The best thing about Rock for Pussy is obviously that the charity event, now entering its ninth installment tonight, provides funds for local forlorn cats and kittens in need of a helping paw. But not far behind is that the event, organized by the Current's Mary Lucia and a team of musicians, has su ... More >>
It's hard to pinpoint exactly what makes Rana May, the West Bank comedian (who actually doesn't live on the West Bank anymore), so hilarious. Is it the scribbled graphs she makes to accompany her "informative" speeches on why we never should have had the American Revolution because England is awe ... More >>
liewcf With the Twin Cities Book Festival comes a lot of free readings, including talks from Riot Grrrls, creative innovators, and mystery writers. It's also a good week for free shows involving thrash, metal, and other exceptionally loud and lively forms of music. Coincidence? We're not sure. Ei ... More >>
Laurie Lindeen will spatula-slap foodies
Rebel, rebel. It's time for another David Bowie tribute show!
An oral history of the Replacements captures the '80s music scene but can't get a handle on the band
Laurie Lindeen, ex-Zuzu's Petals frontwoman, remembers days of touring with a punk band and turning Paul Westerberg's head in her memoir, Petal Pusher
Paul Westerberg talks about drinking, depressed fans, and finding a reason to live