• Blogs

    September 10, 2014

    ZVEX Effects team remembers departed friend Andy Richardson

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    August 1, 2014

    What Hola Arepa's Dan Oskey and Birk Stefan Grudem are sipping on this summer

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    March 20, 2014

    Tommy Four Seven: My music is dark, ominous, and primal

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    July 22, 2013

    Warped Tour 2013 at Canterbury Park, 7/21/13

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    January 4, 2012

    Astronautalis produces new Bleubird album 'Cannonball!!!'

    ​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 >>

  • Blogs

    December 8, 2011

    Coldplay will wrap up 2012 tour in St. Paul

    ​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 >>

  • Blogs

    August 18, 2011

    Low release NYC subway-themed 'Especially Me' video

    ​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 >>

  • News

    May 25, 2011

    Levaquin causes tendon rupture

    Was it too lucrative for its makers to warn patients?

  • Blogs

    October 13, 2010

    'Dark Matters' brings surreal puppetry to the Walker

    ​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 >>

  • Calendar

    October 6, 2010
  • Blogs

    October 16, 2006

    City Planner: Monday 10/16

    The uncontested king of rock flautists--not that there are any challengers--and more from today's A-List.

  • News

    September 11, 2002

    Baby Please Don't Go

    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?

  • Arts

    April 10, 2002
  • Music

    October 24, 2001
  • Music

    October 3, 2001


    John Acquaviva and Richie Hawtin get austere on their latest releases

  • Sports

    January 6, 1999

    Let Us Now Praise Famous Men

    VH1 goes Behind the Music and finds a new set of American fables

  • Feature

    October 22, 1997

    The Last Waltz

    Belgian Waffle: Brussels's Compagnie Pierre Droulers leap above the pack in an otherwise indulgent edition of Montreal's International Festival of New Dance.

  • Feature

    May 28, 1997

    As Goes Europe...

    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.

  • News

    May 14, 1997

    Widow's Lament

    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.