Matt Cooke stood in the basement of the Braemar Arena in Edina wearing nothing but an undershirt, flip flops and boxers. So began the first of many interviews with City Pages -- some more formal than others -- for this week's cover story.SEE ALSO: Matt Cooke: The soul of an agitatorIn the end, the M ... More >>
The feds see no evil as a belligerent strongman seeks control of America's food supply
Henry Rollins Fitzgerald Theater, St. Paul Thursday, September 27, 2012Henry Rollins' spoken word appearance at the Fitzgerald Theater on Thursday night was funny, sad, tense, energetic and probably at least mildly offensive to some. (His repeated use of the word "faggot," used while illustrating hi ... More >>
SEE ALSO: Michele Bachmann: God sent Hurricane Irene to carry me to the White HouseAlmost exactly one year to the day after she said "I don't know how much God has to do to get the attention of the politicians. We've had an earthquake; we've had a hurricane," Michele Bachmann is again linking severe ... More >>
Meet founders Cory Wong and Eric Foss
Photos by Erik HessTommy Stinson and FriendsNovember 14, 2011Fine Line Music Cafe, MinneapolisServing as a vacation from their tightly rehearsed, big-budget "day job," as Stinson put it, Tommy and his three touring Guns 'N Roses bandmates Dizzy Reed (keys), Richard Fortus (guitar), and Frank Ferr ... More >>
When seasoned rock 'n' roll bassist and songwriter Tommy Stinson came to Minneapolis this past May for a gig at the Mainroom, he hinted that his second solo album was finished and nearly ready to be released. Now, that album has an offiical release date and a name: One Man Mutiny will be offered ... More >>
Stinson: "I haven't changed where I come from or how I got there"
Photos by Rick MasonNew Orleans Jazz & Heritage FestivalMay 6-8, 2011New Orleans Fair GroundsBY RICK MASONAs the searing Louisiana sun sagged through the gathering Delta dusk west of New Orleans' Fair Grounds last Sunday, the electric atmosphere in front of the towering Gentilly Stage arced a ... More >>
After touring Europe with Guns 'N Roses and traveling to Haiti to help with hurricane cleanup and relief efforts, former Replacements bassist Tommy Stinson has embarked on a solo tour that will bring him to his hometown on May 20 to play a show at First Avenue.
Last week, you hurried to begin Christmas shopping, finish buying Thanksgiving trimmings, and scrounge enough spare change to buy yourself a copy of Nicki Minaj's Pink Friday. And while you weren't paying much or any attention - and who could blame you? - all of this stuff happened.
Last week? Last week was so several days ago. At this point - polishing off that third mug of crap, employer-subsidized coffee, valiantly procrastinating last week's leftover to-do items, beating yourself about the head and face to stay awake - you probably can barely remember what your name is, ... More >>
Photos by Stacy SchwartzArcade FireSeptember 22Roy Wilkins, St. PaulIf there were any remaining doubts, one thing should be absolutely clear after last night's show in St. Paul: Arcade Fire have grown up. The band who kicked off their world tour to a full and enthusiastic crowd at the Roy Wilkins ... More >>
If you had the opportunity to catch Comedy Central's "Roast of David Hasselhoff" earlier this month, you know that no comedian hits harder than Lisa Lampanelli. In the course of one evening, she managed to lampoon everything from the Holocaust, Haiti, the oil spill in the Gulf and the Hoff's live ... More >>
Proudly gay pop icon Elton John last month played Rush Limbaugh's most recent wedding, obviously bringing into question Elton's valuation of morals over-- do we really need to spell this out for you? Bottom line is it was a sellout for the record books. Here's some other sad cases of how th ... More >>
Founder David Ellis says school represents 'every child left behind'
He's been dragging down property values for years, and neighbors want him out
"I don't have substantive bills that I have passed. I would love to," she says.
Check out some live footage from the release party.
Freeway and Jake One's 'The Stimulus Package' dropped on RSE today - but here's a teaser mixtape to download for free until you cop the official.
"I don't think I rescued them," Sathers tells NPR. "I feel like if anything, they've rescued me."
You go to war with the military you have, I guess.
DJs Jimmy2Times and Plain Ole Bill: "We just like really rowdy party music"
A protest took place on Friday night in honor of ousted Late Night host Conan O'Brien, pure passion keeping the small group warm.
Lookbook will sweep the East Coast, while OFTT is donating tour proceeds to the Red Cross for Haiti relief.
Even the state nutbag won't back "Pact With Satan" Robertson's play.
There was a generous amount of mutual admiration on display Friday night at the sold-out show.
Well, okay, not scandalous. More like "interesting."
Changes and progress very rarely are gifts from above"Changes and progress very rarely are gifts from above," said Noam Chomsky last week. "They come out of struggles from below. And the answer to what's next depends on people like you. Nobody else can answer it."In Haiti and Bolivia, Chomsky went o ... More >>
A newly approved vaccine could prevent a widespread precancerous STD. But will anyone use it?
A filmmaker faces down Lars von Trier--and his own failings
In Praise of Murderous Hookers, Heroic Zoroastrians, and the Ghosts of Garage Sales Storm. Plus: We viciously slag off the Andrews sisters and an embarrassing Wonder Woman costume!
The woman who turned her house into a canvas, and other stories from the far fringes of the visual-art scene
On the Shakopee Mdewakanton reservation, dissidents want to know: Who is an Indian?
A new play, "Project 891", puts the spotlight on New Deal theater, HUAC, and the mother of all arts-funding debates.
The Real Revolution Radio: Amy Goodman, host of Pacifica's Democracy Now!
You can say a lot about being single, but you can't say there aren't a lot of resources to meet other singles.