Lykke Li | First Avenue | Sunday, September 28 Throughout three visceral albums and the course of six years, Stockholm singer Lykke Li has consistently revealed intimate parts of herself through her songs. Since her 2008 debut, Youth Novels, she's used her music to display undiluted details tracking ... More >>
Minnesota is divided into two camps: those who love lutefisk and those who would sooner eat testicles. Both sides have their reasons. The lovers, mostly of Scandinavian heritage, usually grow up eating lutefisk, a long-standing Scandinavian staple served with copious amounts of butter and potatoes. ... More >>
If you've ever been to Ingebretsen's, you've probably encountered tube food. The Scandinavian specialty shop offers around ten varieties of food in tubes, from caviar, to cheese spread, to plain ol' mayonnaise. By American standards, Ingebretsen's selection is massive, but compared to Sweden's, it j ... More >>
MuseWith Dead SaraTarget Center, MinneapolisThursday, March 7, 2013When it came time for the finale last night at Target Center, Muse didn't leave anything to chance. Well, scratch that -- maybe a little bit: The high-definition LED screens that wrapped around the stage suddenly transformed into a g ... More >>
See Also:Other Lives and Halloween, Alaska at 7th Street Entry, 02/06/12Halloween, Alaska remixed by Lazerbeak, Bon Iver's S. CareySummer may still be in full swing here in Minnesota, but in Sweden the dog days will soon be drawing to a close, leading to cooler, longer nights. Kräftskiva is a tradi ... More >>
How to eat like a Scandinavian
See Also:Kevin Steinman says farewell and thanks to the Twin CitiesU.S. healthcare is too costly for Kevin Steinman, so he's moving to NorwayKevin Steinman with his band, Andy Thompson, Justin Hartke, Matt Novachis and special guests Chris Koza, Jeremy Messersmith, Brianna Lane, Luke Anderson, Linne ... More >>
See Also:U.S. healthcare is too costly for Kevin Steinman, so he's moving to NorwayI sit at a dining table we're about to sell, heaped with things we'll throw in suitcases in two days, amidst a mounting sea of packing boxes. Above the crinkling din of paper being wrapped around our kitchenwares, a c ... More >>
See Also:Kevin Steinman talks songwriting and the power of performingKevin Steinman checks in from Norway to talk about the aftermath of the Oslo tragedyKevin Steinman will be a Minneapolis-based singer-songwriter until later this summer. After a farewell show at Bryant Lake Bowl on July 23, he's mo ... More >>
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City PagesLearning to Skijor. It's the middle of February, the sky is gray, and if you're feeling less than chipper you're definitely not alone. Here's a great way for you to beat winter: Take your dog for a ski! Or rather, let your dog take you for a skijor.
For all you lucky ducks who don't work on the weekends, take heed: Sunday morning's got your number.
Great River Road Wine TrailWine...with a view.Book a holiday flight for just $20--a wine flight, that is, sampled via vintners along The Great River Road Wine Trail at this weekend's Holiday Food & Wine Festival. The Great River Road Wine Trail is made up 10 wineries located near the Mississ ... More >>
Eating endangered animals = not cool.
Bill Nelson is the Director of Correctional Services for Volunteers of America, Minnesota and Founding Director of the Women’s Recovery Center, a residential program for women in the process of leaving prostitution. Nelson is also the founder of the anti-violence agency La Oportunidad, Minneapolis ... More >>
If this is your weekend with your kids, why not catch a few of the best offerings for the under-ages set from the International Film Fest?
UK journalists boycott Yahoo, hackers shut down Sweden's national police web site, the Justice Department wants to see your browsing history, the Jackass guys are back, the Minnesota Blog of the Day, and more...
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