Still nearly 20,000 fans were in attendance at Canterbury Park to see local hip hop talent kingpins Atmosphere, along with Brother Ali and Doomtree. Out of town acts included Big Boi, De la Soul, Slaughterhouse, Evidence and more. PHOTOS BY DENIS JEONG PLASTER on May 29, 2011
The history-rich address 3200 Chicago Ave has been brought back into the
Modern Times. The colorful new cafe offers casual American breakfasts and
lunches, from tofu scrambles and Croque Monsieur to seitan sandwiches and
grass-fed beef burgers. PHOTOS BY ALMA GUZMAN.
Jackson Browne returns to play his rescheduled show at the State Theater
Sunday night with an intimate solo performance full of songs, stories
and a whole lotta guitars. PHOTOS BY TONY NELSON on May 29, 2011
Bruno Mars turned his soulful pop show up a notch while Janelle Monae put on a bigger-than-life R&B Sci-Fi extravaganza for a lively, dancing
Roy Wilkins Auditorium Wednesday night. A sassy
Janelle Monae opened.
PHOTOS BY TONY NELSON on May 25, 2011
From hipsters to tornadoes to new restaurant openings to straight-up rock 'n' roll, you might have missed some happenings of May 2011 in the Twin Cities. Here it is in photos. PHOTOS BY CP PHOTOGRPAHERS
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....
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