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Events

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

SUN // Curator-Guided Snowshoe Tour of Franconia

Franconia Sculpture Park, Minnesota’s black sheep of a sculpture garden, is worth the drive out any time of year. But add on a pair of wooden snowshoes and a guided tour from the park’s chief curator, and you’ve got an… Continue Reading →

SUN // Music Under Glass: Miss Myra Duo

Two under-appreciated gems team up to provide a break from the winter cold: Miss Myra, quite possibly the best guitarist in all of the North, brings her swingin’ 6-string and singing talents (and upright bass accompaniment!) to the lush foliage-filled… Continue Reading →

MON // Cactus Blossoms Residency

The Cactus Blossoms return for their third January residency at the Turf Club. At their last Twin Cities show in November, Page Burkun sheepishly admitted he’s not sure what compels them to commit themselves to delivering their beautiful crooning country… Continue Reading →

FRI // Keith Sweat

As Twista and Kanye famously said, “Gonna make your sheets wet listenin’ to Keith Sweat.” It’s as true when Sweat was helping get New Jack Swing played in bedrooms and clubs across the country as it is now with the… Continue Reading →

FRI // D Mills and the Thrills

After sharing the stage with the likes of Brother Ali, Dessa, Carnage The Executioner, Chastity Brown, and many other notable locals, fiery musical talent Diane Miller and her fellow Thrills, hailing from Fargo, deliver their alternative hip-hop and old-school rap… Continue Reading →

F*CK 2019: A Year End Roast

So nice to see the all-star comedy party started with F*ck 2018 is returning for 2019, this time hosted by the top notch punk comedian Courtney Baka. Our main question: How long will this show be? 2019 felt like at… Continue Reading →

NYE Bash w Har Mar

Har Mar Superstar and spectacular are basically synonyms, so this Northeast New Year’s Eve party should be a very fun and dancey send-off to 2019: In addition to a performance by Har Mar himself, the evening’s lineup includes Invisible Boy,… Continue Reading →

Réveillon 2020

The folks at Dissonance have been hosting not only some of the best sober events around MPLS + STPL, but some of the best events overall—and they happen to be specifically alcohol free. Case in point: Their year-end shindig at… Continue Reading →

Resolution 2020: A Zero Proof New Year’s Eve with HALEY and Lydia Liza

The folks at Dissonance have been hosting not only some of the best sober events around MPLS + STPL, but some of the best events overall—and they happen to be specifically alcohol free. Case in point: Their year-end shindig at… Continue Reading →

SAT // Nitrowave TC

MPLS + STPL is home to a growing scene of new synthwave music—throwback electronic music that sounds like the soundtrack to a neon sports car cruising down a palm tree-filled street in an 80s action movie. Get a peek at… Continue Reading →

SAT // Dillinger 4’s 25th Anniversary

How much art can you take? 25 years’ worth? The patron saints of punk music in Dillinger 4 celebrate a quarter century (that’s at least two centuries in non-punk years) with a giant bash at First Avenue’s Mainroom. In true… Continue Reading →