The mutual admiration society.When a born-again Christian Republican with presidential ambitions goes on the Christian Broadcasting Network for an interview, the best anyone can hope for is that the swooning doesn't devolve into a drooling, sticky mess.
And in that regard, Tim Pawlenty, and ... More >>
covilha via Flickr.com As the seasons change, so do the types of events happening around town. This weekend we have two different Oktoberfest festivals, a block party (bring an umbrella), and free films.
Who turned the heat off?! Ha ha, just kidding. It's fall now, totally way officially, and you should embrace it and get used to it and probably party, too. Here's some humble suggestions to get your swerve on this weekend.
The James Valentine VFW Post 245, better known in the area nightlife scene as the Uptown VFW, is celebrating its 86th year in business this fall by throwing the first annual fall Lyn/Lake block party. Ten bands will perform on two outdoor stages, including headliners Rogue Valley and touring hip- ... More >>
The Donut Cooperative will open this fall in South MinneapolisThe Donut Cooperative will be celebrating in style Saturday night, with good reason. The group surpassed its fundraising goal of $10,000 earlier this month; it has a space picked out for the new storefront, and its goal is to open this ... More >>
Had my father truly loved me, he would have forced Davy Jones to marry me at gunpoint. Today, I've got love on my mind. Is it because I've been invited to a wedding every goddamned weekend the month of July, and so love has been striking in the form of RSVP cards, Target gift registries, swea ... More >>
This weekend put on your kilt and head North to Farmington to celebrate all things Scottish at the 7th Annual Minnesota Scottish Fair. There will be shepherding, bagpipes a-piping, and a Celtic parade, not to mention Scottish eggs, and haggis. There is also a family tent, with lots of fun ... More >>
(Pictured: A still from Dust La Rock's work in "Scion Installation 6: Video") This week we've got a video installation show at Pink Hobo, Mill City Farmers' Market, and Cinco de Mayo on Cesar Chavez Street.
Poster design by Kindra MurpheyOne of the best, longest-running vinyl record shows in town takes over the VFW on Lyndale Avenue tomorrow from 9-4, admission is $3. The show is always a great opportunity to run into local record store owners, collectors, and friends in the music scene. And for a t ... More >>
As the Retailing Behemoth Prepares to Open Its First Store in the Twin Cities Metro, Neighborhoods and Workers Brace Themselves for the Wal-Mart Treatment: Low Wages, Union Busting, and a Big, Friendly Smile