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

Dark Energy Presents: ADULT. w/ Hide and Plack Blague

Fans of the Dark Energy goth and industrial night can skip Wednesday and go right for the big treats on Thursday night: A collection of techno artists from all over the country, including the pioneering Detroit duo ADULT.. They’re joined by their new labelmates… Continue Reading →

Rostam + Joy Again

Have you considered Rostam, Vampire Weekend’s co-founder-gone-solo, for your Valentine’s Day nightcap? You oughta. We find his debut album, Half-Light, impeccably romantic. It’s a hazy set, full of little moments and melodic repetition that’s earned accolades from national critics at the New… Continue Reading →

Saturday: Daddy: Queer Variety Show

The relatively new Daddy variety show that’s “Queer, subversive, weird and full of love” sizes up with an extra-special installment in the First Avenue Mainroom with some of our favorite entertainers in Twincy—Nick Jordan, Symone Smash It, DJ KEEZY, Marcel Michelle Mobama, and… Continue Reading →

Carolyn Swiszcz: New Suburban Mysteries

Highpoint Editions artist Carolyn Swiszcz creates beautiful monoprints that mix the crispness and vibrancy of a traditional print with subtle blending of a watercolor, and her familiar settings— Rocco’s Pizza in West St. Paul, Mai’s Deli in the Hmong Village Marketplace, the Shamrock Shopping Plaza… Continue Reading →

Friday: Reading: Virginia Eubanks + Automating Inequality

A book that fills in the details on the trends that you already know—that algorithms not only increasingly run important facets of daily life and decision-making, but that algorithms are also not free of bias or strive for fairness—Automating Inequality from Virginia… Continue Reading →

Dear Audience, I Love You

One of the very humors in beloved stage troupe Four Humors, writer, performer, director, and seductress Jason Ballweber will take the stage at the Strike Theater for a one-off early Valentime’s Day show that’s just like a true relationship—full of… Continue Reading →

Wild at Heart & Raising Arizona 35mm Double Feature

If you like your Nicholas Cage on the younger side, when he was still a unique acting talent for daring directors—before he became the caricature of his own caricature, before he dared to . . . steal the Declaration of Independence—the Cult… Continue Reading →

Crushing 300

Just last night we spent a full pints-worth of time talking about how much we love the exploding wrestling scene! It’s the personalities, it’s the unique events, it’s the unabashedly wild fun—like Monday’s can crushing party with Fulton Beer pro… Continue Reading →

Cedar Commissions 2018

Last year the Cedar Cultural Center renamed its flagship program for supporting new forward-looking music from 416 Commissions to simply The Cedar Commissions, but the excitement level—and artists selections—were as high as ever, thanks to their artist selections. Once again we have that… Continue Reading →

Twincy: FilmTown Thursday

*Microcinema #1: RELATABLE SIDE EYE Unbelievable name, exciting show. Check out some underground cinema, presented by Altered Esthetics and the ultra-hip gallery The White Page. Check out the preview! Along with the visual pieces, Luxury Prison provides the music. 7:30 PM. Free. The… Continue Reading →