Lila Downs is one of the foremost names in Mexican world music. Her most recent full-length album, Pecados y Milagros (Sins and Miracles), won the 2012 Latin Grammy for Best Folk Album and the 2013 Grammy for Best Regional Mexican Album. Downs has been performing music in the traditional style of he ... More >>
With Spring approaching, forget the snow for a second, Minneapolis is selling out shows left and right. Wednesday night, sisters Tegan and Sara are welcomed to Minneapolis by a sold-out First Ave mainroom. Muse hits the Target Center Thursday and Imagine Dragons sells out the Varsity on Friday. Satu ... More >>
What if the apocalypse already happened?
Alma GuzmanPoppers in the making, filled with Oaxaca cheese. Jalapeno poppers have all the makings of a great junk food fix. They're salty, fatty, crunchy, and cheesy, and leave behind a spicy kick--Hot Cheetos, you ain't got nothing on this! But the typical deep-fried jalapeno popper prove ... More >>
A bigger, badder Barrio?
Project Costs Millions, Tramples the Constitution, Treats Migrants Like Cattle, and Doesn't Work
The catfish po' boy is No. 1 at Sea SaltWhen you go out to eat, do you ever stare at the menu for minutes on end, waffling over what to order? Do you ever wonder if the restaurant's regulars know something you don't? Here's a handy guide to what customers order most at some of the Twin Cities ... More >>
Terrific new bar adds brighter possibility to everyone's tequila story
Gabriel Francois stands accused of stiffing day laborers
After 43 years without a major local show, Freddy Muñoz returns with 10-foot paintings of a monkey in a charnel house and bloody-mouthed pigs
A new movie looks at our unhealthy appetite for Frankenfoods
If you read this list and subsequently eat your newspaper and/or hat, don't come crying to me
Just when you thought it was safe to go back to the multiplex...