Vita.mn just launched its annual Best-of issue. It features the Best of 2008 user picks, a list of the 10 best new bars of 2008, the Twin Cities Critics Tally, and more. The below links include my write-ups:
'Threads From There to Here' Burning Artists Co-op group show at Umber Studios, 1.03.09
Spirits of Red City and Nona and Marshall at Bryant-Lake Bowl, 1.04.09
Switchblade Comb Record Party at Uptown Bar, 1.05.09/every Monday
Triple Double at Triple Rock Social Club, 1.06.09/every Tuesday
Check the print edition for write-ups on the newly reformed Mad Ripple Hootenanny, the latest jewelry designs from local duo SisBro, and the scoop on local band Solid Gold's collector t's, available on newstands through 1.07.09.
Cover illustration by Minneapolis illustrator Chuck U, known for his poster and album art, "a mish-mash of '50s American graphical elements and lettering plus his obvious musical influences lay heavily into Chuck’s work."
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