After a seven-year stint at Cave-In-Rock, Illinois, the Gathering of the Juggalos moves this year to Legend Valley Campground in Thornville, Ohio. Will its new home prove as accommodating as its last? Or will the residents of Thornville freak the hell out - like the citizens of Kaiser, Missouri, di ... More >>
A season that began with such optimism ended in bitter, familiar disappointment for the Minnesota Timberwolves, and that feeling reportedly translated into a financial loss for the organization.Grantland's stellar NBA reporter Zach Lowe somehow obtained and verified "a confidential memo the league s ... More >>
Director James Gray shows off his knack for wrapping big themes in an intimate embrace
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We're big supporters of local people and businesses getting together to collaborate on new projects. Lizzo and Har Mar Superstar performing together on stage, fully decked out in ponchos. Vellee Deli popping up at Crema Cafe, making it possible to get top-notch espresso and Korean short rib bu ... More >>
After a three year break, Hard Rock Cafe is returning to Minnesota -- and this time it's headed for the Mall of America. The Orlando-based franchise recently posted listings on its corporate website for general manager, restaurant operations manager, kitchen manager, and sales manager positions at ... More >>
Just three years ago, Minneapolis was the gayest city in all of America. But thereafter lumped together with its sister city, Minneapolis/St. Paul has now fallen right off the Advocate's list of the gayest metros.SEE ALSO: Anti-marriage equality rally was the biggest megafail in the history of megaf ... More >>
The weather has cooled down, but the music hasn't. Plenty of acts, large and local, are hitting up the Twin Cities this week. Mumford & Sons leave their mark on St. Paul Wednesday at the Xcel while Taylor Swift stops by later for the weekend. Alt-J plays a sold out two night show at First Avenue ... More >>
Even over the phone, Nicholas David holds up to his reputation as being basically the nicest, most likeable guy in the history of the music business. He's got a warm voice that just sort of reaches out over the speaker to give your ear a hug. Seriously, he's that nice. Nicholas David--or Nick "the ... More >>
Sally Potter's latest film explores young women, and a world, on the verge of exploding in 1960s London
Denzel Washington delivers another star performance that could give him an Oscar three-peat
See Also:Basilica Block Party 2012 lineupThe Avett Brothers are knuckle-scraping live performers, clever songwriters, and Southern charmers. Their record company wants you to know they'll unveil the highly anticipated The Carpenter, another carefully constructed affair with producer Rick Rubin, this ... More >>
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It is a few minutes before showtime, and the actors are getting ready. They wander the spaces around the stage, quietly -- or not so quietly -- running lines, warming up their voices, and preparing for the afternoon's show.Usually, this would be taken care of backstage, but on this afternoon, all ... More >>
We may be fit, but apparently Twin Citians also love fast food.According to a study by QSR (for quick-service restaurant) Magazine, from 2000 through 2010, the Twin Cities had the third-largest increase in fast-food spending of any metropolis over 1 million in population. That, combined with the ... More >>
The Advocate ranks Salt Lake City as 2012's gayest.Last year, The Advocate got us all hot and bothered by heralding Minneapolis the Gayest City in America.We've apparently straightened up our act a little bit in the last year, as The Advocate's 2012 rankings has the Twin Cities slipping all the w ... More >>
The Hollanders also launching a label
Jodi Huisentruit on the job at KIMT, before her mysterious disappearance.Jodi Huisentruit, a beautiful, blond anchorwoman originally from Long Prairie, has been missing for 16 years. On the morning she disappeared, producers at her Iowa television station notified police when she missed her morni ... More >>
Jana FreibandCrave St. Louis Park's sushi counter.The old workhorse, Palomino, is finally being put out to pasture. The Star Tribune reports that the ever-expanding local chain, Crave, plans to take over the prime downtown Minneapolis space by next spring.
It's a tough day for Minnesota -- first New in Town makes fun of the state, and now real people say they don't want to live here either!
1. Par For the Course 2. Naming Names 3. Wishful Rumor Mongering
Half of American adults still believe Iraq had WMDs, Orlando bans the feeding of the homeless in downtown parks, the definitive study on why poor smokers die younger than rich non-smokers, what happens when you scare an owl, the Minnesota Blog of the Day, and more...
Britt Robson is laden with other writing assignments and won't be able to offer analysis of tonight's Minnesota-Orlando game. Care to fill in the breach? Hit "comments" and give us your take.
That's President Ratface to you, pal Chin? He don't need no stinkin' chin! Pawlenty for President! Tim Pawlenty's approach to governing Minnesota has long suggested to some of us that he doesn't mean to stick around here forever. But the persistent low buzz concerning T-Paw's status as Oval Off ... More >>