Zombie Pub Crawl spread throughout downtown Minneapolis and the West Bank area as thousands of undead or otherwise messed up revelers drank, ate, danced, and drank some more. The hoards converged on the downtown "Quarantine" zone which featured a festival stage showcasing music by Flock of Seagulls and Sublime among others as well as a veal brain taco eating competition hosted by Minneapolis' mayor R.T. Rybak before heading back out into the night. PHOTOS BY TONY NELSON and ANNA GULBRANDSEN on October 12, 2013.
Over the October 11th weekend, superheroes, villains, mutants, zombies, wizards, and at least one Pac-Man filled the Javits center for the 2013 New York Comic Con.
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I first met Ana Santos and Eru Yagami at Wizard World Comic Con several years ago where they were wearing rather impressive Joker and Harley Quinn costumes. I've kept in touch with the couple over the years (they were engaged in 2008,) and this year they were kind enough to allow me to...
Strange Music fans packed the Myth in Maplewood on Friday night for the Something Else tour, featuring Tech N9ne and a slew of artists from his label including CES Cru, Stevie Stone, Mayday and Krizz Kaliko and many more. PHOTOS BY ERIK HESS on October 11, 2013
Hot country star Miranda Lambert and the genuinely affable Dierks Bentley thrilled the crowd at Xcel Energy center Friday night along with some help from acoustic/beat boxing openers Jukebox Mafia. PHOTOS BY TONY NELSON on October 11, 2013
P.O.S and Astronautalis joined forces as the Four Fists for a rare collaborative show at the Triple Rock on Tuesday night, amping up a sold-out weekday crowd to celebrate the release of the first Four Fists 7" record. GRRRL PRTY and Allan Kingdom opened. PHOTOS BY ERIK HESS on October 8, 2013
At Punk Rawk Labs, Julie Wells Morgan and Alissa Barthel make cheese, but maybe not the kind of cheese you're used to. Their raw vegan cheese is made from nuts -- macadamia and cashews -- and comes in three different flavors: Plain, herb, and smoked. With their new location in the Corcoran...
Bloody alien-metal stalwarts Gwar descended upon First Avenue on Saturday night, soaking a furiously moshing crowd with gallon after gallon of their trademark alien fluids. White Chapel, Iron Regan and Band of Orcs opened. PHOTOS BY ERIK HESS on October 5, 2013
612 Brew hosted an Oktoberfest celebration this weekend with beer lovers, music, and oh yeah - costumes. Live music throughout the event included Picasso Baby, Dustin Hatzenbuhler, Nathan Miller, Fort Wilson Riot, and Meme. PHOTOS BY NICK KOZEL on Saturday, October 5, 2013
Nagasaki, Japan's legendary punk group Guitar Wolf brought echoes of the Ramones and Link Wray to the Turf Club on Thursday night, getting a packed crowd moshing. PHOTOS BY ERIK HESS on October 3, 2013
Located in the long-dormant Hennepin Steam Building, husband-and-wife owners Ivy and Behnad Taheri have clearly invested a lot in the Tangiers’ decor, managing to create a luxe speakeasy vibe without being too gimmicky. Unfortunately, the team at Tangiers does not pull off the small plates menu...