Since shuttering the original Travail, co-owners Mike Brown, Bob Gerken, and James Winberg haven't stopped moving. They've been hosting roving pop-up dinners as fundraisers for a new Travail restaurant space, which will include a small plate and cocktail bar under the name Rookery. The newest pop-up ... More >>
The Jungle's production of the hit is musical and comedic gold
The local brew boom continues with another brewery opening its doors this week. Before the crowds form at this sweet spot for sipping, we were given a tour and a taste of not just the beer but the food 612Brew will soon be serving.
Dieter Bierbrauer leads another strong Theater Latte Da production
From supporters to protesters to strippers, Miami will be ready
The touring performance artists are familiar but still fun
Bloomington Civic Theatre
Thankfully, Clear Heart Full Eyes, the debut solo album from the Hold Steady frontman Craig Finn, doesn't signify a fracture between him and his regular bandmates. It just represents a temporary musical diversion for Finn from the wild, late-night hi-jinks that are prominently featured in his ... More >>
Photo by Stacy SchwartzWith a release date pinned down for his first solo album (due out January 24), Craig Finn is embarking on a short solo tour this winter -- including a stop in Minneapolis at the Triple Rock on February 4.
More puppets being naughty
photo by Todd SeelieIn addition to some pretty extensive tour plans and live-scoring a drive-in art exhibition, Dark Dark Dark have sent out the first song from their upcoming record Wild Go.
Paul Kolnik"The Scottsboro Boys" put on a happy faceOur review of The Scottsboro Boys at the Guthrie hits the stands today (click here to read). It's a compelling, complicated, intellectually charged musical (one more than worth seeing), although those involved surely can't help but look past the ... More >>
By Paul KolnikSilhouettes of history: "The Scottsboro Boys" at the GuthrieI just got out of The Scottsboro Boys at the Guthrie an hour ago and, while my full review will appear in the 8/18 CP, I wanted to offer some first impressions before then (it's the kind of show that one could write reams a ... More >>