Yesterday, the Ramsey County Attorney's Office announced it won't prosecute Kirill Bartashevitch, a 53-year-old St. Paul man who was hit with two felony terroristic threats charges for allegedly pointing an AK-47 at his daughter and threatening his wife during an argument about the girl's grades.We ... More >>
The Minneapolis mayoral race is pretty serious business -- unless you're Jeff Wagner, of course.SEE ALSO: Sign on St. Paul's East Side asks for help finding Mayor Coleman's balls [PHOTO] But over in St. Paul? The city's first and only mayoral forum was more akin to a comedy routine than a serious de ... More >>
How do you sum up the extent of the impact and reach that Heiruspecs has had over the past 16 years? The most influential band to come out of St. Paul Central High School and a cornerstone of the original Minneapolis-St. Paul hip-hop scene, Heiruspecs have come to stand for something beyond the musi ... More >>
Kirill Bartashevitch, 51, faces two felony counts of terroristic threats after pointing an AK-47 at his daughter. He was allegedly upset because she was getting two B's in school instead of straight A's.SEE ALSO: Pine County Sheriff's refusal to enforce new gun regulations has at least one legislati ... More >>
This Saturday at Amsterdam in St. Paul, the newly formed Devin Smith Scholarship Foundation is working to raise money for an endowed scholarship fund to provide some extra help for graduates of St. Paul Central High with creative talent. The "Touch The Sun" show features Heiruspecs and Aaron and the ... More >>
Fans got out of control at St. Paul Central H.S. last night.Somewhere between 50 and 60 fans at St. Paul Central High School's match against Como Park High School got into a massive brawl outside the Central stadium last night. And you thought hooligans were just part of the European soccer ... More >>
Gordon Parks "once took a ride tailed by the cops with some young L.A. [Black] Panthers with guns in their laps," writes Greg Tate in today's Village Voice obituary. "One asked him if he would still choose the camera over the gun, as he'd declared in his 1967 memoir, A Choice of Weapons. Parks reite ... More >>
They write their own songs. They play their own instruments. For 19 years, they've stuck together. The rise and fall -- and rise -- of St. Paul's greatest R&B band, Mint Condition.
The untold story of local hip hop: 1981 to 1996
Native Minnesotan filmmaker Katie Koskenmaki turns Vermont into the scary "Minnesota" of "The Windigo"
Computer wizards leave their bedrooms, rappers reach the stage, and the Mason Jennings Band creates the bar buzz of the decade. In the ninth annual City Pages New Music Poll, 60 local music fans pick the bands that made the biggest noise.
A week on the inside with the students and teachers of Wayzata High and St. Paul Central.