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    October 8, 2014

    The Kids Are All Right: Stereo Confession

    Stereo Confession | 7th Street Entry | Sunday, October 12 Burgeoning Minneapolis garage rock band Stereo Confession caught our attention with their infectiously catchy single, "Video Games." The group has since signed to local label Susstones, and is set to throw a stacked record release party for t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 23, 2013

    A brief rundown of the bonkers TLC movie

    [Editor's Note: In his new column, award-winning goofball Shea Serrano writes about his life and times. Better put on your shoes because your socks are about to be blown off.] On Monday night I watched the movie about TLC, the most important all-girl rap group of all-time. It came on VH1. I was exc ... More >>

  • Music

    October 16, 2013

    Picked to Click 2013

    The 23rd installment of Picked to Click, or when the rappers took over

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    October 15, 2013

    Picked to Click 2013: #1. Lizzo

    #1. Lizzo: 87 points"I'm so glad you ain't asked a question about being a woman in hip-hop," says Lizzo midway through a conversation with City Pages. That makes a whole music scene of us. Everything you need to know on that topic is addressed on her debut full-length, Lizzobangers. "I ain't your h ... More >>

  • News

    August 28, 2013

    Legendary tornado chaser Tim Samaras's last ride

    Tracking the chaser's final quest in El Reno, Oklahoma

  • News

    October 10, 2012

    The 10 Most Corrupt Tax Loopholes

    If Mitt Romney won't tell you which ones need to be closed, we will

  • Blogs

    June 26, 2012

    The Duluth floods drowned my record collection

    By Andrew OlsonRelated:Duluth flood updates: Low, Charlie Parr, & Trampled by TurtlesOver the past few years, I restored my basement into a great "man cave" of a music room. Sure, basements in Duluth have a reputation for dampness, but I thought I could beat Mother Nature. That is, until the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 30, 2012

    St. Paul man tied to extortion plot targeting coed who left homemade porn on her stolen laptop

    Demonte Latimore, a St. Paul resident and six-time felon, was caught red-handed in an attempt to extort a 20-year-old Ohio State student who left nude photos of herself and sex videos with her boyfriend on her stolen laptop.In February, police were looking for Latimore, 24, after he was connected wi ... More >>

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    January 12, 2011
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    August 13, 2010

    Brother Ali, Britstock: Freeloader Friday

    Gloria's Lobotomy by Rudy Fig​There's never a week in the Twin Cities without great free stuff to do. This week's hot happenings include an incredible lineup at the Pizza Luce Block Party (Brother Ali! Dessa! Pink Mink!), sugary sweet art by Rudy Fig and Jeff Warner over at the Gallery at Fox Tax, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 9, 2010

    Koua Fong Lee sudden acceleration case makes NBC Nightly News

    Koua Fong Lee always claimed he tried to brake but couldn't stop the Toyota's sudden accereration.​NBC Nightly News picked up Joe Fryer's story from KARE-11 and broadcast it to a national audience Friday.It's easy to see why: The footage of Koua Fong Lee with his wife, talking about how his childr ... More >>

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    August 4, 2010
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    July 21, 2010
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    June 18, 2010

    Twin Cities theater: weekend rundown June 18-20

    Michal DanielPutting our best men on it: Steven Epp and Bradley Greenwald in "Irma Vep"​​ The nirvana of the front-porch/back-deck, cool-drink-in-hand state of mind is certainly exerting its pull right now in these climes. But there's still plenty of time for culture (and you need something to t ... More >>

  • Arts

    June 16, 2010
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    June 10, 2010

    Brave New Workshop's "Toyota!" unsafe at any speed

    Comedy shouldn't put on the brakes: The Brave New Workshop​I'm heading over tonight to catch Toyota! The Runaway Musical Hit! at the Brave New Workshop (currently the record-holder for most exclamation points in a local show title). To get in the mood, I rang up the BNW's Katy McEwen and asked her ... More >>

  • News

    April 28, 2010

    The Crucifixion of Juarez

    On the front line of the U.S. war on drugs, a Mexican city bleeds to death

  • Blogs

    May 9, 2009

    De La Soul, Nike, and corporate everything

    My favorite music right now is the new album by De La Soul, Are You In?: Nike Original Run--a new take on rap-rock-techno in 45 bracing minutes, with production by Detroit's Young RJ and Chicago duo Flosstradamus, with the latter mixing the results into one continuous track.This is also De La's fir ... More >>

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    March 4, 2009
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    December 3, 2008
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    November 18, 2008

    Will the Minn. delegation support the auto bailout?

    General Motors, Ford and Chrysler (known as Detroit's Big Three) are begging Congress for a $25 billion government rescue as the auto industry spu ... More >>

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    April 17, 2008
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    October 24, 2007

    The Death of Father Kaiser

    Was it a Kenyan assassin who killed the Minnesota-reared missionary—or was it madness? Seven years later, the verdict is in.

  • Blogs

    May 16, 2007

    5/16 Morning Communiqué

    Toyota to sell only hybrids by 2020, a fossilized skull suggests human ancestors had "pea brains," Star Trek's Data inducted ... More >>

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    May 16, 2007
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    April 18, 2007

    Who Needs the Hassle? This Guy.

    Al Milgrom celebrated his inaugural film festival by going to jail. It hasn't gotten any easier.

  • Blogs

    February 8, 2007

    2/8 Morning Communiqué

    Ford to rename slow-selling car "Taurus," FEMA wants a lot of their Katrina money back, a dating service for rural Americans, the ... More >>

  • Unknown

    November 15, 2006
  • Music

    October 26, 2005

    King Richard I

    A conversation with DJ/Producer Richie Hawtin

  • News

    August 3, 2005

    Sprawl Of The Wild

    Baxterization, beaten paths, and the great riparian land rush of northern Minnesota

  • Music

    May 25, 2005

    Hot Android Action

    Turning on to Digitata's blippity ballads

  • Blogs

    April 5, 2005

    Fisher Hooks

    There are some good tunes on the forthcoming album by cheese-pop craftspeople and Toyota jingle-ists Fisher. I'll do an "I'm In Love with That Song" on 'em soon.

  • Columns

    September 24, 2003

    A Hummer Changes Everything

    Test-driving the SUV for bad people

  • Columns

    September 10, 2003

    Into the Maw

    Tonight he's gonna party like it's 19-oh-never-mind.

  • Arts

    September 18, 2002

    Double Your Pleasure, Double Your Fun

    Audiences chew on a film-fest twofer: Central Standard's indie films and Sound Unseen's musical movies

  • Arts

    July 18, 2001

    The Canvasser

    Community activist Cy Thao plans to tell the story of the Hmong people in a series of 50 paintings--and may one day speak for them in elected office

  • News

    December 20, 2000

    Better Days

    They went through hell in Mogadishu. But for 17-year-old Mohamed Abdullahi and other Somali immigrants, in Minneapolis it's still an uphill climb.

  • Books

    January 5, 2000

    Brought to You By

    We interrupt this class for some important messages

  • News

    September 22, 1999

    The field. The fire. The fight.

    A massive police raid, dozens of arrests, and a fleet of bulldozers later, the call to stop Highway 55 turns into the longest-running urban occupation in state history

  • News

    July 7, 1999

    Life Sentences

    Teaching Minnesota's student prisoners reveals the power of the pen

  • Books

    April 21, 1999

    Ground Troops

    From its South Minneapolis headquarters, the American Refugee Committee sorts out the logistics of relief

  • Sports

    December 2, 1998

    Steal this Ad

    The revolution won't be televised--but it will be advertised

  • News

    August 12, 1998

    Silent Scream

    A series of teen rapes shocks local Hmong parents into confronting a new culture: their children.

  • Feature

    July 1, 1998

    Hi-Dee-Ho NYC

    Miss Richfield 1981 makes her debut in the Big Apple

  • Books

    March 11, 1998
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    September 3, 1997

    Party Poopers

    It's Candidates vs. delegates: Who's milking who in the DFL endorsement process?

  • News

    July 9, 1997

    Officer Down

    Typically, prosecutors would be all over a case involving someone suspected of trying to run down a cop

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    August 7, 1996