Local Frames is a weekly column spotlighting the best new music videos featuring musicians and directors with Minnesota ties. We've got a bunch of fantastic new videos in this week's installment of Local Frames, leading off with the provocative and playful new clip from Caroline Smith. This edition ... More >>
Local Frames is a weekly column spotlighting the best new music videos featuring musicians and directors with Minnesota ties. This week we get things going with a mildly disturbing album teaser from Poliça to promote their forthcoming record, Shulamith. We're also featuring a newly discovered gem ... More >>
You expect to find hipsters, artists, students, and all sorts of interesting folks up in Northeast... but Nazis?:::: UPDATES ::::-- Northeast Nazi's neighbor has a big sign outside his house that says, "FUCK" [PHOTO]-- Northeast Nazi: Top 10 tweets According to a fascinating report by the Associated ... More >>
Bill Morrison's approach to film is much like most modern day composers or musicians. With primarily discarded archival footage as his main axe, his visual storytelling resembles sample-based music. Often the origins of his source material become greatly obscured by the final expression in his work. ... More >>
Related:Prince is 54 today: Some required reading The legacy and longevity of Prince's landmark album, Purple Rain, will forever be preserved thanks to the recent efforts of the National Recording Registry of the Library of Congress. And now we can all celebrate the 28th anniversary of the release ... More >>
No matter how well (or poorly) you think Prince and the Revolution's Purple Rain has aged over the years, the Library Of Congress has just seen to it that the Purple One's seminal 1984 album will live on forever. Purple Rain, along with 24 other recordings, has just been selected for induction i ... More >>
Lucky number 700. Election week has us all on the edge of our seats. Ease the tension with Blue Plate's Election Day discounts, celebratory taps at Muddy Pig, and Mississippi Market meat samples this Week in Food. Monday 11/1 Forget the ATM, you've got this. Bryant Lake Bowl's Cheap Date Nite ... More >>
www.mormon.orgDo you know Mormons?Know a Mormon yet? The Mormon church's PR campaign has hit Minneapolis, in the form of a bunch of TV spots of normal folk who talk about their cool lives--and then casually mention "I'm a Mormon."
"I don't have substantive bills that I have passed. I would love to," she says.
Check out a video of the jazz legend back in his heyday.
What 25 songs would America take to a desert island?
CP goes to Duluth to see what kind of brave souls partake of winter boarding
Revered, rarely seen South Central-set 'Killer of Sheep' gets its theatrical due
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
From our email (arriving too late for publication), here's a press release for a Tuesday event that's probably a lot more interesting than it sounds: 'LIBRARIAN OF CONGRESS JAMES H. BILLINGTON AND BARITONE THOMAS HAMPSON CELEBRATE "CREATIVITY ACROSS AMERICA" WITH 11-CITY CONCERT TOUR. The internati ... More >>
The bad news first: a new film based on Charles Bukowski's Factotum, which was shot around town and even guest-stars a City Pages writer, has been dropped by its theatrical distributor right before its American premiere.
Film archivist Matt Bakkom's 'search and rescue' operation saves the life of 16mm
Listening to John Prine at the mouth of a freeway
Is there no one in Minnesota who can handle the job?
Q: What's a rabbit without a foot? A: The art of CSA design
James "Brazen Bull" Nora wanted his daughter to publish his collection of poetry on mid-list press. She refused. Now, both are engaged in a stubborn legal showdown.
New royalties proposed by the music industry threaten to kill independent Internet radio
Searching for the beginnings of the self and the end of the world in 100,000 cast-off books
Barbara Sibley's all-encompassing love of music has inspired her to sacrifice her time, her blood, and a whole lot of shelf space. A look at record collecting as a metaphor for life--and life as a metaphor for record collecting.
In a new documentary, Minneapolitan Craig Rice illuminates the prolific artistry of Gordon Parks
Larry Long overturns the "great man" theory of traditional music, one folk at a time
A local literary journal provides a haven for writing on the Arab-American experience
Danny Buraczeski has choreographed a surprising journey from the coal country of pennsylvania to a successful dance career.
For 26 years Hennepin County's head cataloger led the charge for libraries of, by, and for the people. When he took aim at a new target this spring, his boss fired back.
The Hennepin County library system just wanted good clean fun on its CD rack. What it got was a free-speech debate that won't quit.
After a hardscrabble life in the Depression, Gordon Parks picked up a camera instead of a gun. But as a massive retrospective of his work reveals, his sympathies have often remained with those who went the other way.
Business as Usual at the Minneapolis City Hall
Makers who mattered in 1995