SAT // Geilfest at Pig Ate My Pizza

Travail’s take on Oktoberfest is stationed at Pig Ate My Pizza this year, and it’s a classic homage complete with signature steins, German noshes (we’re keeping a hopeful eye out for a sauerkraut-topped pizza) and a host of entertainment including… Continue Reading →

SAT // Five Women at Five Watt

The creative whims of the Five Watt crew includes in-cup artistry, yes, but many of its staff also excel in other artistic mediums, and the coffee shop has recently started celebrating this talent by inviting them on stage for evening… Continue Reading →

Weekend Art Picks

Busy weekend in the art world, here’s a few of the openings and receptions we’re hoping to check out. Curate by Jerome Harris, new MCAD exhibition As, Not For is an incomplete historical survey of work created by African-American graphic… Continue Reading →

FRI // Negative Approach Victory Empire Down

It’s classic punk week in Twincy! Following up on Stiff Little Fingers and The Avengers on Monday, Detroit hardcore legends Negative Approach swing through town with similarly classic German hardcore punks Victory. A true combo of punk pioneers still putting… Continue Reading →

THURS // Shameless: Dinner & Discotheque

Dance like no one’s watching, donate like people’s lives depend on it. The Bird by Loring Park hosts a night of delicious dining and groovy disco dancing courtesy of DJ Tricky Miki that benefits the comedians, writers, and producers behind… Continue Reading →

FRI // Open the FK Up!

The general population might joke about too many tap rooms, but we’re still at a place where a new brewery opening can be buzz-worthy. In this case it’s Falling Knife Brewing and their knife tap handles taking over the former… Continue Reading →


Staging a live portrait of a small community of lesbians that spans four generations, 20% Theatre Company’s Unknown, a play by Alexis Clements, opens their 14th season with a production that draws inspiration and real-world material from the 45-year-old Lesbian… Continue Reading →

Macbeth at the James J. Hill House

The James J. Hill House is quite possibly the most immersive location for live drama, especially during the spooky season. With its regal wood furnishings and intimate spacing—the set moves through multiple rooms over the course of the performance—the distinction… Continue Reading →

10,000 Laughs Comedy Festival

The big, locally produced 10,000 Laughs Comedy Festival is back and bigger than ever, thanks to the sheer number of venues and the sheer number of comics taking stages throughout Minneapolis (and even a satellite show in Eau Claire!) or… Continue Reading →

TUES // Recovery Riot!

We’re big fans of the ever-increasing list of interesting events that don’t focus on alcohol, including the new Recovery Riot! comedy night at ACME. The booze-free evening features sets from Greg Coleman, Cy Amundson, Mike Earley and Moe Yaqub that… Continue Reading →

WEDS + THURS // Galia Eibenschutz + HIJACK & dancers + Itch Princess

An absolute dream for fans of new performance, McKnight International Choreographer Galia Eibenschutz of Mexico teams up with HIJACK’s Kristin Van Loon and Arwen Wilder for a night of combines curiosity, luck, mystery, sweat, and political intention in the Cedar…. Continue Reading →