:::: UPDATE :::: McKinney is an employee at Vertical Endeavors, according to his public Facebook page. His mother told the Star Tribune it appears he'll survive his injuries. Around 1:30 this morning, Plymouth native Steven McKinney, 24, attempted to climb a utility pole at the intersection of 14t ... More >>
Spencer McGillicutty -- they're a band, not a person -- mine the sounds of early-'60s AM gold on their third album, All the Happy People! Throughout, the local group swings effortlessly between cotton-candy sweet group sing-a-longs and wistful acoustic balladry. Employing a rotating co-ed cast of f ... More >>
One student's tragic struggle inside the school district
Photos by Nick WosikaApril 22, 2011 Cedar Cultural Center Minneapolis Minneapolis could not be happier to have Haley Bonar back in town after her stint in Portland--that much was evident by the warm crowd that had assembled for Bonar's CD release show at the Cedar Cultural Center on Friday n ... More >>
So is the jury actually still out on whether "Breaking News" was fake or partially fake? Gimme Noise never had any doubts about its veracity: fake, fake, fake, and a C-side quality tune besides. One could argue that it was actually a not-so-clever parody of the "fuck the media for picking on poor ... More >>
Michal DanielBob Davis (R) in "Betrayal" (2006)Twin Cities stage veteran Bob Davis is being lauded as one of America's best actors with the receipt of a 2010 Lunt-Fontanne Fellowship (nominated by the Guthrie). The fellowship program is designed to recognize actors in American regional theaters, ... More >>
You probably wouldn't believe it if you crossed her on the street, but Margaret Kerry is the closest you could ever get to meeting the real Disney Tinker Bell.
Nicole Kidman makes an unconvincing Arbus in 'Fur'
Belle and Sebastian continue life in their own Never Never Land
Dr. Dolittle at Ordway talks with the animals; parents will like it too
'Celebrity Fit Club' crams humble pie down sub-famous gullets
Making it with local theater's kindest bad guy and smartest dummy
Santa in the afternoon, the Silos at night: A trip down memory lane
PJ Harvey displays a deceptively sunnier outlook on Stories From the City, Stories From the Sea
Oscar Wilde's An Ideal Husband is wed to the current lust for what's old
With her complicated hero, Miles Vorkosigan, Minnesota science-fiction writer Lois Bujold leads an expedition into inner space
Rock as dance music. Dance music as rock.
When Santa cuts back on grant money, local theaters turn to their holiday shows to change coal into cash.
Take a Sad Song and Make It Better: Karl Baker Olson in the Children's Theatre Company's Peter Pan.
Who's That Knocking At My Door: Heidi Hunter Batz, Randal Berger, and Matt Guidry bring a barely contained chaos to Jules Feiffer's cartoon-cum-comedy, Knock Knock.
I Do Believe in Rock Stars! I Do Believe in Rock Stars!: Jon Bon Jovi never grows up in his maxi-video Destination Anywhere