Ghana has been walking a tightrope through the African Cup of Nations. The home squad, among the favorites to win it all, has never looked particularly convincing. They needed a late crackerjack volley from Suley Muntari in the opening match to secure three points against Guinea.
Last spring three soldiers from northern Minnesota's Carlton County died in Iraq in one month's time
A documentary's adventurous protagonist takes a bite out of life
Last year my boss sent me to sit in a dark room for 150 nights. Here's what I took away from the ordeal.
Favorites from the second week of the Minneapolis/St. Paul International Film Festival
Orchestra Baobab bring Seventies Senegal to modern America
The Minneapolis/St. Paul International Film Festival's Middle Week Has Hits, Sleepers, and Snoozers
Can a rock band-cum-theater company turn its audience into enlightened perverts?
Eddie Sharkey has wrestled champs, chumps, and chimps. Now the tough guy turned trainer drops knowledge on Generation WWF.
Taj Mahal and Toumani Diabate bridge the Delta and Mali with their gorgeous new album, Kulanjan
For 26 years Hennepin County's head cataloger led the charge for libraries of, by, and for the people. When he took aim at a new target this spring, his boss fired back.
From its South Minneapolis headquarters, the American Refugee Committee sorts out the logistics of relief
A new Ellipsis Arts CD investigates the living music of the world's death rituals
From playing for the Pope to inaugurating The Body, Guinean-born master drummer Fodé Bangoura is both international legend and local discovery
Plastics-related toxic chemicals are finding their way into everything--including baby milk
Lemon Laws: Choreographer Ralph Lemon bravely attempts a cross-cultural dance experiment that "really shouldn't work."