Nancy Wilson

  • Blogs

    December 31, 2012

    New Year's music is far better than Christmas music

    Back in 1788, poet Robert Burns wrote an anthem that's still more ubiquitous than Montell Jordan's "This is How We Do It" at New Year's. The lines to the kazoo-friendly "Auld Lang Syne" have summed up the "drinking to forget" philosophy ever since. What came in ensuing years is more complex. Now, w ... More >>

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    July 2, 2012

    Joan Jett and Heart at Mystic Amphitheater, 6/29/12

    Joan Jett & HeartMystic Ampitheater6/29/2012Few opportunities as golden as this one arise for the nostalgic classic rockers in town to relive their youth in one show -- and outdoors, no less. That was the case this past Friday night -- a steamy one to be sure at 92 degrees -- when Joan Jett & ... More >>

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    December 20, 2010

    Heart at Mystic Lake Casino, 12/18/10

    Photo by Nikki Miller​Heart December 18, 2010 Mystic Lake Casino The power balladeers of my childhood, hard rock queens of my mother's adolescence, Heart weren't just role models for generations of young American women - they helped define for me and likely for many others the role of sexual ... More >>

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    December 15, 2010
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    December 15, 2010
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    August 3, 2010

    Top 10 sister acts of all time

    ​If you're like us, you probably had no idea that this past Sunday was Sister Day, a new holiday entirely fabricated by the Hallmark greeting card corporation. Even Hallmark's own website can't keep it straight, with some pages insisiting the "holiday" fell on last Sunday and others saying it will ... More >>

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    July 19, 2010

    Metric, Heart and Mary J. Blige at Lilith Fair, 7/18/10

    Metric / Alex Uncapher for City Pages​Summer means two things in the Twin Cities: going "up north" and outdoor concert season, both activities releasing all the built-up cabin fever that comes along with being a Minnesotan. From the Basilica and Luce block parties to Stone Arch and Lyn-Lake fests ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 25, 2009

    Heart at Treasure Island: Ten rockin' reasons to make the trip

    They're back -- and they have better hair and sound just as good.

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    December 30, 2006
  • Movies

    October 12, 2005

    He Had Me at Hello

    A Cameron Crowe fan takes the long, strange trip to 'Elizabethtown'

  • Movies

    September 20, 2000

    He's With the Band

    Critic-turned-filmmaker Cameron Crowe defers to the talent in Almost Famous