Guillermo del Toro's latest film is summer entertainment with a pulse
For the third year running, the Cedar Cultural Center is providing local artists the opportunity to collaborate and experiment with new sounds and processes outside of their norm. This happens in the form of the Cedar's 416 Club Commissions--a weekly series funded by the Jerome Foundation and runnin ... More >>
By Jason RocheHalloween is the time where it's acceptable to wallow in the creepy, the crawly, the dark, and the macabre. Sounds like the themes of heavy metal, year-round! Here then, are those most spine-tingliest metal album covers, for your All Hallow's Eve viewing pleasure. Step inside...
What's that shadow in the window?Looking in the mirror and chanting "Bloody Mary" is boring at best and not a very original Halloween activity. So unless something with vodka and a beer chaser manifests itself, there are better options for a chilling All Hallows Eve. An example? Try listening ... More >>
Photos by Alexa JonesJosh Ritter and the Royal City Band with the Minnesota OrchestraJuly 15, 2010Orchestra HallOf all the Dylan acolytes to make their mark thus far in the aughts, Idaho native Josh Ritter would seem to have the inside track on best living up to the pride of Hibbing's lofty stand ... More >>
A list for the undecided, wayward, ghoulish traveler this weekend.
Cracking open the chest of American letters, Louis Bayard finds a goofy young Goth
Bill T. Jones breathes life into his influences
What do you do with a book that absolutely nobody in his right mind wants to put out?
In the shadow of Joy Division, Signal and Report find more darkness
Unearthing seductresses from Atlantis and other oddities from one of Minnesota's original "Thrill Bandits"
Norah Labiner makes a maze out of a literary suicide
Strange musicals about black birds and black skin
Onetime Mardi Gras queen and current avant-garde playwright Lisa D'Amour looks for the sinister side of our fairy tales
Paul Collins's Banvard's Folly gives posthumous props to a dozen and one forgotten oddballs
Amores Perros draws us into the dark side of life
Jake Esau brings Count Dracula and classic horror back to local broadcast television
This year's Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Film Festival finds new queer cinema yearning to forget its affair with Hollywood
Local author Stew Thornley has a fatal attraction for baseball
Minneapolis mystery writer Ellen Hart has two fictional foils. One is an upstanding lesbian restaurateur; the other, a straight, cross-dressing food critic.
Plymouth Music Series' Phillip Brunelle
Hollywood 1996: Things are changing, and it's all the same.