After six weeks, thirty-one shows, two countries, and countless new dance moves, the Minneapolis hip-hop collective that is Doomtree made the journey back home. Here they are before their show at 1st Ave. PHOTOS BY NICK WOSIKA 12/10/10
Drama Boutique with Suit Up and Atmosfere Menswear presented Rock Your Frock, a "dramatic holiday fashion show" at Om restaurant. While we can't say any of these looks are particularly dramatic, it was a well-attended model parade. PHOTOS BY CODY LIDTKE on Dec. 10, 2010
A crowd of about 600 well-mannered all ages misfits came to to first ave Thursday evening to see horror-rap group and proteges of Insane Clown Posse, Twiztid. We snapped portraits outside. And totally not because we were scared to go in. PHOTOS BY DENIS JEONG PLASTER on Dec. 9. 2010
Psycho Suzi's new location may be just down the street from its former digs, but with four times the space and tacky-tiki-chic new decor, it feels like a world away. Three themed bars upstairs are where it's at, but get there early because they only open the doors on Friday and Saturday nights,...
Curtiss A's annual John Lennon Tribute brought dozens of Minneapolis musicians to the stage at First Avenue to celebrate the life and music of the fallen Beatle for it's 31st year. PHOTOS BY ERIK HESS on December 8, 2010.
Backstrom was a late bloomer who didnít make the NHL until 2006, at the ripe old age of 28. By then he was a seasoned veteran with plenty of accolades. Here are some of the awards Backstrom has stacked up during his hockey career. COVER STORY: Niklas Backstrom: The Wild's stone-cold secret weapon
Nik Backstromís cool and calm style is the opposite of wild but makes him a fierce competitor. Here are some of the shots from his cover shoot with City Pages. Letís just say Backstrom is a lot more passionate about playing hockey than he is about being in the media spotlight. Photos by CRA...
The crack-addicted aliens known as Gwar once again came down from the sky to Minneapolis, where they devoured or tortured everything in their path. This time they brought with them the metal power of Mobile Death Camp, Infernaeon & The Casualties. PHOTOS BY STACY SCHWARTZ on December 6, 2010.
Broken Bells, the collaboration between James Mercer of The Shins and producer Danger Mouse (The Grey Album, Gnarls Barkley) made their Minneapolis debut Monday night at First Avenue. PHOTOS BY STEVE COHEN on December 6, 2010.
Friends and customers gathered on Sunday between 5 and 10 p.m. for food and drinks at the Lake St. tattoo shop's expanded space. Guests showed off their tats, admired the koi fish in the pond and no doubt planned future ink. PHOTOS BY TONY NELSON on Dec. 5, 2010