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Early in the Week News & Notes: All Dem Witches

Since many of our readers don’t read anything—nothing, literally nothing, they barely listen to anything, too—we feel we should share some of the important-to-you stories being shared around the SotC virtual water cooler, so that you’re properly briefed before your… Continue Reading →

Price Points: Total Delicacies

The very first publications were basically just lists of prices for the necessities you would buy throughout a market; that’s what we’ve got here, some of the costs throughout MPLS + STPL. If we had the time, we’d include this… Continue Reading →

More Weekend Happenings: Autumn Fun In The Summer

Don’t forget that the massive Fringe Festival is underway. Some shows on our radar include: Sevlin & Devlin Presents: Seven Evans in Heaven by Ferrari McSpeedy Theatrical Productions at the Ritz Theater. Thor: Jurassic Park by Access World Productions at Theatre… Continue Reading →

Quick Q+A: Donna Grantis

Imagine how good you have to be for Prince to pick you to play guitar in his band—especially in his later years when he was far into his “guitar god” status himself. Well, Donna Grantis, who played with his Purpleness… Continue Reading →

Local TV News Pop Quiz: St Croix Bridge Edition

We thought we’d test your local news knowledge with this Pop Quiz. See if you can pick which of these tweets from local TV news stations are original and which ridiculous ones we just made up. Answers here. St. Croix River Crossing bridge to open today Minneapolis fine dining… Continue Reading →

Win Tix: Narco States Release Party

Five bands, two stages, and a ton of rock ‘n’ roll! Pinata Records presents the new album from MPLS organ-driven Garage and Psych rockers Narco States, Temples Into Tombs. And to celebrate, Pinata and The Hook & Ladder host a… Continue Reading →

Burger Hunter: Kelly’s Depot Bar

Week after week, Mike S. impresses us with the depth and breadth of his burger knowledge. He gets fan mail from our readers and from restaurants, in fact more than the rest of us! Check out all The Burger Hunter’s meaty exploits at the… Continue Reading →

Twincy Cheat Sheet: Fighting FOMO

It’s almost impossible to keep up with the arts and the culture and the entertainment and food and drink and the people and the places here in MPLS + STPL, so we’ve put together this list of stuff that we’re… Continue Reading →

Trend Watch: Duluth Week Redux

All Pints North triumphed with a sold out event, notable for the very appreciate and attentive Bauhaus Haus Band Viva Knieval crowd, nontraditional pretzel necklaces (jumbo pretzels, entire snack bags), and a very pleasant, if accidental, baby break spot on… Continue Reading →

Win Tix: tiny deaths + Teenage Moods + Gay Henry

It’s a crazy busy weekend at First Avenue’s hot spots—Ryan Adams! Andre Cymore and Zuluzuluu! Impaler!—but we wanted to remind everyone of our love for tiny deaths, the amazing electronic duo of prolific producer/composer Grant Cutler and haunting vocalist Claire de Lune, who will… Continue Reading →

Quick Q+A: Chantal Pavageaux & Billy Noble + LALA Festival

When we first heard about the LALA Festival—the Live Art Living Artfully fest—taking place this weekend at the Red Eye Theater, our excitement was high right out of the gate. It’s the kind of forward-looking avant guard showcase and ambitious… Continue Reading →

Duluth Week: On Our Radar

It’s Duluth Day-cation Week here at SotC, including a big stop for the crafty All Pints North beer festival. For those heading to up this weekend, here’re a few ways to make the most of your trip:  Friday With all the… Continue Reading →