Weds // Book Launch: Rad Girls Can + Riot Grrl Karaoke

On its own, the best-selling author Kate Schatz and Miriam Klein Stahl releasing their excellent new book full of incredible new stories and cool illustrations, Rad Girls Can: Stories of Bold, Brave, and Brilliant Young Women, would be enough of a… Continue Reading →


We honestly didn’t know that there was a Jaws 3 or a Jaws 4, much less a Jaws 5, but when we found out that such a movie existed and that it was bad-good enough to show at Trash Film… Continue Reading →

National Financial Awareness Day Beer Blowout

To help celebrate National Financial Awareness Day—which is an actual holiday, we looked it up—Fulton and Mortimer’s threw together a party that helps you spend money while saving money! It’s going to be lit . . . eracy! The bar… Continue Reading →

Third Thursday: Design Night with AIGA Minnesota

Much like our Regular Readers cannot wait for our sends, every cool design kid in Twincy opens up their email on their retro flip phones to read the AIGA newsletter that’s a go-to for anyone interested in creative visuals. What… Continue Reading →

NOVO Industrial Festival

In case you missed the Bandcamp profile on MPLS + STPL’s thriving experimental electronic music scene, give it a quick read and catch up (or just read your SotC newsletter regularly!) before you check out this week’s NOVO Industrial Festival…. Continue Reading →

Tues // Esker Grove Burger Battle

Hopefully voting in the primary will merely whet your appetite for civic engagement, because Esker Grove is hosting a taste-and-vote event Tuesday to gather public input on selecting their fall menu burger. They’re serving the burgers (One is their current… Continue Reading →

Tues // Artist Talk: Thomas Fluharty + As I Was Going Along…

You’ve seen artist Thomas Fluharty’s work everywhere from People magazine, Entertainment Weekly, Sports Illustrated, and maybe most importantly Mad magazine, and on Tuesday night you can hear him discuss his hyper-realistic illustration style of famous personalities in person at Artistry. The… Continue Reading →

More Weekend Fun

It’s going to be perfect weather for a Baywatch 90s party with the 90s Preservation Society and tribute band You Oughta Know at the Uptown VFW. FRI. [TIX] Our Scene + Be Seen Award™ goes to Blackness and the Not-Yet-Finished,… Continue Reading →

Gothess Presents + Poetry Reading / Book Release

Regular Readers know we’d be fine with just cutting and pasting the entire weekend calendar for Moon Palace Books, the indie bookstore that’s also MPLS + STPL’s best punk venue. But for real there’s two extra special events this weekend… Continue Reading →

Pizza Lucé Block Party + Nershfest + Square Lake Fest + Athena Fest

It’s another fest-upon-fest (x 4!) weekend: Saturday, Inbound BrewCo hosts the 6th Annual Nershfest, a celebration with local four acts including General B & The Wiz neatly interspersed with curated, streaming playlists accompanied by booths from other local entrepreneurial types… Continue Reading →

Sun // Gully Boys Album Release Show

If band t-shirts are a barometer of a local group’s spreading popularity—and they are—then the dozens of Gully Boys Don’t Cry t-shirts we see at shows in the small bars and clubs paint a great picture of their up-tempo grunge-y… Continue Reading →

Fri // Tribute to Outkast

Can you just imagine if the petition to add Big Boi and Andre 3000 riding in a Cadillac convertible right up next to Confederate Generals on the giant Stone Mountain monument would’ve worked? It would’ve been amazing, but also the… Continue Reading →