midwest

2.14.19

Please Don't Let Your Tiny Dog Blow Away in the Wind

The National Weather Service just issued a "small dog warning" for the Cleveland area, where winds have reached upward of 50 MPH.

6.21.17

Cloakroom Find Beauty in Midwestern Desolation on 'Time Well'

We announce the Northwest Indiana trio's sophomore album and premiere their moody video for new song "Seedless Star."

5.16.17

The Female Genital Mutilation Scandal Tearing a Community Apart

A high-stakes criminal case is forcing a tight-knit Midwestern Muslim sect to reckon with its most dangerous practice.

2.25.17

Artists Pioneer a "Fairer Form of Gentrification" in Indiana | #50StatesofArt

Tube Factory Artspace invigorates the Garfield Park neighborhood in Indianapolis.

2.21.17

Essay: Priced Out of New York, an Artist Finds Her Midwestern Tribe | #50StatesofArt

Fontaine Capel on her migration from Brooklyn to Chicago in search of space, community, and the funds to maintain a studio practice.

1.25.17

Essay: Is Minneapolis America's Next Powder Keg for Art?| #50StatesofArt

Minnesota writer and scholar Christina Schmid makes a case for the Far-North.

Advertisement
10.14.16

In the Twin Cities, Every Day Is Prince Day

Last night in St. Paul, Stevie Wonder and a collection of musicians paid tribute to the Purple One for six hours. It wasn't long enough.

9.20.16

Looking Back on Liberal, the Midwest's Failed Atheist Utopia

Liberal, Missouri, was founded to be an atheist oasis in Bible country. But today, you'd never know it.

8.15.16

Even by Late-70s San Francisco Standards, MX-80 Sound Were a Wonderfully Weird Musical Oddity

Stream the reissues of MX-80 Sound's first two albums 'Out of the Tunnel' and 'Crowd Control' and read an interview with vocalist and guitarist Rich Stim.

8.15.16

Even by Late-70s San Francisco Standards, MX-80 Sound Were a Wonderfully Weird Musical Oddity

Stream the reissues of MX-80 Sound's first two albums 'Out of the Tunnel' and 'Crowd Control' and read an interview with vocalist and guitarist Rich Stim.

7.30.16

Is This Barn in the Middle of Nowhere the Best Venue in the Midwest?

Six years after its first show, Codfish Hollow is attracting some massive acts. But Marvin will still have to ride you there on a tractor-drawn hayrack.

11.26.15

Wolf Eyes: Noise Is Dead, Long Live Trip Metal

The Michigan brutarians are back, and chillin’ with Jack White.

0104