The Minnesota Daily

All content by Cara Spoto

Searching for the Grail, again

August 3, 2001

Rejoice dear subjects, for it has finally come to pass that our dear noblemen of Monty Python have brought their brilliant dissection of Arthurian legend Monty Python and the Holy Grail back to our great...

The voice has a face: Sedaris talks pretty

June 20, 2001

I remember the first time I heard David Sedaris. I was folding laundry while listening to NPR, expecting to hear something about the trouble in the Middle East or the fledgling SNP. Instead, I heard this:...

Twin Cities’ band proves their metal at festival

June 18, 2001

From 11:15 a.m. until 4:50 p.m. Saturday, 13 of America's heaviest rocking bands took turns playing 20 minute sets on Ozzfest's second stage. At 12:30 in the afternoon with the mid-day sun beating sunburns...

West Bank, a force in Minnesota Music

January 30, 2000

Ask anyone working at various bars and restaurants in the University's culturally rich West Bank neighborhood about the music they showcase, from busboy to event booker, and you'll find a group of eclectic...

U.S. Maple’s sonic hysteria

January 30, 2000

According to a mysterious quote on their website, U.S. Maple began when the four band members met on a street corner in Chicago,"to discuss a way in which to erase Rock and Roll entirely from (their) collective...