-- Update at bottom --A customer at the Hopkins Main Street Dairy Queen recently wrote to the company to commend Joey, an employee who did all he could to prevent a woman from stealing cash from a blind customer, then opened his own wallet to reimburse the man when his efforts to stop the woman prov ... More >>
Photos by B Fresh PhotographyLeft: Toki Wright; Right: TK of Tipsy BikeAmong the thousands assembled at Hennepin County Government Center on Monday for the #HoodiesUpMN Trayvon Martin rally was rapper Toki Wright. The local Rhymesayers artist, music producer, DJ and educator decided to bring a sound ... More >>
It would probably be a music buff's dream to rummage through dusty boxes and old files at First Avenue. Imagine the stuff you might find! Today during construction at the club to move the stairs and create more sightlines, a gig poster was unearthed in the rubble. Marketing coordinator Machen Dav ... More >>
Brother Ali wants you to crack the booksHow do you persuade kids who've dropped off the Minneapolis school district's radar to get back to class? Enlist the help of a Rhymesayers hip-hopper they're probably listening to on their iPods instead of answering the school bell. Brother Ali cut thi ... More >>
In preparation for their forthcoming box set (BRING THE NOISE, HITS, VIDS, and DOC BOX: GREATEST SITES AND SOUNDS), Public Enemy dropped a new video for "Say it Like it Really Is" this morning, and it includes snapshots of inspirational public figures, activists, and musicians ranging from Malcol ... More >>
Prince will be honored at this year's BET Awards with a "Lifetime Achievement" award and a tribute, a fitting honor for the iconic pop star who just celebrated his 52nd birthday last week. (Let's not dwell on that little bombshell of a ditty he dropped in celebration.) The show airs on Sunday, Ju ... More >>
Robin Hood: Anything to Crowe about? You've got 10 bucks and two hours, and you don't want to waste any of it. We can help. Here's our guide to the best and worst movies this weekend. OPENING MAYBE: Robin Hood Instead of robbing from the rich to give to the poor, this Robin Hood (Russell Cr ... More >>
In Keaton vs. Heigl, girl power
Your guide to the season's hottest films (and the other ones, too)
The House hates warning labels, bleach battles cancer, puppy curling, the Winter Olympics on Hoth, Spongeback Mountain, the Minnesota Blog of the Day, and more...
Getting by with local spoken-word and hip-hop queen Desdamona
Silverstone, Suvari and MacDowell make a baffling return in Beauty Shop. They're back from Siberia, meaning, the so-so tables at the Ivy: Alicia Silverstone, Mena Suvari and Andie MacDowell are in the movies again, thanks to a benevolent queen (Latifah) and a wheezing franchise in need of three g ... More >>
The music industry released 30,000 albums in 1998. You can live without 29,990 of them.
Ten hours, a half-dozen movies, and one big brainwash at the "stadium seating" gigaplex
The Jungle Brothers' careful return to hip hop.