Thurs // Unlabeled #1: Hazy IPA

Think you know beer? Fun and informative, the Unlabeled series of events by The Growler are the perfect opportunity for seasoned beer drinkers and craft beer newbies alike to get acquainted and re-acquainted with Minnesota breweries. Attendees can test their… Continue Reading →

Sat // Bull’s Horn Fishing Tourney

How do you get to be our favorite bar? Simple. Don’t be too fancy. Have great service. Bring in really good beers available in pitchers. Have real pull tabs. Serve up a short menu of fantastic food. Oh, and host… Continue Reading →

More Happenings All Week

There’s a pile of great talent—Lisa Marie Brimmer, Paula Cisewski, Matt Mauch, Lara Mimosa Montes, and more—heading for Studio 221 in Casket Arts for the book launch event celebrating poet and book maker MC Hyland’s second collection, THE END —… Continue Reading →

Sat // Life Will Be the Death of Me: Chelsea Handler’s Sit-Down Comedy Tour

Chelsea Handler makes a sure-to-be hilarious stop at the State Theatre in support of her new memoir and podcast, Life Will Be the Death of Me. The former late night host turned entertainment industry giant will share her trademark darkly… Continue Reading →

If the lines of people still trying to get food when Little Mekong Night Market was already closed taught us anything it’s that we’re totally right that we need late night outdoor food markets in every neighborhood in the summer, let’s get on this ASAP

We can pitch them as "food halls" since everyone thinks those are good ideas now

Whiz Bang Days

If summer is for traveling around the state and taking quick stay-cations, pencil in a trip to Bird Town aka Robbinsdale for their annual Whiz Bang Days weekend. Along with the bocce tourney, parade, fireworks, and wholesome small community vibes,… Continue Reading →

Fri // Electric Six with Kyle Shutt

It’s impossible to know where E6 frontman Dick Valentine will go next. After quirky and dancey first few albums—not to mention a live album recorded at First Avenue’s Mainroom with club fixture Conrad on the cover—the Detroit band went on… Continue Reading →

Sun // UnderCurrentMPLS 8 Year Fartaversary

Minneapolis and St. Paul music scene chroniclers of UnderCurrentMPLS are nothing if not consistent. The crew have spent the last 8 years capturing local shows on video, barely missing any of the sweat and sounds, and they do so with… Continue Reading →

Fri-Sat // Leaves of Grass – Illuminated

A highly anticipated presentation in the Guthrie’s Dowling Studio, Patrick Scully—the Patrick behind the pioneering LGBTQ space Patrick’s cabaret, among 40 years’ worth of other impressive work—mixes theater, dance, video and solo performance to provide a new, revealing, and relevant… Continue Reading →

Throwing electric scooters into garbages is very on brand for St. Easy, home to people filing lawsuits to make garbage collection more difficult for everyone

Momentum New Works

One of the most respected showcases for local performance, the Momentum: New Works Dance Festival returns with another diverse and exciting lineup of creators debuting their boundary-pushing work. Each weekend features two of the four selected performers—the first weekend features… Continue Reading →