The Minnesota Daily

All content by Stephanie Nusser
Receptionist Allie Walsh schedules an appointment Tuesday evening at Rue 48 Salon in Minneapolis. The Salon merges their services with local art displayed on their walls and performance events scheduled periodically.

Would you like a painting with your color treatment?

December 9, 2010

Very rarely does studying a topic in the liberal arts actually allow a student to do something in the liberal arts. Some, though, are lucky. Art history senior Annika Johnson is able to combine her studies...

Sweet sisters Meg and Dia show up on the scene in Minneapolis Photo

It’s always precious with Meg and Dia

December 2, 2010

Who: Meg and Dia Where:Triple Rock Social Club, 629 Cedar Ave. When:5 p.m., Dec. 4 Cost:$10   Cutesy indie-pop music can usually go two ways. First, it can help you get through the awkward stages...

Davina Sowers and the Vagabond band members Connor Mcrae (drums), Michael Carvale (string bass), Darren Sterud (trombone), and Daniel Eikmeier (trumpet) play at Hell’s Kitchen Friday evening in Minneapolis.

North Country blues

November 24, 2010

  Who: Davina and the Vagabonds Where:Dakota Jazz Club, 1010 Nicollet When:Nov. 25 7:00 PM, 26 8:00 PM   Scintillating chanteuse, Davina Sowers, is giving the Twin Cities the blues without letting...

Wake up for winter

Wake up for winter

November 18, 2010

Since daylight savings time started, since seasonal affective disorder (SAD) set in, itâÄôs hard to wake up in the morning and decide to dress like an active member of society. But it can be done...

Culture Compass — Suicidal Tendencies, Os Mutantes and a Christmas favorite

November 18, 2010

Thursday Music âÄî Suicidal Tendencies If you want to grab a beer or two, or five (or nine), circle pit like youâÄôre out of your mind and act like youâÄôre about to grab your skateboard...

Beth Fisher, last year’s winner of the Chili Cook-Off at Midtown Global Market, cans her “secret chili sauce” on Wednesday in preparation for Saturday’s 4th Annual Chili Cook-Off.

People’s Chili Awards

November 11, 2010

What: Chili Cook-Off Where: Midtown Global Market, 920 East Lake Street When: Nov. 13 Cost:$3   Everybody loves a bowl of chili. With a side of crackers, sour cream, shredded cheese or just on its...

Emo Philips early on in his career

The missing Marx brother

November 4, 2010

Who: Emo Philips What: Comedian Where: Acme Comedy Club, 708 N. First St, Minneapolis When: Nov. 2-6   When someone mentions the name Emo Philips, they are usually met with a blank stare. His name...

Kalki Koechlin in That Girl in Yellow Boots

Red Shirts and Ramayana

October 28, 2010

Who: Minnesota Film Arts What: Asian Film Festival When: Nov. 3-13 Where: 115 SE Main St Cost:$10   This November Minnesota is going to get a taste of Asia, not through Hong Kong Noodle, but through...


Culture Compass — LCD Soundsystem, Hot Chip, Blonde Redhead

October 21, 2010

Friday   Music âÄî Phantogram and Josiah Wolf   Josiah Wolf of Why? is, hands down, one of the coolest drummers with one of the coolest voices. This is an opener that you should care...

Blonde Redhead makes their way to First Avenue

No brunettes allowed

October 21, 2010

Who: Blonde Redhead Where:First Ave. When:Oct. 24 Cost:$18   With a name deriving from a song by no-wavers DNA, a new album named after a horse and almost 20 years of music supporting their reputation...

Alien themed costume for Vogue/Trash Costume Fashion Ball.

Fabulous filth

October 14, 2010

Who: PatrickâÄôs Cabaret What: Vogue/Trash Costume Fashion Ball Where:3010 Minnehaha Ave When:Oct. 16   Nine years ago âÄúZoolanderâÄù brought the catwalk to the big screen. Between...

One moment out of retirement

One moment out of retirement

September 30, 2010

Poet and former University of Minnesota creative writing professor Michael Dennis Browne recently retired after 45 years of teaching. Nearly 70, Browne is still full of wit, timeless advice and vivacity. Retirement...

Bass player Jon Davis warms up late Saturday night before his band Haunted House played at the Turf club.

A ghost to get down with

September 23, 2010

Imagine swimming through uncharted waters to a distant, unknown island and, finally, crawling through a massive jungle that seems to have no end. That is the feeling summoned from within when listening...

Moon = Shot

September 20, 2010

At 1419, the year-old West Bank art collective, on Sept. 17 the SHOOT THE MOON art show was a representation of the Minneapolis  art world meets nightlife. Between the various elaborate art installments...

Making Babies

September 9, 2010

Who: Baby Skateboards What: Skateboards Where: CalSurf and Tarnish and Gold When: Sept. 3-11   For Jake Stein, Timothy Hudson and Fletcher Barnhill, making babies is part of their routine. They have...