Local Frames is a weekly column spotlighting the best new music videos featuring musicians and directors with Minnesota ties. We get things started this week with a video from BNLX, shot while the group was on tour in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Stay put for new clips from ACTN, the 4onthefloor, Chris ... More >>
Yesterday, Keith Ellison took part in a panel discussion about the Obama administration's Prism surveillance program on George Stephanopoulos's This Week show. Joining him were George Will, Matthew Dowd, Paul Krugman, and Greta Van Susteren.SEE ALSO: Al Franken defends Prism, says of leaks: "Nothing ... More >>
Bob Dylan is now a 71-year-old force to be reckoned with on his own. With Tempest, he proved for the umpteenth time that he's still got the mind and the artistic means to topple anyone in the exclusive club of Americana musicians. And, the guy never stops touring, it seems.After he does some dates f ... More >>
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Related:We Are the Willows tour diary Vol. 21Tour Diary archiveMy name is Peter and I write and play tunes under the name We Are the Willows. What follows are some thoughts and stories about being on the road playing music. Since returning home from my three-month-long tour last summer, I've manag ... More >>
The drive from Tulsa into Kansas City, Missouri was incredibly welcoming. The Midwest greeted me with rolling green hills, trees that don't have barbs or thorns, pop, goulash, and lemon bars from Barb's Pot Luck at Sweet Jesus Lutheran Church.
Chicago deep dish pizza!!!!!! That's basically all my brain had been able to think about for about two weeks before I played in Chicago. I got into town, and immediately found a place to get some. I ate three pieces and then I almost exploded.
It's only been two months since Peter Michael Miller of We Are the Willows wrapped up his solo tour across the East Coast, and he's already itching to get back in the van for another stint on the road. We Are the Willows will play a tour kick-off show tomorrow night (Thursday, January 6) at the V ... More >>
We should not forget the blast.
It's hard to know what sort of person I need to be to survive socially when in a new place. Is it important to be super duper extroverted? Maybe...but sometimes I can appear to be a little nuttso buttso when I'm like that. But if I don't take initiative to talk to folks and make friends, I'm just ... More >>
Problem homes in Racine, Wis. better watch their streets. The armored Armadillo truck might be parked outside, watching them 24/7.
Female MMA will be in the spotlight during EliteXC on CBS this Saturday
One band bids farewell to the heavy metal/prop comedy scene with a final swing of the sledghammer
As environmental menaces go, the arrival of Asian carp in Minnesota waters may not seem particularly alarming. But the two main species of concern--the voracious bighead and silver carp--could radically alter the composition of fisheries in the Mississippi River watershed. They could also prove a re ... More >>
Madhubani art makes its debut at Khazana
Mudvayne sip wine, contemplate nature, embrace the umlaut
A new anthology documents the rare comedic genius of Richard Pryor
Forget Fargo and A Simple Plan: A quarter-century ago, The Heartbreak Kid had Minnesota down cold