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

On Our Radar for April

We don’t have a comprehensive calendar of events because you’re not going to everything anyway. But we’re trying to get better—per your many requests—at giving Readers more heads up on upcoming events that we think are cool. So here’s a… Continue Reading →

White Rabbit Red Rabbit

Get a glimpse of what its like for an entire generation to grow up in Iran and forbidden to travel from Nassim Soleimanpour’s new play, White Rabbit Red Rabbit at the Phoenix Theater. The three-night run kicks off on Wednesday and… Continue Reading →

Beasthead Residency: Dwynell Roland + Manchita + DJ Fundo

The only difference between the amount of big local bands on stage for the Beasthead April Residency and the upcoming glut of block parties is that Beasthead has their shows spread all around the month—well, and you don’t have to… Continue Reading →

Thurs: Bodega LTD x Foundry Home Goods: Stylist’s Guide Launch Party

If you’re looking for even more of the can’t-miss elements that make Twincy such an Arts & Culture outpost, and you’d like them as ultra-hip as possible, head to The Foundry on Thursday. The brains and heavily discerning eyes behind… Continue Reading →

Weds: *Microcinema #3: THE BEETLES WERE RIGHT

🦋🐛🐜🐝🐞🦗🕷 All the local cinephiles will meet up with the “Entomologists, Arachnophobes, Melittologists and Spheksophobes” for the next installment of Altered Esthetics’s indie-film shorts series *Microcinema that turns the lens on the little crawlies. Along with the visuals, there’s music… Continue Reading →

Tues: Book Launch: Lesley Nneka Arimah + WHAT IT MEANS WHEN A MAN FALLS FROM THE SKY

Grab a copy of Lesley Nneka Arimah’s debut short story collection, the 2017 Kirkus Prize in Fiction and a finalist for the Minnesota Book Award, WHAT IT MEANS WHEN A MAN FALLS FROM THE SKY. You can even get your copy signed… Continue Reading →

Thurs: Stephen Jay & Jim West: The Parallel Universe Tour

Two long-time members of Weird Al’s band, Stephen Jay and Jim West will be playing at the Pantages Theatre with Al during the week, but will then do their own solo set of laid-back funk tunes on Thursday at Amsterdam in… Continue Reading →

Thurs: Pandemic Pandemonium

The tap room explosion has given us so, so much, and that includes nice spaces with great beer to meet-up for board games. (Let us know if you’re interested in a board game tap room crawl, how fun would that… Continue Reading →

Of Montreal + Mega Bog

Indie pop group Of Montreal are back in town to introduce us to their new album White is Relic/Irrealis Mood—the album takes inspiration from the willful departures from reality that we’ve seen so much of these past couple of years, but… Continue Reading →

3rd Annual Hunky Jesus Contest

God bless those Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence and their faith in hunky Jesus. Go check out the beards, the brown hair, the bods at The Saloon on Sunday evening, plus throw your applause behind the Foxy Marys and Gender Fluid Judases, too…. Continue Reading →

Sat: Four Humors: April Fools 2018

As much a celebratory party for the prankster holiday and a fundraiser for the fools in the celebrated Four Humors theater troupe, the April Fools show follows the story of a mysteriously mustachioed villain who steals laughter from the Humors and… Continue Reading →

The Road to 150 Tour

Help Burlesque of North America and many a local designer celebrate French Paper, family-run paper company from Michigan that has been around for almost 150 years and has provided that fat paper stock for most of your high quality prints…. Continue Reading →