The U.S. Olympic Committee announced the team for this year's winter Olympics yesterday, and it's a doozy: 230 members, the most for any nation in the history of the winter games.The country is amping up for international competition, sure. But the team list also sparks some rivalry between states, ... More >>
Deuce 7 is a different breed of gallery artist. He's too busy to get his picture taken, and he'd rather hop trains across the West. Or head to Vancouver to meet women, or spend an afternoon getting chased around San Francisco by obese pimps or drop DMT in the Mojave desert -- all in a week's time. O ... More >>
Mu Performing Arts dips unevenly into the 1970s while Park Square Theater tries Restoration drama
Why should people care aboot Brother Ali? For one, this exists. After an engaging chat last year with Vancouver interviewer extraordinaire Nardwuar, Ali decided the experience was so fresh he'd write a song about it. Using some of the records that were used as conversation starters and samples from ... More >>
Japandroids with Cadence Weapon7th Street Entry, MinneapolisJuly 3, 2012See Also: Slideshow: Japandroids at 7th St. EntryThere were plenty of reasons for everyone who packed into the Entry last night for the sold-out Japandroids show to celebrate. Not only were we mere hours away from observi ... More >>
For how often St. Vincent comes to town, you'd think she's moving in. For the third second time in the span of four months, Annie Clark is booked to perform in the Twin Cities. This September, she joins ex-Talking Heads mastermind David Byrne on the first date of a joint tour celebrating their forth ... More >>
Trio comes home with Threads
This summer's arena calendar is already filling up, with Taylor Swift, Katy Perry, and Journey coming to the Xcel, plus shows by Usher, Rihanna, Sade, and the aging pop version of Voltron, NKOTBSB, coming to the Target Center. To add to the spectacle, Britney Spears is throwing her hat in the rin ... More >>
Photo by Dan MonickWith their seventh full-length album, The Family Sign, due out April 12, Atmosphere have announced a 21-date 'Family Tour' that will kick off April 20 in Colombus. The tour doesn't include any local dates just yet (the group will complete their five-date loop of the outer areas ... More >>
As the temperature plunges below zero, it can be hard to stay optimistic and remember why on earth we all decided it would be a good idea to live here. But here's something to warm the spirits: Minnesota is so far north that we're practically in Canada, right? So when the Pixies announce a 13-dat ... More >>
NKOTBSB on Ryan Seacrest/Dick Clark's New Year's show.Didn't get enough of the New Kids On the Block and the Backstreet Boys on ABC's New Year's Eve show last weekend? Well, you're in luck: The two groups of pre-Bieber heartthrobs announced they're adding a Target Center tour date on July 15 ... More >>
Many locals are hesitant in buying seafood due to the devastation in the Gulf. The fact is most of the seafood sold in the Twin Cities comes from other places. Still, oysters are getting a particularly bad rap. But not to fear, you can spend the summer eating oysters to your heart's content. Oys ... More >>
"Wet Hair" was dedicated to "anyone who suffered through our show in St. Paul." The spirited song completely erased all memory of that notorious night, and as far as I'm concerned all is forgiven as the band delivered the rousing, coherent set they really should have played back in September.
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You go to war with the military you have, I guess.
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U.S. women's curling team hopes to win big in Vancouver
The Springsteen-loving Jersey boys will play Epic on October 3.
Psssh. It's like THAT?
The very attractive paranoia of Black Mountain
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