Indian Ocean

  • Movies

    April 2, 2014

    Captain America: The Winter Soldier is red-hot

    This time, it’s Captain Asskick goes to Washington

  • Movies

    April 25, 2012

    The Island President is a portrait of lost democracy as well as Mohamed Nasheed

    Documentary follows the since-ousted president of the Republic of Maldives

  • Blogs

    January 19, 2011

    Chez Arnaud struggles to supply Francophiles

    Lisa GulyaChez Arnaud provided pastries at an Alliance Fran├žaise event Tuesday in Minneapolis​At Chez Arnaud, owner Arnaud de Rambures is ready to put opening day behind him. The Maple Grove bakery sold out of pastries in less than an hour when it opened November 19. "It was awful," says de ... More >>

  • News

    December 30, 2009

    Clint Eastwood tackles Mandela and the hereafter

    Famous actor-director cements his career in 2009

  • News

    October 24, 2007

    The Death of Father Kaiser

    Was it a Kenyan assassin who killed the Minnesota-reared missionary—or was it madness? Seven years later, the verdict is in.

  • Blogs

    December 28, 2006

    Three questions for Tapes 'N Tapes

    These local boys have had a heck of a year, rocketing from indie-rock obscurity to, um, indie-rock renown on the back of The Loon, re-released this year on XL Records. We tracked 'em down in Australia and requested some reflection.

  • Columns

    February 22, 2006
  • Blogs

    September 5, 2005

    9/5: Morning Communique

    THESE DAYS The Navy has hired Houston-based Halliburton Co. to restore electric power, repair roofs and remove debris at three naval facilities in Mississippi damaged by Hurricane Katrina. When tragedy strikes, our nation once again asks, how can we give Halliburton more money??? President Bush ha ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 5, 2005
  • Blogs

    July 18, 2005

    7/18: Morning Communique

    CITY PAGES BLOGS Steve Monaco has your Monday Movie Quiz at Couch Pundit. THESE DAYS The earthquake that triggered December's devastating Indian Ocean tsunami caused a 620 mile rupture in the sea floor, scientists said last week. HIV-positive Russian women and their children face widespread disc ... More >>

  • Movies

    September 10, 2003

    Tanzanian Dream

    'Bongoland' travels from East Africa to the Central Standard

  • Movies

    July 10, 2002

    Road To Zanzibar

    The Zanzibar Film Festival reflects the African island's position as a cross-cultural hub

  • Art

    July 26, 2000

    Follicular Follies

    The Minnesota Institute of Art combs a cabinet of wonders to create "The Hair Show"