The Association of Food Journalists named the finalists in its prestigious AFJ Awards yesterday and City Pages was among the honored.City Pages writers Andy Mannix and Mike Mullen are finalists for "Best Story on Food Policy or Food Issues" for their cover story, "Milk Money."
Steve Kramer, frontman for the genre-defying Twin Cities group the Wallets, has died. He was found in his hotel room Saturday while attending the Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah. He was 59.Kramer and the Wallets released two original albums via Twin/Tone in the mid-'80s, including the cele ... More >>
When musicians become directors, they should be required to start by making short films. Such legislation might have saved us from the feature-length cinematic sadism inflicted upon us by David Byrne, Fred Durst and John Doofus Mellencamp. Chris Mars, former drummer of the irreplaceable Replacements ... More >>
Last week, we told you about Denny Hanson's sentimental election as Rochester's City Council president five months after he died.SEE ALSO: MNGOP Rep. Keith Downey lists dead guys as supporters in newspaper ad (and loses election last week) Turns out he wasn't the only dead guy elected to city office ... More >>
Alan Turkus via Flickr.comNow celebrating squash seasonMill City Farmers Market hosts its Fall Harvest Dinner on Sunday, a celebration of fall foods and farmers and a fundraiser for the nonprofit market. We spoke with Marjorie Hegstrom, director of the Mill City Farmers Market, to find out mo ... More >>
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First-time director Sofia Coppola turns The Virgin Suicides into a reverie of Seventies adolescence
The Mpls/St. Paul International Film Festival swaddles the Cities in cinema
With Not One Less, director Zhang Yimou calculates the human costs of the new China
Reports from South by Southwest, where a Texas town becomes a mecca of indie music and film
Three middle-aged dancers retake center stage for the Glue Factory Project
Hollywood shifts to the slopes for another week of reeling opportunities
With American Movie, director Chris Smith finds the heart of cinema in the unlikely environs of Milwaukee
The annual case of contagious hype and acquisitions mania at the Sundance Film Festival
Gallo Humor: The actor-writer-director of Buffalo '66, Vincent Gallo.
Special "hush kits" make airplanes quieter. Do they also make them more dangerous?
Ex-Minnesotan Sarah Jacobson loses it confidently with Mary Jane's Not a Virgin Anymore.
The Amerindie film fest continues to inspire madness and money--and occasionally, art.