Antibalas: Who Is This America?
Amadou & Mariam at the Cedar Cultural Center, 8/7/12
Antibalas with Malamanya
First Avenue, Minneapolis
September 11, 2012
With the dark anniversary of 9/11 hanging over everyone's head, Antibalas proved to be the perfect remedy for any sad memories, a ... More >>
*The Best Of Coachella: Saturday, April 14
*Top Ten Awkward Coachella Dance Move GIFs
Wow, that was fast! In a whirlwind of top-notch performances from legends and buzz bands alike, pool parties, and rain, Coachella's first weekend is over. Here are our scribes' favorite moments from Sund ... More >>
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Cedar Cultural Center named best world music venueOn August 5, 1991, I was crammed in butts-to-nuts with 1199 fans in the
First Avenue Mainroom to see the Nigerian Afrobeat legend himself, Fela
Anikulapo Kuti. Years of underage fandom had passed, and I was
finally old ... More >>
EpsilonEpsilon CEO Bryan Kennedy. Is his e-mail secure?Epsilon, a digital marketing firm whose clients include Twin Cities-based Target, Best Buy and US Bank, has been hit by a hacking operation that made off with what sounds like a massive haul of of e-mail addresses, and perhaps other data ... More >>
This man does not work for free.Can we all agree now that Adrian Peterson's NFL lockout talk about players being "slaves" was ill advised, at the very least?
And if you're not convinced, maybe Omilara Aribisala can change your mind. She's a fifth-year defensive end for a Washington, D.C., w ... More >>
Abraham MpakaNo one had seen Abraham Mpaka for two years. He vanished the day after Christmas in 2008, right after his girlfriend Coty Paul, the mother of his two kids, was stabbed in the heart while watching TV in a Florida neighbor's apartment.
It turns out he's been hiding in plain sight ... More >>
Nigerian emaill scammers now placing massive food orders.Okay, are we the only ones who have been getting these nonsensical, grammar-defying emails in which the sender is supposedly desperately trying to order massive quantities of food? Have the Nigerian scammers suddenly become foodies, dig ... More >>
Photo by B FRESHAfter returning home from a month-long adventure in Ghana (and being featured in City Page's Year in Music review) filmmaker Justin Schell and artist M.anifest sat down with Gimme Noise to discuss the impact of their experiences, life-changing interactions with M.anifest's grandfa ... More >>
This week, I finally got the email I've been anticipating for four years, subject header: WORLD CUP MAN-CAVE INSANITY. Yes, I've got an invite to the hottest living room in south Minneapolis to watch the world's best display of beefcake, er, uh, soccer tournament, the World Cup, which begins ... More >>
What kind of food do you feel like eating this weekend? Chinese? Italian? How about Nepalese, Cambodian, Mexican, Somali, Dutch, Egyptian, Filipino, Turkish, Ukrainian, or Polish?
Actually, you can sample all of the above and more at this weekend's Festival of Nations, the international food ... More >>
Photo via Afropop.orgNigerian juju master King Sunny Ade was scheduled to perform at the Cedar Cultural Center this Saturday night with his band the Sunny Beats, but a car accident that took the lives of two of his bandmates has forced Ade to cancel the remainder of his current tour. See below fo ... More >>