Thousands converged on the Pizza Lucé Block Party on a beautiful
summer Saturday to enjoy performances from nearly a dozen Minneapolis
artists including Koo Koo Kanga Roo, Phantom Tails, No Bird Sing,
4onthefloor, Communist Daughter and P.O.S. PHOTOS BY ERIK HESS on August 13, 2011.
Since we're celebrating 20 years of the Internet this month, we thought we'd take a look back at some Minnesota institutions and what their early web sites looked like in the late 90s -- a www baby book, so to speak. From Rhymesayers to First Avenue and even CP, jump in the time machine and...
Industrial/electronic pioneers KMFDM stormed through First Avenue in
support of "WTF?!", their 17th studio album in 27 years. 16 Volt and
Army of the Universe opened. PHOTOS BY ERIK HESS on August 12, 2011
Burlesque troupe from Twin Cities (Black Hearts) runs into Chicago performers (Midnight Muse) in a Bowling alley (Memory Lanes) -- this is gonna be trouble! Broken glass, bed of nails, and spilled drinks were all part of this pastie showdown. A melee that everyone there was glad they witnessed....
We asked readers to submit their most awkward family photos and you guys came through in spades. Pick your favorite awkward family and vote for the slide # in the comments below. We'll announce the winner on the Dressing Room blog.
Rap superstar Lil' Wayne filled the Xcel Energy Center with thousands
of fans and an impressive stage setup on Tuesday night. Rick Ross,
Keri Hilson and Lloyd opened. PHOTOS BY ERIK HESS on Aug. 9, 2011
Bryan Deane Bertsch brews his Deane's-brand kombucha in a St. Paul commercial kitchen, with a little help from his wife and business partner, Davianne, and son, Forest. Bertsch was recently forced to transfer sales of his fermented tea from co-ops to liquor stores after the federal Alcohol and...
No need to ask, she's a smooth operator. Sade returned to the Twin Cities to play the cavernous Target Center, but created a semblance of intimacy with an effective multimedia set-up. The also-smooth John Legend opened. Read our full review here. PHOTOS BY STEVE COHEN on August 9, 2011.
Everyone's going crazy over Michele Bachmann's crazy eyes on the new cover of Newsweek magazine. City Pages thought it would look back through time, and see what famous, powerful female figures would look like if they had those eyes.
Fresh from Lollapalooza, Mick Jones, Don Letts, and company celebrated the return of Big Audio Dynamite by playing First Avenue's Mainroom during their brief U.S. tour. PHOTOS BY STEVE COHEN on August 7, 2011.