Kicking off in grand style, MNCBA SpringCon Comic Book Celebration took over the Minnesota State Fairground Grandstand this weekend. Everything from the Trek to Star Wars, Super Heroes and fantasy made an appearance at this weekend's family friendly event. PHOTOS BY CHRISTOPHER APGAR on May 21-22, 2011.
So Gold, Petey, Espada, and Anton brought in DJ Doc Adam to take the rapture on in a head-to-head battle. Wants Vs. Needs brought free T-shirts designed by Adam Garcia of The Pressure, the rapture, well...we know how that ended.
PHOTOS BY KEVIN O'MEARA on May 20, 2011
Death Cab For Cutie lulled a sold out First Avenue into a welcome stupor on Saturday night, showcasing songs from their new album, as well as hits from their past. The bouncy pop-rock band The Lonely Forest opened.
PHOTOS BY STACY SCHWARTZ on May 21, 2011
It's been 14 years and 6 studio albums but former Afghan Whigs frontman Gregg Dulli still considers The Twilight Singers his "side project". It was their first time back to Minneapolis in 5
years. Indianapolis-based Margot & the Nuclear So and So's opened. PHOTOS BY NICK WOSIKA on May 18, 2011
The brothers who created Crave know how to make popular restaurants, so it's
no surprise that their new Italian concept, Sopranos, is quickly making
waves in St. Louis Park. The ambiance is approachable, yet swank, and the
menu, created by chef JP Sameulson, covers a lot of...
While the best traceurs are typically European, the U.S. has been churning out some pretty solid wall-jumping, free-running superstars of our own in recent years, including the locals at Mn Parkour. Watch them turn Minneapolis into their personal obstacle course. PHOTOS BY RYAN BRENNAN. Read...
James Blake's unmistakable combination of beautiful minimal vocals, synth, and brilliant keyboard led to an instantly sold out show at the entry on Monday night. Active Child got it started.
PHOTOS BY ALEX UNCAPHER on May 16, 2011
Tim McGraw made a surprise entrance through the crowd at the back of the Xcel to start his part of the show Saturday evening, shaking hands as he made his way to the stage. The brothers and sister trio The Band Perry and Luke Bryan opened. PHOTOS BY KATHY EASTHAGEN on May 14, 2011