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 resort. PHOTOS BY ED NEATON on August 28, 2011
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.
The Northeast Minneapolis coffee shop-with-benefits Wilde Roast Cafe is reinvigorating Riverplace after its recent move to larger, Mississippi-front digs. The menu mostly stayed the same, but the new tuna noodle hotdish and gelato selections are welcome additions. PHOTOS BY ALMA GUZMAN. Read...
British sensation Adele finally makes good on her long-postponed First Avenue show by wowing a significantly larger crowd at Xcel Energy Center. The legendary Wanda Jackson backed by Minneapolis' Hillbilly Voodoo Dolls open the show. PHOTOS BY STEVE COHEN on August 24, 2011