The skies cleared Sunday morning, making way for a glorious second day of the 42nd annual Twin Cities Pride Festival in Loring Park. Thousands gathered there after the Ashley Rukes GLBT Pride Parade -- with its many floats, dancers and politicians pressing the flesh -- worked its way through downtown Minneapolis via a Hennepin Avenue that was filled with families, friends, supporters, and the generally curious. PHOTOS BY TONY NELSON on June 29, 2014
One of the largest Pride celebrations in the nation couldn't be stopped by a few rain showers on Saturday as folks gathered in Loring Park for live music, activities, cool treats, and hot eats in support of the LGBTQ community. PHOTOS BY MARK N. KARTARIK on June 28, 2014
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Bobby Z and friends Apollonia, Brian Setzer, Slug, Paris Bennett, Sounds Of Blackness, Dr. Fink, Eric Leeds, Paul Peterson, G-Sharp, and a host of others celebrated life and paid tribute to the music of Prince. PHOTOS BY STEVEN COHEN on June 29, 2014
Soulful folk rocker of the ever raspy voice Ray LaMontagne played to a packed house at the newly remodeled Northrop Auditorium on Saturday night along with openers Hamilton Leithauser (formerly of the Walkmen) and Belle Brigade. PHOTOS BY TONY NELSON on June 28, 2014
The Gay 90's is a true institution in Minneapolis, located on the corner of Hennepin Avenue and 4th Street downtown. From epic drag shows to dance nights, this bar has done it all for decades. We got a peek behind the scenes in the dressing room where the magic happens before shows at the Gay...
Fans watched the U.S. soccer team square off against Germany on a sunny day at Target Field under the jumbo screen. Germany won with one point on the scoreboard, but the U.S. team will still move on in the World Cup thanks to Portugal's win over Ghana. PHOTOS BY TAHIEL JIMENEZ on June 26, 2014
Cut Copy returned to the Main Room on Wednesday night, their first time in Minneapolis in three years, treating fans to synth-pop favorites while promoting their latest release Free Your Mind. L.A. duo Classixx and fellow Aussie Nile Delta opened. PHOTOS BY ANNA GULBRANDSEN on June 25, 2014
In its newest iteration, Corner Table ventures down South -- geographically, a few blocks down Nicollet to 46th, and in influence, further into the deep culinary traditions of the American South. Cradling Boemer’s signature crispy pork belly, for instance, is a tart and tangy chow chow, a...
Glam pop rockers Neon Trees lit up a packed First Avenue with a massive LED stage set as the all age crowd soaked it all in and never stopped grooving. New Jersey's Smallpools and duo Nightmare and the Cat opened it all up. PHOTOS BY TONY NELSON on June 23, 2014