Miley Cyrus

  • Blogs

    October 2, 2014

    Lily Allen at Skyway Theatre, 10/1/14

    Lily Allen with Lolawolf Skyway Theatre, Minneapolis Wednesday, October 1, 2014 Lily Allen is in on the joke. Trust me. No matter what you say about her, she's heard all of it before. And she's used whatever criticism you throw at her as creative fodder to add to her cheeky pop songs. Her 85-minute ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 11, 2014

    Skyline Music Festival at Target Field, 8/8/14

    Last Friday night at Target Field, the Skyline Music Festival stage occupied foul territory near third base, showcasing an evening of pleasantries from headliner Andrew Bird, accompanied by Dosh, S. Carey, Thao & the Get Down Stay Down, and the New Pornographers. It was a somewhat unusual environmen ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 17, 2014

    Remembering Garth Brooks' alter-ego Chris Gaines

    Inspired by Garth Brooks' recent announcement of his world tour, we thought we'd take a minute to look back on our favorite era of Garth-ness: the invention of Brooks' alter-ego, Chris Gaines. Alter-egos help an artist feel free to express sides of their persona that might make their fans uncomfort ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 23, 2014

    Rock the Garden Day 1, 6/21/14

    Rock The Garden Day 1with De La Soul, Matt & Kim, Best Coast, Jeremy Messersmith, and LizzoWalker Art Center, MinneapolisSaturday, June 22, 2014Rock the Garden's first two-day event kicked off on a sunny Saturday afternoon next to the Sculpture Garden. It was an incredibly apt setting for the go ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 23, 2014

    Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds at State Theatre, 6/21/14

    Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds with Warpaint State Theatre, Minneapolis Saturday, June 21, 2014 "I'm transforming. Look at me now!" Nick Cave proselytized near the beginning of his sold-out show with his trusty Bad Seeds at the State Theatre on Saturday night. Throughout the course of the 110-minute, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 9, 2014

    Poptimist life: Why liking pop doesn't equal hating rock

    If there's such a thing as a music nerd equivalent to total nuclear apocalypse, then Saul Austerlitz's recent New York Times Magazine piece on the detriments of "poptimism" was a DEFCON 2 alert. (That's the one just below "hope you've seen Mad Max a few times.")To condense a confused, under-sou ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 26, 2014

    Juicy J: I'm not gonna overdose on any drug

    Juicy J doesn't want to talk about strippers. He's indignant when reporters bring up his drug use. Though his music suggests otherwise, he insists that he doesn't spend his time tucking $100 bills into G-strings and popping molly. At heart, Juicy J is a businessman who'd rather talk about the value ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 7, 2014

    Metrodome demolition porn: Top photos

    Over the past couple months, we've voyeuristically watched the public desecration of the Metrodome with a mixture of sentimental melancholia and anticipation of bigger and glassier things to come.SEE ALSO: The Zygi Wilf/Mark Dayton photo people can't get enough of: Top 10 tweets With demolition wo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 21, 2014

    Michele Bachmann stirs both racial and gender controversy... in one quote

    Lame duck 6th District Congresswoman Michele Bachmann has been laying relatively low of late, but a new interview with conservative columnist Cal Thomas illustrates she can still go on the record and drop some verbal bombs.SEE ALSO: Bachmann looks extra creepy while attributing Benghazi, 9/11 to God ... More >>

  • Movies

    January 22, 2014

    Vanessa Hudgens goes gritty in Gimme Shelter

    The Disney darling convincingly plays a pregnant teen on the run

  • Blogs

    January 10, 2014

    Michele Bachmann's latest family photo spoofs her favorite TV show

    Say what you will about the Bachmanns, but this much is clear -- they know how to do a family photo right.SEE ALSO: Michele Bachmann says she's heard from people who confused her for Miley CyrusThe Bachmanns' latest picture, visible at the top of this post, spoofs the TV show Michele says is her fam ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 2, 2014

    A letter to 2013 and some thoughts for 2014

    Note: in his column Serrano Time, award-winning writer and goofball Shea Serrano writes about his life and times. Dear 2013, Oh, man. So you're officially over. That's kind of sad. You were mostly a very dope year -- at least for me, anyway, and truth be told, that's all I really care about becaus ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 23, 2013

    Riff Raff at the Fine Line, 12/21/13

    Riff Raff With Alex Wiley and Allan Kingdom Fine Line, Minneapolis December 21, 2013 To his fans, Riff Raff isn't a mere rapper. He's a deity. This was clear as an anxious swarm of admirers braved last night's frigid 17 degree weather to form a line stretching from the Fine Line for more than an en ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 1, 2013

    Michele Bachmann is irrationally terrified by Rick Perry, new book says

    A new book by journalists Mark Halperin and John Heilemann -- Double Down: Game Change 2012 -- is making headlines for its revelation that Barack Obama considered dumping Joe Biden for Hillary Clinton before his reelection campaign.SEE ALSO: Michele Bachmann says she's heard from people who confused ... More >>

  • Music

    October 16, 2013

    Picked to Click 2013

    The 23rd installment of Picked to Click, or when the rappers took over

  • Blogs

    October 2, 2013

    Black Joe Lewis at First Avenue, 10/01/13

    Black Joe Lewis With Pickwick First Avenue, Minneapolis October 1, 2013 Black Joe Lewis brought his Texas-sized, soul-infused rock boogie to First Avenue last night, and enlivened a good portion of the crowd with an hour-and-45-minute set filled with blues-laden scorchers. Lewis was backed by a rob ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 1, 2013

    Black Joe Lewis: If you like cheap, go listen to Miley Cyrus

    You really couldn't pick a better mascot for this oasis of the freaky in the Lone Star State than Black Joe Lewis, whose guitar-driven rhythm and blues sound crackles with down-home warmth and a few traces of heady psychedelia. Formerly known as Black Joe Lewis and the Honeybears, the group has tri ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 6, 2013

    Gramma's Boyfriend: We just show up and barf all over

    It's almost closing time at the Roller Garden in St. Louis Park. A disco ball overhead spins, flashing colors around the room, where banners with snowflakes and valentines on them hang from the high, arched ceiling. There's a big, green dinosaur standing in the far corner, and as the DJ switches thr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 15, 2012

    Minneapolis named most bikeable city... in part because it's so damn flat here

    Sure, Minneapolis has great bike trails, a dedicated cadre of cycling commuters and all that jazz... but it may be our city's Midwestern flatness that puts us over the top as the nation's top biking destination.You see, Walk Score rated Minneapolis as the most bikeable city in America using an algor ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 4, 2012

    Weird Al Yankovic at State Theatre, 5/3/2012

    Weird Al YankovicState Theatre, MinneapolisThursday, May 3, 2012Can anyone make the accordion look sexy? One man certainly can. With a production crew, band, and a collection of songs that spans 30-plus years in tow, Weird Al Yankovic shared with Minneapolis his comedic brand of parody music after s ... More >>

  • Music

    March 7, 2012
  • Blogs

    July 28, 2011

    Big & Rich bring "Xtreme Muzik" Tour to Mystic Amphitheater Friday

    ​This Friday, country duo Big & Rich's "Xtreme Muzik Tour" hits the Mystic Amphitheater (8PM, $25-49), with openers Cowboy Troy and Two Foot Fred. Say what?

  • Blogs

    December 14, 2010

    R. Kelly, 'Love Letter,' and the creepy wink

    ​R. Kelly's Love Letter currently sits atop the iTunes Album Chart, and we ask: What?Kanye's dick pics did little to harm his reputation, and Miley Cyrus's salvia bongabout will likely result in little professional fallout -- but R. Kelly's paper trail is peppered with less cheeky gaffes, namely t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 14, 2010

    American Idol auditions destined to make Idol franchise, judges seem even longer in the tooth

    ​Somewhere, right now, Randy Jackson, Steven Tyler, and Jennifer Lopez are listening to some Glee-adoring teenage outcast absolutely slaughter a Lady Gaga standard and wondering - maybe not so much Jackson, but definitely the other two - "what am I doing here, and what the hell happened to my bril ... More >>

  • News

    December 23, 2009

    Brett Favre at 40: Still holding court

    The Minnesota Vikings QB is an Artist of the Year in 2009

  • News

    April 1, 2009

    More Coleman allegations, Purity Boot Camp, and Miley dads

    Blotter serves up the weird Twin Cities news fit to print