The U of M is getting back into concert hall game in about six months. The historic, 85-year-old Northrop Auditorium is set to complete renovations by April of 2014, and wrap up a three-year project that cost nearly $90 million.Much like the proposed return of the Palace Theatre in St. Paul, this ad ... More >>
Bob DylanWith Mark KnopflerXcel Center, St. PaulNovember 7, 2012Bob Dylan last performed in the Twin Cities on election night 2008. For most of us gathered that evening in the Northrop Auditorium, he actually broke the news that Barack Obama had won the election and would be the next president, tell ... More >>
As Minnesota prepares to welcome our most famous native son, Bob Dylan, back to the Xcel Energy Center tonight for what surely will be a celebratory performance given the election results yesterday, longtime fans certainly let their minds wander to the countless times they've seen Dylan over the yea ... More >>
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Photos by Erik HessCSS at First Avenue in May 2011Brazilian disco-punks CSS are a very charismatic band. They all have hip haircuts, cool tattoos and adorable Portuguese accents. Even if you didn't know who they were and you were sitting by them at a restaurant, you'd eavesdrop on their conversat ... More >>
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Bachmann makes it official again.To the surprise of exactly no one, Michele Bachmann walked out onto a stage in Waterloo, Iowa, this morning to announce again that she's running for president, just in case anyone missed it the first time, or the second time. Here's America's Craziest Congresswom ... More >>
And the feeling is mutual.Apparently, Barack Obama is a huge fan of Bob Dylan. In a Q & A featured in the Oct. 15 issue of Rolling Stone, Obama tells magazine co-founder Jann Wenner that Dylan is a perennial on the presidential iPod. That is, of course, when he's not listening to Nas and Li ... More >>
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Reading Radiohead's abstract Amnesiac backwards and forwards
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