Quicksand with Single Mothers Sunday, January 13, 2013 First Avenue, Minneapolis Taking the stage to a vaguely John Williams-esque piece of music Sunday night at First Avenue, '90s post-hardcore gods Quicksand kicked their set into high gear almost immediately with a brass-knuckled flurry aimed at ... More >>
What should we make of radiant Lincoln and blubbering Private Ryan?
Daniel Day Lewis lends the president real flesh, blood, and spark
Music-lovers heading to the Red House Barnfest can expect to enjoy some of the finest folk, bluegrass, Americana, and blues music at the event in Red Wing on August 4. And lucky for them, attendees can also anticipate eating pretty darn well at the all-day festival, with vendors representing a selec ... More >>
"The Good Neighbor" has a bad week.Can you still be a "Good Neighbor" if everyone's moved away? Yesterday, we learned that WCCO-AM failed in its bid to snag Gov. Mark Dayton for a regular weekly radio show. Today, the University of Minnesota announced it was pulling the plug on all its long- ... More >>
Photo by Steve CohenStar Wars In Concert opened the way most symphony concerts start; the orchestra members wandered on stage at their leisure, tuning their instruments and rosining their bows as the audience filed into the Xcel. Most of the attendees were parents and their respective 6- to 8-yea ... More >>
Shelby retired from his radio gig last DecemberCan you be a "Good Neighbor" from Chicago? WCCO-AM certainly hopes so, having announced that John Williams will take over the station's 1 to 3 p.m. slot once held down by local broadcasting icon Don Shelby -- and he'll handle the duties from the ... More >>
We exhibit animalistic instincts. Also, foreshadowing!
You'll swear you've seen this Superman somewhere before
Brother and Sister inspire another day of gymnastics, capture the flag, and waterslides. Oh, and music.
Minnesota filmmakers remember the warm-weather flicks that got them hot (or bothered)
Is it just us, or does the new Star Wars movie sound like even more of a celluloid stinker than the last two? The first clue: George Lucas is calling the latest installment (out May 11) a "real tearjerker." The second: He claims it's "Titanic in space." (Cue foghorn.) From a studio perspective, comb ... More >>
Do two wrongs make a right?
Sonic Youth's Lee Ranaldo and friends answer the cinematic koan: What is the sound of a Stan Brakhage film?
On a new album, the Postal Service dream of their dreamier selves
Minneapolis's Spymob hook up with N*E*R*D*
Oak Street Cinema brings the neglected offspring of an American master in from the cold
With A.I. Artificial Intelligence, Steven Spielberg tries to rescue the world's most elusive filmmaker from an unhappy ending
Special "hush kits" make airplanes quieter. Do they also make them more dangerous?
Sound + Vision: A new generation of DJs and musicians play cut 'n' paste with film history.