Indie rock guitar god J Mascis has a load of side projects, including a solo joint under his own name. Yes, the Dinosaur Jr. frontman still shreds on Tied to a Star, and his wry sense of humor is on display in the cult-themed video for the lead single "Every Morning," starring Fred Armisen. Ahead o ... More >>
Whether it's tacos, beer, or some other comestible best enjoyed to excess, 'tis the season of crawling. On June 14, people of the Twin Cities will be able to experience their morning cup of Joe and then some as Minneapolis hosts its second annual Caffeine Crawl. See also: The 10 best breakfasts ... More >>
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Remember those plans we mentioned involving Erick Harcey and the Stock and Badge team and the several restaurants they were slated to open at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts? Well, those have changed, and soon, so will some aspects of Victory 44, Harcey's home base restaurant in northern Minneapol ... More >>
When you consider that all of their collective dishes have been referred to as culinary works of art -- that beautiful crust on a Rustica baguette, the soulful brew topped with delicate foam art from Dogwood Coffee, those stunning composed plates from Chef Erick Harcey of Victory 44 -- it's no surpr ... More >>
The shortest month of the year comes to an end, spend it out with the Minneapolis music scene! Dessa performs at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts Thursday while the Current hosts a live Local Current set at the Amsterdam. Friday, The Tribe and Big Cats say goodbye at Triple Rock, Vita.mn presents ... More >>
Even if you have no money, there's always something fun and free to do around town on the weekends. This installment of Freeloader Friday features a slew of CD-release concerts, a rockin' party for toddlers, a chili cook-off for vegans, and an awesome Oscar party at Brit's. Come take a look at o ... More >>
Number 43: Tina Blondell City: Minneapolis Years spent living in MN: 15 There are no pop-culture icons featured in Tina Blondell's portraits. Instead, she chooses to capture regular folks in a moment in time. Recent pieces have included a gleeful female drummer ready to jam, a man casuall ... More >>
Jennifer DavisSpend a weekend at any of the handful of galleries hosting opening receptions, and you'll see that the Twin Cities has a thriving, dynamic, and exciting creative scene. To honor this, over the next couple months City Pages will be highlighting the best and brightest folks in town by ... More >>
Art by Curtiss AIt's another strong weekend for free stuff to do. There's dance parties like Wants vs. Needs, and parties including the Red Stag Block Party. Music and art will collide with a gallery show featuring Curtiss A, and the Soap Factory hosts an expo dedicated to the best in comic, zine ... More >>
(Pictured: Work from Wing Young Huie's "University Avenue Project")This week in Freeloader Friday we have an epic game of tag, a six-mile gallery show, and several outdoor festivals.
This week we have an early Cinco de Mayo celebration, mint juleps for the Kentucky Derby, and our favorite Art in Bloom event.
The best things in life are free.
There's epic amounts of free stuff this weekend.
Big-ticket exhibit brings Michelangelo and Vermeer to Twin Cities.
Do you feel guilty about going on Free Thursdays now and not making a donation? Probably.
After 43 years without a major local show, Freddy Muñoz returns with 10-foot paintings of a monkey in a charnel house and bloody-mouthed pigs
A new show at the MIA makes art feel like torture
Collecting pieces of a disposable nation
Welles Emerson maps the surface of a wave--and the art of science
Norman Andersen creates dissonant sculptures that perform spontaneously and think independently. But what if they revolt against their master?
The Minnesota Institute of Art combs a cabinet of wonders to create "The Hair Show"
In a new exhibition, Minnesota artists massage a mess of messages
The Rodeway Inn is all that stands between dozens of Minneapolis families and homelessness--but not for long
Amy Toscani sizes up sculpture; Carol Padberg pictures quilting and collage
Robert Gober's drawings reveal the design of his career; Frank Gaard explores portraiture by way of the funny papers
A collection of Minnesota photographs from Jerome Liebling reveals his hard brand of humanism.
Not Fade Away: David Lefkowitz's "Banquet."