Swedish trio Miike Snow walked on to the stage at the Varsity Theater backlit by a flood of lights and wearing white masks, proceeding to delight the packed crowd with several atmospheric live versions from their self-titled debut album, as well as upbeat singles like "Animal." Openers were Barcelona-based band Delorean. Photos by Anna Gulbrandsen on April 6, 2010.
You can satisfy your sweet tooth with as little as ten cents (gumballs, Bit-O-Honeys, and Satellite Wafers for example) or as much as $50 (candy perfume!) at Sugar Sugar, a chic new candy shop in South Minneapolis. 3803 Grand Avenue South. PHOTOS BY JESSICA CHAPMAN
The Northrop was a zany maze of people on Saturday night when E!'s Chelsea Handler came to woo the audience with her overtly sarcastic topical humor. Subjects touched on: Cats vs Dogs, ex-boyfriends, Angelina and Brad and more. PHOTOS BY ALEXA JONES
Only about 1,000 folks showed up, wristbands in tow, to have their copies of Going Rogue signed by Sarah Palin. Bonus: check out the hilarity when Palin almost signs a copy of our "Going Crazy" parody issue. PHOTOS BY NICK VLCEK
This year's many guests included Janey Winterbauer, Kristen Mooney, Jeremy Messersmith, Prudence Johnson, Eric Heywood, Gary Louris, Dan Wilson, Adam Levy, deVon Grey on the Mighty Wurlitzer Theater Organ and many more. PHOTOS BY STEVE COHEN on December 5, 2009