Rufus Wainwright

  • Blogs

    April 3, 2013

    Mika at Varsity Theater, 4/2/13

    Mika with DJ MooseVarsity Theater, MinneapolisTuesday, April 2, 2013Mika is certainly a singer, but who knew that he was also a magician, because the show he put on at the Varsity on Tuesday night was magic. The British singer is known for his catchy pop songs that cause the listener to dance, so it ... More >>

  • Movies

    December 19, 2012

    Any Day Now makes injustice laughable

    Gay-rights film on adoption in well-meaning but inept

  • Blogs

    October 8, 2012

    Norah Jones at Orpheum Theatre, 10/7/2012

    Norah Jones with Cory ChiselOrpheum Theatre, MinneapolisSunday, October 7, 2012An evening with Norah Jones is not limited to one genre of music. On a cold, blustery night -- to which Jones said, "I wasn't prepared for [the cold]." -- Minneapolis was treated to rock, pop, country, jazz, and folk alon ... More >>

  • Music

    July 1, 2009
  • Music

    December 27, 2006

    Singles Going Steady

    The best end-to-end albums from a single-driven year

  • News

    December 13, 2006
  • Music

    February 8, 2006

    Audio Rorschach

    Missing Numbers talk about their heroes, invent new form of genital torture

  • Music

    November 17, 2004

    The Anti-Rockist Protests Too Much

    A modest proposal for a New York Times critic who should let pop eat itself

  • News

    December 17, 2003


    City Pages scribes chime in with their top tens

  • Arts

    January 2, 2002

    The Year in Music

    The Sound of Music, 2001: Our Favorite Things

  • News

    October 7, 1998

    Southern Discomfort

    Hello Rock Star and other salutations that may never reach the ears of the seriously talented but lamentably underappreciated singer-songwriter Marlee MacLeod