Joseph Duane "Little Joe" Gustafson was booked in Hennepin County Jail this morning on racketeering charges that include 14 felony counts. Here's the criminal complaint that lays out how his criminal organization, the Beat Down Posse, has terrorized north Minneapolis for years.
With a constant mile-wide smile, Josh Ritter & the Royal City Band performed at First Ave to a packed audience who couldn't help but feel the joy. Scott Hutchison of Frightened Rabbit opened. PHOTOS BY ALEXA JONES on February 19, 2011.
On Saturday, Vertical Endeavors of St. Paul had a climbing competition called Passion for Flashin', where people of all ages could climb a rock course without having ever tried
it before. The courses featured a variety of challenges, from "boulder problems" to at least 60 foot high climbing...
The Seniors in the U of M Fashion Department celebrated their hard work with an amazing fashion show entitled "Distortion." Looks from the Sophomores and Juniors started off the show, giving the crowd a taste of what's to come next year. PHOTOS BY STACY SCHWARTZ on Feb. 19, 2011
Lucinda Williams warmed up the crowd at the sold out Dakota on a snowy Sunday night with a solo set full of new songs and great stories to go along with them. Special guest Randy Weeks and opener Dylan LeBlanc also braved the cold. PHOTOS BY TONY NELSON on February 20, 2011.
In what was likely the largest sound rig First Avenue has seen in many, many years (if ever), Bassgasm 3 rolled into the club and blew the minds of all who dared dance to the bombastic beats of 60+ DJs. PHOTOS BY DENIS JEONG PLASTER on Feb. 18, 2011