More Weekend Happenings

Did you think that was all the weekend’s festivals? NOPE! The Stone Arch Festival also returns to the St. Anthony Main waterfront for a weekend of artist booths, food, music and more! [INFO] Really great clothing boutique Cliché has been… Continue Reading →

Sat // Neal Brennan

Neal Brennan is the comedian you didn’t know you love. Not only did he write Half Baked with his then writing partner Dave Chappelle and then went on to help write many of The Chappelle Show’s famous sketches (including yes… Continue Reading →

Fri // Francis and the Lights

Describing Francis and the Lights only as “a musical project fronted by Francis Farewell Starlite” is like saying that Bon Iver is “a musical project by Justin Vernon” since, much in the same way bonnie bear has forged a beautiful,… Continue Reading →

Sat // Rock ‘n’ Roll + Punk Flea Markets

Need to update everything from your wardrobe to your album collection, but you’re too rock ‘n’ roll to make that happen at a mall? Swing by the re-invented flea market at the Uptown VFW on Saturday for everything from quality vintage… Continue Reading →

Northern Spark 2018

The city-wide art festival is back, but this year they’re breaking the all-night fun into a Friday night run and a Saturday night run! The theme of this year’s event, Commonality, takes its cue from the festival’s venues in downtown MPLS—The… Continue Reading →

Fair State’s Mixed Culture

We’re definitely not ones to turn up our noses at the typical beer fest practice of booking hundreds of brewers, but Fair State’s Mixed Culture offers a nice change of pace with their wonderfully pared down approach. The smart, sour-forward co-op… Continue Reading →

Weds // Queercore: How To Punk A Revolution // afterparty

There’s not many tickets left for the Sound Unseen screening of Queercore: How to Punk a Revolution, and understandably so. The can’t-miss documentary is chock full of footage of a new community taking on in a very loud way issues… Continue Reading →

Thurs // Hendrick’s Grand Garnisher at Betty Danger’s

How grand is the Hendrick’s Gin’s Grand Garnisher? The mobile Rube Goldberg machine with a 38-foot long tube, gear, and blade attachments can slice up to 18 cucumbers and hour for all your summertime drinks! The doohickey and its daper… Continue Reading →

Weds // International Axe Throwing Day

Who here knows that International Axe Throwing Day is a thing–and that it’s tomorrow? Doesn’t actually matter: whether ignorant or enlightened, the reward’s the same. Twincy’s first and only (legal) axe throwing facility Bad Axe is celebrating the holiday with… Continue Reading →

Quick Q+A: Rebecca Krinke + Reckoning

It warms our cold, disaffected arts when we not only see a show that we’re interested in, but when the artist is also a Regular Reader. And that’s just what Rebecca Krinke is: An artist who makes interesting installations, but… Continue Reading →

Open Streets Lyndale

The Open Streets festivals keep getting better—is it that the businesses have finally seen that going really big brings in even more people walking around the car-free street? Regardless, there’s some major fun happening in the middle of the road,… Continue Reading →

Sociable Summer Presents Funk Fest

We need the funk. We gotta have that funk! It’s a good thing that Sociable Cider’s Funk Fest is outdoors, otherwise all the bands taking the stage would tear the roof of the cidery, mother sucker. The afternoon’s lineup features… Continue Reading →