Ahem, ahem, world music lovers: Amadou & Mariam, the blind Malian couple that has taken the world by storm, will make their Minnesota debut at The Cedar on August 7th. Tickets will go on sale to the general public on Friday, February 10th. Members of The Walker have an exclusive pre-sale this week.
Listen to a track off their upcoming album, Folila, here.
[Co-presented with The Walker Art Center and Sue McLean & Associates]
Watch in breathless, beer-filled stupor as readers from Paper Darts and The Tangential go head to head in a certified WWE (Weakass Writers Event) SMACKDOWN to determine the reigning champion of the Twin Cities literary scene once and for all.
Audience chooses the winner!
Featuring readings by:
John Jodzio // Jay Gabler // Eric Vrooman // Becky Lang // Sarah Morean // Katie Sisneros // John Gordon // Dunstan McGill // Heidi Thomasoni // Regan Smith
New video for “Emmylou” by First Aid Kit! The lovely Swedish sisters will be back at The Cedar on April 7th.
Want to learn a little bit more about Johanna and Klara Söderberg? Check out this interview by Rookie Mag.com’s founder and editor-in-chief Tavi Gevinson (a super sweet Chicago-based fashionista-writer-culturati wunderkind). They talk about feminism, America as a global cultural powerhouse, their style, Tumblr, and their musical inspirations.