Like most of it's traditions of which Sweden has many, Death Metal is a pervasively dark and sorrow-driven force in the the country's music history. With many brands of heaviness in it's ranks the band Ghost (or Ghost B.C. as they are known stateside) stand out as one that seemingly came from out of ... More >>
MuseWith Dead SaraTarget Center, MinneapolisThursday, March 7, 2013When it came time for the finale last night at Target Center, Muse didn't leave anything to chance. Well, scratch that -- maybe a little bit: The high-definition LED screens that wrapped around the stage suddenly transformed into a g ... More >>
See Also:Other Lives and Halloween, Alaska at 7th Street Entry, 02/06/12Halloween, Alaska remixed by Lazerbeak, Bon Iver's S. CareySummer may still be in full swing here in Minnesota, but in Sweden the dog days will soon be drawing to a close, leading to cooler, longer nights. Kräftskiva is a tradi ... More >>
We just received word that Prince will be joining the lineup for this summer's Way Out West festival in Gothenburg, Sweden, which already includes -- wait for it -- Kanye West, Pulp, Robyn, Fleet Foxes, Janelle Monae, Wiz Khalifa, the Jayhawks, Explosions In The Sky, James Blake, oh my god, where ... More >>
Who in their right mind would drive 90 miles for a pizza? The expense! The time! The carbon emissions! There's probably a pizza joint two blocks from your house! And yet, right-minded people seem willing to drive to Stockholm, Wisconsin, from all over the Midwest, just to have a pizza at A to ... More >>
The pie that will ruin your lifeStanding at the counter of the cute little Stockholm Pie Company in the cute little town of Stockholm, Wisconsin, you may not be aware that you've walked into a den of iniquity. The apple-cheeked proprietor asks you in a suspiciously friendly manner what kind of pi ... More >>
Clueless.For all her ability to gin up fans via social media on the Internet, Michele Bachmann really does seem clueless when it comes to the inner workings of the information superhighway.
Take her call today for the resignation of Eric Holder as U.S. Attorney General. In it, she castigates ... More >>
Great River Road Wine TrailWine...with a view.Book a holiday flight for just $20--a wine flight, that is, sampled via vintners along The Great River Road Wine Trail at this weekend's Holiday Food & Wine Festival.
The Great River Road Wine Trail is made up 10 wineries located near the Mississ ... More >>
To understand the band Junip you must first appreciate patience. If I were to suggest the best backdrop for their new album Fields, it might be a traffic jam; it may just settle your nerves and abbreviate your frustration. The most recognizable member of Junip, of course, José González, who len ... More >>
photo by: Jonathan BehmMuse have come a long way from the feisty club band that played the
Quest back in 2004 as if they had a point to make and a country to
conquer. At the Target Center on Tuesday night, it seemed as if the
Teignmouth trio (who are joined by multi-instrumentalist Morgan
Nicholl ... More >>
Explore MinnesotaPlan your trip before the leaves pass peak.Looking for fall color? Explore Minnesota has you covered with 10 recommended drives, or "Rainbow Routes," and a Fall Color map to show you which percentage of the leaves have changed in all areas of the state.
As for where to stop ... More >>
stu_spivack/flickr/Ruby red treats.Yesterday we spoke with Ana Micka, author of The Fresh Girl's Guide to Easy Canning and Preserving, who shared her insights on the art of canning. Today we return to share one of her favorite recipes, Rodbeter --Swedish pickled beets. This recipe uses caraway, c ... More >>
American Swedish InstituteIt's a shame airfare prices have gone a little over-the-top lately. With airlines trying to recover costs from volcanoes erupting and the economy tanking, how could they not? So those dreaming of a summer getaway will have to wait until it won't break the bank to experie ... More >>
Ikea will be happy to see you and your kiddies, too. Do you like furniture from Sweden that is incredibly hard to assemble? Do you have kids who love Swedish meatballs? If you answered "yes" to both of those questions, we have an offer you might not be able to turn down. From now until August 15, ... More >>
Every Monday, we'll show you a photo we've snapped at a local restaurant--it's up to you to guess which one. The first person to answer correctly in the comments (be sure to leave your email address--it won't be visible), will be entered into a pool and periodically we'll draw names and award a few ... More >>
From the City Pages press archivesOur dear friend Joel Bremer, the Minnesota music-loving fiddler from Sweden, posted a couple of amazing old Prince videos on his Facebook page recently. In addition to showing Prince and the Revolution playing "Purple Rain" live at First Avenue, which is already ... More >>