On Sunday night, the dapper dons and divas of the local drink mixing scene converged on Icehouse to watch the competition for the coveted North Star Bartender's Guild (NSBG) Iron Bartender title. The first round featured some ruthless concocting, a bevy of secret ingredients, and a few surprises.See ... More >>
Saturday at Target Center, everybody's favorite boy band template New Kids on the Block take the stage for their tour with 98 Degrees and Boyz II Men. While most of our New Kids memories could be attributed to them having "The Right Stuff" on stage and in the recording booth, it's seldom mentioned ... More >>
Rick RossEpic Nightclub, MinneapolisFriday, May 18, 2012Since his undeniable hit "Hustlin'" in 2006, Miami's Rick Ross has banked on the legend of his namesake by crafting a string of street anthems touting his wealth and ability to move drugs in large quantities. While the subject matter has certai ... More >>
Has Black Friday and Cyber Monday failed you? Do you still need some good stocking stuffers? There's no need to get your Santa hat in a twist. This weekend, No Coast Craft-o-Rama is arrives at Midtown Global Market with thousands of amazing gifts on sale. The free, two-day event will feature ... More >>
Hammer loves Taco BellThis week's cover story, Wing to Power, delved into the popularity and history of the Buffalo wing. Over the years, fast-food chains like McDonald's and KFC have experimented with their own versions of Buffalo's most famous culinary export. We noticed that along the wa ... More >>
Written by Zach Zins of Chooglin'Previously: Volume OneBORDEAUXBordeaux turned out to be the best town and best show yet. We rolled in early evening, got our hotel rooms, and wandered off into the city. The Garonne river splits Bordeaux in two, and the government buildings, museums, c ... More >>
For two decades, Brit's Pub has provided food, grog, live music, movies, and rooftop lawn bowling with a consistently Union Jack flavor for downtown Minneapolis night crawlers. Beginning last Saturday and running all through the close of this week, the multi-level establishment is hosting ev ... More >>
Nathan Miller gets a second chance to get the brush-off by his idol
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They write their own songs. They play their own instruments. For 19 years, they've stuck together. The rise and fall -- and rise -- of St. Paul's greatest R&B band, Mint Condition.
Charlie's Angels fly off the summer-movie radar in 'Full Throttle'
Bubble Boy's comedy is not infectious
New records by Squarepusher and Plaid suggest that evolution might be overrated
A radio pirate-turned-country rocker who doubles as a nanny. A newspaper that rips the establishment. A deconsecrated church. And a very quiet band called Low. Notes on a tiny counterculture.
With roughly 100 productions and 500 performances, the Minnesota Fringe Festival turns low-budget theater into a two-week marathon
An open letter on the indomitability of hip hop to my high school economics teacher
VH1 goes Behind the Music and finds a new set of American fables
No Way Out: Is bean-counter-turned-chart-topper Sean "Puffy" Combs tragically fated to success?