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 >>
Get Him to the GreekGet 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 >>
Photo by Stacy SchwartzJanelle Monae at Stubb's during SXSW 2009Janelle 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 >>
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Heavy Table unloads on the St. Paul coffee scene.
Why do we stay?
Laptop drone artist Datura 1.0 hacks in through the doors of perception
How a boxer and a backpacker put local hip hop in the ring
The season's first snowfall brings out the high culture in all of us
The late screenwriter Curt Siodmak gave the Wolf Man his soul
Rocking The Body at the Target Center; teenage kicks at the Ave.
Miss Richfield 1981 makes her debut in the Big Apple
"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
Band Apart: Brigitte Bardot and Jack Palance in Jean-Luc Godard's Contempt.