Shadow Horse brings a clown on the road to hell to Nimbus Theatre
Local Frames is a weekly column spotlighting the best new music videos featuring musicians and directors with Minnesota ties. Maria Isa gets things started this week with a fresh new video. New clips are here also from Bob Mould, Trampled By Turtles, What Tyrants, the Cavalier Crooks, Suzie, and a ... More >>
Ben Wendel has earned international success and awards as a performer, composer, producer and even conductor. He is a founding member of the Grammy-nominated jazz-rock group Kneebody in which he plays saxophone, and he is one of the very few well-known bassoonists outside of the classical realm -- a ... More >>
Director Danny Boyle's latest falls in line with his signature on-screen chaos
Elisabeth Moss as Robin Griffin in Sundance's Top of the Lake.
From horror and documentaries to indies and comedies, this year will be big in film
A 36-year-old man arrested in a University of Minnesota neighborhood earlier this week was high on meth when he stabbed an acquaintance in the head and neck with a pocket knife, then chased him down the street, according to charges filed Wednesday. See Also: Naked man suspected in stabbing near U o ... More >>
A guide to a picture-perfect summer
The game is won on the field. Some bits of advice are impossible to follow to fruition. "The game is won on the field, Mallman." This is the kind of hodge-podge rhetoric that makes so much sense, you end up feeling like shit about yourself because you can never live up to it. Life is not won. If ... More >>
Green Mill-related franchise opens downtown
Photo By Stacy SchwartzThe LemonheadsOctober 22, 2011First AvenueOne of the last things you want to have happen before a notoriously temperamental rock star takes the stage is for his opening band to not show up. Thankfully, in the case of Saturday night's highly enjoyable set by the Lemonhead ... More >>
All good music resembles something. Good music stirs by its mysterious resemblance to the objects and feelings which motivated it."-Jean Cocteau
There's always something incredible about a tour homecoming show: The band rides into town high on the momentum of playing every day for a month straight, executing their set with the precision of a road-tested act. It's a phenomenon that Doomtree's Sims knows well, having toured the U.S. with bo ... More >>
This weekend twins, triplets, quads, and their families will make a pilgrimage to Twinsburg, Ohio for the Twins Days Festival. In deference to this celebration of multiples, we've put together a list of some of the most memorable twins. Some are famous because they're beautiful, others for th ... More >>
JawsThe biggest little theater in repertory films, the 50-seat Trylon microcinema, has announced its summer schedule, an eclectic mix of 32 mostly light but hugely entertaining classic movies. The lineup: Steven Spielberg: Father of the Blockbuster: Depending on your point of view, he either re ... More >>
While the vaunted blogosphere fiddles over the injustice suffered by one of its own, here's word from one of the Star Tribune's actual reporters about the fate of his colleagues.
A congressman returns DeLay PAC money, the Danish Air Force compensates a part-time Santa over a dead reindeer, Brian Wilson on your phone, the Minnesota blog of the day, and more...