Bobby Z's Benefit 2 Celebrate LifeWith Princess, ?uestlove, Dez Dickerson, Andre Cymone, Dr. Fink, and Alexander O'NealFirst Avenue, MinneapolisSaturday, March 9, 2013The draws for Saturday's second annual Benefit 2 Celebrate Life at First Avenue were many, but Princess was the most unique, by far. ... More >>
Country club Sopranos get kid-glove treatment for high crimes
Daniel Green is the James Bond of the cooking world. Complete with the dashing smile, British accent, and a touch of sophistication, he might as well be wearing a tux and sipping a martini. Like 007, he too is an International man of mystery. Raised on the outskirts of London, he works in the Twin ... More >>
This week's big news from perpetually rising R&B heartthrob Lloyd--real name, no gimmick--isn't new album King of Hearts, which hit the streets Tuesday. It's the new tattoo he's sporting, a colorless melange of guns, roses, and shading inked around the back of his head like a piece ... More >>
Photo by Tony NelsonFor most people Sunday evenings tend to be a quiet night to relax but by the looks of 5th Street and 2nd Avenue outside Epic late last night, you'd never know it. Hundreds of hyped rap fans lined both ends of the street around 11 p.m. to hear two of radio rap's current headlin ... More >>
Photo by Steve CohenDeVotchKa at First AvenueApril has historically been a busy time for touring bands stopping by the Twin Cities -- and if this weekend's overflowing concert calendar was any indication, we're in for a downright hectic spring.
Atlanta rapper and regular prison guest Gucci Mane is damn near ubiquitous now, releasing a silly number of mixtapes per year and guesting on everything he can fit into his schedule while he's out of jail (at least until the Georgia Corrections Department gets some new studio equipment). So ... More >>
Not to be outdone by Gucci Mane (!) but exactly that, T-Pain has gotten a new tattoo that is very very (very) currently making the rounds of the innerwebs.Lacking literally every aspect that made Gucci's ice cream cone so perfectly eye-crossing (being positioned on the face, composed of something ... More >>
Tattoos have been fully in the mainstream for well over a decade now. No one is surprised by much in the way of body art these days - I've got some, you've probably got at least one, maybe on your hand or something. They're probably dumb (mine are, at least).Nope, nothing's really shocking anymo- ... More >>
Gimme Noise won't front; our Christmas shopping is nowhere even near finished. I haven't gotten Christmas cards for my parents or my son, I still have a few things to get for my wife, and I need a whole mess of CD gift boxes, which the local Wal-Mart doesn't seem to stock. Isn't it weird how, in ... More >>
If there's a Guinness record for "most pop artists performing on a pop single," it's probably held by "We Are The World" or its lame-ass sequel from earlier this year. But "All of the Lights" - the fourth single from My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy - boasts a longer and more random guest list t ... More >>
Photo by Emily UtneOn Friday evening the annual fashion gala Glamorama was held at Orpheum Theater. Some wondered if it would be a predictable evening of mediocre clothing and embarrassing dance numbers. Unfortunately, their suspicions proved correct. Follow the jump for a review of Macy's (less ... More >>
Macy's annual fashion extravaganza, Glamorama, will be held this Friday at the Orpheum Theater in downtown Minneapolis. The evening is one of the poshest fashion events that our fair city has to offer. You may be wondering, "What does one wear to such an event?". Never fear, we've got you covered ... More >>
longhorndave via Flickr.comThese mustaches will kick your assWe've always loved cowboys, with their twirling lariats and dusty bandanas. Today, about 17,000 of the bowlegged rough riders are convening at the tiny area of Hamel for its 30th annual rodeo. To celebrate, we've compiled a list of ... More >>
The flat panel televisions, the furniture, the pool and ping pong tables that almost got carted away to help pay off Denny Hecker's creditors? They'll get the cash instead, thanks to some unnamed friends with $15,000 worth of expendable income who came forward with the cash at the last minute ... More >>
We get on with the business of singling out the past decade's least defensible, most insufferable tunes.
Jake Nyberg jumps into social experiment created by his tubular coif
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"What's That" (a Radiohead Project) creates the Ultimate Radiohead Set-list.
A look at the best and worst election results front pages on Nov. 5.
Freeze Frame: the arresting images of Minneapolis photographer and New York art star Alec Soth
Think Black Friday was bad? Try living at the Mall of America for a whole week
Temple, Minneapolis's newest high-style fine-dining restaurant, is sexy to the max
They drive Maseratis, fly in private jets, and bed 'perfect ten' models—just like us
TV looks even kookier from the other side of the screen
It initially seemed like a one-season throwaway; an MTV documentary series about spoiled teens who throw extravagant birthday bashes on Daddy's dime and summon 400 of their closest frenemies to attend. Who could have predicted that My Super Sweet 16 could be so habit-forming for otherwise rational a ... More >>
Outcasts. Prom queens. Fashionistas. Athletes. Photographer Lauren Greenfield says they want to be seen for who they are. But sometimes, they just want to be seen.
Music, mayhem, materialism: Experiencing the rhapsody and the industry of Miami's Winter Music Conference
Pitting the black middle class against its poorer neighbors; matching young lovers with their geriatric selves
From West Bank radical to White House insider, he's remained the most powerful man you've never heard of.