Brave New Workshop's newest holiday show is a delight
Everything is a little drunker in Wisconsin -- even Santa Claus, apparently.SEE ALSO: 350-pound Wisconsin man picketing restaurant after he's cut off during all-you-can-eat fish fry A Madison-area Santa was pulled over after running into an idling sheriff's vehicle on Saturday night, and turns out h ... More >>
Country music is a genre of dysfunction -- between the drinkin' and the cheatin', the relentless (and borderline creepy) adoration of one's "mama" and the occasional stint in the can. And yet, for as much as country artists love singing about the holidays, these themes rarely creep into country Chri ... More >>
Each December, you can bet your bough of holly that if a retail space has a PA system, it will pause its cheaply licensed Muzak in favor of Christmas' more expensive, but consumer-enabling, catalogue. Radio stations will cease regular programming for weeks, often witnessing an increase in listenersh ... More >>
Kids' mythical figures fight unbelief in inventive kids movie
Country music singers sure do love their Christmas songs. Now why is that? I reckon it has a little bit to do with the holiday's celebration of all things traditional, and down home-y, and old-time religion-y and whatnot. But I'll bet it has a lot more to do with, well, Google with me won't y ... More >>
Pick up a copy of this year's Winter Guide issue of City Pages and you'll notice that Doomtree is not only featured on the cover and in an interview about their new album, No Kings, but that they've invaded our entire damn publication. Many of our Winter Guide tidbits and listings are availa ... More >>
Beth Dooley coaches cooks through her new bookA surprisingly un-holidayed week of food events is in store for those looking to get out and get cooking (and drinking). 12/6 Swing by St. Paul's Wine Thief and Ale Jail Tuesday night to experience a tasting courtesy of Wisconsin's Capitol Brewe ... More >>
Photo by Stacy SchwartzRoma di Luna at the Minnesota Zoo last summerRoma di Luna Christmas ShowDecember 19, 2010Cedar Cultural Center, MinneapolisRoma di Luna's annual Christmas show at the Cedar last night was a divine treat for all who were lucky enough to snag tickets to the very sold-out per ... More >>
It's a comic-book holiday featuring a rocket-powered sled
I dedicate this to my mother, who has for nigh on a quarter of a century nursed my unhealthy fixation on a particular Christmas album.
The Mystery Science Theater 3000 gang makes chop suey out of the best of the worst holiday shorts.
The comedian/actor will be visiting a handful of major cities (and a suburb in Minnesota) to promote his latest film.
Sarah Palin's coming to MOA armed with a freshly minted Twitter page. Tweets so far: 0. Followers: 13,000.
"Christmas in the Heart" will feature a collection of holiday standards.
Charities disassociate themselves from Le Cirque Rouge's burlesque benefit
On working and wondering
Snow in Africa, thieving Santa, and porn under the tree
Merry materialist Karal Ann Marling unwraps a century of loot and lore