Video from citizen journalists who were on the scene to document the aftermath of the devastating tornado that hit Northeast Minneapolis on May 22, 2011.
The Basilica Block Party this year is scheduled for July 8 & 9. The Basilica Block Party musical lineup will include David Gray, Ray LaMontagne and The Pariah Dogs, the JAYHAWKS, Michael Franti and Spearhead, Drive-By Truckers, Amos Lee, Gomez, Stuart D’Rozario, Lissie, Scars on 45, Fitz and The Tantrums, G. Love & Special Sauce, Citizen Cope, and The 4onthefloor. [DETAILS.] Get daily music videos at Audiolicious.tv.
Babylon by David Gray
Beg Steal or Borrow by Ray LaMontagne and the Pariah Dogs
Blue by The Jayhawks
The Sound Of Sunshine by Michael Franti & Spearhead
Never Gonna Change by Drive-By Truckers
Keep it Loose, Keep it Tight by Amos Lee
See The World by Gomez
Pursuit of Happiness by Lissie
Give Me Something by Scars on 45
MoneyGrabber by Fitz and The Tantrums
Cold Beverage by G. Love & Special Sauce
I Couldn’t Explain Why by Citizen Cope
Bricklayer by The 4onthefloor
ARTCRANK began in Minneapolis in 2007 but has since expanded to other cities across the nation. It is a show of bicycle-inspired poster artwork that introduces people to talented local artists they’ve never heard of before and sends them home with affordable, original works of art. Every ARTCRANK show features posters created by local artists from the host city. Admission is always free, and posters are priced to let everybody take home at least one. ARTCRANK runs from yesterday through about mid-May. [DETAILS.]
The University of Minnesota Press has released a book dealing with the 35W bridge collapse, The City, the River, the Bridge: Before and after the Minneapolis Bridge Collapse, based on the symposium of the same name. The video below features the editor of the book, Pat Nunnally, speaking at the symposium. Found at U of M Institute For Advanced Study via Peter Fleck.
Northrop Dance at the University of Minnesota ventures to downtown Minneapolis to present Aspen Santa Fe Ballet this Tuesday, March 7. [DETAILS].
Celebrating its 15th anniversary season, the contemporary ballet troupe has taken the country by storm with their adventurous sampling of choreographers, range of dance styles, and an impressively extensive repertoire, acquiring and commissioning works from the top choreographers of the world. The company that takes “hold of your heart” (The Washington Post) performs an exhilarating program of contemporary dance exemplifying its commitment to commissioning groundbreaking work by both world renowned and emerging choreographers. Found at YouTube from TheCAMIChannel.
The three-day Winter Bluegrass Weekend kicks off today in Plymouth at the Radisson Hotel & Conference Center. The indoor music festival features the Minnesota Bluegrass and Old Time Music Assocation Showcase of Bands, more than 40 groups performing bluegrass, old-time stringband, and related forms of acoustic music. Huh.