Classic power pop is no longer a popular form of rock music. What was once the best shot-rock music with chart success has now been relegated to the trash heap. For Minneapolis rock group Private Interests, reviving power-pop staples — like catchy melodies and heady vocals — is of the utmost importance. “[When we first started] there were a lot of good punk and hardcore bands,” guitarist and singer Cameron Soojian said.
The Strip Club Meat & Fish, is a strong contender for best restaurant in the Twin Cities. For nearly 10 years they’ve delivered some of the best and most creative meals around. On July 1, the restaurant will close its doors for good.
Friday: Michael Kleber-Diggs and Sun Yung Shin Poetry Reading Earlier this year, the Daily published a Q&A with Sun Yung Shin, a Minneapolis-based poet who has garnered acclaim from critics as well as audiences.
A new exhibit at the Minnesota Center for Book Arts explores the vast terrain of asemic writing — an art form that utilizes abstract, illegible script. The exhibit entitled, “Asemic Writing: Offline and in the Gallery,” will run from March 10 to May 28.
In the last few years, Appleton, Wisconsin has quickly become a haven for like-minded indie-rockers.
From now until July 23, the University of Minnesota’s Weisman Art Museum will host an exhibit, “Dear Darwin,” focused on how art and science interact. The name comes from the process the artists took in creating their work.
Uber-cool boy band Hippo Campus is exactly what’s wrong with modern rock music: they’re overblown and self-assuredly smirking; both parts are bleak drivel and derivative posturing. Up until now, fans have only had a few EPs, music videos and live performances on which to base their adoration.
The White Page gallery will host an event paying homage to ’70s and ’80s musician Arthur Russell on Feb.
Now through Feb. 26, the Phoenix Theater is hosting the darkly comedic play “These Things Happen.” Written and directed by local playwright L.
It’s a common misconception that during cold winter nights, sipping on hot cocoa or coffee will keep you warm.