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Oh, look, Sims appreciate diversity. Yogis and jocks coexist peacefully. PHOTO COURTESY EA GAMES

[Photo] Third time’s the charm for “The Sims”

Published June 2, 2009

Oh, look, Sims appreciate diversity. Yogis and jocks coexist peacefully. PHOTO COURTESY EA GAMES

If this doesn’t look like super amazing fun, we don’t know what is! PHOTO COURTESY PIXAR

[Photo] “Up”-lifting

Published June 2, 2009

If this doesn’t look like super amazing fun, we don’t know what is! PHOTO COURTESY PIXAR

A runner jogs by Lake Calhoun in Uptown on Monday. Recent studies have shown that Minneapolis has been ranked high on the fitness scale, while others referred to the people of Minneapolis as ‘little houses.’

[Photo] Ranking Minneapolis: Fit or fat?

Published June 2, 2009

A runner jogs by Lake Calhoun in Uptown on Monday. Recent studies have shown that Minneapolis has been ranked high on the fitness scale, while others referred to the people of Minneapolis as ‘little...

Source Demetri Martin performs his oddball comedy of slanted language and innocent recombinations on Saturday at the State Theater.

[Photo] Weekend Culture Compass - Demetri Martin, Yeah Yeah Yeahs and Karaoke

Published May 28, 2009

Source Demetri Martin performs his oddball comedy of slanted language and innocent recombinations on Saturday at the State Theater.

Michael Esper (Eli Wolcott) and Stephen Spinella (Pier Luigi Marcantonio [Pill]) in the world premiere of THE INTELLIGENT HOMOSEXUAL

[Photo] Homo(sexual) sapiens

Published May 26, 2009

Michael Esper (Eli Wolcott) and Stephen Spinella (Pier Luigi Marcantonio [Pill]) in the world premiere of THE INTELLIGENT HOMOSEXUAL

PHOTO COURTESY MOUTHFUL OF BEES

[Photo] Mouthful of Bees not as deadly as they sound

Published May 26, 2009

PHOTO COURTESY MOUTHFUL OF BEES

PHOTO COURTESY NONESUCH RECORDS

[Photo] Summer CD Roundup

Published May 26, 2009

PHOTO COURTESY NONESUCH RECORDS

Farmers market vendor Peter Hughes, left, talks with customers Marjo Cavanaugh, middle, and her daughter, Peg Cavanaugh, right, at the farmers market in St. Paul on Tuesday.  The farmers market opened on May 19 on the University of Minnesota St. Paul campus after moving from its former location across the street in Falcon Heights.

[Photo] Farmers market opens on St. Paul campus

Published May 26, 2009

Farmers market vendor Peter Hughes, left, talks with customers Marjo Cavanaugh, middle, and her daughter, Peg Cavanaugh, right, at the farmers market in St. Paul on Tuesday. The farmers market opened...

This weekend check out The Saved by the Bell Show at Bryant-Lake Bowl. Source

[Photo] Weekend Culture Compass - "The Saved by the Bell Show," Memory Lanes Block Party and Kushner.

Published May 22, 2009

This weekend check out "The Saved by the Bell Show" at Bryant-Lake Bowl. Source

Source Celebrate Mothers Day weekend by paying homage to your favorite mommies and taking your own out for brunch.

[Photo] Weekend Culture Compass - Mother's Day, Loney Dear, and plenty of theater

Published May 7, 2009

Source Celebrate Mother's Day weekend by paying homage to your favorite mommies and taking your own out for brunch.

Labour dispute

[Photo] The First Amendment in flux

Published May 6, 2009

Labour dispute

Zach Pearls My Father Was a Pieces is just one of the many pieces of art in Art-a-Whirl. PHOTO COURTESY ZACH PEARL.

[Photo] Give Art-a-Whirl a spin

Published May 6, 2009

Zach Pearl's "My Father Was a Pieces" is just one of the many pieces of art in Art-a-Whirl. PHOTO COURTESY ZACH PEARL.

Klein searching for his muse. PHOTO COURTESY WILLIAM KLEIN

[Photo] Scathing satires and in-depth documentaries

Published May 6, 2009

Klein searching for his muse. PHOTO COURTESY WILLIAM KLEIN

“Untitled (Self Portrait)” by Broc Blegen paints the picture of a lonely boy who just wants to play. PHOTO COURTESY ACTIVE MINDS

[Photo] Healing through art at Boynton

Published May 6, 2009

“Untitled (Self Portrait)” by Broc Blegen paints the picture of a lonely boy who just wants to play. PHOTO COURTESY ACTIVE MINDS

Wolverine about to claw his way out of or into another mess. PHOTO COURTESY 20TH CENTURY FOX

[Photo] Wolverine gets neutered

Published May 6, 2009

Wolverine about to claw his way out of or into another mess. PHOTO COURTESY 20TH CENTURY FOX

Daily File Photo

[Photo] Anderson inches closer to 1,000-win mark

Published May 5, 2009

Daily File Photo

Rybek and Bruniks at the Oak Street Ramp about Bike and Transportation Plans

[Photo] Minn. ends season with a sixth place finish at Big Ten championships

Published May 3, 2009

Rybek and Bruniks at the Oak Street Ramp about Bike and Transportation Plans

Source The Paper Toy and Pop-Out Show has kid-friendly art that does anything but waste paper.

[Photo] Weekend Culture Compass - Cinco de Mayo and May Day, get your party hat on.

Published April 30, 2009

Source The Paper Toy and Pop-Out Show has kid-friendly art that does anything but waste paper.

PHOTO COURTESY 4AD RECORDS

[Photo] St. Vincent and the seven dwarves

Published April 29, 2009

PHOTO COURTESY 4AD RECORDS

Eddie Argos giving a cheeky British pose. PHOTO COURTESY COOKING VINYL

[Photo] Art Brut shouts at the Devil

Published April 29, 2009

Eddie Argos giving a cheeky British pose. PHOTO COURTESY COOKING VINYL

Does she look like Mila Jovovich? No! Sci-fi lit has come a long way. PHOTO COURTESY DOUBLE ACTION

[Photo] Sci-Fi Par-Ti at the Nebula Awards

Published April 29, 2009

Does she look like Mila Jovovich? No! Sci-fi lit has come a long way. PHOTO COURTESY DOUBLE ACTION

PHOTO COURTESY DIRK LEUNIS

[Photo] It came from Africa

Published April 29, 2009

PHOTO COURTESY DIRK LEUNIS

Brains! Brains! Use your brains to read this book. PHOTO COURTESY QUIRK BOOKS

[Photo] Zombies, ninjas and Jane Austen

Published April 29, 2009

Brains! Brains! Use your brains to read this book. PHOTO COURTESY QUIRK BOOKS

PHOTO COURTESY KNOPF

[Photo] Jay McInerney 101

Published April 29, 2009

PHOTO COURTESY KNOPF

Ice Palace assuming their “Flying V” band formation. PHOTO COURTESY STACIANN PHOTOGRAPHY.

[Photo] Interview: Adam Sorensen of Ice Palace

Published April 29, 2009

Ice Palace assuming their “Flying V” band formation. PHOTO COURTESY STACIANN PHOTOGRAPHY.

Adrian Piper’s “What Will Become of Me,” featured in the show, is a collection of the artist’s hair, fingernails and skin that has been stored in honey jars since 1985. PHOTO COURTESY THE WALKER ART CENTER

[Photo] The quick and the melancholy

Published April 29, 2009

Adrian Piper’s “What Will Become of Me,” featured in the show, is a collection of the artist’s hair, fingernails and skin that has been stored in honey jars since 1985. PHOTO COURTESY THE WALKER...

Max Moses Life is a Game makes up the back cover. PHOTO COURTESY THE IVORY TOWER.

[Photo] The Ivory Tower brings more than just words

Published April 29, 2009

Max Mose's "Life is a Game" makes up the back cover. PHOTO COURTESY THE IVORY TOWER.

Gophers vs Purdue

Gophers win make it 7-1 season

[Photo] Weber still with much work to do

Published April 27, 2009

Gophers vs Purdue Gophers win make it 7-1 season

In effort to raise awareness of child soldiers in Uganda, the Invisible Children organization held a nationwide event where participants from various cities “abducted” themselves waiting to be rescued by the media and local legislators.

[Photo] Hundreds protest Ugandan rebel army

Published April 26, 2009

In effort to raise awareness of child soldiers in Uganda, the Invisible Children organization held a nationwide event where participants from various cities “abducted” themselves waiting to be rescued...

Tartufi is an eccentric, atmospheric act named after an ice-cream treat. See them at the Nomad on Sunday. PHOTO COURTESY TARTUFI.

[Photo] Spring Jam, hangover cures and a command to listen to Dan Deacon

Published April 23, 2009

Tartufi is an eccentric, atmospheric act named after an ice-cream treat. See them at the Nomad on Sunday. PHOTO COURTESY TARTUFI.

Minnesota’s Kyle Geason takes a cut during a game at the Metrodome this year. The true freshman went 3-for-3 with a double and an RBI from the nine-spot in the lineup against North Dakota State Wednesday, as the Gophers slugged their way to an 8-1 midweek win.

[Photo] Bottom of the order propels Gophers

Published April 22, 2009

Minnesota’s Kyle Geason takes a cut during a game at the Metrodome this year. The true freshman went 3-for-3 with a double and an RBI from the nine-spot in the lineup against North Dakota State Wednesday,...

PHOTO COURTESY AFTERNOON RECORDS

[Photo] Sun not setting on Afternoon Records

Published April 23, 2009

PHOTO COURTESY AFTERNOON RECORDS

St. Paul artist Mayda is taking off. PHOTO COURTESY SONIC MATRIMONY COLLECTIVE

[Photo] Mini Mayda made a song

Published April 23, 2009

St. Paul artist Mayda is taking off. PHOTO COURTESY SONIC MATRIMONY COLLECTIVE

Like, we’re so rich all we do is drink and do drugs and wear Wayfarers. PHOTO COURTESY SENATOR ENTERTAINMENT CO.

[Photo] Ellis’ apathy gets formulaic in ‘The Informers’

Published April 23, 2009

Like, we’re so rich all we do is drink and do drugs and wear Wayfarers. PHOTO COURTESY SENATOR ENTERTAINMENT CO.

Death in all their glory. PHOTO COURTESY TAMMY HACKNEY

[Photo] Lost punk tapes found

Published April 23, 2009

Death in all their glory. PHOTO COURTESY TAMMY HACKNEY

Wayne Coyne of The Flaming Lips ballin’. PHOTO COURTESY JASON SQUIRES

[Photo] Pitchfork: Not just for farmers anymore

Published April 23, 2009

Wayne Coyne of The Flaming Lips ballin’. PHOTO COURTESY JASON SQUIRES

The characters in “A Bright Room Called Day” find themselves suddenly emerged in a Nazi culture. PHOTO COURTESY COLLEGE OF LIBERAL ARTS

[Photo] Vergangenheitsbewältigung is a bitter fruit

Published April 23, 2009

The characters in “A Bright Room Called Day” find themselves suddenly emerged in a Nazi culture. PHOTO COURTESY COLLEGE OF LIBERAL ARTS

The original flyer for spring jam.  PHOTO COURTESY DAILY ARCHIVE

[Photo] The history of Spring Jam

Published April 23, 2009

The original flyer for spring jam. PHOTO COURTESY DAILY ARCHIVE

The designers from Calpurnia Peach met in the Universitys college of design. PHOTO COURTESY VOLTAGE FASHION AMPLIFIED.

[Photo] Shock 'n' Roll at Voltage

Published April 23, 2009

The designers from Calpurnia Peach met in the University's college of design. PHOTO COURTESY VOLTAGE FASHION AMPLIFIED.

baseball

[Photo] Modest McCallum belting the baseball

Published April 21, 2009

baseball

baseball

[Photo] Gophers look to keep pace in Big Ten

Published May 1, 2009

baseball

twitter

[Photo] Twitter raises recruiting concerns

Published April 20, 2009

twitter

After a half-century career at the University of Minnesota, American studies professor David Noble will retire this May.

[Photo] Living and teaching history

Published April 19, 2009

After a half-century career at the University of Minnesota, American studies professor David Noble will retire this May.

Im Going to Explode is a Mexican film about two run-away lovers and is part of the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Film Festival. PHOTO COURTESY CANANA FILMS.

[Photo] Weekend Culture Compass - International films galore!

Published April 17, 2009

"I'm Going to Explode" is a Mexican film about two run-away lovers and is part of the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Film Festival. PHOTO COURTESY CANANA FILMS.

University first-year student Marina Lillehei and senior Natasha Villanueva put together a photography project Wednesday for their Chicano studies class to bring photography to the hands of high school students at La Escuelita.

[Photo] Students reach out through La Escuelita

Published April 15, 2009

University first-year student Marina Lillehei and senior Natasha Villanueva put together a photography project Wednesday for their Chicano studies class to bring photography to the hands of high school...

PHOTOS COURTESY VAGRANT RECORDS, COURTESY XL RECORDS, COURTESY ROUGH TRADE

[Photo]

PHOTOS COURTESY VAGRANT RECORDS, COURTESY XL RECORDS, COURTESY ROUGH TRADE

Drew Barrymore is almost unrecognizable as Little Edie. PHOTO COURTESY HBO

[Photo] Meet the Beales of "Grey Gardens"

Published April 16, 2009

Drew Barrymore is almost unrecognizable as Little Edie. PHOTO COURTESY HBO

“Breaking Upwards” explores the process a couple breaking up slowly rather than all at once. PHOTO COURTESY DARYL WEIN FILMS

[Photo] So many movies so few Junior Mints!

Published April 16, 2009

“Breaking Upwards” explores the process a couple breaking up slowly rather than all at once. PHOTO COURTESY DARYL WEIN FILMS

PHOTO COURTESY EDUARDO GARCIA AGUILAR

[Photo] Fantastic voyages of “professional foreigner”

Published April 16, 2009

PHOTO COURTESY EDUARDO GARCIA AGUILAR

A photo in one of Seekins sign photography series, which was taken by Target Inc. photographer turned fashion artist John Christenson. PHOTO COURTESY SCOTT SEEKINS

[Photo] If U Seek(ins) Amy

Published April 16, 2009

A photo in one of Seekin's sign photography series, which was taken by Target Inc. photographer turned fashion artist John Christenson. PHOTO COURTESY SCOTT SEEKINS

Track and Field

[Photo] Gophers split up in three different meets this week

Published April 14, 2009

Track and Field

University microbiology senior Jon Strong sits on his porch Friday after the couch ban was officially overruled at a Minneapolis City Council meeting.

[Photo] City shoots down couch ban

Published April 10, 2009

University microbiology senior Jon Strong sits on his porch Friday after the couch ban was officially overruled at a Minneapolis City Council meeting.

Source PHOTO CAMERON WITTIG, ILLUSTRATION PINOY PENGUIN FROM Both Sides of the Mouth Blog

[Photo] The weekend of the traveling bands (and solo acts)

Published April 10, 2009

Source PHOTO CAMERON WITTIG, ILLUSTRATION PINOY PENGUIN FROM Both Sides of the Mouth Blog

The RNC 8 and supporters protested Dec. 2 outside a fundraiser for DFL gubernatorial candidate Susan Gaertner, who is also Ramsey County Attorney and head of the office prosecuting them. Gaertners office dropped terrorism-related charges for the eight activists Thursday.

[Photo] Charges dropped, but legal battle rages on

Published April 12, 2009

The RNC 8 and supporters protested Dec. 2 outside a fundraiser for DFL gubernatorial candidate Susan Gaertner, who is also Ramsey County Attorney and head of the office prosecuting them. Gaertner's office...

The RNC 8 and supporters protested Dec. 2 outside a fundraiser for DFL gubernatorial candidate Susan Gaertner, who is also Ramsey County Attorney and head of the office prosecuting them. Gaertners office dropped terrorism-related charges for the eight activists Thursday.

[Photo] Terrorism charges against RNC 8 to be dropped

Published April 9, 2009

The RNC 8 and supporters protested Dec. 2 outside a fundraiser for DFL gubernatorial candidate Susan Gaertner, who is also Ramsey County Attorney and head of the office prosecuting them. Gaertner's office...

Source Some of the many costumes at your annual Anime convention.

[Photo] The anime circus, back in town!

Published April 9, 2009

Source Some of the many costumes at your annual Anime convention.

One of Bob Gruens most famous rock n roll shots. PHOTO COURTESY BOB GRUEN.

[Photo] Behind the scenes at CBGB … and more

Published April 9, 2009

One of Bob Gruen's most famous rock 'n roll shots. PHOTO COURTESY BOB GRUEN.

Were not sure why anyone would cheat on Sienna Miller, but Peter Sarsgaards Cleveland does, and clearly it gets ugly. PHOTO COURTESY ARCHLIGHT FILMS

[Photo] What are “The Mysteries of Pittsburgh?”

Published April 9, 2009

We're not sure why anyone would cheat on Sienna Miller, but Peter Sarsgaard's Cleveland does, and clearly it gets ugly. PHOTO COURTESY ARCHLIGHT FILMS

Monochromatic cute-bomb Alert! PHOTO COURTESY TOM BEARD

[Photo] The Horrors rate higher than horrible

Published April 9, 2009

Monochromatic cute-bomb Alert! PHOTO COURTESY TOM BEARD

Things steam up between Émilie and Gabriel. PHOTO COURTESY TFM DISTRIBUTION

[Photo] The French talk Frenching in “The Kiss”

Published April 9, 2009

Things steam up between Émilie and Gabriel. PHOTO COURTESY TFM DISTRIBUTION

PHOTO COURTESY NINTENDO

[Photo] Videogame roundup

Published April 9, 2009

PHOTO COURTESY NINTENDO

Kool Keith in his day-to-day attire . PHOTO COURTESY KOOL KEITH.

[Photo] Dr. Dooom vs. Dr. Octagon is a one-man battle

Published April 9, 2009

Kool Keith in his day-to-day attire . PHOTO COURTESY KOOL KEITH.

Working for the weekend. PHOTO COURTESY MIRAMAX

[Photo] The adventures of post-grad ennui

Published April 9, 2009

Working for the weekend. PHOTO COURTESY MIRAMAX

Students compete for India

[Photo] U class looks to improve water access in India

Published April 5, 2009

Students compete for India

Source Britney Spears performs this weekend, knocking off her first decade of fame.

[Photo] Weekend Culture Compass - 10 Years of Britney and local bands to refresh the palate

Published April 3, 2009

Source Britney Spears performs this weekend, knocking off her first decade of fame.

Students in the Cypher Coalition met Wednesday at Raising Canes resturant to eat, discuss, and freestyle. The next event for the student run hip-hop group is a discussion on women in Hip Hop on April 8th.

[Photo] Student group rethinks hip-hop

Published April 2, 2009

Students in the Cypher Coalition met Wednesday at Raising Cane's resturant to eat, discuss, and freestyle. The next event for the student run hip-hop group is a discussion on women in Hip Hop on April...

Carlson continues pursuing music in life after Idol. PHOTO BY JULES AMEEL

[Photo] Our very own Twin Cities 'Idol'

Published April 2, 2009

Carlson continues pursuing music in life after "Idol." PHOTO BY JULES AMEEL

PHOTO COURTESY PRINCESS RECORDS

[Photo] Local CD round-up

Published April 2, 2009

PHOTO COURTESY PRINCESS RECORDS

Both the prisoners and the guards are shown with painstaking detail in “Hunger. PHOTO COURTESY BLAST! FILMS - HUNGER LTD. 2008 IFC FILMS

[Photo] "Hunger" is satisfying

Published April 2, 2009

Both the prisoners and the guards are shown with painstaking detail in “Hunger." PHOTO COURTESY BLAST! FILMS - HUNGER LTD. 2008 IFC FILMS

PHOTO COURTESY NORTHSTAR PRESS

[Photo] The grass of a forgotten war grows close to home

Published April 2, 2009

PHOTO COURTESY NORTHSTAR PRESS

PHOTO COURTESY BURLESQUE GRAPHIC ARTISTS

[Photo] The "Yo Gabba Gabba!" of local art

Published April 2, 2009

PHOTO COURTESY BURLESQUE GRAPHIC ARTISTS

Just one of many gorgeous patios. PHOTO COURTESY KOZLAKS ROYAL RESTAURANT

[Photo] The Twin Cities’ best patio dining

Published April 2, 2009

Just one of many gorgeous patios. PHOTO COURTESY KOZLAK'S ROYAL RESTAURANT

PHOTO COURTESY PARAMOUNT PICTURES

[Photo] Monsters’ brawl

Published April 2, 2009

PHOTO COURTESY PARAMOUNT PICTURES

“Erin Jesme Christ” by Deuce 7 displays the artists’ vibrant colors and dark themes. PHOTO COURTESY DEUCE 7

[Photo] The Deuce is loose!

Published April 2, 2009

“Erin Jesme Christ” by Deuce 7 displays the artists’ vibrant colors and dark themes. PHOTO COURTESY DEUCE 7

Bikes, Bars, Beers by Adam Turman shows the indulgent side of a cyclists identity. PHOTO COURTESY ARTCRANK

[Photo] Bike studio gears-up for art festival

Published April 2, 2009

"Bikes, Bars, Beers" by Adam Turman shows the indulgent side of a cyclist's identity. PHOTO COURTESY ARTCRANK

Auti Angel

[Photo] Dancer talks about overcoming challenges

Published March 31, 2009

Auti Angel

Auti Angel

[Photo] Student groups prepare for elections

Published March 31, 2009

Auti Angel

Gophers v Northwestern football

[Photo] Brewster joins the ranks of the Twittering

Published March 30, 2009

Gophers v Northwestern football

Swim Meet, Friday 6 pm

[Photo] Gophers miss top-10 finish at NCAAs

Published March 29, 2009

Swim Meet, Friday 6 pm

Source Comedian Maria Bamford is only glaring because theres cat hair on you. Get it off! Sorry, shameless Tim and Eric reference.

[Photo] Weekend Culture Compass - Maria Bamford and Dirty Hands, but not at the same time

Published March 26, 2009

Source Comedian Maria Bamford is only glaring because there's cat hair on you. Get it off! Sorry, shameless "Tim and Eric" reference.