On Saturday, Vertical Endeavors of St. Paul had a climbing competition called Passion for Flashin', where people of all ages could climb a rock course without having ever tried
it before. The courses featured a variety of challenges, from "boulder problems" to at least 60 foot high climbing walls. It was a true test of skill, nerves and strength. PHOTOS BY RACHELLE CARLSON on Feb. 19, 2011
The Seniors in the U of M Fashion Department celebrated their hard work with an amazing fashion show entitled "Distortion." Looks from the Sophomores and Juniors started off the show, giving the crowd a taste of what's to come next year. PHOTOS BY STACY SCHWARTZ on Feb. 19, 2011
Lucinda Williams warmed up the crowd at the sold out Dakota on a snowy Sunday night with a solo set full of new songs and great stories to go along with them. Special guest Randy Weeks and opener Dylan LeBlanc also braved the cold. PHOTOS BY TONY NELSON on February 20, 2011.
In what was likely the largest sound rig First Avenue has seen in many, many years (if ever), Bassgasm 3 rolled into the club and blew the minds of all who dared dance to the bombastic beats of 60+ DJs. PHOTOS BY DENIS JEONG PLASTER on Feb. 18, 2011
Deerhoof brought their unique brand of experimental pop songs to a packed crowd at the Triple Rock last night. Scottish dance band Ben Butler & Mousepad and locals HeatdeatH opened the show. PHOTOS BY ADAM BUBOLZ on February 17, 2011.
Triple Rock Social Club hosted another rockin’ installment of Gastro Non Grata. Their third year running, Fricassee III drew a solid crowd who had a great time sampling beers from Southern Tier Brewing and Northern Brewer, and delicious food provided by Chowgirls Killer Catering and Christian...
Backed by the Heiruspecs as their house band, some of the finest singers and songwriters in the Twin Cities shared songs about desire, death and love with a rapt audience at the intimate Southern Theater on Valentine's Day. PHOTOS BY ERIK HESS on February 14, 2011.