From dancers hijacking creative spaces to a comedian making a career comeback
Girl Friday tackles the surreal, sometimes obtuse Tennessee Williams play
They Might be Giants have definitely fallen out of the mainstream of alternative music. You're not likely to hear a lot of the new songs on heavy rotation on the Current or your alt station of choice. You don't hear a lot of covers of their songs, and especially not a shrill wannabe-Etta James teen ... More >>
I don't know about you, but usually the first thing I say in the morning is some inflection of the word "fuck."
Ten Thousand Things
One-man-masked-band Hastings 3000 is in the midst of his first tour, which has taken him out to the West Coast, Hawaii, and Japan. Here's the fifth installment of his tour diary (first installment here, second here, third here, fourth here). Check back over the next week for more updates from h ... More >>
Ibsen's 'Peer Gynt' isn't easy to stage, but the Guthrie turns this odd tale into a sprawling, dreamlike adventure
Kanye Bests 50 Cent, But Is Either Album a Winner?
The Republican candidate for Keith Ellison's vacant state House seat sounds off.
Who will buy a book about why we buy books?
[CITY PAGES BLOGS] Jack Sparks adds ten local alt-country favorites to Minnesota's Fifty Greatest Hits at The Other Side of Country. [THESE DAYS] An Wisconsin ice cream truck driver faces drunken driving charges after a woman said she saw him throw a malt liquor can out the window of his ice cr ... More >>
The Venezuelan government has printed copies to of Cervantes? ?Don Quixote? to distribute free to citizens. Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez is urging everyone to read the hefty classic. President Bush is expected to respond by urging all Americans to read ?Who Moved My Cheese??
The Sound of Music, 2001: Our Favorite Things
For 53 years, the Havana ballet company of Alicia Alonso has felt free to create an original form of classical dance
Don Quixote de la Minny places Cervantes's dreamer in the North Country; A Coupla White Chicks Sitting Around Talking lives up to its name
Jean Sandberg asked her post-office bosses to put a stop to the penis jokes and the wet T-shirt invitations. They sent her complaint to the dead-letter office.
Watching Seinfeld six days a week makes one long for the golden age of syndication
Defying American convention, HK film star Sammo Hung throws his heft at network television
Who's That Knocking At My Door: Heidi Hunter Batz, Randal Berger, and Matt Guidry bring a barely contained chaos to Jules Feiffer's cartoon-cum-comedy, Knock Knock.