Earlier this month, we told you about a Movoto Real Estate study that ranked Minnesota among the least stressed states. So it probably shouldn't come as a surprise to learn that a new CNNMoney study puts Minneapolis among the least stressed cities.For the study, which looked at the 55 Americans metr ... More >>
The Black Keys have just unveiled extensive plans for a 2014 world tour that stretches for most of the rest of this year. The dates are in support of Dan Auerbach and Patrick Carney's forthcoming eighth album, Turn Blue.Ever-changing, the Keys are toying with psychedelic rock on their newest single, ... More >>
Local Frames is a weekly column spotlighting the best new music videos featuring musicians and directors with Minnesota ties. This week features the premiere of a new video from France Camp, for "Baby Rock and Roll," the lead-off track to their recent album on Forged Artifacts. We're also featuring ... More >>
A Friday night Baltimore-to-Salt Lake City flight was diverted to MSP so authorities could remove a drunken, belligerent woman who was threatening to "f**king kill" another passenger who rejected her sexual advances.SEE ALSO: Utah man on MSP flight says he's not a perv, he just got peppermint oil on ... More >>
Wildlife and John Mayer enthusiast Katy Perry will embark on an enormous North American tour later this year. The 46-city trek is in support of Prism, her third album of songs constructed with the help of pop hitmakers like Max Martin and Dr. Luke. The most notorious of the batch thus far being the ... More >>
Just three years ago, Minneapolis was the gayest city in all of America. But thereafter lumped together with its sister city, Minneapolis/St. Paul has now fallen right off the Advocate's list of the gayest metros.SEE ALSO: Anti-marriage equality rally was the biggest megafail in the history of megaf ... More >>
The irrepressible Kanye West is gearing up for a fall tour in support of one of 2013's most-discussed albums, Yeezus. From the frequent Justin Vernon collaborator who not only claims "I am a God" and to be the next Steve Jobs, this'll be a trek to remember. Hurry up with his damn croissants! This co ... More >>
The FBI Joint Terrorism Task Force is investigating a Utah man for whipping it out during a flight last November from MSP to Salt Lake City. (Shouldn't they be after Al-Qaeda or something?)SEE ALSO: The customer rants that drove MSP Airport to offer free WiFi The man, 48-year-old Stuart Clarke, was ... More >>
Bob Dylan is now a 71-year-old force to be reckoned with on his own. With Tempest, he proved for the umpteenth time that he's still got the mind and the artistic means to topple anyone in the exclusive club of Americana musicians. And, the guy never stops touring, it seems.After he does some dates f ... More >>
A new Gallup Wellbeing study finds that Twin Cities residents feel safer walking alone at night than residents of any other large metro.SEE ALSO: Whatever happened to the downtown Minneapolis mobs that beat people senselessly? Throughout 2012, Gallup called residents of the nation's 50 largest metro ... More >>
The creators of South Park and Avenue Q team up for an irreverent Broadway hit worth the hype
After eight years, the alt-country group get back together in Minneapolis for The Strangest Light
In 2011, the Advocate's algorithm named Minneapolis the gayest city in the entire U.S.A. St. Paul was added to the mix last year, and the Twin Cities fell to seventh.SEE ALSO: Andy Parrish on marriage amendment defeat: 'We won 74 out of 87 counties' The Advocate just came out with its 2013 rank ... More >>
WPlus, a man's Chicago trip turns tragic, record DWI culprit is back to old habits, and Norm Coleman has kind words for Obama
The complex pop marvel that is Taylor Swift is heading back out on the road in 2013. Based upon her multiple car accidents during her recent interview time with Rolling Stone, let's just hope that she's not driving the bus. The 58-concert trek across the U.S. (and a little bit of Canada) in support ... More >>
Minneapolis' love culture is getting some love from Yahoo, as the City of Lakes was named one of the country's "10 unexpectedly romantic cities."SEE ALSO:-- Minneapolis sixth-horniest city; St. Paul considerably less aroused, study finds-- Twin Cities 15th "most romantic" city, says Alice.com-- St. ... More >>
Minneapolis by-way-of New Orleans chamber folk outfit Dark Dark Dark have just announced the track listing and release date of their forthcoming new record, Who Needs Who. Their third full-length will be released on October 2, and the band has announced a large U.S. tour to celebrate their bold, str ... More >>
Related:Brother Ali arrested at Occupy Homes protest [VIDEO]After setting off the Entry back in May, rallying in Wisconsin, giving us a soulful, somber taste of his new record, and recently getting arrested to help bring attention to the foreclosure problem here in Minnesota, Brother Ali is finally ... More >>
Related:Justin Bieber's snake finds home at Owatonna Zoo (PHOTOS)The Justin Bieber experience is headed back to the Twin Cities in October. The Biebs just announced a fresh North American tour, and it includes about three months of dates beginning in late September, and continuing through most of Ja ... More >>
Just so we're all caught up, One Direction is a British boy band. They are an extremely popular British boy band who got a springboard from the talent competition The X-Factor. So popular, in fact, that they can fill New York's Madison Square Garden with little more than a couple of grins from their ... More >>
It's been a couple weeks since my last entry and in that time, I've been less of a musician and more of a doting uncle, or a mediocre but proud best man, or a sleep walking kamikaze. Hopefully that will all make sense if you read this.
Gregory Seftik grew up in Minnesota.Teton National Park, Wyo., rangers dug the bodies of Gregory Seftick and Walker Kuhl out from under 13 feet of avalanche debris on Sunday morning. They were in their tent, which had been pitched in an avalanche runout zone in Garnet Canyon at about 9,000 ... More >>
Local rock trio Now Now (formerly known as Now, Now Every Children) are one of the many Twin Cities bands who will caravan down to Austin, Texas this year for the SXSW festival, but they're getting a head start -- the band is already on the road and will complete a full lap of the US that won't f ... More >>
Photo by Tony NelsonKaty Perry at First Ave in March 2009Following the same skyrocketing success arc as pop phenom Lady Gaga, who played the Fine Line and came back a year later to sell out two nights at the Xcel Center, Katy Perry is upgrading from filling the First Avenue Mainroom in 2009 to pl ... More >>
Via WikipediaThis is a Mooney M20J, similar to the one piloted by Luke Bucklin.A preliminary NTSB report says the small, private plane that Luke Bucklin and his three sons flew out of Jackson Hole, Wyo., on Oct. 25 struggled against icing and heavy mountain winds before it crashed and they di ... More >>
In anticipation for their "To All My Friends" tour, which kicks off next week in Madison, Atmosphere have just released an mp3 of a new song, "Freefallin'." Like much of Slug's newer material, "Freefallin'" is a slower jam driven by a meandering electric guitar and echoing, sparse beat. The track ... More >>
An interview with creative instigator, Carlos Martin Garay.
The local rap crew is preparing for a big show this weekend in Dinkytown.
Tittsworth talks to Gimme Noise before his first-ever visit to Minneapolis tonight.
The tour is another step forward for the up-and-coming locals.
Who'da thunk it-- the kid stays in the picture.
Wear your nice shoes to this show. They're going to get a lot of attention.
The reflective woodsman will be sharing stage duties with... uh... the Indigo Girls, apparently.
America prepares to shutter the infamous prison camp and Jihad looms
The recent revelations about the NYPD's practices preceding the 2004 Republican National Convention made many locals paranoid about the 2008 GOP blowout in St. Paul. But the controversy has made local officials a little uneasy as well.
The governor wants to spend billions on roads without raising your taxes. Think there might be a catch?
If stadium construction doesn't begin this week the Twins will move to Ogden, Utah by 2008The last decade of stadium shenanigans has brought all kinds of amusing extortion schemes cooked up by the local sports moguls and their allies at the daily newspapers. At one point or another the Twins have su ... More >>
Xcel energy spearheads a high-stakes plan to store nuclear waste on a tiny, dirt-poor Indian reservation in the Utah desert
Can condos and entertainment venues make a neighborhood out of the city's core?
Fear is the driving force at this year's Sundance Film Festival
The Randy Moss story the mainstream media won't touch
Twins rookie Corey Koskie and baseball's Canadian invasion
Personal documentaries dominate this year's Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Film Festival.