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

Fri // Grim Arcana – Beer Release and Dark Arts Holiday Market

Need a break from the already overwhelming sappy sounds of Xmas music and all those ugly sweater parties? Able Seedhouse & Brewery swings over to the dark side for their Grim Arcana beer release party. Along with debuting the new… Continue Reading →

Tues // Hamell on Trial

A frequent touring companion for Ani DiFranco, singer-songwriter-character Hamell aka Hamell on Trial performs his uptempo music with a highly personal and highly entertaining spoken-word style fit perfectly on DiFranco’ s record label, too. Hamell’s lyrics dynamically move from important… Continue Reading →

Weds // Raging Art On Opening Party

There’s a glut of holiday art and craft markets (including ours!) throughout Twincy’s tap rooms, galleries, and shops, but if you’re only going to one—well, you should at least go to a few and make sure you include Gamut gallery’s… Continue Reading →

Weds // MUOG Release show

A strong case could be made that 2018 was the year of Muja Messiah—he’s been putting out aggressive tracks all year long, he’s been on some of the biggest local hip-hop bills of the year, and CP named his EP… Continue Reading →

Morgan Thorson with collaborators and Alan Sparhawk (LOW): Public Love

Those of you unfamiliar with the performance community will likely be more sold on the Alan Sparhawk (of Duluth supergroup Low) appearance at the upcoming show Public Love, but the NY Times has described works by choreographic mix-master Morgan Thorson as… Continue Reading →

Weds // Scrooged

We’re already tired of all the Xmas programming, but if you’re into it and looking for a holiday film fun, you’ve got a lot of options. Head out to the Alamo for Scrooged, the fourth best Christmas movie (#1 Gremlins,… Continue Reading →

Thurs // The Battle MN

We’ll just skip past the low-hanging fruit of local marketing agency jokes (you can easily make your own) and jump right into it . . . Local PR agency Fast Horse’s inaugural Battle MN puts to the test the musical… Continue Reading →

Marie and Rosetta

We’ve been very remiss in mentioning Park Square Theater’s Marie and Rosetta, the new production that showcases the life and music of Sister Rosetta Tharpe. One of the absolute unsung heroes of rock ‘n’ roll—Elvis to Jimi Hendrix and Ray… Continue Reading →

ACC Craft Bash + Decked Out Preview Party

One of the biggest crafty get-togethers in crafty season, the American Craft Council’s annual bash is the sale that has the cream of the crop when it comes to ceramics, jewelry, fashion, and home dećor to apothecary, candles, and letterpress cards…. Continue Reading →

Fri // Joe Bob Briggs: How Rednecks Saved Hollywood

The revamped Parkway Theater’s speaker series has been excellent right out of the gate, and considering Twincy’s devoted genre-fandom, tonight’s presentation by the iconic late-night drive-in personality Joe Bob Briggs is particularly on-brand—for us and for him. In his signature… Continue Reading →

Sat // Martin Devaney Album Release + Little Man + Valet

The mayor of St. Easy—the musical mayor, anyway—doubles up on his signature plaid shirts and doubles down on his signature highly crafted songs for his new album Plaid on Plaid. Devaney, who also fronts Crossing Guards and was previously in… Continue Reading →

Sun // The M Grand (Re)Opening

With phase one of a $23 million renovation completed, the Minnesota Museum of American Art (currently trying on the nickname ‘The M’ for size) is hosting a grand opening this weekend. The updated space, commanding the corner of St. Paul’s… Continue Reading →