The Fine Line Music Cafe was on fire Wednesday night with hometown pride. B96's Peter Parker hosted the sixteenth Homegrown Showcase, an all-local lineup of Checkmate, Lil' Buddy, Trama, Muja Messiah and Maria Isa. We felt the love for your hometown, and asked you: "What do you like best about MN?" PHOTOS AND POLL BY B FRESH PHOTOGRAPHY
For the Pines cover shoot, we decided to pay a visit to Bill Moran, founder
of Blinc Publishing in Lowertown, St Paul. He fired up the antique press his
grandfather used to run, and showed David and Benson how to pull a sheet.
And it just so happened Bill had a ukelele on hand for David to...
A full range of local boutiques and designers came out to show their best in fashion at Envsision Aropia 2010. Designers included Amanda Christine, Peloria, Rose White and more. PHOTOS BY STACY SCHWARTZ on April 10, 2010
The packed out Varsity Theater crowd was mesmerized by XX in their first local headlining show, fronted by Romy Croft and Oliver Sim, playing through songs from their first CD. PHOTOS BY NICK VLCEK on April 9, 2010
We checked out the Guante and Big Cats release show for their new album, " An Unwelcome Guest" over at the Bedlam Theater, and we asked you to give us your best "big cats" face. Here are our Top 10 as well as pics from the show. PHOTOS BY B FRESH PHOTOGRAPHY
City Pages and Ignite Models Inc presented Envison Artopia on Saturday and it was a total success! See photos of all the fab people who shared in the fashion fun. PHOTOS BY DENIS JEONG PLASTER on April 10, 2010
The genre innovator brings true house music to an ornately decorated Epic (old TVs painted and piled high across the stage), the show featuring DVS1 and Ghetto as Soul Control and hometown hero Chuck Love on live instruments. PHOTOS BY ANNA GULBRANDSEN on December 11, 2009
The Jets celebrate their 25th Anniversary at The State Theater reliving their old hits, paying tribute to Michael Jackson, The Time and Prince, and honoring their parents, who joined them onstage. PHOTOS BY STEVE COHEN
Andrew Bird's Gezelligheid shows at St. Mark's Episcopal Cathedral proved to be the work of a master craftsman. Bird sang, hummed, looped and played violin to three lucky sold out crowds. PHOTOS BY STACY SCHWARTZ on December 11, 2009