Ariel Pink's Haunted GraffitiWith Dam-FunkFine Line Music Cafe, MinneapolisSaturday, September 22, 2012Ariel Pink might be one of the greatest pretenders of our
musical era. But the catch is that he might not be. For years he's made it deliberately unclear
as to whether he's genuinely definable by t ... More >>
Say the closest you've come to experiencing the totally sweet SoCal, late-'60s country psychedelia of a band like the Byrds, live and in the present-day, has been seeing onetime frontman Roger McGuinn play the totally hoppin' (not really) Hopkins Center for the Arts, spring 2011. He's telling s ... More >>
Photos by Nikki MillerThe Beach Boys
July 31, 2011
The year is 1993, 30 years after the birth of John Stamos. My best friend Amy and I are sitting in her family's basement rec room, arguing again.
Amy is pro-Beach Boys. I'm pro-Beatles. And we're each anti- the other. I ... More >>
Ricky Rubio: Caution, savior at work.Ricky Rubio has arrived in Minnesota with all the fanfare of a rock star, and now has the not-so-enviable task of trying to help the Minnesota Timberwolves earn the respect of their fans rather than ridicule.So in honor of Rubio's arrival, let's look back at f ... More >>
It was today in 1982 that "Lookin' for Love" became Johnny Lee's first gold album. The Texas native, Branson regular and pal of Mickey Gilley found fame when his song of the same name was prominently featured in the 1980 film Urban Cowboy, which was shot in Gilley's Pasadena, Texas club.
So ... More >>
The day garlic breath is forgiven. Kings Wine Bar celebrates its first birthday this month, and it's not the only one offering wine specials. This week, enjoy plentiful wine deals and dinners, as well as opportunities to learn more about permaculture, canning, and how to grow 6,000 pounds of prod ... More >>
Twin Cities entrepreneur Dick Quinn believed in the healing power of cayenne pepper. But in the four years since his death, the wrangling over rights to his five-alarm cure has been anything but therapeutic.