New Kids On Tap

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Oh wow, that’s how you do a show flier! New Kids has it all: top notch flier, top notch comedy, top notch beer. The tap room at Sisyphus Brewing has become one of the go-to spots for up-and-coming stand-up comedy in MPLS + STPL, and host Corey Adam kicks off a brand new monthly showcase with six new comics taking the stage at the brewery. Wednesday, 8 PM. $5. —Peter Armenian

Trylon, 2820 E 33rd St , MPLS;

A-List Only: Charade


Celebrate the absolute best in cinema all January-long with The Trylon’s incredible new series The A-List, which is already underway with Charade. The Audrey Hepburn and Walter Matthau romantic-comedy is a masterpiece of bright 60s film-making, from the running jokes to the to-die-for fashion. The rest of the series includes heavy hitters like La Dolce Vita, Clue, Mulholland Drive, Dr. Strangelove, and more. Note: If you have a screening you’re interested in, get those tickets early. Tuesday, 7 & 9 PM. $8.Curt Stanski

Trylon, 2820 E 33rd St , MPLS;

Spit Shade: Official MPLS Tattoo Arts Convention Opener

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To help kick off the big deal MPLS Tattoo Arts Convention in style, Gamut gallery hosts a giant exhibit of local and national tattoo artists curated by Lindsee Boyer of Bee Ink and Nate Vincent Szklarski, Spit Shade. (Btw, we’re big fans of Nate’s instagram @natevsftw, tattoo fans will want to follow him for sure). Stop in to Gamut on Thursday night to see the artistic talents of the many inkers on display, plus hear the sounds of DJ No Pants, who will be playing music of 60s and 70s bands and hip-hop hits from the 90s. The opening party is $5, but the exhibit runs through January 20th and is free. Thursday, 7 PM. $5. —Alexis Tenneson

Gamut Gallery, 717 S 10th Street, MPLS;

Scrunchies Debut Show


We give this one our top pick for the week and thus a little trophy! It sounds almost too good to be true: Members of local powerhouse bands including punks Kitten Forever, next gen Riot Grrrls Bruise Violet, garage poppers Tony Peachka, and more have come together to form a super group of sorts, and they’re playing a debut show with France Camp, Secrets fav Devata Daun, and Sauna. We look forward to telling people a year or five from now, “Yeah, we went to the first ever Scrunchies show, it was amazing.” 7:30 PM. $8 advance, $10 door. —Hank Stacks

First Avenue, 701 1st Ave N, MPLS;

Reading: David Housewright + Darkness Sing Me A Song

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Are we such celebrators of our locale that that we’ll bite on anything that takes place in Twincy? No! Well, some. But a detective story set in MPLS + STPL involving a “doyenne of a socially prominent family of great wealth” will definitely worth celebrating. We can’t wait to burn through David Housewright‘s new Darkness Sing Me A Song and hear more from the Edgar Award-winning author himself at the crime lair Once Upon A Crime. Tuesday, 7 PM. Free.Tracy Oxford

Once Upon A Crime, 604 W 26th St, MPLS;