Black Fashion Week MN

We’re psyched to see the debut of Black Fashion Week MN, the brainchild of the Twin Cities Black Film Festival and talent company the Morrow Group. The event series celebrates local designers of color, kicking things off an opening party… Continue Reading →

Mon // Running of the Bulldogs

Another gem in Canterbury Park’s brilliant, goofy series of non-pony races, the Running of the Bulldogs has slotted its fifth annual race for this Monday. A mighty 97 frown-faced pups race in six heats throughout the day, alongside regular horse… Continue Reading →

Fri // Stephen Vanasco + Los Angeles :: Interpreted

A part of the many amazing events around Rhymesayers’s Soundset hip-hop festival: We’re a city that really loves its own skyline, but this exhibit is worth a look. Public Functionary gives space to an scenes from Los Angeles, captured by… Continue Reading →

Mon // Mary Ocher with IN/VIA + STOLYETTE

We really do love it when someone on tour has a perfect local fit, and audio artist Mary Ocher playing with IN/VIA and Secrets favs Stolyette is just that. Ocher has spent years melding ethereal vocals with diverse musical stylings—everything… Continue Reading →

Fri // The Artwork of RISK

When Rhymesayers say their Soundset festival is a celebration of hip-hop music and culture, they really mean the culture part, too. Along with the pre- and post- parties (and Sway in the Morning live broadcast breakfast!), there’s two must-attend art… Continue Reading →

More Weekend Events

Modist Brewing is also taking on the sun with their new fruit punch milkshake IPA, Sun Protection Factor, which you can get at their release party. FRI. Free. [INFO] The ultra-hip duo Night Moves (srsly can’t get enough of the… Continue Reading →

Quick Q+A: Alana Horton & Patrick Marschke fitter perception at New Works 4 Weeks Festival

Here’s a reminder how the Red Eye Theater’s fantastic New Works 4 Weeks series works: Artists get full access to the theater, technical support, and feedback from their similarly cool artistic cohorts as everyone develops their pieces. Then the selected artists… Continue Reading →

Sun // Surly Slay Day

As far as planning a roll out goes, you can’t get much luckier than Surly throwing a party for their new Heat Slayer beer on a weekend full of 100 degree days. The brewery will transform their beer garden into… Continue Reading →

Memory Lanes Block Party

One of the best block parties of the summer returns for two nights of musical mayhem outside the classic bowling alley! Along with headliners like Tickle Torture, The Spits, Butcher’s Union and more, there’s a long list of rockers on… Continue Reading →

Sat // Soundset Official Before Party with The Klituation ft. JUNGLEPUSSY

We’ve already told you that this year’s Soundset festival from Rhymesayers will likely be the best one ever—Erykah Badu, Wu-Tang Clan, Tyler the Creator, Lioness, so many more—but you’ll also want to get extra hyped the night before with all the local… Continue Reading →

Thurs // Conversation: Afrofuturism and the Urgency of (Re)Imagination

Not only did Black Panther look super cool, thanks in big part to the very successful Afrofuturist design work throughout the entire picture, but it also had people cheering for its museum robbery scene, include both members of arts and… Continue Reading →

Thurs // Big Fat Love: 10th Annual John Prine Tribute at The Hook and Ladder Theater

All the singer-songwriters you regularly see on Twincy’s small stages—Mother Banjo, Dan “Daddy Squeeze” Newton, The Belfast Cowboys’ Terry Walsh, The Federales’ Ben Miller, The Roe Family Singers, many more—meet up on John Prine‘s half-birthday to celebrate his incredible influence as one of… Continue Reading →