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 >>
Yes, Gravity makes it. Also, a superior sex comedy.
Wits with Rufus Wainwright & Kristen SchaalFitzgerald Theater, St. PaulFriday, April 12, 2013Friday night's performance of Wits should be renamed Charms, for that was how an evening with Rufus Wainwright and comedian Kristen Schaal is best summed up. The show was sold out, and host John Moe than ... More >>
James Franco disappoints while Mila Kunis delivers a spellbinding performance
Each December, you can bet your bough of holly that if a retail space has a PA system, it will pause its cheaply licensed Muzak in favor of Christmas' more expensive, but consumer-enabling, catalogue. Radio stations will cease regular programming for weeks, often witnessing an increase in listenersh ... More >>
There's a bit of a chill outside as Gimme Noise meets up with Korda Records' Allison Labonne outside the Walker Art Center. We'll be drinking buddies at the Walker's Gather restaurant for the afternoon, and we'll discuss the multiple musical projects Allison and her friends are currently working on ... More >>
Rufus Wainwright With Adam Cohen and Krystle WarrenMN Zoo Amphitheater, Apple ValleySaturday, August 11, 2012See Also:Slideshow: Rufus Wainwright at MN ZooRufus Wainwright: forever talented and always entertaining. To a hushed, sold-out audience, the singer approached the darkened stage to open with ... More >>
A tasty new addition comes to Midtown Global Market: Asian soul food
Judy Garland bio sticks to the surface
Photo by Erik HessLike Judy Garland, Babes in Toyland and the late Ruth Adams, Sue Nelson is a Minnesota institution in her own right and another credit to the long history of creative and talented musical women from the land of 10,000 lakes.
Eight important local LGBT leaders
Photo: Chris YunkerIt's everywhere you want to be.Remember that snow storm last weekend? The one where you got towed because you didn't obey the snow parking rules while you were inside watching the Vikings get hammered by the Bears, all while nursing a Surly-induced hangover and trying to figure ... More >>
The Minnesota Walk of Fame (i.e. the gold stars for Loni Anderson, Tippi Hedron, and Marion Ross in front of the State Theatre in downtown Minneapolis) will soon be expanded to honor a wider selection of local celebrities, starting with the addition of one of Minnesota's most famous expats, Bob D ... More >>
Photos by Tony NelsonBrandi Carlile with Amos Lee and The Watson Twins Minnesota State Fair Grandstand, 8/29/10 Brandi Carlile headlines the Grandstand: A self-declared milestone. She could not contain her joy at packing that place. She jumped and smiled constantly and sashayed gleefully ar ... More >>
This week's bonus A-Lists include free dance performances in a rose garden, local fashion in the Grainbelt Brewery, and the return of the early '90s.
Three days of peace still oppressing us 40 years later
The great Minnesota brain freeze: 82 chances to cheat with Google and win valuable prizes!
A patio debate over country savior/faker Neko Case
Actually, Who bassist John Entwistle had two skeletons, which he supposedly used for "pranks," and they have both been put up for auction by his family (except for his 80-year-old mum, Queenie, who finds the whole business too upsetting). It's doubtful they'll get anywhere near the high bid amount p ... More >>
Jazzdance founder Buraczeski bids farewell to the cities
MTV celebrates our most sacred institution
Former Minnesotans Say the Twin Cities Cultural Scene Is Insular. Insecure. Unprofitable. Out of Touch. What Does It Mean to Live in an Artists' Paradise If Everyone Wants to Leave?
The Mpls/St. Paul International Film Festival swaddles the Cities in cinema
A stinging beauty-pageant satire set in Minnesota wins no prizes for congeniality
La Vampira: Maria Callas is baaaack.
U Film Society's Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Fest comes out without crossing over.
Girls Will Be Boys Will Be Girls: Heather Wilson & Co. primp for the Foxy Tan Revue