Food trucks are known for inventing unique flavor concoctions, especially in Minnesota, where the warm months bring out State Fair favorites like camel burgers and fried lamb testicles. But despite our familiarity with bizarre ingredients, baby food never struck us as a suitable focal point for food ... More >>
Theatre Pro Rata tackles this absurd, funny, and difficult play
Prolific restaurateur Kim Bartmann, whose hip neighborhood locales include Bryant-Lake Bowl, Cafe Barbette, and Red Stag Supper Club, among others, is moving ahead with another new venture. Her new restaurant will be green, not unlike Red Stag (which was the first LEED-certified restaurant in ... More >>
During House debate on an ill-fated bill to renovate Minnesota's Capitol building, Majority Leader Matt Dean, R-Dellwood, took a pot shot at North Dakota's "Skyscraper on the Prairie.""Wisconsin has a pretty nice Capitol," Dean said. "Iowa has a fairly nice Capitol. North Dakota, I mean my goodness ... More >>
City Pages took home first place in the "Multimedia" category at the Association of Alternative Newsweeklies' annual Alt-Weekly Awards, which were announced yesterday. The multimedia award went to Emily Kaiser and Nick Vlcek for their March 2010 story, slideshow and video package for "Hip Hop Hig ... More >>
Kory NorthropWe're No. 2. Stumptown claims the No. 1 spot.More good news for America's Best Bike City: We're also No. 2 among the Top 10 cities for bike commuting, and a mapping wizard in the Environmental Studies program at the University of Oregon has come up with a cool graphic that shows ... More >>
Lloyd Menard, 1981What is the StoryThe Mid America Print Council Conference is now in full swing, complete with exhibits and featured speakers exploring the theme of "New World/Old World" in printmaking. As part of the biennial event, Lloyd Menard was nominated as the 2010 Outstanding Printm ... More >>
by Michal DanielYoung love, rustic-style: Sam Bardwell and Alayne Hopkins in "Mary's Wedding"The 2010 Ivey Awards went down last night at the State Theatre. The show was a well-oiled machine from its inception six years ago, and Monday night's presentation did not stray from the blueprint: award ... More >>
Luke releases his debut record this Saturday at the Fine Line.
Is there anybody who still believes in the ethanol boondagle? If so, watch the above NBC Nightly News clip from Janesville for the final, incontravertable proof that ethanol is a giant pile of suck.
And to top it all off, this free show will have free cupcakes.
Everybody knows she's hot for Jesus--but is she too hot for Minnesota? Concerned Citizens of City Pages (note to the dimmer right-wing bloggers and kettle-stirrers out there: that acronym is CCCP) explores the question in this satiric, guaranteed-100-percent-fabricated campaign video.
The first-annual Ameriprise Financial Ivey awards went down Monday night, and the State Theatre's main floor was nearly full of members from all levels of the Twin Cities theater community. It's fair to say that there was some ambivalence
The meaningful minimalism of Yuri Arajs
Ingrid Aubol sews handmade papers into the fabric of her life
From a remote spread in a small river town, Gaylord Schanilec has gained an international reputation as a master of centuries-old engraving and printing techniques