• Blogs

    July 28, 2014

    Overheard at the Gathering of the Juggalos 2014: The best quotations

    Another Gathering of the Juggalos has come and gone, and with it thousands of face-painted, fun-loving freaks and misfits to and from the event's first year in Thornville, Ohio. While the move from the deep wilderness of Cave-In-Rock, Illinois, to this year's decidedly more inhabited location did ma ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 5, 2012

    Legs McNeil on Joey Ramone, punk in 2012, and not trusting music critics

    Legs McNeil is a legendary rock music historian, author and journalist. He co-founded and wrote for Punk Magazine back in the mid-'70s, is a former senior editor for Spin, and founder/editor of Nerve magazine in 1992. He is renowned as co-author of Please Kill Me: the Uncensored Oral History of Pu ... More >>

  • Arts

    July 18, 2012

    Angels in America: Millennium Approaches

    Theater Coup D'etat wrestles with Tony Kushner’s gay-identity epic

  • Blogs

    February 2, 2012

    Cass McCombs Band at the Entry, 02/01/12

    ​Cass McCombs BandWith Frank Fairfield7th St. Entry, MinneapolisWednesday, February 1, 2012In a torn flannel shirt over a henley, comfortably worn jeans, and Dr. Marten boots, Cass McCombs looks a lot like a mechanic lately. (Or Eddie Vedder, circa. 1991.) But it's an appropriate guise for a man c ... More >>

  • Arts

    June 8, 2011

    Spotlight: That Face

    20% Theatre Company at the Minneapolis Theater Garage

  • Music

    July 8, 2009
  • Calendar

    July 8, 2009
  • Music

    July 23, 2008
  • Music

    January 16, 2008


    The Songs We Can't Escape

  • Movies

    October 4, 2006

    Bait and Switch

    'Departed' hero of the Hong Kong new wave returns the compliment

  • Arts

    August 23, 2006

    Before the Sixties were the Sixties

    Business as usual ain't like it used to be

  • Movies

    June 14, 2006

    Near Death

    A Romanian movie comes close to the essence of mortality

  • News

    March 1, 2006

    High Crimes

    Daniel Otto and his girlfriend just wanted to get loaded one summer night. Neither of them imagined that she would wind up dead and he would be charged with murder.

  • News

    October 16, 2002

    Paxil is Forever

    doctor please, some more of these

  • Music

    July 31, 2002

    Don't Speak

    The Stratford 4's lyrics prove the virtues of the instrumental

  • Music

    August 29, 2001
  • Arts

    August 8, 2001

    What a Feeling

    An Oak Street retrospective pulls us back to the flashy days of Eighties cinema

  • Arts

    March 21, 2001

    Second Coming

    With divine performances and kooky cosmology, the second part of Angels in America descends on the Pillsbury House Theatre

  • Books

    December 20, 2000

    Tinsel Town

    Merry materialist Karal Ann Marling unwraps a century of loot and lore

  • News

    October 25, 2000

    Sick and Tired

    A tragic accident, underpaid, overworked personal-care attendants, and one pissed-off patient

  • News

    September 13, 2000
  • Books

    April 5, 2000
  • Arts

    March 1, 2000

    A Century of Suffering

    Revisiting the AIDS crisis with Angels in America; remembering Anne Frank as a universal optimist

  • Restaurants

    December 15, 1999
  • Arts

    August 5, 1998

    Into the Mix

    Rock as dance music. Dance music as rock.

  • Feature

    January 21, 1998

    The Other White Meat

    Cartoonist Max Cannon documents the fallen Ozzies and Harriets with a tasteless bonhomie.

  • Arts

    November 5, 1997

    Final Curtains

    It's All Right, Ma (We're Only Kissing): Michael Schurter and Matthew G. Anderson in Angels in America, Part One.

  • News

    October 8, 1997

    Mother Superior

    The terrible compassion of Mary Jo Copeland.

  • News

    July 16, 1997

    What Makes Barbara Run

    Would-be-mayor Barbara Carlson means to make Minneapolis everything she has always imagined it to be.

  • Movies

    December 6, 1995

    Holing Up for the Holidays

    A critic's guide to getting away from the multiplexes.