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All content by Mark Brenden
Hank III will moan the blues, country, metal and who knows what else tonight at First Ave.

Runnin’ with the devil

by Mark Brenden
Published November 29, 2011

MPLS.TV collabs with Pitchfork.tv

by Mark Brenden
Published November 11, 2011
Gosling as the Driver in Drive.

Shut up and “Drive”

by Mark Brenden
Published September 16, 2011
Business senior and No Static Records founder Jake Heinitz, left, and Audio Perm producer Taylor Madrigal, right, are the organizers of the first Audio Perm Block Party. Audio Perm Block Party is exposing a new underground hip-hop scene.

Check the rhyme

by Mark Brenden
Published August 10, 2011
MINNEAPOLIS, MINNESOTA- AUGUST 6: Macys 2010 Glamorama Fashion show benefitting Childrens Cancer Research Fund at the Orpheum Theater in Minneaolis, Minnesota on August 6, 2010. (Photo by Adam M. Bettcher)

Viva la glam!

by Mark Brenden
Published August 3, 2011
Q-Tip, middle, claims to be prominent like Shakespeare and Edgar Allan Poe, but those guys didnt need to wear their words on their shirts.

The paths of rhythm

by Mark Brenden
Published July 27, 2011
Voicing the voiceless

Voicing the voiceless

by Mark Brenden
Published July 27, 2011
9 to 5 Tour

Cast List:
Dee Hoty 
Diana DeGarmo 
Mamie Parris 
Joseph Mahowald 
Kristin Zbornik 
Jane Blass, Patrick Boyd, Paul Castree, Holly Davis, Janet Dickinson Madeleine Doherty, Marjorie Failoni, Gregg Goodbrod, K.J. Hippensteel, Jesse J.P. Johnson, Michelle Marmolejo, April Nixon, Ryah Nixon, Rick Pessagno, Wayne Schroder, Micah Shepard and Travis Waldschmidt.
Other Credits:
Lyrics by: Dolly Parton
Music by: Dolly Parton
Book by: Patricia Resnick

Workin’ woman’s blues

by Mark Brenden
Published July 13, 2011
Actor Drew Ailes poses for a photo during his progression from slovenly man-child to infallible Titan.

No pain, no gain

by Mark Brenden
Published July 13, 2011
UNSPECIFIED - CIRCA 1970:  Photo of Mahalia Jackson  Photo by Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images

I saw the light

by Mark Brenden
Published July 6, 2011
“Untitled 8,” Soo Visual Arts Center’s annual Juried Exhibition opens this Saturday. The show, featuring art by eight artists runs until late August.

The exhibit with no name

by Mark Brenden
Published July 6, 2011
Come as you are

Come as you are

by Mark Brenden
Published June 29, 2011
Actors Joseph Pyfferoen (left) and Jake Wellington (right) greet guests for the Minnesota Centennial Showboat’s performance of The Demon Barber of Fleet Street.

I’m on a Showboat

by Mark Brenden
Published June 22, 2011
David Cook talks about one of his creations Tuesday at the Hennes Art Company in Minneapolis.  Cooks “ladies,” which were designed for his musical “Lemonade for the Lawnboy”, will be presented Friday for the exhibition called Identities Explored.

Who is me?

by Mark Brenden
Published June 22, 2011

Sunshine of your Love

by Mark Brenden
Published June 8, 2011

Generation DIY

by Mark Brenden
Published June 8, 2011
Isbell, center, and his 400 Unit released their best album together, “Here We Rest,” in April.

Still Truckin’

by Mark Brenden
Published May 25, 2011
MCAD Junior Brendan Dawson paints a hole Saturday that he cut out of dry wall during the Minneapolis Home Building and Remodeling Expo at the Minneapolis Convention Center.

HOPSACK and a jump

by Mark Brenden
Published May 25, 2011
Little big lizard

Little big lizard

by Mark Brenden
Published March 3, 2011
Nature lead Tyson Forbes (left) and director Makell Kiefer (right) discuss their upcoming production Friday at Intermedia Arts in South Minneapolis.  The play is derived in part from the works of Ralph Waldo Emerson, of whom Forbes is a direct descendant.

A very human “Nature”

by Mark Brenden
Published August 10, 2010
For Chromeo, partying is such sweet sorrow that they party ‘til it be morrow

Wherefore art thou, Chromeo?

by Mark Brenden
Published August 3, 2010
The 2010 St. Paul Slammers: (Left to Right) Sam Cook, Kyle (Guante) Myhre, Sierra DeMulder, Khary (6 is 9) Jackson, Shane Hawley, Matthew Rucker

Welcome to the Slam

by Mark Brenden
Published July 27, 2010
Chelsea boys rollin and rockin at the deceased Glitterboxxx venue.

New noise: Chelsea Boys

by Mark Brenden
Published July 27, 2010
Pitchfork profile: Big Boi

Pitchfork profile: Big Boi

by Mark Brenden
Published July 21, 2010

Pitchfork Day Three recap

by Mark Brenden
Published July 19, 2010

Pitchfork Day One recap

by Mark Brenden
Published July 17, 2010

Songs of these States

by Mark Brenden
Published June 29, 2010

HEALTH at 7th St. Entry

by Mark Brenden
Published June 28, 2010
Pride without prejudice

Pride without prejudice

by Mark Brenden
Published June 22, 2010
In-a-gadda-da-Walker

In-a-gadda-da-Walker

by Mark Brenden
Published June 16, 2010
These rockers, unlike most rockers, hear, see and speak no evil.

Review: “Zoo Animal”

by Mark Brenden
Published June 9, 2010
Good will Hunting Club

Good will Hunting Club

by Mark Brenden
Published June 1, 2010

Ready, set, Soundset!

by Mark Brenden
Published May 26, 2010

Getting Published 101

by Mark Brenden
Published April 28, 2010
Rogue Valley is musician Chris Kozas new, season-related project. PHOTO COURTESY DARIN BACK

Going Rogue … Valley

by Mark Brenden
Published April 7, 2010
Chances are you’ll stumble on at least one of Doshs three CD-release parties.
PHOTO COURTESY CAMERON WITTIG

Dosh CD Release (Cubed)

by Mark Brenden
Published March 31, 2010
Frap. glasses and graffiti hearts can be soulful too.
PHOTO COURTESY SCHIKO

Soulville’s new Mayer

by Mark Brenden
Published March 31, 2010
Broke Crow was also on the SXSW bandwagon, contributing their images as part of the Neo OBSOLETE Post NASAL Surrealistic CARNAGE exhibit in Austin, Texas.
PHOTOS COURTESY JOHN GRIDER

Artist profile: Broken Crow

by Mark Brenden
Published March 24, 2010
Megan Frauenhoffers piece Birds Nest Pink explores the use of a typically female color. PHOTO COURTESY MEGAN FRAUENHOFFER/ALTERED ESTHETICS

Altering the sexes

by Mark Brenden
Published March 10, 2010
PHOTO COURTESY MUTE RECORDS

Review: Sisterworld

by Mark Brenden
Published March 8, 2010
A still from “Fritz: The Walter Mondale Story” 
PHOTO COURTESY WALKER ART CENTER

What women see

by Mark Brenden
Published February 24, 2010
New Land of Milk and Honey explores the creative products of this artsy commune.
PHOTO COURTESY SAM HOOLIHAN

Livin’ off the fat of the land

by Mark Brenden
Published February 17, 2010
Clogs to play with guests Aaron Dessner (The National) and Shara Worden (My Brightest Diamond).
PHOTO COURTESY SAREPHINA PHOTOGRAPHY

Interview: Clogs

by Mark Brenden
Published February 10, 2010

Art of everyday people

by Mark Brenden
Published February 10, 2010
Toni Dachis’ The Message Is Clear is part of the exhibit’s focus on censored written works.
PHOTO COURTESY ALTERED ESTHETICS

An altered look at banned books

by Mark Brenden
Published February 3, 2010
Interview: Leisure Birds

Interview: Leisure Birds

by Mark Brenden
Published January 27, 2010
PHOTO COURTESY  RHYMESAYERS ENTERTAINMENT

The Current turns five

by Mark Brenden
Published January 20, 2010
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