In a recent interview with Minnesota Public Radio host Andrea Swensson, rapper Chad Heslup (aka Longshot) talked about his history of involvement in protest movements since moving from Chicago to Minneapolis 11 years ago. He was inspired to join his first march after Minneapolis police shot and killed 24-year-old Jamar Clark in November 2015, and […]
This week’s featured fantasy gig poster was created by local illustrator and designer Teshika Silver.
As more people lose faith in the state, organizers offer alternatives.
Our reporting on envisioning and organizing a city less reliant on cops to keep us safe
Since 1997, Evanston indie rocker Justin Roberts has built a deep discography of children’s music that treats listeners of all ages with respect. He first got an inkling that he wanted to make originals for kids while teaching at Step by Step Montessori in Minneapolis in the early 90s, and he’s since become an unusual […]
The first time Kenyan singer-songwriter J.S. Ondara heard the music of Bob Dylan, he was blown away. As a bow-tie-wearing, poetry-writing teenager, Ondara often felt out of place among his peers, but listening to America’s most famous folk troubadour inspired him to set his own verses to music. In 2013, at age 20, Ondara won […]
After a brief tour of the upper midwest, Dan Savage delves into the queries he didn’t get to.
Strawdog’s production of Bennett Fisher’s play feels like a torturous lecture.
A pilgrimage to Prince’s Minneapolis, a quest for enlightenment in “Silicorn Valley,” a freight-hopping-free trip to the Hobo Capital of America, and more stories of midwest exploration
The late artist’s purple reign continues in and around Minneapolis.
Also, a local start-up wants to help Americans make informed decisions on their ballots before they vote.
Twin Cities soul veteran Wee Willie Walker finally plays Chicago on the strength of last year’s If Nothing Ever Changes.
Also, the Minnesota Vikings really hate the Chicago Bears.
Also, family searches for British tourist missing in West Pullman, and Bernie Sanders’s 1963 arrest immortalized in photo.
The group celebrate the release of a four-way tape with a handful of like-minded locals.