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    October 20, 2014

    Iggy Azalea at TCF Bank Stadium, 10/17/14

    Iggy Azaleawith Walk The MoonTCF Bank Stadium, MinneapolisFriday, October 17, 2014One strange thing about an Iggy Azalea concert is that while it pulls from hip-hop, it also skips blithely past it. At its essence, Australian rap sensation puts on a pop concert, grabbing genre tropes to toy with alo ... More >>

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    August 6, 2014

    The 10 best punk rock movies

    Punk rock has been a part of cinema ever since the music was created in places like Los Angeles, New York, and London in the mid to late '70s. Aside from the music, either live or on record, the big screen provided another medium to convey what punk truly stands for: not giving a fuck what anyone el ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 14, 2012

    Prof brags incessantly with Yelawolf on "New Kid"

    See Also:First Listen: Prof, 'King Gampo' (Free Download)Prof channels his inner Timberlake in "Need Your Love" videoRibald local rapper Prof is sounding more like Rick Ross every day. No, he hasn't added that "woof" noise Rozay makes on the reg, but he's got the gift of amusing hyperbole on a fresh ... More >>

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    August 4, 2012

    Best of Lollapalooza 2012, day one: Afghan Whigs, Die Antwoord, and more

    See Also:Ten things your Lollapalooza outfit says about youBlack Sabbath at Lollapalooza, 8/3/12M83 at Lollapalooza, 8/3/12The first of three days of music in the hot cauldron of Grant Park in Chicago is now one for the history books. Black Sabbath (or at least three-quarters of them) got back toget ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 9, 2012

    Is Wiz Khalifa as "raunchy" as a Star Tribune writer says?

    Related:Up in the air: How Minneapolis became a flyover city for major rap artistsKiss, Motley Crue lead Minnesota State Fair 2012 offeringsStar Tribune published two stories Tuesday detailing the Minnesota State Fair's latest Grandstand additions, but one would've been plenty. A couple hours after ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 27, 2012

    Vanilla Ice and Kevin Garnett visit Timberwolves on Friday

    ​A couple blasts from the past will be in town this week as the Minnesota Timberwolves play host to the Boston Celtics (featuring our old "buddy" Kevin Garnett) and '90s pop superstar Vanilla Ice. The rapper will perform at halftime of Friday's contest at Target Center.Although "Ice Ice Baby" is n ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 5, 2011

    5 worst rap songs of 2011

    ​Is it safe to say the hip-hop's current era of triumphantism is officially over? Does anyone really troll R&B/rap stations expecting to be challenged in any way? The answer to the first question is a resounding yes; the answer to the second is a booming no. There's no way around the fact that ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 9, 2011

    Joan's in the Park to open next week in Highland Park

    Joan's in the Park​Two local restaurant veterans, Joan Schmitt and Susan Dunlop, whose resumes include Morton's the Steakhouse, Tria, and the Capital Grille, among others, plan to open Joan's in the Park next Wednesday, September 14, at 631 Snelling Avenue in St. Paul.

  • News

    August 31, 2011

    Bon Iver isn't afraid to be beautiful

    Justin Vernon is headed for the mainstream with his new LP

  • Blogs

    July 27, 2011

    Banned from MTV: 10 videos that got the axe

    ​It's been nearly 30 years since MTV launched by airing footage of the Apollo 11 landing and the video for the Buggles' "Video Killed a Radio Star" at 12:01 a.m. on August 1, 1981. Though it was founded with the intent of streaming music videos 24 hours a day, the station quickly became a tool for ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 24, 2011

    Vanilla Ice is back, this time as a house-flipping real estate expert

    ​Once upon a time, candy rapper Vanilla Ice was known to rock a house or two - or at least the recreation-center 13th birthday parties of herbs who didn't know any better. Today, Vanilla Ice would like to teach you, real-estate newbie, how to cold rock a couple houses, or maybe a fuck-load of hous ... More >>

  • Restaurants

    June 1, 2011

    Modern Times brings bright boho vibe to south Minneapolis

    Menu is veggie-heavy, but who can forget those bacon pancakes?

  • Blogs

    April 21, 2011

    First look: Modern Times Cafe

    Courtesy of Modern Times Facebook​As we reported earlier this month, Modern Times Cafe, a new addition to south Minneapolis's food and coffee options, opened with plans to offer an affordable menu friendly to vegans, vegetarians, and carnivores alike. Does the restaurant deliver? The Hot Dish ... More >>

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    April 13, 2011
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    April 13, 2011
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    February 17, 2011

    Dr. Dre: An abridged history in honor of Dre Day

    ​Dre Day, our annual bluntsmoked, brass monkeyed, and ingeniously tended get-down in honor of the one and only, was started by the local design firm Burlesque of North America nine years ago Saturday, when those multi-disciplinarians were banded around Life Sucks Die Magazine. And for all the ridi ... More >>

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    December 29, 2010
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    February 18, 2009

    Girl Scout leader accused of raping 15-year-old troop member

    Wednesday's five most fascinating stories printed on wood pulp.

  • Blogs

    June 1, 2005

    May I have this lance?

    Summer TV goes on a killing spree If you thought primetime TV couldn't get any worse, this summer's schedule of last-ditch-effort reality shows might be what brings you to an early grave. Tonight, ABC premieres Dancing with the Stars, where couples composed of one D-list "celeb" compete in ballroom ... More >>