Best Twin Cities chefs created small plate exclusives on November 1 at the Walker Art Center. This top talents chef series happens on the first Thursday of every month. PHOTOS BY NICOLA LOSIK on November 1, 2012.
Known for their distorted electronic sounds and notoriously frenzied live performances with frontwoman Alice Glass, Crystal Castles shred through an energetic set at First Avenue, debuting a few tracks from their soon-to-be released album (III). PHOTOS BY ANNA GULBRANDSEN on November 1, 2012.
From Oktoberfest to Darkness Day and Zombie Pub Crawl to Halloween parties, this month was packed with hundreds of things to do, places to go, and excuses to dress up. We rounded up some of the best photos from this month for you here.
As always, hardcore Halloween fans packed First Avenue dressed to impress. Hosted by Ian Rans, the annual costume contest brought out awesome get-ups and disguises. Sovietpanda, DJ Smitty and Roy Freedom spun tunes into the wee hours of the morning. PHOTOS BY DAVE ECKBLAD on October 31, 2012.
Prohibition-themed costume party appetizers,prohibition-era drink specials, a costume contest, classic ragtime and
jazz spun by DJ Dirty McKenzie, stylized photo scene. PHOTOS BY ANTONIO RODRIGUEZ on Wednesday, October 31, 2012
Father John Misty headlined at Fine Line Music Cafe in downtown Minneapolis on October 31, with Jeffertitti's Nile and La Sera opening beforehand. The show was completely sold out. PHOTOS BY NICOLA LOSIK on October 31, 2012.
The Red Hot Chili Peppers performed hits new and old at the Target Center Tuesday night. The crowd was a mix of ages, with super fans who've followed the band through their multi-decade career, and younger fans who've only just discovered their sound. PHOTOS BY STACY SCHWARTZ on October 30,...
Chan Marshall and her band brought projections and bright lights to a rapt audience at Mill City Nights on Tuesday night. Entrance Band opened. PHOTOS BY ERIK HESS on October 30, 2012.
[Review] Cat Power at Mill City Nights, 10/30/12
Dead Writers Party, Kieran’s Irish Pub. The Loft Literary Center summoned deceased literary icons for its annual Dead Writers Party. Led by local writers Scott Wrobel, Matt Rasmussen, Nona Kennedy Carlson, and Sarah Caflisch, PHOTOS BY ANTONIO RODRIGUEZ on Tuesday, October 30, 2012.
"I go to the farmers market every day, and I don’t really rely on recipes. I think about how to best use and bring together everything I have at the moment," says Ian Gray, owner of Lyn-Lake gastropub the Gray House. As a result, you never know what's on the menu, but you know it will be good....
Passion Pit kicked off the first of their two-night stand at First Avenue on Monday evening, filling the Main Room with fans of all ages & bouncing from track to track of falsetto electropop. PHOTOS BY ANNA GULBRANDSEN on October 29, 2012.
[Review] Passion Pit at First Avenue, 10/29/12