A U.S. Defense Department contractor branded a widely read Minneapolis-based Somali news site as "extremist," with its "chief goal" characterized as "to disseminate propaganda supportive" of the al-Shabab Islamist militia, according to a Washington Post report.SEE ALSO: Cindy Pugh, candidate for sta ... More >>
Fatoumata DiawaraCedar Cultural Center, MinneapolisFriday, April 12, 2013 There wasn't a n'goni or djembe to be seen or heard at the Cedar Friday night. Fatoumata Diawara played a flashy cherry-red guitar any aspiring teen metalhead would drool over, and she fronted what looked like a standard rock ... More >>
Duo consists of Malian guitarist and Israeli keyboardist
One nation under tacos
Bull Run's cup of loveThe Twin Cities is a coffee shop mecca with literally hundreds of places to grab a mugful. Nonetheless, local connoisseurs know there are only two real contenders in the battle of the bean: Bull Run Coffee Bar in Minneapolis and Kopplin's in St. Paul. As summer wanes, it's t ... More >>
Frontman and Minneapolis pop mainstay Adam Levy chats with City Pages about new project
Underpants, Shakespeare, and Giant Squirrels
Think Black Friday was bad? Try living at the Mall of America for a whole week
The African HIV crisis--15 million dead, 25 million infected--hits home in Minnesota
Is the most vital television news in the cities taking place on cable access?
Dear Dara's year-end wrap-up
They'd seem quaint if they weren't so eloquent: Meet the University of St. Thomas's loudest rabble-rousers
Thousands of Somalis fled when their country committed suicide a decade ago. Now the local INS office has found a way to send them back.
A bio-doc looks at the punks who changed the complexion of white rock
How to answer God's call to feed the world's starving children? Richard Proudfit couldn't figure it out. Then Y2K answered his prayers.
Thanks to Clinton's foreign policy, 1998 could be the year of living dangerously for much of the world.