England-Chicago and Los Angeles-San Jose.
Lake Street's Los Andes Makes the High-Altitude Cuisine of Ecuador and Colombia Accessible, Affordable, and Awfully Good
Immigrant dreams, dirty dancing, and the revolution: Meet the new Latin hip hop of Maria Isa and Danny y Elliot
Equality equals better sex, Colombia training rats to sniff out bombs, practicing Islam in space, a graphical look at the state of the planet, the Minnesota Blog of the Day, and more...
The Greeks, the geeks, the freaks, the dualistic representations of the Argentine distaff underclass--all the best of Twin Cities drama circa 2005
Local columnist wakes up in a city that never sleeps
The acclaimed 'Maria' makes a connection in Minneapolis
Searching the slopes for signs of independence at the Sundance Film Festival
Pioneer Press falls behind on latest stadium push
The enlightened self-interest of brewing a great cup of coffee
One woman's memories of war and dreams of peace
Schwarzenegger tries killing us softly; 'Rollerball' earns a red card
The terrorist attacks of September 11 took place far away. But they hit close to home.
Apocalypse Now Redux extends an epic allegory of American megalomania into the 21st Century
Dodging hyperbole and herbicide in Colombia with U.S. Sen. Paul Wellstone
Cocaine, Tuna, and Free Trade