Still More Events For This Action-Packed Weekend Somehow

It was a huge bummer to hear that metal scenester and guitar impresario Sean Tobin of Aziza passed away; help raise funds in his name at a benefit that features a bunch of great bands at The Nomad. FRI. 6… Continue Reading →

Sat // Record Store Day 2018

The nation-wide Record Store Day celebration continues to grow as fast as the Twincy record stores scene, and now there’s so many different RSD happenings that we can’t possibly include every single one of them. Instead, here’s a few picks… Continue Reading →

Fri // Tanya Tagaq: Retribution

Any descriptions of Tanya Tagaq’s vocal art, electronic music, and striking visual performances don’t do it justice, but bear with us: Tagaq’s style lies somewhere in-between beat-boxing and throat singing, mixing guttural growls with post-modern melodic accents, all forcefully delivered… Continue Reading →

Sat // Celebration of the Proclamation of Short Pants Season

Life in Minnesnowta—a few days of 40-degree weather and some sunshine, and we’re celebrating spring! Spring, heck, summer! We’ve often said that Record Store Day is the unofficial start of the spring-summer block party season, and the dreamers-brewers at Bauhaus… Continue Reading →

MinnRoast 2018

MinnRoast is MinnPost’s annual song-and-skit variety show featuring politicians, singers and actors. This is your one chance to see politicos being funny on purpose. Scheduled to appear this year: Gov. Mark Dayton, Sen. Tina Smith, Speaker Kurt Daudt, Reps. Tom… Continue Reading →

Fri // Marijuana Day Parties

Adult Night at the MN Zoo on 420 “The Zoo is a smoke free facility, and that includes all types of smoke.” We hear you, MN Zoo. But we also see that picture of a winking goat—and that super happy… Continue Reading →

Fri // Tim Pawlenty Drag Party: Dance Party Protesting Queer Bashers!

Are we surprised that former MN governor Tim Pawlenty—make that return gubernatorial candidate Tim Pawlenty, sigh—is speaking at the anti-queer Minnesota Family Council’s annual dinner on Friday? Nope. We were, however, very surprised—thrilled, actually—that groups like Flip Phone and Daddy… Continue Reading →

Weds // Big Fish & Begonia

Even though your week is full of film with the MSPIFF and the rescheduled Oates films at the Trylon, fans of epic film-making won’t want to miss the one-off screenings of Big Fish & Begonia. The 2016 picture—which many animation… Continue Reading →

Sat: March for Science

Grab a piece of tag board off the pile in your closet to make a fresh new sign for the next super important march—we’re going with WE DID ASK IF WE SHOULD (w pic of a velociraptor on it) on… Continue Reading →

Thurs: Sloane Crosley in conversation with Marlon James

Another big book event this week, New York Times-bestselling author Sloane Crosley reads from her new collection of essays on scaling active volcanoes, crashing shivas, befriending swingers, and more. The pieces range from madcap to more serious, and she’ll discuss her… Continue Reading →