First Avenue celebrated its 40th birthday on Wednesday night with a huge celebration that ranged across all rooms. Special guests included Dessa, Har Mar Superstar, Birthday Suits, Martin Devaney, Woody McBride, Grant Hart, Sovietpanda, Heiruspecs and more! PHOTOS BY TONY NELSON on December 15,...
Tucked into the cozy space that was formerly the home of Heartland, Scusi brings their spin on classic Italian cooking to St. Paul. Unique to the restaurant and wine bar is wine served on tap, an approach said to maintain maximum freshness. If you have not had a chance to visit Scusi, we have a...
Minneapolis, Minnesota's Romantica performed an intimate show at the Cedar to celebrate the release of their "America" album on vinyl. Brooklyn's KaiserCartel opened. PHOTOS BY ERIK HESS on December 13, 2010.
An impending blizzard couldn't keep people from coming to the Triple Rock for the 37th Annual Shitty Christmas Party. Featuring DJ sets by Jonathan Ackerman, Soviet Panda, Millions Billions, DJ Bach, Tendercakes, and Famuel. PHOTOS BY DENIS PLASTER 12.10.10
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