See Also:Sleeping in the Aviary on Maroon 5 and Googly GuyIt's been a big year for Sleeping in the Aviary. The Minneapolis band released their fourth album, You and Me, Ghost, which landed on City Pages' Best of 2011 albums, toured constantly, and are back to writing for a new record. In the meantim ... More >>
See Also:Lady Gaga dumps Target over anti-gay donationsTarget coverage on BlotterFrank Ocean has just released arguably the hottest R&B album of the year in Channel Orange, but don't go looking for it at your local Target store. The Minnesota-based chain has unwisely decided not to stock the tit ... More >>
People often don't want their favorite artists to talk about politics: Look at the Dixie Chicks. Despite this, Shayna Melgaard, the house manager at the Varsity Theater, and local singer-songwriter David Booth came up with the idea to hold an event to rally against the proposed gay marriage ban, whi ... More >>
Chin-stroking musos everywhere were stoked to learn that next week's issue of Rolling Stone will include an excerpt from Life, the long-awaited, drug- and debacle-soaked memoir from storied Rolling Stones guitarist Keith Richards. This in a season that will already see the release of stocking-stu ... More >>
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 >>
Lil Wayne's new project puts the "high" in "High School Musical"
The True Hollywood Story of A Band Apart Co-Founder Michael Bodnarchek
Crossing over—who's doing it, who's not
This week's City Pages cover story, The Scandal That Could Eat Bush's Brain, about the Karl Rove/Valerie Plame affair, has already been posted for your wonky pleasure. CITY PAGES BLOGS Pizzaman has a new Pizza Car guiding him through the Streets of Pizza. Jack Sparks sings the praises of Drag th ... More >>
A whiff of today's teen spirit
Throw away the Sorels, wipe the Vaseline off your face, and get the hell inside
Rising rap star Slug is a master at putting words in order. Now why won't his life fall into place?
Play on Birds spoofs on ornithology; Export Quality flies to the sweatshops of the Philippines
Now for sale online: Hotels, steak houses, and cemetery plots
Framed, penned, screened, danced, sung, shot, delivered: City Pages lauds the artistic creations of 1999