Minnesota had a raving good time in September. The first part of the month's coverage was dominated by all-things on a stick at the "Great MN Get-Together" (including Michele Bachmann crazy eyes). Fortunately, we rounded off the last few weeks of summer with hot fashion, food, music and performance that will surely keep us warm this fall.
"Cavalia", the magical creation of Cirque du Soleil co-founder, Normand Latourelle, is running now through October 16th in St. Louis Park off 394 and highway 100. The show, which combines the beauty and grace of nearly 50 Equines along with an extravagant and magnificently choreographed stage...
British singer James Blake shook the audience with his First Avenue
with his bass-heavy yet intimate electronic sound on Wednesday night.
Brooklyn indie pop band Chairlift opened. PHOTOS BY ERIK HESS on
September 28, 2011.
Governor Dayton’s sons, Eric and Andrew, debut their new Bachelor Farmer restaurant with a Nordic theme and a subterranean speakeasy, the Marvel Bar. The Bachelor's dishes pay homage to Scandinavian cuisine, with a straightforward yet novel approach. It's a far cry from the lutefisk suppers you...
British synth-pop maestros Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark, or OMD, brought
an 80's dance party to First Avenue, complete with Transmission DJ
Jake Rudh spinning new wave hits between sets. Melbourne, Australia's
Washington opened. PHOTOS BY ERIK HESS on September 26, 2011
The Interact Gallery And Theatre celebrated the fall equinox on Saturday by hosting their first ever fall street festival, "UNIQUINOX: A Street Festival of the Imagination". The event, which was kicked off by hip-hop and spoken word artists Desdamona & DJ Last Word, was headlined by The Grand...
Event featured a 1920s style Hangar Dance with music by the Roseville Big Band, silent & live auctions, cash bar, supper, costume and Charleston dance
contests. At the Flying Cloud Airport, Eden Prairie. PHOTOS BY MARK N. KARTARIK on September 24, 2011
Folk icon Ani DiFranco celebrated her birthday on Friday in front of a rambunctious sold-out crowd at the Pantages Theater in Minneapolis. Anais Mitchell opened. PHOTOS BY NICK WOSIKA, SEPTEMBER 23RD, 2011
First Avenue played host to quite the rager on Friday night though the party only used two stages instead of the previous five. On deck: House legend Mark Farina, dubsteppers Urban Assault, The Sexbotz, and more. PHOTOS BY ANNA GULBRANDSEN on September 23, 2011.
Extras from our feature, "Minneapolis graffiti artists create art above the law."
Photos include Jimmy Longoria of Mentoring Peace Through Art and a mural project he completed with at-risk kids. Also: the yarn bombing at Walker Art Center, murals by Broken Crow, tagging with SHER. PHOTOS BY...
City Pages trekked around the Twin Cities with Mayda to places she cannot survive without. In between record browsing and an impromptu performance on the Lake Street Bridge, she still had time to spill the goods about how to find balance in life, what survival tactics are necessary for any pop...