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

MSP Welcome Week

Of the many ridiculous cultural practices of the Bold North—excuse me, sir, you can’t take that drink from this floor to that floor, you’ll need a plastic cup—almost none are as prevalent as Minnesota Nice, aka the practice of freezing… Continue Reading →

Tues // Gigawatt – Radio K’s 25th Birthday with GUERILLA TOSS

Where does the time seriously go. Radio K, the absolutely fantastic fledgling real college radio station out of the UofM, is now officially older than many of its mumbly undergrad DJs who love to drop music facts like “Thom Yorke… Continue Reading →

Sun // Best of the Wurst

Back for a third year, FairVote Minnesota’s annual fundraiser Best of the Wurst asks you to a) eat as many brat and sausage samples as you can, b) rank-choice vote for your fave and c) enjoy cider and music all… Continue Reading →

Fri // Hook & Ladder 2nd Anniversary Celebration

Happy 2nd Anniversary to The Hook & Ladder! It’s hard to believe it’s only been two years, but that’s a testament to their great shows—and under-appreciated beer selection, too. A surprise to no one that’s been to a show at… Continue Reading →

Illuminate the Lock

Head to St. Anthony Falls this weekend for an evening of art—namely, a ‘participatory opera’ that incorporates poetry, music, and visual projection across the water. If this echoes Northern Spark, you’re spot on—the event is sponsored by Spark’s driving force… Continue Reading →

Sat // Co-optoberfest at Fair State

Autumn beering is upon us, and Fair State’s German-infused and enthused celebration is Co-optoberfest, complete with fest mugs, giant pretzels (a key reason we go to Fair State on a normal day), and BOWSAW, a special release made with said… Continue Reading →

Sat // Mr Northeast Pageant 2018

We try not play favorites in these recommendations—different strokes for different people—but this is one of our favorite party of the weekend. Nordeast’s flannel-wearing, canned beer drinking, music loving, likely bearded, probably tattoo’d pre-registered dudes will take the floor on Saturday at… Continue Reading →

2nd Annual Naruto Run at The Stone Arch Bridge

One of best under-the-radar weird events of the year, the flash mob to run like Naruto will meet up again at the Stone Arch Bridge. Flash mob doesn’t really do the happening justice—if the estimated attendance and last year’s huge… Continue Reading →

Mon // Reading: Gary Shteyngart + Lake Success

Rain Taxi doesn’t fool around with these author events—they bring the biggest names to our Arts & Culture market. Case in Point: Thanks to the local lit journal brings in Gary Shteyngart to read from his new book Lake Success… Continue Reading →

Adam Cayton-Holland with Dante Powell

We mentioned earlier this week that it’s big week for laughs here in Twincy: Comedy Town™and that includes headlining sets at Comedy Corner Underground from Adam Cayton-Holland, one of Esquire mag’s 25 Comics to Watch who’s been on Conan, The Late… Continue Reading →

Weds // Who Is She?

A lot of really good comedy coming at us this week, including another installment of the multi-faceted Who Is She? showcase that not only includes a spot from Picked to Clicker Student 1, Funniest Person with a Day Jobber Casey… Continue Reading →

Tues // Graphic Novel Night with Blue Delliquanti

One of the most creative mediums of the past two decades, comics and graphic novels have been a beloved staple of any Arts & Culture fan’s media diet. And whether you’re well read or looking to get into the art… Continue Reading →