Bruce Cockburn, showcasing songs from his latest disc, "Small Source Of Comfort", packed the newly air conditioned Cedar Cultural Center to its limit along with fiddler Jenny Scheinman.
PHOTOS BY TONY NELSON on May 23, 2011
Permanent Art & Design Group brought "Czeslaw's Loop" to Art-A-Whirl this year, with riverside multimedia performances by Marijuana Deathsquads (on Friday night, read our recap here) and a curated show by Chris Strouth and friends (on Saturday). PHOTOS BY ERIK HESS on May 20 and 21, 2011.
September 5 was dubbed by the Internet as "National Cheese Pizza Day," but much like Earth Day, every day in America is Cheese Pizza Day. In that spirit, here are slices from coast to coast, from foldable plain slices to coma-inducing gut bombs. (Some pies feature a little extra toppings over...
Legendary James Brown sideman and Prince associate Maceo Parker brings the Foundations of Funk to Orchestra Hall Sunday night. Opening was The Christian McBride Situation featuring pianist Patrice Rushen.
PHOTOS BY STEVE COHEN on May 22, 2011
Kicking off in grand style, MNCBA SpringCon Comic Book Celebration took over the Minnesota State Fairground Grandstand this weekend. Everything from the Trek to Star Wars, Super Heroes and fantasy made an appearance at this weekend's family friendly event. PHOTOS BY CHRISTOPHER APGAR on May...
So Gold, Petey, Espada, and Anton brought in DJ Doc Adam to take the rapture on in a head-to-head battle. Wants Vs. Needs brought free T-shirts designed by Adam Garcia of The Pressure, the rapture, well...we know how that ended.
PHOTOS BY KEVIN O'MEARA on May 20, 2011
Death Cab For Cutie lulled a sold out First Avenue into a welcome stupor on Saturday night, showcasing songs from their new album, as well as hits from their past. The bouncy pop-rock band The Lonely Forest opened.
PHOTOS BY STACY SCHWARTZ on May 21, 2011
It's been 14 years and 6 studio albums but former Afghan Whigs frontman Gregg Dulli still considers The Twilight Singers his "side project". It was their first time back to Minneapolis in 5
years. Indianapolis-based Margot & the Nuclear So and So's opened. PHOTOS BY NICK WOSIKA on May 18, 2011