It's hard to pinpoint exactly what makes Rana May, the West Bank comedian (who actually doesn't live on the West Bank anymore), so hilarious. Is it the scribbled graphs she makes to accompany her "informative" speeches on why we never should have had the American Revolution because England is awe ... More >>
Photo by Amy DanielsonPaul D performs at The Turf ClubThis Sunday, punk poet Paul Dickinson (a.k.a. Paul D) and his rag-tag crew of poets and storytellers will be taking over the Turf Club for the semi-regular Riot Act reading series. Paul D, Jen March, Courtney McClean, Maggie Ryan Sanford ... More >>
l'etoile's top five picks of the week
Mohamed Abdi has a somewhat unsurprising blemish on his criminal record. Meanwhile, victims are coming forward with their accounts now that the video has received national attention.
What more could you want?
Free yourself this weekend.
We identify the most interesting, influential and inimitable artists of 2007.
Latisha Jones and Patricia Hampl
The Body Cartography Project
Ben Olson and Emma Berg
Twin Cities playwrights
The Writers Guild of America
Ernest A. Bryant III
Christine Boyka Kluge
William E. Jones
Rappers were hot. Smokers were cold. Rockers were on Myspace. And sometime after the last Katrina benefit, we wrote it all down for you.
Astronaut Wife, decembers architects, and the Foxfire factor: The 2000 City Pages New Music Poll