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Irish-American cuisine in St. Louis Park

Emily Busch

May 19, 2010

Filed under REVIEWS

Located on 16th Street and Park Place Boulevard in the new West End development, this upbeat restaurant serves lunch and dinner every day and brunch on Saturday and Sundays starting at 10 a.m. Cooper Pub and Restaurant is similar... Read more »

Tina Fey and Steve Carell make for a solid “Date Night”

Devon Fitzgerald

May 10, 2010

Filed under Movie Reviews, REVIEWS

Based on its trailer, any success (besides the punchline for an NBC late night show) for "Date Night" looked bleak; starring the increasingly un-funny Steve Carell ("Evan Almighty," anyone?), an awkward plot about a middle aged-couple's... Read more »

MIA goes mod

Annalisa Huge

May 7, 2010

Filed under REVIEWS

Two meditative individuals stare at a dark canvas in Thomas Struth's photograph, "The Rothko Chapel." This young man and woman display a perfect sense of how we, as viewers, stare in awe at the masterpieces in a museum. With its... Read more »

Have you heard of Justice?

Logan McMillen

May 5, 2010

Filed under REVIEWS

It would be surprising to most that (electro-house masterminds) Justice haven’t released an album in three years. Why? Because they are fresh off their first Grammy win. A brief lesson in music history would tell you that... Read more »

Talk about a protective “Mother”

Kathleen Ambre

May 4, 2010

Filed under Movie Reviews

From dancing lightheartedly in a wheat field, to scouring her village for an alleged killer in order to clear her son's name, director Bong Joon-ho's headstrong matriarch in "Mother" proves to be not only the character for which... Read more »

Target Field a big hit in the Twin Cities

Rachel Kaplan

April 29, 2010

Filed under Around the Twin Cities, REVIEWS

Few times in Minnesota Twins history has the team started out the season so strong, with a 14-7 record against some of the arguably best teams in baseball. It is hardly a coincidence that with the Twins' unprecedented performance... Read more »

“The Runaways” is electrifying

Chandler Clemens

April 22, 2010

Filed under Movie Reviews, REVIEWS

"Hello boys, I'm your wild girl, I'm your ch-ch-ch-ch-ch-cherry bomb!" Little do people know the back story to The Runaways, the first all female rock-band responsible for this titular anthem. They we're formed during a time primarily... Read more »

“Remember Me”: seen before plot, but supported by a talented cast

Sam Thomas

April 21, 2010

Filed under Movie Reviews, REVIEWS

As the film reached its climax, I was shocked, not from the content of the movie, but in coming to the realization that Robert Pattinson can actually act when supported by the right cast. Allen Coulter's "Remember Me" proves... Read more »

Quirky, Victorian appeal found in Minneapolis bistro

Annalisa Huge

April 21, 2010

Filed under REVIEWS

This charming bistro located just off Hennepin Avenue in Uptown offers creative cuisine for a reasonable price. The Duplex serves a variety of imaginative entrées from wild rice risotto to pork tenderloin with blackberry demi-glaze.... Read more »

Okapi’s attention to detail makes “Love Him” a stellar debut

Logan McMillen

April 19, 2010

Filed under Music Reviews, REVIEWS

Ever since Girl Talks' third record dropped, the relatively indie Illegal-Art label has been thrust into the spotlight. Founded in 1998 by a man under the pseudonym of Philo T. Farnsworth, the label is working hard to turn mash-up... Read more »

New exhibit leaves more questions than answers

Meredith Gallagher

March 24, 2010

Filed under REVIEWS

For over 2,000 years, the Dead Sea Scrolls had been hidden away from the world. Then, in 1947, a Bedouin shepherd discovered the first scroll preserved within an ancient clay jug in a cave at the abandoned settlement of Qumran,... Read more »

Minneapolis based Dessa transcends fellow hip-hop artists with “Code”

Bernardo Vigil

March 22, 2010

Filed under Music Reviews, REVIEWS

In a day and age where overproduced, unimaginative, rap-pop seems to dominate the charts, Minneapolis hip-hop seems to have resisted the auto-tune trend. Seemingly becoming a breeding ground for artful producers and potent lyricists,... Read more »

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