The Mall of America is about to get a facelift... 14 stories, to be exact. For a mall that boasts hundreds of stores, a theme park, a sea-life exhibit, a movie theater, and countless other attractions, what's missing? Here are a few of our requests for the mall's expansion. What would you like to ... More >>
We asked, and you nominated your favorite Twin Cities photographers like crazy over the past week. With 675 comments and nearly that many emails to work with, we received more than 100 serious submissions. Now, with the help of a local panel of writers, editors, musicians, and others, we'll discuss ... More >>
The 2013 Rock the Garden lineup is out there. The Current and the Walker Art Center have unveiled a grouping of bands that hopefully will not raise the ire of too many local op-ed writers, and two the big names for the spectacle are staples of the station, Metric and Silversun Pickups.The event take ... More >>
Many among us have heard the name Nate Silver a lot in recent weeks leading up to the U.S. Presidential Election. He's the number-cruncher who very closely predicted which state's Electoral College votes would go for Barack Obama and which would end up in Mitt Romney's paws. Googling "Nate Silver ma ... More >>
As of Tuesday, area hip-hop producer and Plastic Constellations album Lazerbeak has a new album out, Lava Bangers. Varying opinions have crossed the Gimme Noise desk regarding the collection -- which follows 2010's Legend Recognize Legend -- but three fellas over at Reviler weighed in effe ... More >>
Photos by Jon BehmThis Halloween we found out that Method Man is a monster. His intensity on Friday night at First Avenue for the local leg of the Smoker's Club Tour entirely made up for numerous disappointments -- including the cancellation of lineup standout Big KRIT. As the show's top ac ... More >>
Photos by Jon BehmEddie Vedder and Glen Hansard July 2, 2011Orpheum TheaterEddie Vedder's stated goal in picking up the ukulele over a decade ago was to make that happy little instrument sound as sad as he was. And while there certainly was plenty of sorrow imbued in Vedder's songs Saturday ni ... More >>
Photo by Jon BehmP.O.S. at last year's Doomtree BlowoutFresh off their first family-wide North American tour, Doomtree is back home and ready to pour their hearts and souls all over the Mainroom stage to a sold-out crowd and come back tomorrow night for a second round. We're so excited, we put to ... More >>
We had 108 local music scene peeps participate in this year's Picked to Click poll. Below, you can judge -- er, "peruse" the ballots of each and every one of our voters, along with descriptions of their contributions to the local scene. For more on Picked to Click, check out this year's issue, al ... More >>
Photo by Kevin O'MearaThe weather was cooler this weekend, but so were the happenings. Though the cities were more chill thanks to families out of town, people taking road trips, or flocking to the fair for one last cheese curd, a good time was still had by those who ventured beyond the main a ... More >>
Photo by Jon BehmTonight's the final night of our free 4 Nights in Loring series, and we're going out in style. Sprawling improvisational noise collective Marijuana Deathsquads will kick off the night at 7pm in Loring Park, followed by a screening of the movie Fargo. And as soon as the party in t ... More >>
Photos by Jon BehmMos DefGuthrie TheaterAugust 23, 2010The Guthrie is the last place you would have expected Mos Def to play a set, but the Live at the Guthrie series, which has brought the likes of Bruce Springsteen and Robin Williams, definitely kicked it up a notch in the mass appeal of hip-ho ... More >>
Stacy SchwartzAs the Fringe Festival raged on and hundreds of thousands of suburbanites descended upon Minneapolis hungry for seaside landscape paintings and pottery art at the three major art fairs, other people were doing other things. And it was awesome. This weekend was filled with alterna ... More >>
Photo by Jon BehmA few weeks ago, we were raving about HEALTH's blistering set in the Entry. Now, we have video proof. All this week, Radio K has been posting videos from the LA band's set in Minneapolis, including a song that was so new it had never been recorded. See below for a sampling of the ... More >>
Photos by Jon BehmTwo minutes into HEALTH's stirring set at the 7th Street Entry, the two girls directly in front of me fled immediately for the exit, the band's sonic assault ultimately proving to be too much for them. The more I noticed the people around me becoming uncomfortable with either th ... More >>
Photo by Jon BehmSolid Gold return to First Ave's Mainroom tonight (where they last headlined our Gimme Shelter benefit for Haiti), and to get ready for the evening's festivities the band sent over this new video of their performance of "Get Over It" at a Vega Productions fundraiser earlier this ... More >>
Jon Behm for City PagesLili's Burlesque Revue has made the Bryant-Lake Bowl an attractive destination for drinks and some skin and dance for some time, but now it looks as though things might be turning ugly. Tonight there's a group of New York burlesque performers descending on Lili's home tu ... More >>
Jon Behm"Uh, guys, maybe we should cut down on the chlorine"When Nimbus cast actress Erin Denman in Emerald and the Love Song of the Dead Fishermen (opening this weekend at the Theater Garage), there was one major snag: her character is supposed to have green hair. Denman has striking long red lo ... More >>
Photos by Jon BehmSleigh BellsIt's always thrilling to see a new star in the ascendancy. At their most satisfying, such people are brash, even reckless, in winning over an audience -- or, better yet, they simply bend people to their will, confident in the belief that they deserve to be heard and ... More >>
The biggest week in music thus for 2010? You be the judge.
Guitar Gods stop by on St. Patrick's Day to share some Hendrix tunes.
Concert photography from over the weekend.
We are so grateful for everyone's support.
Come with us as we journey through the dark corners of the club and talk to the bands featured in this year's lineup.
He's bringing his Doomtree crewmate along for the ride.
The hip-hop crew's annual extravaganza showcased their diverse pool of talent.
You either missed it or partook -- and either way, you'll wanna see these shots.
Musical acrobatics, that is.
The hip-hop powerhouse invited several local acts to join him in the big room.
See what stories were most popular on citypages.com this week.
Photo highlights from the weekend.
Harvey and Parish played outdoors at the Minnesota Zoo Weesner Amphitheater.
Dan Deacon is not a witch, nor is he a licensed fortune teller, hypnotist or palm reader, but he is some kind of magical.
A roundup of our latest concert and scene photos.