Local Current Blog

November 14, 2014

Mark Kozelek and Low in Duluth: Entrancing and unrepentant

Mark Kozelek of Sun Kil Moon performed in Duluth last night. It was his second of two nights performing in the port town (the night prior he played an unannounced set at Fitger’s Brewhouse along with Alan Sparhawk—these things just seem to happen in Duluth). Given the controversy Kozelek has courted in recent weeks with […]

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FKA twigs playing surprise show at Paisley Park

If you missed out on tickets for tonight’s very sold-out show by the groundbreaking U.K. artist FKA twigs at the Fine Line, there will be another chance to see her in town this weekend. As she hinted on Twitter yesterday, she will be playing a gig tomorrow night at Paisley Park as part of the venue’s […]

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Flood Tide: Dark Dark Dark score – and star in – a new movie

In the imaginative film Flood Tide, Minneapolis-based folk band Dark Dark Dark set sail down the Hudson River on seven large-scale junk sculptures. Created in collaboration with the artist Swoon, the production illustrates the group’s 2008 voyage as they attempt to build their own world with art and music. Layers of documentation, fiction, and mythology are […]

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PaviElle to tell her story as part of Pillsbury House’s Naked Stages program

Up-and-coming soul singer PaviElle French will perform as part of this season’s Naked Stages program at Pillsbury House Theatre. In her one-women performance piece, Runnin’, PaviElle uses song and storytelling to discuss her life growing up in St. Paul’s historic Rondo neighborhood. Her playwriting debut, Runnin’ is part of a series of plays she is writing to “release her life’s demons and get free,” according to a press […]

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