Dave Van Ronk

  • Blogs

    April 17, 2014

    Record Store Day 2014: 10 must-have releases

    Part of the reason that Record Store Day has grown in popularity over the years is the wide array of exclusive releases that bands put out specifically for the event. Whether it's limited 7-inches, vinyl reissues, or deluxe box sets that you set your sights on, the sheer amount of cool, unique album ... More >>

  • Movies

    December 18, 2013

    Inside Llewyn Davis might be the Coen brothers' best yet

    Audiences might hate the character of Llewyn Davis, but they'll love him, too

  • Blogs

    December 17, 2013

    Inside Llewyn Davis: A near-perfect mix of music and message

    Any time that Oscar-winning St. Louis Park filmmakers Joel and Ethan Coen announce that they are releasing a new film, there is going to be plenty of local interest. When they decided to set their new film, Inside Llewyn Davis, in the early '60s folk music scene of New York City that would eventuall ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 28, 2013

    Jack Klatt: I wanted a real solo album

    The last time City Pages talked to Jack Klatt, he was preparing to release Mississippi Roll, a sweeping cross-generational collaboration that surveyed the scope of traditional music along the mighty river's 2,300 storied miles. After recording with a cast of Minnesota legends and filling the Cedar C ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 27, 2013

    The Coen brothers' Inside Llewyn Davis shines spotlight on '60s Greenwich Village folk scene

    Locally bred Oscar-winning auteurs Joel and Ethan Coen have never shied away from drawing inspiration from their Minnesota upbringing to use in their films. Both Fargo and A Serious Man candidly reflect all-too-familiar aspects of life around these parts as well as lasting impressions that the creat ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 1, 2011

    Coen brothers plan film on '60s folk scene

    ‚ÄčThis year was another critical success for the Coen brothers as their remake of True Grit received Oscar nominations and solid reviews from critics. But the duo never rest for long between hits. Variety recently announced that their next project will be a retro piece exploring the '60s folk sc ... More >>

  • Arts

    February 22, 2006

    Charlie Parr's New Weird America

    Duluth's Charlie Parr plays music for gamblers, bar-fighters, and ordinary eccentrics

  • Sports

    September 21, 2005

    A Complete Unknown

    Scorsese takes 200 minutes to preserve the mystery of Dylan

  • Music

    March 29, 2000

    Not Fade Away

    Iconic singer-songwriter Eric Andersen leads his own folk revival with You Can't Relive the Past

  • Music

    October 6, 1999