Mayor La Guardia once said Burlesque catered to morons and perverts, and New York's Jonny Porkpie's "Grab My Junk" game show was no exception last Friday at Bryant Lake Bowl. NYC artist and author, Jo "Boobs" showed great ability as a giant lizard, with adept use of rope, and a sex toy. Local talents Ophelia Flame, Gina Louise, and Switch the Boi Wonder did not disappoint. PHOTOS BY ED NEATON on July 8, 2011 *Ed. Note: Images are racy and probably not for workplace browsing.
Pink Mink celebrated the much-awaited release of their first album on the Betsey Northrup river boat with the Birthday Suits opening and Dave Campbell DJing the upstairs dance floor. PHOTOS BY ERIK HESS on July 8, 2011
The denim was out and the booties were shakin' at Jean Jam 4 at Club Jager Saturday night. DJs The Stayspun, MMMKowski, and Slamdunkapher, along with crazy visuals from Bobby 'America's Sweetheart' Kahn kept the denim dancing and sweaty on a hot summer night. PHOTOS BY ALEX UNCAPHER on JULY...
Josh Groban lit up the Target Center Friday night with his amazing vocals, silly sense of humor, and a sincere desire to interact with fans. Groban performed music from all of his albums, concluding with the popular "You Raise Me Up." PHOTOS BY STACY SCHWARTZ on July 8, 2011
Astronautalis performed his first show since moving to Minneapolis at the Guthrie Theater's Dowling Studio on Sunday night as part of the Dessa-curated Cadence Series. Lazlo Supreme and Mally opened along with poets Sam Cook and Shane Hawley opened. PHOTOS BY ERIK HESS on July 9, 2011
Nicki Minaj opened for Britney Spears at the Xcel Energy Center Wednesday night to the screams of thousands of fans. Minaj tussled with invaders, showed off her dance moves, & overall put on a great spectacle of a show. Opening were Australian DJs Nervo, & Jessie and the Toy Boys. PHOTOS BY...
Opening across the street from the Xcel where the duo's concert was taking place, Leather & Lace art show featured local artists' takes on pop stars Britney Spears and Nicki Minaj. Show continues through July 10. PHOTOS BY STACY SCHWARTZ on July 6, 2011
The owners of Tangletown Gardens expanded their agricultural operations in Plato to supply their new restaurant, Wise Acre Eatery, which they opened in the former home of Liberty Custard across the street. Wise Acre is true farm-to-table, the first local eatery whose owners supply so many of...
Nicollet Island in Minneapolis played host to two days of events over July 3-4. A 5-mile run, food, concerts, and fireworks all amid the beautiful backdrop of the Stone Arch bridge. PHOTOS BY VINCENT MARCINELLI.
Girl Talk, Yelawolf, and Okkervil River were among some of the performers at last weekend's 80/35 Music Festival in Des Moines, Iowa, along with Twin Cities rock band Pink Mink. PHOTOS BY DAN HUITING on July 2 and 3, 2011.