Many in the local and global music community are mourning last week's loss of Tim Carr, an esteemed local music writer who went on to sign the Beastie Boys, Megadeth, and countless others in an impassioned career. He worked throughout the U.S. and eventually shifted his projects to Thailand, where h ... More >>
The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra kicks off the Liquid Music series November 2-4 with three sold-out performances by avant-garde icon Laurie Anderson. The co-presentation with the Walker Art Center features Anderson's Dirtday!, the third installment in her trilogy of story works. The series, devised ... More >>
Studio films "just aren't for me—comic book characters, video games, idiotic rom-coms," the director says.
Following the money.Michele Bachmann may represent Minnesota's 6th congressional district on paper, but she's really America's Congresswoman, playing on a much bigger stage than the northern suburbs and exurbs of the Twin Cities. (Did you catch that star turn at Lincoln Center?) Just take a ... More >>
Michele Bachmann, on Time's red carpet.Talk about coming out of your comfort zone. Thoroughly glammed up queen of the tea party Michele Bachmann walked into the belly of the liberal media beast yesterday -- on a red carpet for Time magazine's "100 Most Influential People" bash at Lincoln Cen ... More >>
Much like the rest of his condensed tour, Alexi Murdoch's stop at the Cedar Cultural Center was quick to sell out. Murdoch is not only wildly popular, but is also quite the catch if you are fortunate enough to witness him standing live in front of you; simply put, he doesn't tour very often.
The most riotous backstage movie since Showgirls
Moore and 'The Man' won't stay home with 'Friends'
Surveying the Katrina benefit albums
Improving Franco-American relations with Café Accordion Orchestra
The legendary bands. The terrifying toilets. An oral history that goes so far behind the music it will leave you at a gun range beneath the stage.
Screwing the white guy and dancing with the devil: Race matters at the 40th annual New York Film Festival
What's wrong with the "Broadway" shows that come to town in search of our fans and our fortunes?
Internet2 cheats geography for Shapiro & Smith Dance Troupe
After September 11: Projecting the future of entertainment at the New York Film Festival
Thirty-five years ago, a Chicago arts collective charted new territory in black music. Now, in a three-day retrospective, Minneapolis free-jazz explorers Douglas Ewart and Carei Thomas return to that land of possibilities.
After a summer full of multiplex fodder, the New York Film Festival provides an unpretentious showcase for arty cinema
The Minneapolis/St. Paul International Film Festival spins into its second week
Danny Buraczeski has choreographed a surprising journey from the coal country of pennsylvania to a successful dance career.
Even in the Giuliani era, the New York Film Festival brings the beautiful and the blasphemous to American shores
Choreographer Bill T. Jones focuses on form and aesthetics
Oscar Wilde on Broadway, Lesbian Opera at Lincoln Center, Sparky the Gay Dog on TV. Be Careful What You Wish For.
Ben Cameron tackles the tough trivia on the Texaco Opera Quiz
The Roof Is On Fire: The Bang on a Can All-Stars take new music out of the rarefied realm of half-empty concert halls.