â€‹Sure, readings and other literary events can sometimes be a little stuffy. This is not so for Literary Death Match events. Why are they any different? Well, tonight's literary party involves four local authors who are as talented at performing as they are at writing, some quit-witted celebrity j ... More >>
"Troubled Waters" e-mails detail the story behind the public fiasco.In response to Minnesota Data Practice Act requests, the University of Minnesota unloaded a deluge of e-mails on reporters over the weekend related to the college's decision to cancel the "Troubled Waters" documentary last mo ... More >>
Is it high-quality journalism to run an interview with a controversial columnist and not challenge her opinions?
Why won't Obama release his birth certificate? And why is it made out of beans?
Minnesota Independent tells writers Dems the breaks
The Center for Independent Media finally released a statement addressing the cuts to their news sites across the ... More >>
Minnesota Independent made some serious cuts to their staff yesterday and the exiting employees don't have good th ... More >>
Minnesotans in 99 school districts will vote Tuesday on $229 million dollars in school levy money. In one district, Paul Dorr, a sort of mercenary who targets small-town school referendums, is working his mojo. Don't miss the City Pages profile of the aggressive and quite strange Paul Dorr.
Former Rake and Spin editor Hans Eisenbeis is being joined at the Current Music Blog by former City Pages staffer and continuing contributor Molly Priesmeyer.
Ten local albums that kept the home fires blazing— then burned down the house
Prince went to Vegas. Smokers went to Maplewood. Tapes 'N Tapes went to the moon. And sometime after the last zombie dance party got busted, we wrote it all down for you.
This one goes to 11!
In which a widely anticipated boondoggle turns out to be a boon for Minneapolis's urban fabric
Kottke abandons blogging for a living, voting machines reveal more 2004 election chicanery, 50 animals in casts, Thanksgiving W action figure, the Minnesota Blog of the Day, and more...
Your Tivo won't tell you who shot J.R. — DVDs will!
Eleven things we're looking forward to that aren't the spring thaw
(Okay, a few of the performers in the nation's biggest Fringe Festival aren't nude. but a lot of them are.)
The B-Girl Be Summit preaches strength in numbers
How Terri Schiavo became big news
The M-SPIFF's second week brings 'The World' and more
The O'Hannity Factor: how Terri Schiavo became big news The anatomy of a made story by Steve Perry, with additional reporting by Molly Priesmeyer No right-to-die case has ever attracted the kind of media saturation coverage that the Terri Schiavo case received. Not even Karen Ann Quinlan, the first ... More >>
Coming alive with Ashlee Simpson, Brother and Sister, Soweto Gospel Choir
The 10 (or 28) best local albums of 2004
The verdict on "values": It's a political advantage to have some
CP reporters interviewed early voters around the metro area on Tuesday morning. Here’s what some of them had to say about what’s at stake.
Kiffmeyer's "friends and family" election observer corps stirs controversy
You swore you'd never watch a hemophiliac raise the spirit of a dead cat again. And then the Fringe Festival returned.
In the past year, Prince has become a Jehovah's Witness, bitched about the record industry, canceled a national tour, and delayed the release of his new CD. But he doesn't want to talk about it.