Ricky Martin

  • Blogs

    July 26, 2012

    Sleeping in the Aviary interview 2: On burritos, and touring

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    July 12, 2012

    Target won't stock gay R&B star Frank Ocean's Channel Orange, cites "guest demand"

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    April 11, 2012

    Local musicians rally against gay marriage ban at the Varsity Thursday

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    October 12, 2010

    Top five musical idols who need to drop autobiographical tell-alls, stat

    ​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 >>

  • Blogs

    August 31, 2010

    We Are the Willows tour diary, Vol. 2

    ​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 >>

  • Music

    January 9, 2008

    The Efron Scandal

    Lil Wayne's new project puts the "high" in "High School Musical"

  • News

    October 10, 2007

    Reservoir Dog Days

    The True Hollywood Story of A Band Apart Co-Founder Michael Bodnarchek

  • Music

    December 27, 2006

    Español Sung Here

    Crossing over—who's doing it, who's not

  • Blogs

    November 25, 2005
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    July 26, 2005

    7/26: Morning Communique

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    March 21, 2005
  • Books

    July 10, 2002

    Consumerism 101

    A whiff of today's teen spirit

  • News

    February 28, 2001

    When the Weather Gets Tough

    Throw away the Sorels, wipe the Vaseline off your face, and get the hell inside

  • News

    July 5, 2000

    Rhyme out of joint

    Rising rap star Slug is a master at putting words in order. Now why won't his life fall into place?

  • Arts

    June 21, 2000

    Winging It

    Play on Birds spoofs on ornithology; Export Quality flies to the sweatshops of the Philippines

  • Books

    May 17, 2000

    The Virtual Realtor

    Now for sale online: Hotels, steak houses, and cemetery plots

  • Music

    April 5, 2000
  • Arts

    January 5, 2000
  • News

    December 22, 1999

    Artists of the Year

    Framed, penned, screened, danced, sung, shot, delivered: City Pages lauds the artistic creations of 1999

  • Music

    December 1, 1999
  • Music

    September 8, 1999
  • Restaurants

    July 7, 1999
  • Feature

    June 23, 1999