Saturday's sold-out crowd at the Grandstand endured two severe weather evacuations, but the skies eventually cleared for a dynamic set from hip-hop duo Macklemore and Ryan Lewis. Talib Kweli and Chance the Rapper opened. PHOTOS BY ANNA GULBRANDSEN on August 31, 2013
This year's Minnesota Music On A Stick show at the State Fair showcased an eclectic mix of local talent made good, starting with The Chalice playing early in the hot sun and followed by P.O.S., playing to a fairly sparse but enthusiastic crowd. Mason Jennings then brought a mellower...
Grumpy Cat, Lil Bub, and other celebri-cats (as well as their human companions) hosted a meet & greet and book signing at the Walker Art Center in conjunction with this year's ultra-successful Internet Cat Video Festival. PHOTOS BY KYLE MATTESON on August 29, 2013
Cat lovers flocked to the Minnesota State Fair Grandstand for a purrfect evening of cat videos, musical performances, and appearances by some beloved internet cat celebrities at the second-annual Internet Cat Video Festival. PHOTOS BY TATIANA CRAINE on August 28, 2013
Like it or not, gluten-free has gone mainstream, and for those who have celiac disease or gluten sensitivity, it’s great news. However, if you are in that camp (or just a fair-weather devotee of the diet), you’ve no doubt experienced the frustration of being limited to steak houses and salad...
It's called the Great Minnesota Get Together for a reason, and this year has been no exception. Annually, the Minnesota State Fair brings out thousands of people to sample food on sticks, peek at farm animals, take a spin through the Midway, and check out tons of other activities. PHOTOS BY...
Oh, the glory of fried food on a stick. Each year, Minnesotans pay homage to fried food, stuff on sticks, and every culinary niche in between at the State Fair. City Pages scoured the place for some delicious eats... and it didn't take long to find them. PHOTOS BY JOANNA FOX on August 24, 2013
After more than twenty years, the Replacements reunited for a live performance at Riot Fest in Toronto. PHOTOS BY IVY LOVELL on Sunday, August 25, 2013
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Gary, Indiana rapper Freddie Gibbs rocked a turnt up crowd at the Cabooze on a summery Saturday night along with Thatguysoda, Sweetz P and M.O.E Mighty with DGB Muzik Entertainment, 3Bs and M.D.E, DJ Ray Mills and more. PHOTOS BY ERIK HESS on August 24, 2013
90's rock radio kings Smash Mouth, Sugar Ray and the Gin Blossoms brought their Under the Sun Tour to the Minnesota State Fair Grandstand on Friday night, celebrating their number one hits with an enthusiastic audience. PHOTOS BY ERIK HESS on August 23, 2013