Twin Cities musicians kicked off a week of RNC protests before the event event started. Read Andrea Myers' story about the Eight is Enough show, featuring Martin Dosh, members of Tapes n' Tapes and more.
The news of the day Tuesday was Rage Against the Machine's free, illegal -- then aborted by police -- concert, which turned into a public march. Later that night, Rage's Tom Morello joined Billy Bragg, Ike Reilly, The Coup and others for a memorable musical performance in downtown St. Paul.
The Republican National Convention protest photos kept on rolling in. Broken windows, broken glass, and what did that dumpster ever do to anybody? Check out our full coverage at Elephants in the Room. More photos are here.
Minnesota’s largest shelter killed more than 14,000 animals last year. How many were unnecessary? Critics, like Animal Ark director Mike Fry, say the shelter could dramatically reduce euthanasia rates. Also see: the 10 cutest cats and dogs you can adopt now.
Circus Juventas, a performing arts youth circus school located in St. Paul, offers training and performance opportunities for young people. On Aug. 17, the group closed its performance of Ravensmanor, a Cirque du Soleil style show.
It's a rare occasion when binging on tacky '80s pop-culture nostalgia in VH1-sized doses can benefit a good cause. But at Glamorama, two of the decade's icons were surrounded by fashionistas at a cancer benefit. See what our new nightlife blogger, the Mpls Minx, thought.