Jimmy Cliff First Avenue, Minneapolis Thursday, September 19, 2013 The legendary Jimmy Cliff made a most triumphant return after 25 years to the First Avenue stage last night. It a late-summer evening filled with joy, incredible music and a thorough history as he told the story via Jamaican music a ... More >>
Eve With Niles Miller, The Lioness, and GRRRL PRTYEpic, MinneapolisSunday, September 1, 2013Eve has been off the music radar for a while now, but her latest album Lip Lock finally saw release a few months ago after years of delays and setbacks. She's mostly focused on acting since 2002's Eve-Ol ... More >>
John Milton's epic 17th century poem, Paradise Lost, has captivated and confounded scholars and English majors alike for hundreds of years. Those who find their way through Milton's challenging, impenetrable archaic language find a moving story about the fall of man, as well as Adam and Eve's eventu ... More >>
News Year's Eve is perhaps the most universally bitched-about holiday. We come to expect long lines, impossible parking and cab situations, and clubs filled with amateurs crowding the bar with obnoxious shot requests.But for live music junkies, New Year's Eve in the Twin Cities is Mecca, with most v ... 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...
Valentines Day is here and you need some help to win over the heart of that sexy B-girl or B-boy?We know hip-hop doesn't have the best history romancing the opposite sex, "bitches better having my money" and "skeeting on walls" doesn't really set the mood.But don't worry, we have you covered. So ... More >>
"The sun is shining. Weather is sweet. Make you wanna move your dancing feet."-Bob Marley
A man and a woman spooning in "Nine 1/2 Weeks"Food lovers call it "food porn"--those mouthwatering pictures of meals that are so enticing they can make eating seem like a sexual experience. Those two primal urges--food and sex--have been linked probably since Eve took her first bite of the ap ... More >>
The free Concrete and Grass Lowertown Music Festival (not to be confused with last month's pricey Lowertown Music Fest) has released its full lineup for next month in Mears Park. The outdoor series, " where Indie rock and trad Salsa meet Chamber Music, where Opera butts up against Jazz and Hip-ho ... More >>
(Image by zzzack) This week in Freeloader Friday we have a '90s-themed dance party, a day-long skateboarding festival, World Cup bars, and a free blues fest.
A jam-packed lineup to keep you sane over the holiday weekend.
We challenge local fashion's best to create an outfit based on the season
The well-heeled villain of 'Project Runway' broke hearts, spirits
Ruff Ryder Eve strikes a blow for hip-hop sisters; Solé merely comes to blows with them
Director Mike Figgis finds his Paradise Lost--for better or worse--in The Loss of Sexual Innocence
The Dreamlife of Angels and Carrie offer inverse portraits of single white females
Philip Roth's latest novel, I Married a Communist, examines the politics of personal betrayal
The current disco revival conceals its homo soul.
Terri Sutton scours the concrete for something wild.
In 1997, independence was not a status so much as a state of mind.
Has the artsyplex boom housebroken the independent film? A partisan's manifesto.