Photo by Kyle Johnson‚ÄčLocal Natives are like a fine German automobile; their musical success has gone from 0 to 60 without so much as blinking an eye.
Bill Kling, the only CEO Minnesota Public Radio has ever known, announced this morning he was retiring after building the largest public broadcast organization in the country. We wrote about it here, earlier. Kling was interviewed at noon by MPR's Gary Eichten. We live-blogged the interview ... More >>
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Photos by Stacy Schwartz‚ÄčThere's an "Odd Couple" affability to the Loud & Rich tour of songwriters Loudon Wainwright III and Richard Thompson. The two are longtime friends and collaborators, Thompson having produced or played on most of Wainwright's recordings in the 80s, but for their first t ... More >>
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Garrison Keillor pulls an Ann Coulter in his latest homespun column
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The Dixie Chicks ask for a cease-fire and sympathy
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City Pages writers say so long
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Baaba Maal and Gigi explore the native lands they left behind
Twenty-four hours of watching paint dry with Eric Rohmer
Ed Harris examines the messy details of artmaking in Pollock
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Feminist Susan Faludi looks for the lost continent of American masculinity
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