During her decade-long tenure with Turtle Bread, Solveig Tofte earned a
reputation as one of the Twin Cities' most respected bakers. Now, with the
help of her husband, Martin Ouimet, she's launched her own bakery, Sun
Street Breads, and offers a daily changing array of pastries and loaves. Sun
Street also functions as a casual cafe, with the bakeshop's lovely biscuits
and breads forming the basis of several stellar breakfast and lunch
sandwiches. PHOTOS BY EMILY UTNE.
Sun Street Breads:
4600 Nicollet Ave., Minneapolis /
A series of tornadoes touched down in the Twin Cities on Sunday afternoon, tearing through St. Louis Park, North Minneapolis and Forest Lake as well as other areas. If you have a photo of the damage to share, email email@example.com
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.
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