• Blogs

    May 8, 2014

    The Black Keys announce 2014 tour dates -- Minneapolis in October

    The Black Keys have just unveiled extensive plans for a 2014 world tour that stretches for most of the rest of this year. The dates are in support of Dan Auerbach and Patrick Carney's forthcoming eighth album, Turn Blue.Ever-changing, the Keys are toying with psychedelic rock on their newest single, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 7, 2012

    Madonna's 2012 world tour hits St. Paul in November

    ‚ÄčThere 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 >>

  • Blogs

    February 22, 2011

    TV on the Radio announce tour, playing First Ave April 23 and 24

    ‚ÄčAs with many Tuesday afternoons, the announcements keep pouring in today for some killer shows happening this spring and summer. In addition to the big Black Keys gig at Roy Wilkins on July 3, we also learned today that TV on the Radio are returning to the First Ave Mainroom for a pair of shows o ... More >>

  • News

    December 5, 2007

    Home for the Holidays with the Hold Steady

    The latest, greatest success from the Twin Cities returns to the wellspring of its creativity

  • Books

    November 24, 1999

    The Curator of Oblivion

    With The Museum of Unconditional Surrender, Dubravka Ugresic makes an exhibit out of wartime exhaustion

  • Books

    June 3, 1998

    The Last War

    In two story collections, Josip Novakovich and Ken Kalfus offer dispatches from the shifting front lines of human discord

  • Arts

    October 2, 1996

    This Is Not A Metaphor For War

    Croatia's Montazstroj crosses the border.