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

Fri // Anelace Night Market

We’re stoked to see Anelace Coffee magnifying women creatives on the Twincy scene: The Northeast shop kicks off their night market series with an evening devoted to the femmes making the world a more beautiful, bold place through their art,… Continue Reading →

Fulton Gran Fondo + Pre-Feast

Take note, this one’s a two part-er: Fulton’s Gran Fondo celebrates its five-year mark with more beer options, more ride options, and more festivities! Saturday’s 100-mile bike ride winds south past Chaska to Belle Plains and back, dropping bicyclists back off… Continue Reading →

Mon // Housequake

Nordeast’s daring indie publisher, Coffee House Press, is adept at plucking from the slush pile what become globally lauded books, including the Pulitzer-nominated In the Distance by Hernan Diaz and Eimear McBride’s A Girl is a Half-Formed Thing. They also excel… Continue Reading →

Sun // COOL MOM Hosted by Rana May

DON’T FORGET SUNDAY IS MOTHER’S DAY! If awkwardness leads to pure comedy, then a bunch of comics, many big local names and mostly women like host Rana May and Shelly Paul (of PSSY CTRL), the hilarious Ellie Hino, and MST3K’s… Continue Reading →

Scream For Me Sarajevo Premiere

If you know anything about fencer, commercial pilot, and Iron Maiden vocalist Bruce Dickinson, you won’t be at all surprised to learn that during the siege of Sarajevo in 1994 he gathered up his band at the time and snuck… Continue Reading →

Tues // Dizzy Fae with Psymun + Su Na

Even before Dizzy Fae‘s recently released mixed tape confirmed her status as one of the biggest (young) talents coming up in our electro-soul scene, Fae was winning hearts with her vocal stylings on self-released tracks to opening on tour for Lizzo. Her show in… Continue Reading →

Weds // Eric B. & Rakim The Technique Tour

All of the albums by the seminal DJ + MC Erik B. & Rakim are worth celebrating—including Paid in Full, an album often held up as the best hip-hop record ever made—and that’s exactly what a who’s who of the local hip-hop… Continue Reading →

Weds // Art 4 Shelter

One of the biggest and coolest art events of the year is now at an even bigger venue—Mia! The annual Art 4 Shelter benefit for Simpson Housing Services returns with over 1,000 original pieces of art on paper with the artists’ names hidden… Continue Reading →

Candy Box Dance Festival

A sort of mini-festival for local dance performance presented by Mathew Janczewski’s ARENA DANCES, Candy Box returns this week to the Southern Theater with Black Label Movement (led by two-time McKnight Foundation Choreography Fellow Carl Flink) and queer, Latina artist Taja Will’s… Continue Reading →

Weds // Sarah Shook & The Disarmers + The Long Odds

With songs full of lines like “I wasn’t fixin’ to stay ’til closin’ time, I hadn’t planned on runnin’ into that moonshine”, it’s easy to hear the classic old soul in young county crooner Sarah Shook. With her tremendously talented band… Continue Reading →

Suzanne Vega: Performing Solitude Standing & 99.9 F

Like many recognizable artists with longer careers, Suzanne Vega is now going back to her catalog to play entirely through her biggest albums—Solitude Standing (1987), which kicks off with hummable mega hit “Tom’s Diner” and jumps directly into “Luka”, and… Continue Reading →

More Weekend: Probably the Busiest Weekend of Spring

A musical version of High Fidelity actually set in a record store? It’s got to be at Electric Fetus! See Minneapolis Musical Theater pull it off the mixed tape magic. (Lots tix already sold, hurry on on this one.) May 4th-20th…. Continue Reading →