Chicka-boom!, the annual Twin Cities outdoor Halloween spectacular, featured performances, extreme puppetry and live music on Saturday night in Hidden Falls Park in St. Paul. The show runs through October 31. PHOTOS BY NICOLA LOSIK
The Jawaahir Company Choreography Show "Sparkle, Too" opened Friday night at the Jawaahir Dance Company & Cassandra School and runs until October 28. The Jawaahir Dance Company promotes Middle Eastern dance as a living art form in its highest artistic level. PHOTOS BY NICOLA LOSIK
Northbound Smokehouse and Brewpub is a new and delicious take on the ancient technique of smoking. Chef Bryce Strickler has created a full menu of house-smoked meat, fish, cheese, and eggs to complement the brewpub's own beers. Start with a round of brews and the Smokehouse platter, which...
We compiled the best of the best food from City Pages Iron Fork 2012. PHOTOS BY E. KATIE HOLM, SASHA LANDSKOV, and NICOLA LOSIK on Thursday, October 18, 2012.
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A selection of photos follows young Chris Kluwe from his baseball days at Los Alamitos, football at UCLA, and behind the scenes at numerous recent fundraisers and photo shoots. Photos for City Pages by TONY NELSON and ANTONIO RODRIGUEZ. Hair and makeup by NICOLE FAE.
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John Unger and his dog Schoep garnered fame around the world after Hannah Stonehouse Hudson snapped a photo of the companions in Lake Superior. The photo went viral, and news of Schoep's ailments meant thousands of donations from people wanting to help. Thanks to those donations, Schoep has a...
John Lydon reconvenes Public Image Ltd. (featuring of former members Lu Edmonds and Bruce Smith along with new bassist Scott Firth) to play Mill City Nights. PHOTOS BY STEVEN COHEN on Monday, October 22, 2012.
Public Image Ltd. at Mill City Nights, 10/22/12 [REVIEW]
A full-size adult-oriented haunted attraction featuring practical special effects, and terrifying illusions. The Butcher Shop was created by professional house-haunters for thrill-fanatics. Expect a gruesome and gorey experience run by Michael Etoll, head meat-cutter at The Butcher Shop: House...
The xx played to a very sold out Main Room on Friday night, slowly developing a dark, tense set featuring material from this year's 'Coexist' as well as their 2009 self-titled debut. John Talabot & Pional and 2:54 opened. PHOTOS BY ANNA GULBRANDSEN on October 19, 2012.
Billy Corgan led a fresh Smashing Pumpkins lineup through over two hours of music, including the entirety of their latest effort, Oceania, for a rapt audience at at the Roy Wilkins Auditorium in St. Paul on Saturday night. PHOTOS BY ERIK HESS on October 20, 2012.
Girls screamed, hormones surged massively, parents dutifully accompanied their tweens or waited impatiently in the lobby as Justin Bieber did what Justin Bieber does: leaving his fans in a swoon. Fellow Canadian pop phenom Carly Rae Jepson opened. PHOTOS BY TONY NELSON on October 20, 2012.
Patrick's Cabaret put on their wild Vogue/Trash Costume Fashion Ball benefit Saturday night, featuring performers modeling local artists' handiwork, ferocious costumes and fierce dancing. PHOTOS BY NICOLA LOSIK on October 20, 2012.
Minnesota Viking Chris Kluwe's made a name for himself lately as a writer - opposing the Minnesota Marriage Amendment which defines marriage as between "one man and one woman." On Friday night, a small group gathered at the Brave New Workshop to hear Kluwe voice his opinions live and debate an...