Putting the American flag on an album cover is sure to get your album or single more than a passing glance from most people. It's a powerful symbol. So in honor of flag day (June 14), here are ten albums that display Old Glory front-and-center on the cover, which could make you think a little differently about the country in which you live. Curated by Nick Lucchesi and Thorin Klosowski.
Pop music's resident party girl Ke$ha stopped by the Roy with her "Get $leazy Tour," attracting a young, glittery, sold-out crowd. Party rockers LMFAO and Spank Rock made sure both the energy and the volume were high all evening. PHOTOS BY ANNA GULBRANDSEN on August 30, 2011.
Kinsen Noodles & Bar and is the sleek Uptown sibling to Kindee Thai. The menu reaches to broader geographies, but focuses on Asia's ubiquitous starchy strands: soba, udon, cellophane noodles, and more. PHOTOS BY SASHA LANDSKOV.
Kinsen Noodles & Bar
1300 Lagoon Ave., Suite 150,...
Yvonne and her three lovely fellow dancers wow crowds with their belly dancing at a small stage at the far end of the International Bazaar. More shows September 1st and 5th. PHOTOS BY ED NEATON on August 29, 2011
More than 250 teams spent Sunday morning running, biking, going over obstacles, going up hills, down hills, and lastly, diving face first into mud. Then, they hosed themselves off with cold water, drank beer, and gave money to Challenged Athletes Foundation. Basic Sunday at Afton Alps ski...
The Minnesota Renaissance Festival features over 250
artisans and crafters for endless shopping and great food. The Shakopee festival features live Armored Jousting, 7 themed weekends and 16 stages of entertainment. This is the festivals 41st season and it runs weekends through October 2nd....
Death Cab For Cutie, in their second Twin Cities appearance in the last three months, steps up to bigger stage of Roy Wilkins Auditorium along with well received openers, Scotland's Frightened Rabbit. PHOTOS BY TONY NELSON on August 26, 2011
Photos of performances by Frank Ocean, Twin Shadow, The Weeknd, FUN, Bloc Party, Givers, and Doomtree on Saturday at Lollapalooza 2012. PHOTOS BY ERIK HESS on August 4, 2012.
Lollapalooza 2012 Day One: The Music
Lollapalooza 2012 Day Three: The Music
Swedish indie-pop heroes Peter, Bjorn & John played First Avenue
Saturday night, promoting their new album, "Gimme Some" with
Minneapolis rockers BNLX supporting. PHOTOS BY ERIK HESS on August 27, 2011.
City Pages attended the fair this weekend, and in between cheese curds and mini doughnuts, we spotted Michele Bachmann in rare form. She didn't have a campaign booth, so we got the scoop on how she enjoys her free-time at the fair- everything from riding on a tractor to eating footlongs....
Fair-goers on Friday evening experienced the electric sounds and stage-shows of Def Leppard and Heart, performing classics like 'Pour Some Sugar On Me" and "Magic Man." PHOTOS BY B FRESH PHOTOGRAPHY on August 26, 2011.