A punk-o-rama labeled "Blow it Out Your Ass Fest" rawked the Triple Rock on May 7. Kitten Forever, Unicorn Basement, Small White, the Vignettes, Hangun Man, Atomic Annie, and Pocket Pussy played. Read Erin Roof's review.
After reading Jonathan Kaminsky's feature about mining in northeastern Minnesota, check out a photo gallery showing rock being excavated from deep within the earth. Also see Kaminsky's Reporter's Notebook.
After reading the story and the update on the campus con man, follow Daniel Gonzalez' criminal history with our interactive map, which shows you where he lived in town and what crimes he was arrested for in what parts of the country.
From May 1-3 at Intermedia Arts, the circuit bending Bent Festival brought experimental sounds to Minneapolis. To hear more, check out our feature on local benders Beatrix*JAR, which contains a sample MP3 file.
The Minneapolis Photo Co-op hosts The Nude in Minnesota, an artistic photography exhibit featuring fine art nude images created here by seven local photographers. It runs May 2-May 4. Here are 12 sample images from the show.