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

Sound & Vision: A Decade of Screen Printed Concert Posters

Check out the last ten years of hand-printed music posters from Florafauna Ltd. aka the art printmaking project of Paul Gardner at Ditch. gallery on Thursday; His laborious printing process creates beautifully layered posters that have a slight depth and movement to… Continue Reading →

Gus Dapperton

It’s been awhile since we’ve as much under the radar buzz for a show as Gus Dapperton‘s Wednesday Loring show, but the young self-produced artist is quickly becoming the poster child for the next generation of music. Yeah, that’s a big… Continue Reading →

Grumpy’s NE 20th Anniversary Week

When the Triple Rock closed it really made everyone take a step back and say, “Hey, we have to appreciate and visit these special little places that give us our cool factor”. There’s no better time or sentiment to visit… Continue Reading →

Xtreme Theater Smackdown

If you think it takes more than 24 hrs to do a good stage show . . . well, in some cases you’re right. But seeing whether the 40+ female (and some male) theatre artists competing in Theatre Unbound’s Xtreme Theater Smackdown… Continue Reading →

Zorongo Majas: In and Out of the Box

Speaking of heat . . . Zorongo Majas gives you a great reason to go check out the new Art Box performance space run by Off Lease Area that opens this weekend—a night of flamenco! In and Out of the Box… Continue Reading →

Stolyette & Har-di-Har With Under Violet + Tekk Nikk

Regular Readers know we’re big fans Stolyette, a performance project that reworks traditional Russian folk songs into emotional soundscapes full of click-pop percussion, heavy effects on the bass line, and singer Irene Ruderman Clark’s gripping vocals. And that we’re big fans of electronic… Continue Reading →

Drawing Ghosts

For their second show, the fledgling Lacuna gallery off of 38th and Chicago exhibits the intriguing work of Bailey Arend. In Drawing Ghosts, Arend connects the body to tools to ecology in both figurative ways and literal ways—at 7 PM on Friday for… Continue Reading →

The Lit Up Stringfest at 331

Warm up from the freezing weather with some hot banjo and ukulele licks during The Lit Up Stringfest; The pickers party at the 331 Club includes big names in the local bluegrass/americana/folk scene like Mississippi Hot Club, The Gentlemen’s Anti-Temperance League, The… Continue Reading →

MSP/New Småland Exchange Artist Talk

Wouldn’t you just love to spend a month at an artist exchange in Sweden? Ugh, sounds so fun. On Tuesday night at the American Swedish Institute you can hear from—maybe live a little vicariously through—four Minnesota artists in different disciplines that… Continue Reading →

A Holy Place To Be: Acoustic Bowie + Transmission presents: Ashes To Ashes

Even though the loss of David Bowie still stings, local fans continue to celebrate the work of Ziggy/Aladdin/Duke/David as enthusiastically after his death as they did while he was alive. And for Bowie’s belated birthday there are two great celebrations on… Continue Reading →