As part of a forthcoming City Pages story about Numero Group's excellent collection of Twin Cities funk and R&B, Purple Snow: Forecasting the Minneapolis Sound, Gimme Noise spoke to André Cymone.The pioneering artist was one of the earliest breakout stars of the scene, and has become a successf ... More >>
Photo by Erik HessTapes 'n Tapes' Josh Grier never wanted to be your weekend lover.One of the surprises of the Current's 7th Birthday festivities at First Avenue this past weekend was undeniably Tapes 'n Tapes' climactic cover of Prince's epic hit "Purple Rain." Our Gimme Noise correspondent call ... More >>
Longtime comedian speaks to City Pages before his Mystic gig
A man and a woman spooning in "Nine 1/2 Weeks"Food lovers call it "food porn"--those mouthwatering pictures of meals that are so enticing they can make eating seem like a sexual experience. Those two primal urges--food and sex--have been linked probably since Eve took her first bite of the ap ... More >>
Ladies--don't waste your panties on Rod. You're at your sexual peaks. Hit a downtown bar, find yourself a 20-something honey and be some young boy's Maggie May.
Here are the week's best releases from the pop-culture universe:
Frank revives a labor cry, 'The Cradle Will Rock'; 'Urinetown' whizzes through town
The old, the tired, the rejuvenated, and the dead
New royalties proposed by the music industry threaten to kill independent Internet radio
The idea of Harrington getting his fans to kiss him mid-performance is somewhat disquieting. Tom Jones he's not.
Chicago Jazz diva Patricia Barber ventures beyond her back yard
Hennepin County Housing Court was set up to resolve disputes between landlords and tenants. So why do the landlords keep winning?
Five new CDs resurrect and redefine the role of diva
Prime Product Placement: Reebok smells like Thorsten Veblen in a spot from the British Television Advertising Awards at Walker Art Center.
Tim Burton's Mars Attacks! throws a cream pie in the face of our independence.