A filmmaker from Minnesota tells the story behind a lost animated masterpiece, plus hits and misses of the fest by our critics
A controversial Radiolab episode opens old wounds and raises countless questions for Minnesota's Hmong
Related:Red Daughters interview pt. 1, Varsity show ThursdayThis is the second half of a conversation with four members of the undeniably groovy Red Daughters. Their songs are satisfyingly dynamic, epic and earthy, and should be a delight alongside Bloodnstuff, Speed's the Name, and Buildings this ... More >>
From the 'what a refreshing idea' and 'if I could only do that' departments:Steven Bosacker, the Minneapolis City Coordinator for the past six years and one of the most powerful employees in the city, is leaving a job he likes because he wants to spend a year traveling the world. Bosacker was the ... More >>
Photos by Stacy SchwartzBritney Spears with Nicki Minaj, Jessie and the Toy Boys, and NervoJuly 6, 2011Xcel Energy Center, St. PaulAnother tour, another bloated, tepid, phoned-in performance from the persistently famous and persistently underwhelming Britney Spears.
Ellison breaks down.Rep. Keith Ellison spent weeks deriding the congressional hearings that opened today on radical Muslims, orchestrated by Rep. Peter King of New York, as little more than an attempt to spread fear and hatred of a religious minority. When it came his turn to testify and de ... More >>
Klein slaughters a pig, taps maple trees, and more
Is it possible to understand our state's politics? You betcha.
Dig the Psychedelic Democracy of First Communion Afterparty
The CP interview: Dr. Michael Osterholm of the University of Minnesota's Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy talks about the flu bug that could bring the world to its knees
Local physician and author Steve Miles examines the forensic record of U.S. abuses in Iraqi prisons
When it comes to fighting the Iraqi insurgency, U.S. forces are discovering that there is a lot of Number Two.
Is It Possible--Mind You, Just Possible--That the Mysteries of the Pyramids, the Origin of UFOs, and the Evolutionary Riddle of the Yeti Will be Solved Out of a Basement in Lakeville?
Sailing to Antarctica, photographing the Sinai, and other adventures in being
Planet America: Our world and welcome to it
Novelist and historian Tariq Ali on the war and the antiwar movement
Globe-trotting curator Philip Bither gives audiences what they didn't know they wanted
We sent a team of trained researchers and documentarians into the wilds of the Twin Cities in search of music in its native habitat. Here are the field notes from Friday, February 15--the day that would not end.
A new 15-disc retrospective challenges the listener to separate the legend of Fela Kuti from the musician
Once is never enough: Try another tryst with world cinema in week two of the Minneapolis/St. Paul International Film Festival
They went through hell in Mogadishu. But for 17-year-old Mohamed Abdullahi and other Somali immigrants, in Minneapolis it's still an uphill climb.
The best and worst of 150 nights spent in a dark room. Plus: Dramatic hypotheses, and thespians speak out.
The NAACP's education lawsuit promised to be a watershed case for poor and minority kids. So when exactly did the wheels come off?
The Mpls/St. Paul International Film Festival swaddles the Cities in cinema
Hepatitis C has lurked in the shadows for decades. Now it appears dead set on causing the most confounding epidemic since AIDS.
Back when no one believed in global climate change, local meteorologist Bruce Watson sounded the alarm. Now that everybody's predicting disaster, he's bucking the trend again.
Now that routine circumcision is discouraged by the medical establishment, will most parents abandon the procedure?
Camera man Chuck Smith makes the most of each waking hour
We list the best of the best of 1997.
Global warming isn't just a theory anymore. Now the arguments are about how dire the changes in world climate will be, how soon they'll come--and what, if anything, can be done to moderate them.