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

More Weekend Happenings

The big deal History Is Not Here: Art and the Arab Imaginary exhibition kicked off on Thursday night, but you can still catch the Curator Conversation — FRI — INFO The Roots, Rock & Deep Blues Festival isn’t back until… Continue Reading →

FRI // Harvest Moon Festival ft. Erik Koskinen at Fine Line

Consider this your mini-MN-Americana fest, just in time to usher in the early fall pumpkin-carving, pumpkin beer–consuming season. Settle in for an evening of soft string melodies and tunes from Minnesota faves of the genre: rapidly rising talent Erik Koskinen,… Continue Reading →

Nature Theater of Oklahoma and EN-KNAP Group: Pursuit of Happiness

The Walker kicks off their performance season with a bang—several bangs, actually. From the team-up between the “notoriously inventive” New York–based Nature Theater of Oklahoma and Slovenian dance company EN-KNAP Group, Pursuit of Happiness delivers a wild send-up of classic… Continue Reading →


Looking for some strange fascinations to fascinate you? Local host du jour Ian Rans and Infernal Singalong Machine’s own Joel Stitzel host an evening tailored to Bowie enthusiasts (and their mostly supportive partners) to sing their favorite songs from the… Continue Reading →

SAT // Hook 3rd Anniversary BBQ & Party

Although it’s only somehow been three years, the Hook & Ladder has evolved into one of the best parts of the local Arts & Culture scene, and not just for live music, so it’s also no surprise that other supportive… Continue Reading →

SAT // Lowertown Blues and Funk Fest presents: BLOCKTOBERFEST 2

Score another for the up-and-coming Raymond-University-Myrtle cross-section: Blocktoberfest, an all-day shindig of local music, beer, and art. Tapes ‘n’ Tapes, back from a two-year hiatus as one of the most prominent bands on the Minnesota music scene, share the lineup… Continue Reading →

Sat // Time Traveler’s Ball

The conceit of any time traveler’s ball is simple: If time travel exists at any point, then those who can travel will do just that, and why not welcome them here to this time with a big dance? Stephen Hawking… Continue Reading →

SAT // Of Monsters and Men at Surly Festival Field

Surly’s farewell show of 2019 welcomes the heart-strumming melodies and harmonies of Icelandic, indie-rock wonders Of Monsters and Men (yes they DO get inspiration from Bjork—although really, who doesn’t). It’s the bookend to what’s been a bonanza of a summer… Continue Reading →

SUN // Eat Street Festival

Did you really think Block Party season was over!? C’mon. Cooler weather is actually better for bopping around something like the Eat Street Festival, a cool little celebration put together by the Whittier Alliance that highlights the indie businesses between… Continue Reading →