• Blogs

    November 10, 2014

    Bands Can No Longer Afford to Practice in NYC

    When Josh Copp moved to 248 McKibbin Street, he joined what the New York Times called "an instant artistic fraternity that is all but extinct in New York." That same 2008 profile made the building in East Williamsburg, Brooklyn, briefly famous as a post-graduate animal house where residents partied ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 20, 2014

    The Best Twin Cities Concerts of the Week: 10/20-10/23

    Be sure to check out our constantly updated concert calendar.

  • Calendar

    October 15, 2014
  • Blogs

    July 1, 2014

    Top 20 best Twin Cities concerts of 2014 (so far)

    Exceptional local and national musicians play our Twin Cities clubs every night. Plenty of shows are worth the price of admission, but then there are the nights that are transcendent affairs. As the year reaches its summery midway point, Gimme Noise looks back at what we've seen and heard. Here are ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 22, 2014

    Soundset 2014 set times revealed via official app

    Soundset 2014 is this Sunday! The yearly pilgrimage to Canterbury is always a busy day of music and camaraderie, and last year's crowd was the biggest yet at about 30,000 attendees. The key to the most complete experience possible is a good schedule. Rhymesayers teamed up with the Nerdery to make pl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 5, 2014

    Soundset announces 2014 lineup

    Rhymesayers just gave area hip-hop fans a big reason to look forward to the warmer months, as they released the lineup for the seventh annual Soundset festival. In addition to Atmosphere's standard headlining set, they will be joined by Wiz Khalifa, Nas (who will be playing a set celebrating the 20t ... More >>

  • Calendar

    October 16, 2013
  • Restaurants

    May 1, 2013

    Hello Pizza is a slice of heaven

    The new Edina pizzeria boasts excellent toppings, flavorful sauce, and an A+ crust

  • Movies

    April 9, 2013

    42 retells the Jackie Robinson story

    And this time it almost makes a flesh-and-blood man of its hero

  • Blogs

    March 19, 2012

    SXSW 2012's six worst moments, brought to you by #DEWeezy

    ‚ÄčThe last few days, Village Voice Media's indefatigable music staff has been regaling you with stories of the best from SXSW 2012. In the midst of these discoveries, we've been culling another list: the worst shit. The acts that ranged from huge bore-fests to downright lame. Below, you'll find our ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 16, 2012

    The Best of SXSW Music: Thursday 3/15/2012

    If you're familiar with chaos theory, which in its basic form is the attempt to find patterns in the random acts of shit on Earth, then you may understand the difficulty that comes with describing a full day at SXSW. To break down the bright, scintillating chaos, Village Voice Media's roving music e ... More >>

  • Movies

    November 6, 2002

    Magical Realism

    Why Gabriel Garcia Marquez would never get a job with PBS--and other truths of nonfiction film

  • Arts

    October 16, 2002

    Beyond the Pale

    Screwing the white guy and dancing with the devil: Race matters at the 40th annual New York Film Festival