Local Current Blog

May 5, 2014

Nick Cave, Weird Al, Mark Mothersbaugh, Katy Perry, and others contribute to a very strange one-song cover album

In one of the most idiosyncratic examples of the fine art and music worlds coming together, a crew of artists—including Nick Cave; Devo’s Mark Mothersbaugh; Katy Perry; Danny Elfman of Oingo Boingo; Odd Future’s Tyler, the Creator; “Weird Al” Yankovic; Stan Ridgeway of Wall of Voodoo; and Metallica’s Kirk Hammett—have contributed to pop surrealist Mark […]

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Minneapolis Armory may become a concert venue as soon as next year

Will the Minneapolis Armory become the Twin Cities’ next large concert venue? Plans for exactly that to happen are moving forward. Vita.mn reports that the developers who own the downtown landmark are about to submit plans to repair its roof; those plans must be approved by the National Parks Service, since the armory is listed […]

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