The Aquatennial is the official civic celebration of the City of Minneapolis. In its 73rd year, the Star Tribune hosted Beach Bash featuring milk carton boat races, bouncy houses, and sand castles. The festival runs July 13-21. PHOTOS BY TAYLOR PAINO on Sunday, July 15, 2012.
The Midwest Tomato Fest included food, music, dancing, and summer sun, but in the final hour of this crazy festival participants take place in an all-out tomato fight. The mess belies a deeper message, one that supports local economies. A part of the proceeds benefit organizations dedicated to...
Minneapolis greeted Hot Chip with an excited sold out crowd in the main room of First Ave on Friday night. An opening set by Chromatics got the crowd moving early on, and the dancing didn't stop until the last note of Hot Chip's energetic set. PHOTOS BY ANNA GULBRANDSEN on Friday, July 13, 2012.
A sold out crowd of all ages jammed the Xcel Energy Center on Wednesday night to check out Neil Diamond. They sang along to such hits as "Sweet Caroline," "Coming to America," and "Cracklin' Rose," among many others. PHOTOS BY STACY SCHWARTZ on Wednesday, July 11, 2012.
The four-day Human Combat Chess 2012, at University Baptist Church in Minneapolis was a battle inspired by literature with an Italian history. Performers choose from nine different weapons, including porter staffs, spears, fencing weapons, and "exotic East Asian weapons," and also participate...
Porter Robinson has had a very busy year. Besides holding a residency in Las Vegas, the young producer has had gigs at Coachella & Electric Daisy Carnival, upcoming stops at Lollapalooza, Tomorrowland, & Electric Zoo, and is on the last leg of his bus tour, which stopped by Epic on Wednesday...
STORY: What to Where: Barbette, Bastille, Buffalo Exchange
Photographer: Corey Tenold
Stylist: Sarah Edwards
Assistant Stylists: Davee Ek & Vanessa Vander Weide
Models: Twee & Erik for Ignite
Hair Stylist: Amber Heckert
MUA: Vor Lea Keo
The concept behind the new Icehouse was to create a fun-for-all restaurant and music venue on Eat Street, with a chef-driven menu of imaginative, elevated small plates. And they have pulled that off quite well. Small plates are the focus for late night and dinner, with dishes like gulf shrimp...
Today, Dan Stock and Bob Traux are slowly rebuilding the Zubaz business that took a nosedive back in the mid 1990s. PHOTOS BY KRIS DRAKE (offices) and JAYME HALBRITTER (Zubus), June 2012.
Read our feature article: Zubaz Unleashed!
More fan pics at Zubaz.com...
Over 70 bands performed with the Vans Warped Tour at Canterbury Park in Shakopee, MN including Rise Against, Anti-Flag, Falling in Reverse, The Used and All Time Low. PHOTOS BY ERIK HESS on Sunday, July 8, 2012.