Often called a band meant to be experienced live, the duo from Austin certainly lived up to that reputation on Friday night in the First Ave mainroom. Their winning recipe: take a lead singer whose larger-than-life energy kept him strutting and swinging his hair all over stage, add a caped wizard on the keyboards and drums, and finish off with loads and loads of lasers. PHOTOS BY ANNA GULBRANDSEN on September 10, 2010.
Maybe it's the bath salt epidemic in Los Angeles and Miami, Florida or the 2012 end of the world hysteria. Whatever the cause, our generation's apocalypse fantasy has taken the form of the undead. From coast to coast, here's proof of the zombie takeover.
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Wednesday night at the Cedar Cultural Center, politically charged punk folk hero Billy Bragg joined opener Darren Hanlon for a genuine night of song, humorous storytelling and fist-raising commentary on the state of our nation. PHOTOS BY ALEXA JONES on September 8, 2010.
Thom Pham’s Wondrous Azian Kitchen is a throwback to classic Chinese-American dining, with plenty of new tricks and an epically large menu—including sushi and weekend Dim Sum—in a space that is colorful and fun. PHOTOS BY MICHELLE LEON
Thom Pham's Wondrous Azian Kitchen
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On one of its final nights before fulfilling its order to vacate, Pabst Blue Ribbon sponsored a blow-out to celebrate the Bedlam Theater's final days before moving on to greener pastures. PHOTOS BY NIKKI MILLER on September 3, 2010.
Neil Finn and his rejuvenated Crowded House brought their perfectly crafted Beatles-esque pop music to the packed Minnesota Zoo amphitheater on a Fall-like Saturday night with a little help from fellow New Zealander Lawrence Arabia. PHOTOS BY TONY NELSON on September 6, 2010.
Young and old fans of the teen vampire drama series Twilight convened on Minneapolis's Hilton Hotel this past weekend to take part in the official Twilight Convention. Throughout the weekend participants were charged for a chance to meet some minor characters from the film series, participate...