Our Warm-Weather Concert Guide
Where can a good comrade go to find caviar in a one-pound tub?
Josip Novakovich's Balkans are a cruel, brutal, rancid place. Ha ha.
These eastern European cafés may tout their crepes, but you'll stay for the old world comfort foods
Polyglot guitarist (and former Bar Mitzvah session man) Tim Sparks pulls a chair up to the rebbe's table
With foreign politics in havoc, Super Furry Animals feel fine
The Minneapolis/St. Paul International Film Festival's Middle Week Has Hits, Sleepers, and Snoozers
Audiences storm the stage. Actors suffer gastrointestinal distress. Backstage confessions of theater gone terribly, terribly wrong.
Once is never enough: Try another tryst with world cinema in week two of the Minneapolis/St. Paul International Film Festival
Uzbek beauties! Swedish peaceniks! Iranian mummies! A guide to the high-wire act otherwise known as the Minneapolis/St. Paul International Film Festival.
Forget free trade with China, privatizing Social Security, and that pesky debate about campaign-finance reform. Here’s everything you really need to know about that gaggle of Minnesotans who are vying for a six-year stint in Washington.
Choreographer Jelena Petrovic satirizes the cult of the self
With The Museum of Unconditional Surrender, Dubravka Ugresic makes an exhibit out of wartime exhaustion
Cabaret Balkan and Black Cat, White Cat explode NATO's vision of Yugoslavia
From its South Minneapolis headquarters, the American Refugee Committee sorts out the logistics of relief
Just when you thought it was safe to go back to the multiplex...
Ninety-three films, three projectors, and the whole wide world
Oak Street's series of '30s-era Chinese films proves again that social turmoil can inspire great cinema
How to answer God's call to feed the world's starving children? Richard Proudfit couldn't figure it out. Then Y2K answered his prayers.
The music industry released 30,000 albums in 1998. You can live without 29,990 of them.
In two story collections, Josip Novakovich and Ken Kalfus offer dispatches from the shifting front lines of human discord
Two historical figures, filmmaker F.W. Murnau and geneticist Gregor Mendel, step out of the past into two new novels
How a Minneapolis consulting trio discovered the "iconogasm," and other tales from the trendspotting business.
The Circus Is in Town: The slapstick troupe of Emir Kusturica's Underground.
Has the artsyplex boom housebroken the independent film? A partisan's manifesto.
The Clinton-sanctioned expansion of NATO stands to cost U.S. taxpayers something over $30 billion--and this to repel a tattered Russian army
This year's New York Film Festival kept movie buffs reeling.
Croatia's Montazstroj crosses the border.
How about a real investigation this time?