Galactic Primitivism

Adam Little’s vibrant and visually loaded paintings illustrate a fictional “advanced, yet long extinct civilization” and the works—full of otherworldly figures and simple geometries—will make you wish the subjects of Galactic Primitivism on were real. Friday, 7 PM. Free. —Tracy… Continue Reading →

New Eyes Festival

It’s another packed weekend of events that highlight MPLS + STPL as an outpost of arts and culture, including two really amazing festivals that overlap on Saturday—and you’re going to have to figure out how to do both. First, the… Continue Reading →

FRI: Hot Snakes In-Store Performance

The big show at the Turf Club with post-hardcore rockers Hot Snakes is big-time sold out, but you can still catch them setting fire to Down In The Valley for the release of Jericho Sirens on Sub Pop Records. The… Continue Reading →


Prolific director and performer Lisa Channer, who we know as the founder of Theatre Novi Most, also happens to be the daughter of Harold Channer, who incredibly ran the Manhattan Public Access Television interview show Conversations for 50 years. Talk… Continue Reading →

Sunday: One Man Band Fest

Who needs a whole band! Just a bunch of scheduling trouble, creative difference, and pay-out sharing. Check out a whole mini-fest’s worth of solo performers with enough talent to skip all those ensemble pitfall, including virtuoso Dosh, psychedelic surf monster… Continue Reading →

On Our Radar: Weekend of March 16th-18th

Pop out to Addiction Cycle in Medina to catch a limited edition installment of ARTCRANK, the poster show about bicycles. Maybe ride your bike out there. FRI. [INFO] It’s another super Ultrasuede Showcase of new sounds at Icehouse with MDS, Andrew Broder,… Continue Reading →

Sat: PlanetFest: a short speculative play festival + The Flashlight Zone

Regular Readers know we’re big fans of Not-So-Silent Planet‘s long-running night of speculative fiction—you know, stories of fantasy, steam punk, zombies, maybe a short story about a Red set in the lowborn mines of Mars—and now their readings have grown… Continue Reading →

Fish Fry Finder: Holy Family Maronite + Lentchilada Lunch

Just because we’re into the being “the new North” doesn’t mean we don’t have a deep love of some throwback institutions like a rockin’ Lenten fish fry—and don’t you dare say ironic, we’re legit-ly into them. And to get you… Continue Reading →

Just Some St. Patrick’s Day Picks

Headbangers Brunch St Patricks Day Edition Pat’s Tap starts super early, at 9 AM, with 80’s Cartoons, heavy metal on the stereo, their brunch menu with beers—flights or pints—and/or beermosa’s. New Belgium Brewing and Founders will also be on hand to… Continue Reading →

LOL at the Library with Baddies Comedy Co.

Sponsored: Not your everyday library program! Enjoy stand-up comedy with Baddies Comedy Co. Local comedians Pierre Douglas, Bruce Williams, and Brandon Riddley offer up an evening of urban comedy entertainment. Presented by Saint Paul Public Library and funded with Minnesota Arts… Continue Reading →