Late last week, a reader sent City Pages a photo showing men dressed in German SS uniforms seated in the main dining room of northeast Minneapolis restaurant Gasthof Zur Gemutlichkeit surrounded by Nazi flags. The source, who wishes to remain anonymous, had himself received the photo from a friend, ... More >>
Makes No Sense At All captures the visions, ramblings, and memories of Chris Strouth, a Twin Cities-bred master of music, film, and everything else.Vampire Weekend is an anomaly. A band that's as popular amongst the hipsters as it is the straights. It's one of the only bands that works at both Ame ... More >>
The perennial worst director is gunning for the bastards -- and respect
The creators of South Park and Avenue Q team up for an irreverent Broadway hit worth the hype
Howdy! My name is Peter Michael Miller and I play in a band called, We Are the Willows. I've been touring and playing music under said band name for years now, and the "band" has always been somewhat of a rotating cast of musicians. Within the last year or so the band has done less rotating and w ... More >>
A guide to a picture-perfect summer
Ridley Scott space epic has plenty of horror but too much philosophy
LeVar Burton hosted Reading Rainbow from the early 1980s to the mid 2000s. Earlier this spring, Burton -- who you may also remember as Geordi La Forge from Star Trek: The Next Generation and its associated films -- announced the impending return of the pioneering bonkers-for-books chi ... More >>
Related:Minneapolis music scene named second-best in the U.S.Minnesotans need to remember to exhale sometimes -- especially fresh on the heels of being ranked as the number two music scene in the country. Shouldn't it be enough to simply enjoy a rich history of quality musicians blossoming from f ... More >>
Related:Top 20 best Minnesota musicians: #20-11Minneapolis music scene named second-best in the U.S.10. Babes in ToylandOrigin: Minneapolis | Active: 1987-2001 | Songs: "Bruise Violet" and "Sweet 69" Kat Bjelland is one of the nastiest female vocalists, period. Although the woman who adeptl ... More >>
Photo by Nikki MillerDave King Trucking Company January 15, 2011 Loring Theater, Minneapolis Saturday night, the Dave King Trucking Company not only inaugurated the Loring Theater's return to its roots of cinema, theater, music and variety performances, but also taught us what that one reall ... More >>
Mitch GeradsIf you've ever been to a comics convention, you probably have a good idea as what to expect from the 23rd annual installation of the Midwest Comic Book Association's gathering, FallCon. And sure, it's a good opportunity to pick up some collectible geek swag, gawk at fan-made costumes, ... More >>
Brothers say they're like "two strong magnets"
The local rap crew is preparing for a big show this weekend in Dinkytown.
Be inspired by everything from an anime festival to a film noir microcinema
Harry, Hermoine, and Ron Weasley are all grown up
Is it just beer goggles, or does the Nordeast Bulldog have the best bar food ever?
It's the world's largest music and movies superstore, and everything in it is free—and illegal. Every month, some five billion illegal downloads are passed around the internet, and the entertainment industry sues several hundred people. CP writer St
The revived Town Talk redefines the diner, with Champagne and fancy glassware for all
The lush wonders of Bill Daley's illustration gallery
What do you do after writing the most popular leftist mindscrew of the decade? A sequel.
Fischerspooner swallow the rotting artifacts of punk and new wave
For Budd Rugg the world is one big unrequited crush
The coolest toys of the 1970s return to our universe
The Minneapolis/St. Paul International Film Festival's Middle Week Has Hits, Sleepers, and Snoozers
Medea Bali gives a kecak kick to Euripides' shtick
Two big names bring passion and star power to the Guthrie's Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
Seeking enlightenment in a rented ballroom with an evangelist and two dozen Klingons
Minnesota's own Dr. Demento talks about corporate radio, the Meat Puppets, and 30 years of weird records
The National Writers Union won a landmark decision on behalf of freelancers. Or did it?
Three debut collections of short stories question our terms of endearment
Family Guy's madcap suburban Dada slips on more serious subjects
Spirits do Mr. Sandman's work at the Illusion Theater; the Minnesota Opera's Otello rages on
With her complicated hero, Miles Vorkosigan, Minnesota science-fiction writer Lois Bujold leads an expedition into inner space
Camera man Chuck Smith makes the most of each waking hour
From Buck Privates to The Bank Dick, 10 vintage comedies show off a studio's Universal appeal.
How five loudmouth newsies built an information dynasty.
The view from here to Scotland, Hong Kong, and Fargo