Local Current Blog

May 17, 2016

Music News: Kathleen Hanna covers ‘Dancing in the Dark’

Rock icon Kathleen Hanna covers Bruce Springsteen’s “Dancing in the Dark” on the soundtrack to the new movie Maggie’s Plan — with an assist from actor Tommy Buck. Hanna makes a cameo in the film, which comes out Friday. (Pitchfork) Nomad about to wander West Bank landmark the Nomad World Pub is up for sale — for just shy […]

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Nomad World Pub up for sale for $995,000

The Nomad World Pub, a popular West Bank haven for live music, craft beer, and bocce ball, is on sale for $995,000. Owner Todd Smith has not disclosed exactly why he’s selling the property, but he did tell the Star Tribune that it had nothing to do with his purchase (and reopening) of Uptown’s Country Bar. Real-estate listings call […]

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Bob Dylan, Aaron Gorton, Kari Tauring, John Mapes: This week’s Minnesota music releases

Bob Dylan: Fallen Angels On Friday, Northern Minnesota native Bob Dylan releases his 37th studio album — which also marks his second consecutive collection of 20th-century standards done Dylan-style. Shadows in the Night (2015) had Dylan and his crack band sharing their interpretations of songs made famous by Frank Sinatra, and on the new Fallen Angels he takes […]

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