Here’s what we’re recommending you go to this week!

Love Labor Project

Young adults face different challenges than most people who find themselves in the role of “caregiver,” a difficult experience captured and shared in the new Love Labor Project. The community built uniquely by and for young adult caregivers kicks off… Continue Reading →

SUN // Reading: Porsha Olayiwola + I Shimmer Sometimes, Too

Along with being a World Poetry Slam Champion and the current poet laureate for the city of Boston, Porsha Olayiwola also writes, performs, educates and curates—and still found time to create the new collection I Shimmer Sometimes, Too. The book… Continue Reading →

SAT // Nato Coles & The Blue Diamond Band “Flyover” Album Release Party

Like a local Bruce Springsteen tromping around Northeast MPLS instead of Asbury Park, hometown musical hero Nato Coles writes heartfelt and hook-filled rock songs delivered with a passion and conviction only rivaled by the Boss himself. That’s why there are… Continue Reading →

SAT // Fulton Brewjitsu

Like a Fight Club that practitioners are free to talk about—and boy do they talk about it, just listen to 2 minutes of Joe Rogan—the bustling Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu community of MPLS + STPL overlaps with the craft beer scene enough… Continue Reading →

Hit the Wall by Ike Holter

A part of The Southern Theater’s Amplify series, Hit the Wall “remixes” the myth of the Stonewall Riots through 10 unlikely revolutionaries, who were caught in the turmoil but now fight to claim their own places in the now mythic… Continue Reading →

Long Read: Who Wants to Live Forever? Transition, Turnover and the State of the MPLS + STPL Art Scene

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Editor’s Note: From time to time we like to take a little deeper dive on stories or trends happening here in the Twincy Arts & Culture scene. And with the ever-changing character of our hometown changing even more this year… Continue Reading →

WEDS // Reading: Susannah Cahalan + The Great Pretender

Susannah Cahalan’s new captivating book “The Great Pretender” recounts the tale of a 1970s experiment in which a Stanford University psychologist and seven other sane people committed themselves to asylums. All finally emerged—but with alarming diagnoses and troubling stories of… Continue Reading →

Sound Unseen 2019

20 years already!? Named “One of the 25 Coolest Film Festivals In The World”—but easily one of the best parts of the MPLS + STPL Arts & Culture scene—the Sound Unseen film festival features movies about music that connects with… Continue Reading →

MN Opera: The Barber of Seville

Whether it’s your first-ever opera or 10th time seeing Gioachino Rossi’s masterpiece, the irresistible romantic comedy—with its instantly recognizable score (thanks Looney Tunes), mishaps, and quick-witted barber Figaro—will make for a wonderful installment in the Minnesota Opera’s current stacked season…. Continue Reading →

FRI + SAT // Ashwini Ramaswamy: Let the Crows Come

Here’s a big one in the dance world: The culmination of her 2-year Liquid Music residency(!), dancer/choreographer Ashwini Ramaswamy presents a series of three dance solos by herself and dancer/choreographers Alanna Morris-Van Tassel and Berit Ahlgren. The show titled Let… Continue Reading →

SUN // Bobs Burgers Drag Brunch

Hard not to argue that MPLS + STP is the drag brunch capital of the world when the brunches even go so far as to portray, along with standards like Beyoncé, Rihanna, Madonna, and others, the funniest cartoon family on… Continue Reading →