It's going to be a real sausage fest this weekend as Prairie Dogs, a gourmet hot dog pop-up restaurant, plans its third appearance.This time they'll be taking over Birch's Restaurant (not to be confused with Burch Restaurant) on Wayzata Blvd. in Long Lake, MN during this Sunday's Vikings game.See Al ... More >>
It was total tubesteak takeover last night at First Course in south Minneapolis. Prairie Dogs, a pop-up restaurant/experiment from consultant Tobie Nidetz and chef Craig Johnson, offered up a full menu of lavishly topped Vienna beef hot dogs and a few of their own handcrafted sausages.The two are us ... More >>
Thomas Kim and Kat Melgaard are bringing a little art and Seoul to their new restaurant. The two are working furiously to make their dream restaurant a reality, but they're need just a little help to get there. They've created a Kickstarter campaign to raise some funds and share some delicious perks ... More >>
Local singer-songwriter Mayda Miller is in the midst of one of the most life-affirming tours of her life. During a three-week Never Born trek in Korea, she will meet up with her birth parents. Gimme Noise will track her progress in a diary from Mayda here.I must say it has been such a surreal experi ... More >>
Local singer-songwriter Mayda Miller is in the midst of one of the most life-affirming tours of her life. During a three-week Never Born trek in Korea, she will meet up with her birth parents. Gimme Noise will track her progress in a diary from Mayda here. Her first entry begins the day she flew ... More >>
Founded in 1994, Dillinger Four is nineteen years old. They've played something like 10-14 D4ths of July, depending who you ask. They're toured the globe, released records on Fat Wreck Chords, and they all work full-time in addition to their level as Twin Cities punk godfathers. In the past year, th ... More >>
It would've been impossible for Nine Inch Nails to give up for good. Trent Reznor and his electronic/industrial cohorts are heading back on the road later this year in support of the first NIN studio recordings in half a decade. Hesitation Marks will be out via Columbia Records on September 3, and y ... More >>
Wits with Tig Notaro and Kathleen Edwards Fitzgerald Theater, St. Paul Friday, April 19, 2013 With a name like Wits, come expecting to laugh, but also come expecting to be moved by the musical guests. Friday's session of Wits had its guests trading roles with musical guest Kathleen Edwards showing ... More >>
You'll love the movies produced by the North Korean dictator. Or else.
New film by the Wachowskis plays it safe behind bold scenery
In a new video put together by campaign volunteers, MNGOP Senate candidate Karin Housley's supporters go Gangnam Style.SEE ALSO:-- "Hot Cheetos & Takis" features young Mpls rappers-- Kurt Bills' creepy Staring at the Future political film is laughably bad [VIDEO]But an MNGOP spoof on Psy's smash ... More >>
See Also: Mayda's Boomerang Tour diary: 6/10/12 - 6/17/12Mayda tells us her survival tactics for life in the Twin CitiesMayda releases music video for 'The Panthers' It's been nearly a year since Mayda released Tusks In Furs in September 2011, and the tiny artist has been quite busy. Over the cours ... More >>
Michele Bachmann: "Thank you, Mr. Speaker. Can someone help me find my office?"Michele Bachmann used to be a United States Congresslady, at least that's what her official presidential biography claims. In fact, if you invoke the ancient rules of the House of Representatives, Bachmann is technical ... More >>
Panoramio/matchboxNDHard Rocked for nearly a decade. That giant guitar hanging off the side of Block E will strum its last chord at the end of this month. The Hard Rock Cafe--part of an international chain of eateries known more for their music memorabilia than their food--had almost a 10 yea ... More >>
PolitiFact challenges T-PawYesterday we drew attention to a column by Ruth Marcus in the Washington Post, quoting Tim Pawlenty at a meeting with Beltway journalists: "I don't think the argument can be credibly made that the United States of America is undertaxed compared to our competitors." ... More >>
Tim Pawlenty has been making the media rounds, giving speeches and spreading campaign cash in the Granite State, but New Hampshire Republicans just don't seem to care when it comes to his potential race for the White House. He finds just 3 percent support there in a new Public Policy Polling ... More >>
From South Korea to South Africa
Israel's Desert has some klezmer hidden in there somewhereThe Music Alliance Pact was initiated by Scottish music blog The Pop Cop (recently mourned by Franz Ferdinand...you can read the full story of its demise here), who assembled a confederation of 30 pan-global music blogs, each contributing ... More >>
The time has come.
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The personal schmoozes the political at the world's most influential film fest
New owners keep the best of the mid-century midwestern steakhouse; add Korean comforts
War and terror have a soundtrack: It's called Godspeed You! Black Emperor
The money swapping was typically dubious. The movies were surprisingly bold. A story treatment from Hollywood's mountain outpost, Sundance 2001.
While Western art cinema draws the flashbulbs at Cannes, contemplative works from China, Taiwan, and Hong Kong leave the festival glowing in klieg lights from the East
Dim efforts by Roland Joffé, the Coen Brothers, Lars von Trier, Neil LaBute, and John Waters darken the screens of the world's flashiest film fest
Vermont Rep. Bernie Sanders nailed it the other day when he said: "The major banks have made huge sums of money in Asia, and now their loans are turning sour. Well, that's what free enterprise is about--sometimes you win, and sometimes you lose."
Thanks to Clinton's foreign policy, 1998 could be the year of living dangerously for much of the world.
Nike's dissection of "The Jordan Moment"