Should you see Purple Rain? Yes. The answer is yes. Of course, that's the perspective from someone living in a world that has already been influenced by three decades of Purple Rain's greatness. It's a film recognized by all non-jive turkeys as an absolutely beautiful marriage between modern music a ... More >>
The Muppets are at it again, and it's better than the last movie
Gwarwith A Band Of Orcs, Iron Reagan, and WhitechapelFirst Avenue, MinneapolisOctober 5, 2013Between Oderus Urungus's twitter feed of late, the addition of quasi-politically-themed openers, and Gwar's frequent literal skewering of political figures might lead one to believe the Madness At The Core O ... More >>
The music of Leslie Feist is expansive. For a woman whose unique alt-pop vocals exploded into the music world with 2007's The Reminder (and, consequently, the worldwide domination of her hit single "1234"), Feist holds no allegiance to a concrete formula of songwriting. After a four-year hiatus, ... More >>
The "1234" singer speaks ahead of Minnesota Zoo show
via Instagram @centralalleySome people are mad at hair metal 'n' NBA critic Chuck Klosterman at the moment. This has to do with "The Pitfalls of Indie Fame," published yesterday on ESPN-offshoot commentary site Grantland regarding the Village Voice's Pazz & Jop 2011 album of the year, Tune-Ya ... More >>
It's OK, you can come back to this when you're, um, a little less cloudy.
The 30 second T.V. spot features Karen O's original music.
Tonight, local rock heavy hitters STNNNG celebrate their 200th show before an outdoor screening of landmark fantasy flick "Labyrinth."
Indiana anti-gay bills, a video iPod, painted teeth, the evolution of Kermit the Frog, the Minnesota blog of the day and more...
An unlikely production company called 3 Legged Race delves into the forsaken realm of puppetry, circus acts, and performance art
Two eye-opening new albums for the young and the young-at-heart
The passion and gift of Jim Henson lives on
The revolution won't be televised--but it will be advertised
How standard words and ideas attached to "giftedness" fall short