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All content by Grant Tillery

‘Detail’ oriented

by Grant Tillery
Published December 16, 2015
Jared Tuttle looks through various clothing options at Atmosfere in North Loop on Monday, selecting an outfit for the upcoming I Am MPLS fashion show tonight at First Avenue

Be the city you love

by Grant Tillery
Published December 3, 2015

Survival of the Prettiest

by Grant Tillery
Published November 25, 2015

Dirty rice and shounds

by Grant Tillery
Published November 19, 2015
Local act Murder Shoes rehearses for their upcoming show in their practice space at City Sound Northeast on Thursday, November 4. Murder Shoes unique blend of surf and garage pop sounds can be caught tonight at Icehouse in celebration of their new release Daydreaming.

Felonious footwear

by Grant Tillery
Published November 10, 2015
Twin Cities artist Ta–coumba T. Aiken poses with a selection of his rhythm paintings in the Show Gallery Lowertown on Tuesday. Aikens exhibition opened to the public last night, November 4.

How to simplify complexity

by Grant Tillery
Published November 5, 2015
The Walker Art Centers latest exhibit - Hippie Modernism: The Struggle for Utopia - opens Friday Oct. 23. The show features works from the late 1960s and early 1970s that critique society at large and provide an alternative blueprint to the mainstream experiences of the time.

Counterculture at work

by Grant Tillery
Published October 22, 2015
Cantus bring their latest show, The Four Loves, to the remodeled Ordway Concert Hall this Saturday

I’ve got love on my mind

by Grant Tillery
Published October 15, 2015
Michael Thomsen inspects the top part of his sculpture for symmetry at his home studio on Monday. Thomsens newest show, inspired by Masonic history, classical thought and mythology will be opening at Public Functionary on Saturday.

Mysterious vibes

by Grant Tillery
Published October 1, 2015
Jeffrey Barr looks in the mirror Monday while Keith Dorsett, manager of Heimies Haberdashery, makes final adjustments to Barrs outfit at the Haberdashery store in St. Paul. The fitting was in preparation for the Homme Mens Fashion Show on Wednesday.

Fashion comes Homme

by Grant Tillery
Published September 22, 2015

No love in the heart of the city

by Grant Tillery
Published September 17, 2015

Local band now local beer

by Grant Tillery
Published August 28, 2015
88 Oriental Foods pork sausage is served with cabbage, sliced carrots, and pickled sliced jalapeño rings.

Out of the way eateries

by Grant Tillery
Published August 5, 2015

The McChicken and me

by Grant Tillery
Published August 3, 2015

Southside soul

by Grant Tillery
Published July 22, 2015
Bradstreet Crafthouses Black Walnut Old Fashioned is made with Bulleit Bourbon, Nux Alpina Black Walnut Liqueur, Demerara, house orange bitters and an orange slice garnish.

The dark end of the street

by Grant Tillery
Published July 15, 2015
Murkury, a local Minneapolis experimental electro-soul band, poses for group shot at Jazz Central Studios on Monday evening.

Murkury in retrograde

by Grant Tillery
Published July 14, 2015
Founder Dan Oskey talks to Distillery Manager Bentley Gillman at Tattersall Distilling in northeast Minneapolis on Monday. Tattersall, which distills its own spirits in a distillery just beyond the glass walls of its cocktail room, will open for business on Wednesday, July 8.

Spirits in the Night

by Grant Tillery
Published July 8, 2015

Instagram is life

by Grant Tillery
Published July 6, 2015
Barista Bethany Brown serves up a customers iced coffee at Five Watt Coffee on Tuesday.

A tall glass of cool joe

by Grant Tillery
Published July 1, 2015

Shorts are beneath you

by Grant Tillery
Published June 29, 2015
Dennys Bakery offers donuts to attendees at the Twin Cities Donut Crawl in Mears Park in St. Paul on Saturday, June 13.

Donut you want me, baby?

by Grant Tillery
Published June 17, 2015
Northeast Night Market organizers Margie and Madeline Siggelkow plan the layout of their upcoming event at Bauhaus Brewery on Sunday, June 13. The market, which showcases thirty local artisan vendors, musicians and street performers, will take place on Tuesday, June 23.

Nighttime is the right time

by Grant Tillery
Published June 17, 2015

In defense of pleated pants

by Grant Tillery
Published June 15, 2015
Black Market Brass poses for a group portrait at their rehearsal space in Minneapolis on Wednesday, June 3. The music group plays a blend of Afrobeat and funk to bring bold, uptempo sound to their audiences.

Jumpsuit jubilee

by Grant Tillery
Published June 10, 2015

Down to the wire

by Grant Tillery
Published June 3, 2015
Cooks prepare food at recently opened Nighthawks Diner in South Minneapolis on a Thursday evening.

Nighthawks at the diner

by Grant Tillery
Published May 27, 2015
Pulled pork, sazón rice and roasted vegetables are just a few of the Columbian-influenced menu options at Café Racer Kitchen in Minneapolis on Sunday.

Off to the races

by Grant Tillery
Published April 14, 2015
Minneapolis-St. Paul International Film Festival founder Al Milgrom poses at Espresso Royale on Thursday afternoon. Milgroms documentary The Dinkytown Uprising will premiere at  the festival on April 12th.

There’s a Riot Goin’ On

by Grant Tillery
Published April 9, 2015
Ranelle Johnson, Alex Galle and Nathaniel Bates of Bae Tigre rehearse in their basement practice space on Sunday. Bae Tigre are an indie-electro group from Minneapolis and will be playing a show this Saturday March 14th at the Triple Rock Social Club

Eye of the Tiger

by Grant Tillery
Published March 10, 2015

Winning wieners

by Grant Tillery
Published March 5, 2015
La Huastacas lamb and goat tacos served on Saturday afternoon. The restaurant is known for their in-house goat and lamb barbecue.

Get Your Goat

by Grant Tillery
Published February 24, 2015

Meckler, not heckler

by Grant Tillery
Published February 19, 2015
From left: Matteo Roberts, Matthew Holmen, David Roberts, Monica Martin, Zach Johnston and Jason Krunnfusz of Phox.

Pheeling phoxy

by Grant Tillery
Published February 5, 2015
Couple Johnny Soloman and Molly Moore of the St. Paul based music group, Communist Daughter, perform at the Whole Music Club in Coffman on Wednesday evening. The campus event, hosted by Boynton Health services, brought musical artists together for a conversation about their music careers as well as their struggles with mental health.

From struggle to song

by Grant Tillery
Published January 29, 2015
A Surly burger with french fries pairs nicely with a Surly Furious beer at the recently-opened Surly Beer Hall in Prospect Park. The Beer Hall offers a wide selection of lunch and dinner food, along with an extensive lineup of beers on tap.

Feelin’ Surly

by Grant Tillery
Published January 22, 2015

Hark! The Herald Angels Sing

by Grant Tillery
Published December 4, 2014

Here we come a-wassailing

by Grant Tillery
Published November 26, 2014

Grappling With Grape Salad

by Grant Tillery
Published November 21, 2014

Northern exposure

by Grant Tillery
Published November 13, 2014

A Marble In A Wooden Maze

by Grant Tillery
Published November 6, 2014

In defense of sneakers

by Grant Tillery
Published September 6, 2014
Gary Louris, lead singer and guitarist of The Jayhawks, rehearses with band members Marc Perlman and Karen Grotberg on Tuesday. The Jayhawks are often accredited as founders of the alternative country genre in the 1980s.

Save it for a Rainy Day

by Grant Tillery
Published September 4, 2014
Members of local funk and hip-hop group ZuluZuluu rehearse in a basement practice space on Monday night.

The mothership connection

by Grant Tillery
Published August 6, 2014

Consider the Talking Heads

by Grant Tillery
Published July 31, 2014
Wooden Shjips started as an exercise for non-musicians before becoming a professional psych rock outfit.

Paring down rock

by Grant Tillery
Published July 30, 2014
​Heiruspecs headlined Barbettes Bastille Day Block Party on Sunday. Heiruspecs met and formed at St. Pauls Central High School, an institution they still give back to.

High respects

by Grant Tillery
Published July 16, 2014
Local band France Camp pose for a portrait in Minneapolis on Sunday.

Party like a rockstar

by Grant Tillery
Published July 9, 2014
Cambodian flavored rockers Dengue Fever epitomize a musical melting pot.

Bitten by the bug

by Grant Tillery
Published July 9, 2014
Secret Stash Records founder Eric Foss talks to his band members during a rehearsal for Sonny Knight and the Lakers on Monday night in Northeast Minneapolis. Foss is the drummer for the band and founded Secret Stash Records in 2009.

The past anew

by Grant Tillery
Published July 2, 2014
Local psychedelic rock band Crimes outside of their rehearsal space in Minneapolis on Thursday.

Crime wave

by Grant Tillery
Published June 25, 2014
Rapper Lizzos 2013 release Lizzobangers was just that — a bangin example of Lizzos swagger.

L to the I to the Z Z O

by Grant Tillery
Published June 18, 2014
Mac DeMarco eschews perfection in the name of rockin.

The Mac daddy

by Grant Tillery
Published June 18, 2014
Hui Niu Wilcox of the Ananya Dance Theatre rehearses a piece titled ìBlue Dream Journeysî with other dancers from the troupe on Sunday outside Barbara Barker Center for Dance. The group will perform the piece with the public during Northern Spark, a city-wide all-night art festival.

Dancing in the dark

by Grant Tillery
Published June 11, 2014
A rack of cassettes, mostly Moon Glyph releases, on display at the Minneapolis Electric Fetus.

Fly me to the moon

by Grant Tillery
Published June 11, 2014

Javanese jive

by Grant Tillery
Published June 4, 2014
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