More Weekend Happenings

It’s starting to get extra spooky! The Trylon is screening the haunted masterpiece Ringu. TUES. [INFO]  Also Alamo Drafthouse has the can’t miss classic Elvira: Mistress of the Dark. TUES. [INFO] Latin based brewery La Dona Cerveceria is having its… Continue Reading →

#FWMN 2018

We hope you took heed at our last newsletter recommendation and scooped up early tickets to many of the #FWMN fall fashion week events because many of these will fill up/sell out. What a great lineup, too. Only highlighting a… Continue Reading →

Thurs // Wizard Fest 2018

The entries we got about the best parts of Harry Potter yielded some unsurprisingly deep cuts—congrats to our ticket winners Phoebe and Jinai! If you missed all that, here’s a heads up for you wizards and muggles about a wide-ranging event/party… Continue Reading →

Weds // Abbie Gobeli at Transmission

Speaking of Radio K DJs, as you know many of them go on to do great things post-K. Case in point: Abbie Gobeli did her time behind the mic at the radio station, including as Musical Director, and eventually found… Continue Reading →

Weds // Bad Reputation

Joan Jett never gave a damn about her bad reputation—whether it was as a teenage Suzi Quatro super fan looking to start a band, later as one of the pioneering women of rock and punk, to even her current incarnation… Continue Reading →

Thurs // Reading: Julie Schumacher + The Shakespeare Requirement

Is this the college edition of Secrets? Sort of feels like it, especially since our book recommendation is The Shakespeare Requirement by Julie Schumacher. The UofM faculty member returns to the literary spotlight with a highly anticipated new novel set… Continue Reading →

MSP Welcome Week

Of the many ridiculous cultural practices of the Bold North—excuse me, sir, you can’t take that drink from this floor to that floor, you’ll need a plastic cup—almost none are as prevalent as Minnesota Nice, aka the practice of freezing… Continue Reading →

Tues // Gigawatt – Radio K’s 25th Birthday with GUERILLA TOSS

Where does the time seriously go. Radio K, the absolutely fantastic fledgling real college radio station out of the UofM, is now officially older than many of its mumbly undergrad DJs who love to drop music facts like “Thom Yorke… Continue Reading →

More Weekend Happenings

Regular Readers know we’re big fans of drone racing (it’s the future because it’s awesome) and the lil’ guys will be flying around the track at Running Aces Casino. FRI. [INFO] All you need to say is Gina Lollobrigida and… Continue Reading →

Sun // Best of the Wurst

Back for a third year, FairVote Minnesota’s annual fundraiser Best of the Wurst asks you to a) eat as many brat and sausage samples as you can, b) rank-choice vote for your fave and c) enjoy cider and music all… Continue Reading →

Fri // Hook & Ladder 2nd Anniversary Celebration

Happy 2nd Anniversary to The Hook & Ladder! It’s hard to believe it’s only been two years, but that’s a testament to their great shows—and under-appreciated beer selection, too. A surprise to no one that’s been to a show at… Continue Reading →

Mon // Reading: Gary Shteyngart + Lake Success

Rain Taxi doesn’t fool around with these author events—they bring the biggest names to our Arts & Culture market. Case in Point: Thanks to the local lit journal brings in Gary Shteyngart to read from his new book Lake Success… Continue Reading →