Legendary explorer Will Steger is on the cover of the most recent City Pages, framed by blue skies and arcing beams of the atrium in a building we call the castle: the six-story, $5 million-plus structure Steger has been building on his Homestead near Ely for 25 years.Steger's no stranger to covers. ... More >>
The world's greatest Arctic explorer unveils his greatest challenge yet
Efterklang's Piramida might be the bravest record of the year. The Danish trio -- Casper Clausen, Rasmus Stolberg and Mads Brauer -- has always been dedicated to pushing the limitations of conventional sound. For them, that meant venturing to the remote Norwegian island of Spitsbergen -- today, it's ... More >>
Employing a less-is-more approach
Thanksgiving weekend is upon us. And while most folks will have family obligations that involve eating huge amounts of carbs then watching football on the couch like a beached whale, that doesn't mean that you can't get out of the house for a little bit of fun.This week in Freeloader is expandin ... More >>
lonniedupre.comLonnie Dupre is alone in a snow cave high on Mt. McKinley.Lonnie Dupre, the Minnesota adventurer who wants to be the first person to climb Alaska's Mt. McKinley alone in January, has been pinned down in a snow cave below its summit for days now, riding out 100 mph winds. He was sc ... More >>
lonniedupre.comDupre on top of McKinley during a previous summer expedition.Evidently January isn't cold enough at home in Grand Marais for explorer Lonnie Dupre. So he's climbing Alaska's Mt. McKinley. Right now. Alone. More or less to prove that it can be done. Maybe he can see Sarah Palin ... More >>
Jim DeRogatis began his writing career in high school in 1982, completing an assignment by interviewing another young-blooming music thinker: the brightly burned out, young, and probably canon Lester Bangs. Twenty-eight years later DeRogatis is a widely and justifiably respected critic and journa ... More >>
Charities disassociate themselves from Le Cirque Rouge's burlesque benefit
The story of true ice man Will Steger, from our Winter Guide
Stella's Fish Café turns a notoriously popular location into fishy, family-friendly gold
Will "crossroads cuisine" reinvent both St. Louis Park and the Brazilian barbecue?
Uzbek beauties! Swedish peaceniks! Iranian mummies! A guide to the high-wire act otherwise known as the Minneapolis/St. Paul International Film Festival.
With divine performances and kooky cosmology, the second part of Angels in America descends on the Pillsbury House Theatre
The Mpls/St. Paul International Film Festival swaddles the Cities in cinema
Stories of polar exploration are filled with stoic heroism. But what's so courageous about icy shipwrecks, corpses, and dogmeat dinners?
Silent Night Fever's Martini & Olive.