Longtime local music supporter Jazzy J (born Phil Henricks) lost his battle with cancer on Friday at the age of 60. Known for his work with the independent music portal Twin Cities Radio, Jazzy J was a friend to many in the community -- his Facebook wall has already been flooded with messages fro ... More >>
From the City Pages press archivesOur dear friend Joel Bremer, the Minnesota music-loving fiddler from Sweden, posted a couple of amazing old Prince videos on his Facebook page recently. In addition to showing Prince and the Revolution playing "Purple Rain" live at First Avenue, which is already ... More >>
Friday night was one for the history books.
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Booker Pete Christensen says he'll turn Eat Street into Beat Street
The photo exhibit provides a unique glimpse into the local folk scene.
I can't think of a better way to come down from narrowly escaping a riot: Late Tuesday night, a handful of larger-than-life musicians convened at a small theater tucked away in south Minneapolis t ... More >>
Put on the robe, light up the firepit. We're having a pagan ritual tonight.
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What kind of woman takes a shine to cleaning the crap off your shoes?
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The greatest Minnesota-made records of all time
Columnist grows to appreciate another kind of weed
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What song do you play to end a 10-year gig? "Why does everyone drink at a funeral?" one longtime music head said to another Tuesday night, as the two bellied up to the Turf Club bar and ordered a couple of whiskeys. It was a good question, if slightly off the mark. For there was nothing remotely fun ... More >>
What are those little white boxes with wires telling us to do?
The 10 (or 28) best local albums of 2004
It's November 3. Let the rapture begin.
Kindergarten will never be the same again
Everything I need to know I learned in the cereal aisle
A guy walks into a bar...
What we talk about when we don't talk about love
Never mind the bright lights--walk on water.
On working and wondering
Nick Coleman flees the Pioneer Press. The Star Tribune hires another lippy white guy.