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

Weds // What If? Podcast 100th Episode Party!

To celebrate their centennial podcast—keep in mind that 100 podcasts is like 1,000 of anything else if you convert it—the gents behind the broadly inquisitive What If? will bring in a bunch of big names to Icehouse for your listening (and… Continue Reading →


It’s fall and you know what that means! Thunderstorms apparently. But also fantastic fall fashion from our hometown hotbed of fashion talent! One of the longest-standing traditions of FashionWeekMN, the high energy and social influencers of #MINNSTAFASHION show returns to… Continue Reading →

Thurs // Giorgio Moroder — DJ Set

The biggest dance party you could really ever go to here in the North, the father of disco and an electronic music trailblazer Girorio Moroder—who even has a Daft Punk song named after him—brings his vast collection of body-moving music… Continue Reading →

Thurs // Wild & Scenic Film Festival

If you’re going to see a movie in a theater, why not stay for a few? It’s pretty easy to do when there’s a bunch of short films that inspire outdoor adventure like the Wild & Scenic Film Festival. The lineup… Continue Reading →

Sun // Deadpool Pinball Launch Party

We’re honestly not the biggest fans of comic character Deadpool—too much comic nerd bro id and, Ryan Reynolds pulled him off because they’re both one-trick ponies, and lately he’s even been called a comic story line killer when popping up… Continue Reading →

Sun // F@#k Cancer: A Benefit for DJ Adatrak

Good Show, Good Cause Award™ this weekend easily goes to the benefit for local hip-hop scene fixture DJ Adatrak, who was recently diagnosed with non-Hodgkins lymphoma. A festivals-worth of hometown talent—just look at the list, deM Atlas, The Lioness, $i$, Nazeem… Continue Reading →

Sun // Veg Fest 2018

Veg Fest celebrates its sixth year amidst what’s been kind of a banner year for vegan eats. We’ve had local spots like Eureka Compass and Herbivorous Butcher opening or expanding, and can’t help noting the increasing appearance of the Impossible… Continue Reading →

Sun // Scooter Rally, Book Presentation & Quadrophenia

“You’ll be getting like them bloody beatniks before you know it”! What could be more punk—in the classic mod sense—than a scooter meet-up to hear author Eric Dregni presents a cultural history of Vespas followed by a screening of classic Mods… Continue Reading →

Fri // Cocktails at the Castle: Chroma Craze

The American Swedish Institute, always with a knack for connecting themes and expanding its culture, embraces the boldness of its current exhibition on contemporary Swedish fashion for this fall’s Cocktails at the Castle, to which there’s still somehow a few tickets… Continue Reading →

Fri // The Parkway Theater Grand Re-Opening Shows

We’re not sure we could be any more excited for re-opening of The Parkway Theater—even in last days of its “gritty” self before Pepitos ownership sold the restaurant and adjacent theater space, we were big fans of the neighborhood cinema… Continue Reading →

Sat // Autumn Brew Review

The Autumn Brew Review is on its 18th run this year, with 100+ Minnesnowta breweries representing at the relocated Hall’s Island location. (Grain Belt building construction proved more trouble than it was worth?) We admit the venue and review combo… Continue Reading →

Forced From Home Interactive Exhibit

We’d be remiss not to clue in Regular Readers on one of the most talked about happenings so far of the summer, the interactive exhibit Forced from Home from Doctors Without Borders at the “Commons” park. The almost hour-long tour… Continue Reading →