New England States

  • News

    December 29, 2010
  • News

    March 25, 2009

    The T. Boone Pickens alt-energy show rolls across America

    Pickens Plan focuses on using more wind power and natural gas

  • Blogs

    July 29, 2008
  • Movies

    October 24, 2007

    Dan in Reel Life

    Cobbled together from better movies, Steve Carell's latest is strike two

  • Blogs

    October 4, 2007
  • Television

    May 9, 2007

    Message in a Bottle

    For TV's Ian Rans, there's no such thing as an unhappy hour

  • Arts

    September 7, 2005

    Home Improvements

    A few years ago, Ann Bauer was living with her parents, too broke to copy her manuscript. Now, the single mother of three is poised for literary success.

  • Movies

    August 3, 2005

    Stranger Than Paramour

    Jarmusch's Don Juan courts the big questions in 'Broken Flowers'

  • Arts

    June 23, 2004

    Radio Killed the Rock & Roll Stars

    In the mid-'90s, Semisonic Shopped Their Single to Top 40 Stations, Answered Idiotic Interview Questions, Played Countless On-Air Jams, and Ended Up Feeling Like They Got Played--Even When Their Album Didn't. In Jacob Slichter's New Book, the Drummer Expl

  • Arts

    May 26, 2004

    Between Planets

    Let the heroine carry the big gun: Seven local women writers talk about creating their own worlds- and the problems with life on earth

  • Books

    December 10, 2003

    The Scarlet Kegger

    What did Nathaniel Hawthorne have to feel so guilty about?

  • Arts

    July 23, 2003

    War of the Worlds

    Kent Stephens's latest project is a play about a play about a rehearsal of a play about a novel

  • Books

    June 5, 2002
  • Sports

    November 14, 2001

    Petting Teachers

    'The Education of Max Bickford' Strokes Richard Dreyfuss--But Gets a Passing Grade

  • Arts

    March 7, 2001

    Patrick Stewart, Engaged

    Two big names bring passion and star power to the Guthrie's Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

  • Music

    October 11, 2000

    Sweethearts of the Rodeo

    Chicago transplants Neko Case and Kelly Hogan carry the torch for 21st-century twang

  • News

    August 30, 2000

    An Encyclopedia of Little Abominations

    Emily Carter's flirtation with drugs led her from Park Avenue to a bad marriage with the festering streets of New York's Alphabet City. Now, in a collection of stories, Carter recalls the ABCs of addiction--and spells out the terms of a new life in Minnea

  • Arts

    August 2, 2000

    Indie 500

    With roughly 100 productions and 500 performances, the Minnesota Fringe Festival turns low-budget theater into a two-week marathon

  • Books

    June 21, 2000
  • Music

    June 14, 2000
  • News

    June 14, 2000

    No Man's Land

    Traversing the rough terrain between a father's expectations and a son's aspirations

  • Books

    June 7, 2000

    The Trickle-Up Theory

    Long after the advent of the personal Web page, local zines and journals keep striving to change the world of writing with print runs of 200 copies

  • Movies

    April 12, 2000

    No More Words

    Stanley Tucci's Joe Gould's Secret defends its subject's novel approach to nonauthorship

  • Arts

    February 16, 2000

    Us Vs. Us

    Pitting the black middle class against its poorer neighbors; matching young lovers with their geriatric selves

  • Movies

    December 15, 1999
  • Arts

    July 7, 1999
  • Feature

    June 1, 1999
  • Books

    April 21, 1999
  • Books

    October 28, 1998

    Hate and Marriage

    Philip Roth's latest novel, I Married a Communist, examines the politics of personal betrayal

  • Feature

    August 25, 1998

    Click and Learn

    A new model for AIDS treatment activism

  • News

    May 6, 1998


    The Strib's new owners hire a publisher who fits their nice-guy image

  • News

    April 1, 1998

    Code for Safe Streets

    Minneapolis killed its last zero-tolerance policing program when it sparked too many citizen complaints for cops' comfort. This time around they've simply eliminated the complaint process.

  • News

    January 21, 1998

    Ad Nauseam

    When United Way brochures began looking a lot like those of St. Paul's Cooperating Fund Drive, the small charity was flattered. Now it's worried the agency wants its donors.

  • Sports

    December 17, 1997

    Silencing the Critics

    Having endured a slew of injuries and a school-record seven straight losses, Doug Woog's Gopher hockey team still seems primed for a patented stretch run toward the NCAA Tournament.

  • News

    November 26, 1997

    Blood, Sweat, and Supper

    One week on the evisceration line

  • Feature

    October 29, 1997

    Union Made

    Laborers' union members, mostly low-paid black and Hispanic workers, financed their president's White House visits while the Justice Department quashed a mob investigation.

  • Books

    May 21, 1997

    Big Picture

    A chat with Robert Hughes

  • News

    March 12, 1997

    Power Play: The Biggest Game in Town

    The little-noted push to deregulate utilities will drive up rates and jeopardize service--not to mention

  • News

    January 29, 1997

    The Lore of the Pines

    Politics, myth, and money in Minnesota's dwindling north woods.

  • Restaurants

    August 7, 1996
  • Books

    February 28, 1996
  • News

    February 21, 1996

    If These Walls Could Talk

    The history of an entire city echoes through the empty rooms at 3044 Third Avenue South.

  • Music

    February 14, 1996
  • Movies

    December 13, 1995
  • News

    November 29, 1995

    An Unsentimental Education

    A week on the inside with the students and teachers of Wayzata High and St. Paul Central.

  • Books

    October 18, 1995