• Blogs

    January 20, 2011

    Pixies coming to Roy Wilkins April 24

    ​As the temperature plunges below zero, it can be hard to stay optimistic and remember why on earth we all decided it would be a good idea to live here. But here's something to warm the spirits: Minnesota is so far north that we're practically in Canada, right? So when the Pixies announce a 13-dat ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 4, 2010

    Get Him to the Greek: See it or flee it?

    Get Him to the Greek​Get Him to the Greek is a mess as a movie--but that doesn't mean it isn't funny. Besides Russell Brand's new film, your best bet might be a movie made in 1927--the newly restored classic Metropolis, in a weeklong run at the Lagoon. OPENING SEE: Get Him to the Greek Jonah ... More >>

  • Movies

    June 3, 2010
  • Blogs

    March 31, 2010

    Janelle Monae talks inspiration, performing, and Atlanta

    Photo by Stacy SchwartzJanelle Monae at Stubb's during SXSW 2009​Janelle Monae was easily one of the best new artists we saw at SXSW in 2009, and we've been anxiously anticipating her next show in Minneapolis ever since. A larger-than-life performer, Monae kicked, danced, and stage dove her way th ... More >>

  • Movies

    December 16, 2009

    James Cameron's Avatar glitters in the first half

    Titanic director's $25M movie cannot subsist on 3-D alone

  • Blogs

    June 3, 2009

    Worst Cups of Coffee - St. Paul edition

    Heavy Table unloads on the St. Paul coffee scene.

  • Music

    May 19, 2004
  • Columns

    December 17, 2003

    Home and Away

    Why do we stay?

  • Music

    July 2, 2003

    Log On, Tune in, Drop Out

    Laptop drone artist Datura 1.0 hacks in through the doors of perception

  • Music

    February 5, 2003

    Papa Said Knock You Out

    How a boxer and a backpacker put local hip hop in the ring

  • Music

    June 26, 2002
  • News

    November 22, 2000

    I Hear Mid-America Singing

    The season's first snowfall brings out the high culture in all of us

  • Movies

    September 27, 2000

    He Walked With the Monster

    The late screenwriter Curt Siodmak gave the Wolf Man his soul

  • Music

    February 3, 1999

    Society of the Spectacle

    Rocking The Body at the Target Center; teenage kicks at the Ave.

  • Feature

    July 1, 1998

    Hi-Dee-Ho NYC

    Miss Richfield 1981 makes her debut in the Big Apple

  • News

    November 26, 1997

    The Mauling of America

    "The Gruen Effect" is what happens when a good mall layout causes task-oriented shoppers to forget the purpose of their quick trip to the store and begin shopping aimlessly. It's also the very threshold that the designers of the Mall of America want visit

  • Movies

    October 1, 1997

    Playing Godard

    Band Apart: Brigitte Bardot and Jack Palance in Jean-Luc Godard's Contempt.