This Saturday at Amsterdam in St. Paul, the newly formed Devin Smith Scholarship Foundation is working to raise money for an endowed scholarship fund to provide some extra help for graduates of St. Paul Central High with creative talent. The "Touch The Sun" show features Heiruspecs and Aaron and the ... More >>
New laws in dozens of states could cost Obama votes
Success and humility are not synonymous when it comes to many artists, but with up-and-coming Milwaukee singer/songwriter, Grace Weber, you can bet it is. Making Brooklyn, New York her home after finishing school at NYU, Grace exclaims, "Coming home to the Midwest is like getting a ... More >>
Health practitioners are asking McD's to get rid of this guy.This week's print edition of City Pages includes a full-page ad in which 550 health professionals and health organizations ask McDonald's to retire Ronald McDonald and stop marking unhealthy food to kids. The letter, which is also ... More >>
Mary Kiffmeyer wants to see some ID. Now.Republicans in the Legislature keep promoting solutions that are in search of problems. Today's example: Minnesotans in 2012 are very likely going to to be asked to amend the state constitution so that it requires voters to show proof of identification ... More >>
YouTubeAlex Pareene sans regrets.Alex Pareene was blogging prolifically from his NYU dorm before anyone was paying him to do so, often about hating other NYU students and occasionally about his hometown, Minneapolis. Then like a fairy blogmother, Gawker owner Nick Denton whisked him away to ... More >>
I suppose we have Glee to thank for this. With our country's next generation of over-enthusiastic choir kids flying into overdrive, the internet has become inundated with videos of young men and women performing their best a capella renditions of everything from Nintendo theme songs to Gaga hits. ... More >>
To survive the ordeal of escaping Guatemala, Julia needed a big Heart. But not this big.
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University of Minnesota student and Minnesota native Casey Carlson has only had a couple minutes in the spotlight in this season of American Idol, but fan sites have exploded and the buzz just won't quiet down.
The Brooklyn-based XYZ Affair play pop music unironically
A new documentary short delves into the world of two bondage models
Puckish Hockey Night frontman Paul Sprangers opens up
Oliver Stone can't revise the history of another fortunate son
Why won't anyone finish publishing Walt Whitman's letters?
Interpol take a cipher of meaning and fill it up with sound
Mizna's Arab Film Fest at Intermedia Arts brings the other home
The kids stay out of the picture--blessedly--in 'Film School'
Surveying China with Hero cinematographer Christopher Doyle
TV on the Radio's Tunde Adebimpe takes on Trump and Bush
Michelle Kinney followed the musical avant-garde to New York--and back again.
Hollywood slams skate culture in 'Grind'
A hip-hop exhibit bridges the gap between the dis and the dissertation
Strange musicals about black birds and black skin
The Animal Collective get intimate with their audience
After September 11: Projecting the future of entertainment at the New York Film Festival
Jump Tomorrow's retro-screwball is soft but sweet
Wang Ping's personal study on Chinese foot binding reflects on the pain of freedom
A new documentary chronicles the underground life of New York's street book vendors
Minnesota's deal with Big Tobacco was supposed to be worth $6 billion. But what if the golden goose lays an egg?
Krzysztof Kieslowski's The Decalogue is a must-see epic of moral dilemmas
A local showcase of short student films exposes the long road of working in celluloid
It's been two years since local attorney Jim Moon vanished. His insurers want to close the case
Why She Had To Go, I Don't Know, I Couldn't Say: Yesterday leaves the Bryant-Lake Bowl