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Quick Q+A: Art Shanties Kick-Off

Before everyone got excited about our “New North” branding and embrace of wintery-fun lifestyles—like us—a bunch of artists trekked out on to a lake and build a bunch of funky, artsy ice house-style shanties and the MN Art Shanty Projects were… Continue Reading →

Win Tix: Winter Beer Dabbler

Minnesotans pride themselves on being a hardy bunch, and on February 24th, The Beer Dabbler is giving them another chance to prove it! The 9th Annual Winter Beer Dabbler returns to the Mighty Midway and Warner Coliseum on the Minnesota… Continue Reading →

Quick Q+A: Darin Corbin + F1rst Wrestling LIVE!

Regular Readers know that we’re huge fans of the wrasslin’ action put on by F1rst Wrestling and this Thursday (TONIGHT!) the hometown promotion make their debut at the Uptown VFW a month before the giant Wrestlepalooza event. F1rst Wrestling: LIVE! is a perfect introduction… Continue Reading →

F1rst Wrestling Live! Wildcat

Regular Readers know that we’re huge fans of the wrasslin’ action put on by F1rst Wrestling and this Thursday the hometown promotion make their debut at the Uptown VFW a month before the giant Wrestlepalooza event. F1rst Wrestling: LIVE! is a… Continue Reading →

Quick Q+A: Charlie Crompton + The British Arrow Awards

As true a Twincy holiday tradition as anything, today marks the month-long run of The British Arrow Awards at The Walker Art Center. The highly entertaining ad spots—some selling products, some doing social messages, all truly well done—will likely be… Continue Reading →

Rating: St. Paul Spyhouse

We thoroughly enjoy our coffee shop scene here in MPLS + STPL and a new Spyhouse is always cause célèbre. We recently spent some time at the newest Spyhouse (they’re popping up faster than poorly installed bike lanes!) on Snelling in St…. Continue Reading →

Twincy Cheat Sheet: Regulars, New & Old

It’s almost impossible to keep up with the arts and the culture and the entertainment and food and drink and the people and the places here in MPLS + STPL, so we’ve put together this list of stuff that we’re… Continue Reading →

Quick Q+A: Sarah Morris + hearts in need of repair

Intrepid singer-songwriter Sarah Morris has been a rock-solid staple of many a Twincy small stage, delivering intimate solo guitar-and-vocal performances and more up-tempo Americana in front of a full band. Morris has also recently translating all that stage time into her third album, hearts… Continue Reading →

Quick Q+A: Pop-Up Magazine + Anita Badejo

Pop-Up Magazine—a “live magazine” experience featuring multimedia stories told by reporters, writers, radio producers and more—makes its Twincy debut on Friday (November 3rd) at the Fitzgerald Theater. The local installment of the show will feature stories by APM’s homegrown, Peabody-Award… Continue Reading →

Burger Hunter: Red Stag Supper Club

Week after week, Mike S. impresses us with the depth and breadth of his burger knowledge. He’s like David S. Burgers! Check out all The Burger Hunter’s meaty exploits at the #GreatAmericanBurgerHunter tag on Instagram and at @BurgerHunterUSA on the twitter. Just over the… Continue Reading →

Quick Q+A: Monica LaPlante

Regular Readers know we’ve been tremendous fans of Monica LaPlante‘s music and we’re very excited to finally be able to have some of it on vinyl. Ahead of her Noir LP release show with Catbath and Blaha—one of the last shows… Continue Reading →

Quick Q+A: Mike Fotis + Strike Theater

Even though MPLS + STPL has established scenes for comedy, storytelling, and spoken word, the different showcases frequently bounce around between a few regular venues or piggyback on other events. That’s all about to change in a big way with the launch… Continue Reading →