If you can brave the weather, there's plenty of music going on this week. Thursday, twenty one pilots play a sold-out show at the Triple Rock while Boz Scaggs makes an appearance at the State Theatre. Friday night, Zoo Animal will be at the Icehouse, Ex Nuns rock Cause, Edward the Confesso ... More >>
The new tapas restaurant packs a lot of flavor into small plates
Plenty of music going on the the Twin Cities this week! The Dakota welcomes Motown legends Martha and the Vandellas for a two night stay, Wednesday and Thursday. Caroline Smith & the Good Night Sleeps will be headlining at the Cedar. First Avenue will be hosting a Best New Bands Concert featurin ... More >>
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Not your average executive canine companion.This whole Seal Team 6 dog crush has jumped the shark. Did you know there's a company that sells "executive protection dogs" that can cost more than what most folks pay for a home in the Twin Cities? The New York Times just profiled a guy named Jo ... More >>
Chef Alex Chase and Hello Kitty share a laughAlex Chase, executive chef at Masu Sushi and Robata in Northeast, may prefer the chaos of a kitchen to the babble of a Twitter feed, but we were able to coax a few more insights out of the self-described shy guy. Yesterday we discussed the depths ... More >>
Mixed Blood Theatre's 35th season: an Isabel Allende adaptation, a world premiere and . . . "Avenue Q" Mixed Blood Theatre has announced its 35th season, a slate of four shows including works by Thomas W. Jones II, an Isabel Allende adaptation, and a new work by Aditi Brennan Kapil. All look intr ... More >>
This week we have a farmers' market worth the drive, an LGBTQ benefit party at Bedlam Theatre, and a performance evening celebrating Wing Young Huie's "University Avenue Project." Come and take a look.
Watch a few in-studio videos recorded live at SXSW.
Goodbye Zeno, hello Fusion. The Uptown dessert cafe transforms into a sushi bar.
Breakfast for dinner = good. Breakfast at bar time = even better.
The Republican faithful come to praise the governor' proposed constitutional amendment, but he's nowhere in sight.
Changes and progress very rarely are gifts from above"Changes and progress very rarely are gifts from above," said Noam Chomsky last week. "They come out of struggles from below. And the answer to what's next depends on people like you. Nobody else can answer it."In Haiti and Bolivia, Chomsky went o ... More >>
Immigrant dreams, dirty dancing, and the revolution: Meet the new Latin hip hop of Maria Isa and Danny y Elliot
For Minnesota hospitals, sick immigrants mean an unhealthy bottom line
Mother Jones interviews Howard Zinn Here's a link to a long Q&A by Tom Engelhardt with the historian who wrote "A People's History of the United States," in which the two discuss dissent, anti-war movements then and now, American exceptionalism, and empire. His vision is so clear and his voice so a ... More >>
A Marxist historian and New Orleans native talks about how disasters foster solidarity
Baseball, steroids, and MLB's Latin plantations
In 'The Motorcycle Diaries,' Che Guevara traverses the political topography of Latin America
The very voluptuous world of comics artist Gilbert Hernandez
It's not torture when Americans are doing it
The Walker's "Ultrabaroque" frolics in a funhouse of Latin American art
Startup.com makes a mint out of a losing proposition
The recent blockade of Cuba has only made its classic cinema all the more enticing
While Western art cinema draws the flashbulbs at Cannes, contemplative works from China, Taiwan, and Hong Kong leave the festival glowing in klieg lights from the East
After years of controversy, St. Paul's H.B. Fuller pulls the plug on anaddictive adhesive
Indie-film maverick John Sayles shoots his new Latin American civil-war movie guerrilla-style
FINCA's average Third World loan is just $190, while here seed money can run to thousands of dollars, says program head Kim Hunter.
Bad city planning in the late 1970s led inadvertently to Nicollet Avenue's rebirth as the most vital ethnic
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