One Direction can not be contained! By a roof, anyhow. The heartthrob lads just announced plans for a late-summer run in 2015, and they've graduated to stadiums.Given the scream quotient at these events, open air is the best possible scenario for the truckload of voices ripping apart while Harry Sty ... More >>
Eyebrows in Twins Territory were raised last year when our beloved and beautiful Target Field didn't crack TripAdvisor's list of the best ballparks in America.But this year, the $545 million house that the Pohlads and Hennepin County built has been restored to its rightful place in the top 10.See al ... More >>
Hunter's Moon FIKA $9 As the earth turns around the sun, and the constellations rearrange themselves in the heavens, so too do cocktail lists align themselves with the seasons. All but the most stuck-in-the-mud imbibers drink according to the changing climate. With that in mind, turn, turn, turn to ... More >>
Pear Sidecar Pittsburgh Blue $11 It's no coincidence: While squirrels are busy stuffing their cheeks and tucking nuts away for winter, so too do we start padding ourselves for the big freeze. Suddenly, a center cut filet mignon goes from "too heavy" to crave-worthy, and a spirit-laden slow sipper i ... More >>
See Also:Slideshow: Totally Gross National Party 2012P.O.S. debuts "Bumper" video via City of MusicWanna be in the P.O.S. "Get Down" music video?"We genuinely believe that all of your shit is fake," P.O.S. exults amid the madness of "Fuck Your Stuff," the latest video to rupture forth in the lead up ... More >>
See Also:The Who Sell Out--ReallyOne of the loudest, most boisterous (and oldest) rock acts in the business, the Who, has just revealed details for their first tour in four years to touch North America. A stop in Minneapolis at the Target Center is included.The 1973 double album Quadrophenia gets sp ... More >>
The only person able to be un-delighted about Morrissey's upcoming tour is Moz himself. Given his rep for delightfully dour demeanor, no sweat for the rest of us. The King of Mope has announced an aggressive two-month U.S. tour to finish off 2012, and Minneapolis is in his sights.This could be one o ... More >>
Related:SXSW: Polica as the road teamPolica at First Avenue (with cover shoot outtakes) River's Edge Music Festival 2012 at Harriet Island lineupAlthough MInneapolis electro-percussive soul collective Polica aren't quite at the level of an Ellen DeGeneres shout-out yet, they're about to get a huge a ... More >>
The mysterious Marilyn Manson has emerged with a fresh U.S. tour in support of the forthcoming eighth album, Born Villain. This is the first Minneapolis show for the band since 2009's stop at the State Theatre. It also adds to the slate of concerts that includes the Shins, Jane's Addiction, and I ... More >>
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Edina's restaurant scene beefs up
Athens-based indie rock forerunners and psych-pop purveyors Olivia Tremor Control re-emerged last fall with their first track in over a decade, "North Term Reality," and it was enough to spark the interest of fans of the early-'90s experimental rock band and spurn more recording projects and a pr ... More >>
Pittsburgh Blue matches eats with brewsRamp up to some serious Memorial Day weekend grilling with a full week of food-related outings, classes, and parties. 5/24 Patio party! it's the first of Tria's monthly patio parties--there will be one a month through the summer--that kick off at 5:30 ... More >>
Kozy's never quite caught on the way Jax did. Why did Kozy's Steak and Seafood, which is operated by the grandson of Jax Cafe founders Joe and Gertrude Kozlak, never quite catch on with Edinans? Maybe when they had a hankering for steak, they missed their old Northeast stomping grounds with t ... More >>
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It's time to get classy with tequila: Pittsburgh Blue tequila dinner. Autumn arrives in the Twin Cities. Take down some tequila, preserve some kraut, prepare your wild game, and follow it all up with a Farm Fresh Feast this Week in Food. Tuesday 10/5 We admit Maple Grove is a haul, but hey, i ... More >>
wikimediaTequila does four-courses in Maple Grove. We don't normally come across events we think are worthy of telling Minneapolitans or St. Paulites to haul out beyond the beltine, but here's a reason to get yourself to Maple Grove: Pittsburgh Blue's tequila dinner on Tuesday, October 5. I ... More >>
Photo by Ben ClarkSolid Gold at SXSW 2010While in the midst of one of their first multi-city US tours, Minneapolis dance-pop quintet Solid Gold received a hard blow. Their van was broken into and half of their gear was stolen, including a few very essential pieces from their live show, which reli ... More >>
Lookbook will sweep the East Coast, while OFTT is donating tour proceeds to the Red Cross for Haiti relief.
Listen to a comprehensive list of the singles charting this week on both Radio K & 89.3 the Current.
The Springsteen-loving Jersey boys will play Epic on October 3.
Cecil Otter releases a new music video, Muja Messiah freestyles for B96 & new M.anifest
Sunday is the new Friday, and deals abound.
Why are Twins fans so polite and reasonably sober?
Hey, my beloved activity, the one that taught me more than all my years of school put together, is on the front page of CNN.com! ... oh, fuck. It's debate's version of the Ron Artest mel ... More >>
'God Grew Tired' exhausts one's patience with Africa chic
Swinging and swooning over 10 of 2006's best jazz albums
The National Football League released their schedule today. The Vikings season is as follows:
American Wookies, Kennedy backs Kerry, Johnny Knoxville "acting" intellectually challenged, the Minnesota blog of the day and more...
My grand plan is to pick ten college and five pro games for the next few weeks, including my most confident "lock" in both pro and college. Let's see if I can prove to you that I don't know what I'm talking about.
The art center loses its fourth staff member in two months Is there quitting juice in the Walker water? Less than two months after the new building opened its doors, four staff members have abruptly thrown in the towel. First, senior curator Philippe Vergne left in May to head up a new museum in P ... More >>
The 2005 NFL schedule was released today and the Minnesota Vikings could be in for a very long season. The NFC North has been making some notable off-season improvements, and a Moss-less offense against Atlanta, Pittsburgh, and Baltimore may need a lot of help from the recent acquisitions on the def ... More >>
An August Wilson tragedy turns a cri de coeur into a hollering session
August Wilson's Pittsburgh Realism; Sondheim's Pretty Pictures
Washed-up cowboys, lady mechanics, homeless philosophers--photographer Wing Young Huie has seen it all. Now, by hanging 600 of his Lake Street portraits in public, he's ready to show the city to itself.
Baseball owners are trading away the game's storied traditions for boxes of Beanie Babies
Baby Boomers and Block E. Preservation and parks. Urban history and virtual reality. Outgoing city planning director Paul Farmer on the politics and passions that got him fired.