One Love: Talkin’ ’bout a Highwomen Revolution

The Highwomen singing women’s stories. They’re not haters. It’s all about inclusivity and love. Country music radio loves its bros: young, white, tatted, gym-jacked, dirty pick-up with a bottle of something brown under the seat guys that sing about spring break and their ex's with a heavy snap track on loop. Lyrics are mired in …

Spacy Symph-Pop is a Livin’ Thing: Jeff Lynne’s ELO

An Electric Light Orchestra concert has been sitting on people's bucket lists for 38 years (the last time they played the Twin Cities). The band stopped touring and recording in '86. Thankfully, co-founder Jeff Lynne brought his Jeff Lynne's ELO to Saint Paul's Xcel Energy Center on July 25. It was everything that the near …

Joshua Tree National Park: Then and Now

Mount San Gorgonio and Joshua trees The allure of Joshua Tree National Park is undeniable. It attracts artists, writers, psychedelic rockers, spiritual vagabonds, campers, climbers, hippie wannabees, genius scientists, yogis, middle-aged hipsters, psychics, and grumpy old cowboys; all of whom seek the freedom of its wide-open expanses. There's more to J-Tree than its boulders, rugged …