Conor Oberst With Dawes First Avenue, Minneapolis Sunday, June 1, 2014 34-year-old Conor Oberst no longer writes the sad songs that once served as our youthful, cry-along anthems, but he still manages to rein in sold-out crowds. Such was the case on Sunday night, when Oberst played the first of two ... More >>
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Photos by Tony NelsonBright Eyes and Titus AndronicusApril 4, 2010First Avenue, MinneapolisConor Oberst has always seemed quite comfortable on the First Avenue stage. Monday night proved to be no exception, as Oberst, back performing under the Bright Eyes moniker, treated the sold-out crowd to a ... More >>
Thirty-five years ago, a Chicago arts collective charted new territory in black music. Now, in a three-day retrospective, Minneapolis free-jazz explorers Douglas Ewart and Carei Thomas return to that land of possibilities.