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  • Blogs

    November 3, 2014

    Taylor Swift 2015 U.S. Tour Dates -- St. Paul in September

    Taylor Swift just shook out an extensive tour plan for next year in support of her latest album, 1989. The record, which is her most pop-oriented (and most-thinkpieced) to date, sold 1.3 million copies in its first week on shelves. (Even if "Welcome to New York" is questionable.) In other words, Ta ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 23, 2014

    One Direction 2015 U.S. Tour Dates -- TCF Stadium in July

    One Direction can not be contained! By a roof, anyhow. The heartthrob lads just announced plans for a late-summer run in 2015, and they've graduated to stadiums.Given the scream quotient at these events, open air is the best possible scenario for the truckload of voices ripping apart while Harry Sty ... More >>

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    June 11, 2014
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    November 6, 2013

    Miley Cyrus 2014 tour dates -- St. Paul in March

    The wrecking ball who is Miley Cyrus has just laid out her plans for an enormous 2014 tour in support of her latest solo album, Bangerz. After teasing the announcement on Saturday Night Live, the twerking starlet dropped the 38 dates on the public today.After a few backfiring attempts at leaving her ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 23, 2013

    Cher unveils 2014 U.S. tour dates -- Minneapolis in June

    Without a doubt, Cher is the mistress of the long goodbye. About a decade ago, it was thought that she was hanging it up with a so-called "farewell tour." Then it was discovered some three years later that her star was brighter and more profitable than ever.If you're wondering why she occasioned to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 5, 2013

    Twin Cities has lowest unemployment of any major U.S. metro

    A slew of recent lists has named us snobby and brainy, bike-friendly and outdoorsy. But here's a ranking that carries a little more weight, and comes backed by harder data: The Twin Cities has the lowest unemployment of any major U.S. metro area, according to the latest numbers from the Bureau of La ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 22, 2013

    Bob Dylan unveils tour dates with Wilco and My Morning Jacket -- St. Paul in July

    Bob Dylan is now a 71-year-old force to be reckoned with on his own. With Tempest, he proved for the umpteenth time that he's still got the mind and the artistic means to topple anyone in the exclusive club of Americana musicians. And, the guy never stops touring, it seems.After he does some dates f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 5, 2013

    The Postal Service extend tour dates -- St. Paul in August

    The decade-old phenomenon that was the Postal Service is coming to the Twin Cities later this year. A little while back, the team of Ben Gibbard (Death Cab for Cutie) and Jimmy Tamborello (Dntel) announced they'd reform, play some shows, and Give Up would receive a deluxe 10th anniversary reissue in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 4, 2012

    Fleetwood Mac 2013 tour dates announced -- St. Paul in April

    Never break the chain, folks. After a three-year break, Fleetwood Mac is heading back out on the road for a 34-city tour. Between April 4 and June 12, much of the U.S. and Canada will receive visits from the British-American pop-rock legends.Fleetwood Mac Live 2013 isn't tied to a new release, but t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 29, 2012

    Taylor Swift unveils 2013 U.S. tour -- St. Paul in September

    The complex pop marvel that is Taylor Swift is heading back out on the road in 2013. Based upon her multiple car accidents during her recent interview time with Rolling Stone, let's just hope that she's not driving the bus. The 58-concert trek across the U.S. (and a little bit of Canada) in support ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 18, 2012

    The Who announce North American tour dates 2012-13 -- Minneapolis in November

    See Also:The Who Sell Out--ReallyOne of the loudest, most boisterous (and oldest) rock acts in the business, the Who, has just revealed details for their first tour in four years to touch North America. A stop in Minneapolis at the Target Center is included.The 1973 double album Quadrophenia gets sp ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 18, 2012

    Morrissey's U.S. tour dates -- Minneapolis show in October

    The only person able to be un-delighted about Morrissey's upcoming tour is Moz himself. Given his rep for delightfully dour demeanor, no sweat for the rest of us. The King of Mope has announced an aggressive two-month U.S. tour to finish off 2012, and Minneapolis is in his sights.This could be one o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 29, 2012

    Polica's "Wandering Star" video spills paint on modern dance

    Related:Polica debuts new video for "Lay Your Cards Out" on Jay-Z's Life Times sitePolica's "Amongster" video depicts sex in the woodsPolica has just unveiled another high-concept music video from Give You the Ghost. Much like the sexually charged "Amongster" clip, this is not a showcase of the memb ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 19, 2012

    Rush's Clockwork Angels Tour: Minneapolis in September

    Prog rock pioneers Rush head out on the road this year in support of their 20th(!) album, Clockwork Angels. Their North American tour runs between early September and early December, and includes a stop at Target Center in the early going.The song to justify this never-ending touring, recording, and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 14, 2012

    Marilyn Manson's U.S. tour dates unveiled, show at the Brick in May

    ​The mysterious Marilyn Manson has emerged with a fresh U.S. tour in support of the forthcoming eighth album, Born Villain. This is the first Minneapolis show for the band since 2009's stop at the State Theatre. It also adds to the slate of concerts that includes the Shins, Jane's Addiction, and I ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 17, 2012

    Craig Finn's debut solo album 'Clear Heart Full Eyes' is streaming in advance of its release date

    ​Thankfully, Clear Heart Full Eyes, the debut solo album from the Hold Steady frontman Craig Finn, doesn't signify a fracture between him and his regular bandmates. It just represents a temporary musical diversion for Finn from the wild, late-night hi-jinks that are prominently featured in his ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 16, 2011

    Craig Finn solo tour coming to the Triple Rock on February 4

    Photo by Stacy Schwartz​With a release date pinned down for his first solo album (due out January 24), Craig Finn is embarking on a short solo tour this winter -- including a stop in Minneapolis at the Triple Rock on February 4.

  • Blogs

    July 12, 2011

    The Suburbs' Chan Poling talks '80s nostalgia, the New Standards, and the possibility of a new album

    Photo by Alexa JonesChan Poling at last year's "Musical Salute to Bruce Allen" at First Avenue​Gimme Noise contributor P.F. Wilson spoke to Chan Poling as part of a print preview of the Suburbs' gig this Friday night with the Suicide Commandos; what follows is the entire transcript of P.F.'s conve ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 7, 2011

    Olivia Tremor Control coming to the Varsity on September 12

    ​Athens-based indie rock forerunners and psych-pop purveyors Olivia Tremor Control re-emerged last fall with their first track in over a decade, "North Term Reality," and it was enough to spark the interest of fans of the early-'90s experimental rock band and spurn more recording projects and a pr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 24, 2011

    Dada Trash Collage releases new 7-inch and reveals east coast dates

    Looking At The Ground cover art​Dada Trash Collage was nothing short of prolific in 2010. After releasing a Rain War EP and the full-lengths Neighbors and Cool Waves Bad Days the recent Twin Cities expat has continued his insane level of productivity in 2011 by unleashing a brand new 7-inch with B ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 15, 2011

    Atmosphere announce 21-date 'Family Tour'

    Photo by Dan Monick​With their seventh full-length album, The Family Sign, due out April 12, Atmosphere have announced a 21-date 'Family Tour' that will kick off April 20 in Colombus. The tour doesn't include any local dates just yet (the group will complete their five-date loop of the outer areas ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 28, 2011

    We Are the Willows tour diary, Vol. 10

    ​The Blacksheep Cafe in Springfield, Illinois is one of the shpookiest places I've played.  It's all boarded up on the outside and is all graffitti'ed up on the inside.  It's like shredder's lair  If it weren't for Kirk and Dustin's tunes being so nice I would have been shakin' in m ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 5, 2011

    NKOTBSB coming to Target Center July 15

    NKOTBSB on Ryan Seacrest/Dick Clark's New Year's show.​Didn't get enough of the New Kids On the Block and the Backstreet Boys on ABC's New Year's Eve show last weekend? Well, you're in luck: The two groups of pre-Bieber heartthrobs announced they're adding a Target Center tour date on July 15 ... More >>

  • Music

    November 24, 2010
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    November 9, 2010

    We Are the Willows tour diary, Vol. 8

    ​So, the last part of the trip was a bit rag-tag.  That is to say, the shows were set up pretty last minute and were kind of at random places.  Like in Lexington, Kentucky I played the reception for a play called Marx In Soho in which Karl Marx comes back from some kind of afterlife (wei ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 9, 2010

    Twin Cities way more relaxed than the rest of America

    Photo: MuladProof that Twin Citians know how to relax.​We do stress out over things here on the tundra. Look at the Vikings, for crying out loud. Or Michele Bachmann. And don't even get us started on the fact that we have yet another election recount with national import on our hands. But com ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 8, 2010

    Somali gangs in Minneapolis accused of running sex-traffic ring

    ​The Somali community, already dealing with some of its members' alleged links to the al-Shabaab terrorist group, now has some more bad news. More than twenty Somalis said to be members of one of a trio of gangs have been arrested in Minneapolis, St. Paul and the surrounding suburbs on inters ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 29, 2010

    Minneapolis declared one of the safest cities for kids in America

    Photo: Jim CrockerMinneapolis, where your kids are safe.​Sleep easy, Minneapolis parents. Your children are bedding down in one of the safest cities in the United States. Underwriters Laboratories, the outfit that bestows that little "UL" symbol on everything from light bulbs to lasers, says s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 17, 2010

    St. Paul is a "Hotbed Of Sex." Minneapolis? Not as much

    Photo: mistergoletaSex: It's what they're doing in St. Paul.​When it comes to being a "Hotbed of Sex," St. Paul comes out on top of Minneapolis. But is that really where it wants to be? The criteria for the ranking in the latest edition of Men's Health magazine included condom sales, birth ra ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 23, 2010

    Minneapolis is not the "Manliest City" in America

    Photo: GoldbergGetting our man on​Damn. We're not as manly as Milwaukee, so we'll let you notch one up there, cheese heads. But Minneapolis still broke the Top 20 in Sperling's annual "America's Manliest Cities" survey. The biggest hunk of American manhood can evidently be found in Nashville, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 20, 2010

    R.T. Rybak and Barack Obama discuss combating Somali radicals

    Obama and Rybak discussed ways to combat radicalization of Somali youth​Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak joined Newark, N.J., Mayor Cory Booker and Columbus, Ohio, Mayor Michael Coleman at a White House meeting on Tuesday to talk about coping with terrorist groups recruiting people on American soi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 2, 2010

    Vampire Hands and Daughters of the Sun announce 7-inch and spring tour

    Photo by Nikki Miller​Two 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 >>

  • Blogs

    January 20, 2010

    Lookbook, One For the Team plan tours

    Lookbook will sweep the East Coast, while OFTT is donating tour proceeds to the Red Cross for Haiti relief.

  • Blogs

    July 27, 2009

    Brother Ali announces new album, release show

    His new record, Us, will hit stores September 22.

  • Blogs

    November 18, 2008

    Deerhunter walks tall, falls hard

    deerhunter.jpgNine Inch Nails' new BFFs turn the Triple Rock into a pedal party.

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    October 15, 2008

    More bang for your buck in the Twin Cities

    minneapolis_skyline.jpg In tough economic times, aren't you glad to live in one of the 10 best metro areas to get the ... More >>

  • Feature

    December 12, 2007

    Winter Guide: New Vikings, Old Times

    The Primordial Indie Rock of Times New Viking

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    January 3, 2007
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    November 21, 2006

    Blow up your TV

    One minute and 43 seconds. That's the average ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 2, 2005

    9/2: Morning Communique

    Scientists have sequenced the genome of the chimpanzee and found that humans are 96 percent similar to the great ape species.

  • Blogs

    July 19, 2005

    7/19 Morning Communique

    CITY PAGES BLOGS Check out Pizzaman's demolished Pizzacar at Streets of Pizza. Pizzaman stared death in the face, and death blinked! THESE DAYS The National Rifle Association said it is pulling its 2007 national convention out of Columbus, Ohio, because of the city's outlawing of the sale or poss ... More >>

  • Music

    July 7, 2004
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    June 23, 2004
  • Arts

    December 25, 2002

    Once Upon a Time in America

    Vince Leo Turns three generations of his Italian family into a national photo album

  • Music

    September 25, 2002

    Ghost World

    RJD2 creates spy flick cinemascapes for strip mall fugitives

  • Arts

    April 24, 2002

    A World Without Tutus

    Civic boosters are proud of the Twin Cities' theaters, orchestras, museums, and literary centers. so what happened to the ballet?

  • Feature

    August 1, 1999


    A journey with our daughters

  • Sports

    May 19, 1999

    All Work and No Play

    After months of negotiations, the Minnesota Lynx enter their first season with a union, a contract, and a princely $25,000 minimum salary

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    August 1, 1998
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