In 2011, the Advocate's algorithm named Minneapolis the gayest city in the entire U.S.A. St. Paul was added to the mix last year, and the Twin Cities fell to seventh.SEE ALSO: Andy Parrish on marriage amendment defeat: 'We won 74 out of 87 counties'
The Advocate just came out with its 2013 rank ... More >>
Musicians in the Twin Cities, Madison, and around the country lost an ally over the weekend when ex-Solid Gold guitarist and engineer Paulie Heenan was tragically killed over the weekend. Details of his death are still emerging, but it appears to be a case of mistaken identity involving police in Ma ... More >>
Howdy! My name is Peter Michael Miller and I play in a band called, We Are the Willows. I've been touring and playing music under said band name for years now, and the "band" has always been somewhat of a rotating cast of musicians. Within the last year or so the band has done less rotating and w ... More >>
See Also:Barack Obama brings Ben Harper and The National to Madison [UPDATE]Tom Morello rages against Paul Ryan's machineThe National at First Avenue, 8/6/10Band names are important in an election year. Pussy Riot's aware of it, so is Rage Against the Machine, but the National are so the band with t ... More >>
Local Frames: New videos from Poliça, Paper Tiger, Sleep Study, and more
Local Frames: New videos from Now, Now, Howler, Bloodnstuff, Astronautalis, and more
As the Twin Cities music scene grows, more and more artists are creating music that demands our attention. Combine the music with ... More >>
See Also:Sleeping in the Aviary on Maroon 5 and Googly GuyIt's been a big year for Sleeping in the Aviary. The Minneapolis band released their fourth album, You and Me, Ghost, which landed on City Pages' Best of 2011 albums, toured constantly, and are back to writing for a new record. In the meantim ... More >>
The Jackson Browne show scheduled at the State Theatre tonight has been canceled due to illness. The SoCal songsmith is in the midst of a solo acoustic tour; he was just in Madison last night, and has tour dates booked through the end of June.UPDATE: The Hennepin Theatre Trust has announced that ... More >>
me and the sysopCareful what you textMadison police were not at all pleased when woman playing an April Fool's joke on her sister ended up involving police.
It all started when a 55-year-old Madison woman got a text message from her sister Friday morning. "Her sister was claiming in this te ... More >>
Photo: jessica diamondHappy birthday. Now it's time for counseling.Take pity on Richard Buss's colleagues at Madison's Metro Transit. They just wanted to give their buddy a memorable 62nd birthday present.
But his card was delivered by a looker in a flimsy school girl outfit, and now everyo ... More >>
Photo: keela84"Bongo Jesus" doesn't like criticism.Brandin Hochstrasser, known around Madison as "Bongo Jesus," evidently needs a refresher course from The Sermon on the Mount.
Instead of turning the other cheek the other day when a pedestrian offered a critique of his street musicianship, ... More >>
Via WikipediaJosef Stalin and Svetlana AlliluyevaTurns out Josef Stalin's only daughter, Svetlana Alliluyeva, is somewhat of a cheesehead. She's been living in the Madison area for about 20 years. And a new documentary about one woman's attempt to track her down and ask her some questions is ... More >>