Not long after 5 p.m. on Wednesday, a crowd of people, many of them in orange hats stamped with the slogan "Unlock Our Future," marched one block from the front of the Wells Fargo Home Mortgage building to the 26th St. I-35W bridge.It was rush hour, and behind them, cars on the three-lane street sta ... More >>
At 6 a.m. this morning, the 2,000 security officers of the local Service Employees International Union declared a one-day strike, and began marching outside the Wells Fargo Center in downtown Minneapolis.See Also:
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What do you do to promote a tour of aging boy bands while still trying to titillate a fan base that has grown older right along with the past-their-prime groups? In the case of the upcoming New Kids on the Block (NKOTB), 98 Degrees, and Boyz II Men joint jaunt through the U.S., you call it "The Pack ... More >>
Never break the chain, folks. After a three-year break, Fleetwood Mac is heading back out on the road for a 34-city tour. Between April 4 and June 12, much of the U.S. and Canada will receive visits from the British-American pop-rock legends.Fleetwood Mac Live 2013 isn't tied to a new release, but t ... More >>
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Related:Justin Bieber's snake finds home at Owatonna Zoo (PHOTOS)The Justin Bieber experience is headed back to the Twin Cities in October. The Biebs just announced a fresh North American tour, and it includes about three months of dates beginning in late September, and continuing through most of Ja ... More >>
Prog rock pioneers Rush head out on the road this year in support of their 20th(!) album, Clockwork Angels. Their North American tour runs between early September and early December, and includes a stop at Target Center in the early going.The song to justify this never-ending touring, recording, and ... More >>
Aerosmith will begin its 18-date summer tour this June at Target Center. Dubbed the Global Warming tour, the seminal Boston band will bring Cheap Trick along for the North American dates that carry between mid-June and early August."The old Aerosmith is back with a new vengeance and we will kick ... More >>
There was absolutely zero chance that Madonna wasn't going to capitalize on her Super Bowl appearance this past weekend. Although it's unlikely that Madge will be able to pack M.I.A. (and her itchy middle finger), Nicki Minaj, and Cee Lo Green in her suitcase for this May-November excursion aroun ... More >>
Classic rock fans of the Twin Cities, are you ready to dance the night away
with Van Halen once again? The legendary arena rock band has reunited
with original frontman David Lee Roth, and are set to reconnect with
their fans in a big way on a massive U.S. tour that finds the
combustible band ... More >>
Protesters decried big bonuses paid to Wells Fargo executivesAbout 40 protesters marched from Occupy MN's "People's Plaza" to the Wells Fargo center this morning to blast the bank.
The protesters were accompanied by Michele Bachmann, John Kline and Erik Paulsen imitators, who stood behind th ... More >>
Even though this is what she wanted, no one looks happy in a mugshot.Yesterday afternoon, in an attempt to escalate the level of confrontation with law enforcement, seven Occupy MN protesters refused to clear the intersection in front of US Bank. Their message was manifold, but the goal was clear ... More >>
These people have actual American money.Occupy Minnesota, now approaching the three-week mark, has released its finances in the name of transparency. As it turns out, the protesters have actually pulled in a decent, five-figured amount -- certainly enough to keep a public protest rolling for a li ... More >>
The original Tent City, in its fleeting glory. On Saturday, ten transparent pup tents sailed a sea of Occupy MN protesters from the South side of the Government Plaza to the North, in open defiance of Sheriff Rich Stanek's ban on structures or tents in the park. Eight conventional camping tents s ... More >>
Cops approach Melissa Hill outside Occupy MN tent building demo.Occupy MN protesters began setting up tents and shelters on the grassy knoll of the Government Plaza this afternoon, with full knowledge that they are defying the orders of the Hennepin County Sheriff.
However, cops approached Melis ... More >>
Protesters are sitting in the middle of the intersection.Roughly 1,000 protesters marched from Peavey Plaza to Wells Fargo this afternoon in an attempt to storm the Wells Fargo Center lobby.But when they arrived they found the doors to the bank were locked with Minneapolis police guarding all ent ... More >>
Cheryl Downey and Malcolm LeFever want Wells Fargo to let them occupy their home of nearly 20 years.On Friday afternoon, protesters from local labor organizations will join with Occupy MN activists to march from Peavey Plaza to the Wells Fargo Center. The march has been dubbed the "Don't Foreclos ... More >>
This week, Minneapolis will be witness to a confluence of local protest entities, starting today at 11 a.m., when organizers from TakeAction Minnesota will converge at the Government Plaza and try to woo Occupy MN participants into following them in a march to the Wells Fargo Center.
It probabl ... More >>
At the conclusion of a summer that will have seen nearly every major touring pop act stop through the Twin Cities, two of the most omnipresent forces in hip hop will cap things off on October 8 when Jay-Z and Kanye West bring their tour to the Target Center in Minneapolis. In a coy avoidance of t ... More >>
Reclusive singer Sade is slowly revealing all of the dates for her forthcoming tour, and today she announced via Facebook that she will stop in Minneapolis on Tuesday, August 9 for a show at the Target Center with opener John Legend.