Last week, the local community mourned Andrew Richardson's life of creativity and caring coming to an early end. The musician, sound engineer, husband, and father was only 36.Aside from his family and bandmates, among those hit hardest by his death were his coworkers at ZVEX Effects, a boutique comp ... More >>
With summer at the height of its powers and our thirst for refreshing cocktails nearly unquenchable, Hot Dish introduces the first installment of a series in which we ask local bartenders, "What's in your glass?" To kick it off with a bang, we spoke to Dan Oskey and Birk Stefan Grudem of the hugely ... More >>
All hail the almighty techno gods: Tommy Four Seven is coming to Minneapolis. The British-born, Berlin-based DJ and producer is a prolific force, carving his own distrinctive niche out of the electronic music topography. The sound he creates is acutely visceral. He has established himself as a core ... More >>
Warped Tour 2013Canterbury Park, ShakopeeSunday, July 22, 2013Warped's tagline this year was "Best Day Ever." For some kids who wait all year for this day, that motto certainly rings true. The Vans Warped Tour plays out a little like a high school lunch room, but only with more misfits and kids that ... More >>
Recent Minnesota-transplant Astronautalis didn't take long to ingratiate himself in the Twin Cities music community, easily winning over local music fans with his high-spirited live shows and genuine talent. But he hasn't forgotten about his Florida friends, and has teamed up with his ... More >>
Am I the only one who has trouble reconciling the idea that Coldplay circa 2011 is the same Coldplay that released Parachutes back in 2000? Having never seen the group live, I always imagined my first Coldplay show would be in a stuffy theater somewhere, in a red velvet seat tailor-made for sitti ... More >>
Longtime audio/visual collaborators Low and local film and video director Phil Harder have churned out another stunning masterpiece together. The new clip for "Especially Me" -- from this year's C'Mon, the band's 9th full length release -- features vocalist/drummer Mimi Parker aboard a New Yo ... More >>
Was it too lucrative for its makers to warn patients?
The first piece in the Walker Art Center's Adventures in New Puppetry series is going to be a tough act to follow. This weekend, dancer and choreographer Crystal Pite and her company Kidd Pivot Frankfurt RM will perform a piece that "explores the idea of undetectable forces at work in cosmolo ... More >>
The uncontested king of rock flautists--not that there are any challengers--and more from today's A-List.
Former Minnesotans Say the Twin Cities Cultural Scene Is Insular. Insecure. Unprofitable. Out of Touch. What Does It Mean to Live in an Artists' Paradise If Everyone Wants to Leave?
John Acquaviva and Richie Hawtin get austere on their latest releases
VH1 goes Behind the Music and finds a new set of American fables
Belgian Waffle: Brussels's Compagnie Pierre Droulers leap above the pack in an otherwise indulgent edition of Montreal's International Festival of New Dance.
Voters in France may be in the midst of delivering a rebuke to the "global Clintonism" hailed by the press in the wake of the British elections.
In 1956, Anna Elisabeth Colsch married a GI from the Frankfurt Army base and followed him to Minneapolis. He died in a car crash a few years later. Or so she was told.