Local folk/indie group The Pines are playing several shows at South By Southwest, and photographer Darin Back is traveling with them. Here are shots from The Pines' trip to Austin, including a show at Knuckleheads in Kansas City.
Meet Ty and Stacy Mooney -- and Rylee, the baby that was theirs for a time. Read Jeff Shaw's feature story and his extended Reporter's Notebook blog post about the disrupted adoption that has resulted in Minnesota's first adoption malpractice case.
This weekend saw Temple Restaurant & Bar introduce Minneapolis to nyotaimori and nantaimori. The practice of eating sushi off a naked model began in Japan, and the words translate roughly as "female body presentation" (nyotaimori) and "male body presentation" (nantaimori). Read Jeff Shaw's review.
"Half the fun of looking at Marian Bantjes's graphic art," writes Ben Palosaari, "is simply absorbing its ornate beauty. The other half is figuring out what it means and how it works together as a unit." The Vancouver-based Bantjesworks in media ranging from ballpoint pen drawings to writing...