• Blogs

    November 7, 2014

    The May North Return With More Sad Songs That Lift You Up

    The May North | Turf Club | Saturday, November 8The world is built on stories and the May North have more than they can contain. They turn them to into songs -- the saddest songs you will ever hear. The quartet brings music from Northern Minnesota and folk and bluegrass figure heavily into their aes ... More >>

  • News

    May 14, 2014

    Colin and Andrea Chisholm's real-life American hustle

    The yacht-sailing Scottish royal couple were known as Lord and Lady, but nobody suspected they were on welfare

  • Blogs

    August 8, 2013

    Duluth girl abducted by mask-wearing man

    Duluth police are asking for any help they can get in trying to find a 14-year-old girl who was abducted around 5:30 p.m. yesterday near Lincoln Park in the southwestern part of the city.According to reports, the girl is an American Indian with waist-length black hair in a bun and "perfect white tee ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 30, 2012

    Twin Cities have country's smartest, cleanest, most attractive people, says Travel and Leisure

    Travel and Leisure has confirmed what we already know. In the magazine's annual Favorite Cities 2012 survey, readers compare 35 cities across the country, and Minneapolis and St. Paul took top marks in a full five categories.See Also:- 50 Shades of Minnesota: 50 reasons why Minnesota is sexy- Minnes ... More >>

  • Movies

    August 15, 2012

    Whitney Houston, Actress

    With the release of Sparkle, her final film, we survey the great diva's checkered movie career

  • Blogs

    April 9, 2012

    Twin Cities overrated as a hipster haven, according to Travel Leisure

    Last year, Minnesota was named the Most Hipster State. We would've assumed 'Sota's hipsterness is concentrated in the Minneapolis-St. Paul area, but a new list put together by Travel Leisure suggests that's not the case.Either that or both lists should be taken with a grain of salt. Actually, that's ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 9, 2012

    Girl Scout cookie season begins with a new store at MOA

    It's that time of year again, when hordes of eight-year-old girls--and their parents--begin pushing boxes of those strangely addictive cookies. Girl Scouts in southern Minnesota and western Wisconsin officially begin their cookies sales on Saturday, but to kick off the season the Scouts will stage a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 9, 2012

    'New Comedy' features three pieces at the Lowry Lab

    ​In case you didn't know, Minneapolis has a city right next door to it that has tons of fun stuff to do. For Minneapolites who are driving instead of biking in the winter months, there really is nothing stopping you from heading over to the other side of the river for some new comedy by a few youn ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 24, 2012

    Savannah Jack, ex-wrestling champ, dies

    Ex-wrestling champ Savannah Jack died last week. Savannah Jack, whose real name was Savannah "Ted" Russell, played football for the University of Minnesota and was a star wrestler for a brief period of time in the 1980s. He wrestled for the Universal Wrestling Federation from 1986 to 1987, a time w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 6, 2012

    Girl Scouts announce new cookie

    ​As the holiday season winds down and Americans begin to recover from their self-induced sugar comas brought on by binges of fruitcake, gingerbread, and--in Minnesota, at least--lefse and rosettes, how is a foodie with a sweet tooth expected to survive until the stores begin stocking pas ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 1, 2011

    XYandZ Gallery celebrates its second anniversary

    ​This Friday, XYandZ Gallery will celebrate its two-year anniversary with an appropriately titled event called "TWO." Thirteen of the artists who have previously shown work at the space have helped curate the show, and each has chosen two artists to include. While most of the gallery's past exhibi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 23, 2009

    The Wet Spot: Choosing the right porn name with Vin Vericose

    Who better to help us choose a sweet porn star name actual porn star?

  • Blogs

    March 3, 2009

    Q&A: Dark Dark Dark

    Ryan Warner catches up with Minneapolis-based folk throwback group Dark Dark Dark as they hit the road for a US tour.

  • Music

    July 12, 2006

    Payback Is a Motherland

    How African hip hop "gives back" to two continents

  • Blogs

    November 19, 2004
  • Music

    July 10, 2002

    West Africa Social Club

    Orchestra Baobab bring Seventies Senegal to modern America

  • Feature

    September 1, 1999

    What's in a Name?

    Plenty, as this expectant mother realizes

  • Movies

    November 26, 1997

    Go Ahead, Make Me Gay

    How the Other Half Lives: John Cusack and Kevin Spacey in Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil.

  • Feature

    January 1, 1997