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

Thurs // Conversation: Afrofuturism and the Urgency of (Re)Imagination

Not only did Black Panther look super cool, thanks in big part to the very successful Afrofuturist design work throughout the entire picture, but it also had people cheering for its museum robbery scene, include both members of arts and… Continue Reading →

Thurs // Big Fat Love: 10th Annual John Prine Tribute at The Hook and Ladder Theater

All the singer-songwriters you regularly see on Twincy’s small stages—Mother Banjo, Dan “Daddy Squeeze” Newton, The Belfast Cowboys’ Terry Walsh, The Federales’ Ben Miller, The Roe Family Singers, many more—meet up on John Prine‘s half-birthday to celebrate his incredible influence as one of… Continue Reading →

The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2 + Pieces

If you want blood . . . you got it! Lots of it. Soooo much of it. It’s been a little while since the Psychotrons threw a stomach-churning screening, so they’re making up for it with a twofer of classic… Continue Reading →

The Mads Are Back

Did you love MST3K before they ruined it with that sub-par Gen Y reboot? Catch a two of the original cast—Frank Conniff aka Frank and Trace Beaulieu aka Crow T. Robot and Dr. Clayton Forrester—doing their “riffing” talk back jokes… Continue Reading →

Tues // Paperback Launch: Cecilia Konchar Farr + The Ulysses Delusion

What makes a book a good book? Can newer fun books be good in a classic sense? St. Catherine University professor Cecilia Konchar Farr—who gets asked that question so much she actually wrote a book about the whole thing—confronts the… Continue Reading →

Weds // Weather Warlock with KPT + Jeremy Ylvisaker

The hottest music-maker hitting the Twincy stages this week? The weather! No, it’s true. Thanks to the Weather Warlock, an actual analog device built in New Orleans that transforms weather settings in to sound, our beautiful spring environment will provide… Continue Reading →

Thurs // Black Magik Woman IV

The past three editions of the Black Magik Woman photography exhibition—conceived by Connie Mrotek and held at Norseman and Urban Outfitters—were so successful that the project has now evolved from a hip photo show into a full blown celebration of the… Continue Reading →

Sat // Ramonesmania

Don’t want to go to Northeast, still want to rock? The VFW has you covered! A 10-min set is still plenty of time to fit in, well, 6-8 Ramones tunes. Quickly becoming one of the highlights of the spring musical… Continue Reading →

Sat // Avant Music in Churches Presents Paris1919 at Art-a-Whirl

There’s a variety of ways we could approach the massive Art-a-Whirl open studios tour and corresponding tap room block parties, but this year we’re just going to answer the question we get the most during the weekend—Are you going to… Continue Reading →

Fri // Blanket Statement: Quilts By Terrence Payne

Rosalux continually features top-notch work whether its Art-a-Whirl or not and on Friday they’re hosting the reception for a bold new direction in the gallery co-founder’s work—quilting! Departing from his vibrant, pattern-filled, often cheeky pieces on paper, Terrence Payne is… Continue Reading →

Sun // Love 4 Big John

If you’ve ever been to Palmer’s and “Sorry, We’re Open” has turned into “Time for you to go, not sorry”, the one who bounced you—and more likely checked your ID and chatted you up—is long-time steward of the door, Big… Continue Reading →

Art-A-Whirl Weekend at Studio Six Mpls

Video production collective Studio Six MPLS is inviting the public into its production space for the first time ever, and if curiosity isn’t enough to coax you over, they’ve arranged a menagerie of art throughout the weekend. Activities include film… Continue Reading →