Beer and brewers from across the country came together Saturday for the 11th
annual Autumn Brew Review at the historic Grain Belt Brewery complex
in Northeast Minneapolis. Over 100 breweries participated in the
event sponsored by the Minnesota Craft Brewers Guild which featured
Chicago punk rockers Rise Against opened for the Foo Fighters at the
Xcel Center on Wednesday night. Foo Fighters required our photographer
to sign an unacceptable photo contract and were not photographed.
PHOTOS BY ERIK HESS on September 15th, 2011.
Twenty-six-time Grammy award winner Alison Krauss and her band Union Station delighted fans at The Orpheum last night in
support of Paper Airplane her first album with this line-up since 2004. PHOTOS BY NICK WOSIKA-September 13th, 2011
Outtakes from our photo shoots, at the Vikings practice field in Eden Prairie, Minnesota. Late August, 2011. PHOTOS BY TONY NELSON. Additional game photos courtesy of the Minnesota Vikings. Read the story.
The Playful Peacock Showgirl Academy's grand opening took place this weekend, with several burlesque masters classes including pole dancing with Gravity Plays Favorites, and acting with the legendary Miss Astrid. The finale was a spectacular sold out show at The Ritz Theater featuring Ophelia...
Chilly Billy's, in Dinkytown, is among the newcomers to the burgeoning frozen yogurt scene. Compared to ice cream, the sweet-tart swirls are lo-cal...until you start piling on the candy toppings. PHOTOS BY EMILY UTNE. Read the review.
Friday evening at First Avenue's mainroom marked the sold out release party for King Gampo, Prof's new full-length album. Blueprint, Soulcrate Music, and the infamous Get Cryphy DJs warmed up the stage and special guest appearances throughout the evening by Brother Ali, St. Paul Slim, and Ant...
The Cowles Center for Dance & the Performing Arts celebrated its opening weekend in downtown Minneapolis with an open house on Sunday. There was certainly a buzz in the air with plenty of singing, dancing, and cupcakes…Lot's of delicious cupcakes. PHOTOS BY MARK KARTARIK on September 10, 2011
Surly Brewing Company held their 4th annual SurlyFest at their Brooklyn Center headquarters. Over 1,800 people showed up to the event which marked the release of their seasonally brewed German-Style Lager. Master brewer, Todd Haug, and Surly founder, Omar Ansari were on hand, and live music...
Pittsburgh psych-electronic legends Black Moth Super Rainbow performed at the Turf Club to a packed, rapt audience. Dosh and BMSR offshoot Marshmallow Ghost opened. PHOTOS BY ERIK HESS on September 10th, 2011.