Summer Beer Dabbler Recap

August: ’tis the season where Oktoberfests and summer shandies can hold hands in happy harmony. Both were poured in plenty at the Summer Beer Dabbler, which returned to CHS Field for its ninth year (who’s already excited for year ten,… Continue Reading →

Quick Q+A: Daniel & The Real Feels + Classic Entertainment

How did local rockers Daniel & The Real Feels develop their die hard fan base? Is it their undeniably classic throwback dancey sound? Their overall good vibes? Daniel’s energetic Jagger-like moves? Likely all of the above, all coated in a generous helping of… Continue Reading →

Quick Q+A: Gigi B + Cherry Moon Press

One of our favorites forms of Prince love, and the favorites of many fans and collectors, has been the enamel pins made by notable local tweeter Gigi B aka @_omgigi_ as Cherry Moon Press. On Saturday, Cherry Moon Press pops-up… Continue Reading →

Price Points: Total Delicacies

The very first publications were basically just lists of prices for the necessities you would buy throughout a market; that’s what we’ve got here, some of the costs throughout MPLS + STPL. If we had the time, we’d include this… Continue Reading →

Quick Q+A: Donna Grantis

Imagine how good you have to be for Prince to pick you to play guitar in his band—especially in his later years when he was far into his “guitar god” status himself. Well, Donna Grantis, who played with his Purpleness… Continue Reading →

Twincy Cheat Sheet: Fighting FOMO

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 →

Trend Watch: Duluth Week Redux

All Pints North triumphed with a sold out event, notable for the very appreciate and attentive Bauhaus Haus Band Viva Knieval crowd, nontraditional pretzel necklaces (jumbo pretzels, entire snack bags), and a very pleasant, if accidental, baby break spot on… Continue Reading →

Quick Q+A: Irene Ruderman Clark + StoLyette

Much like a certain national political party or fans of GLOW, we’ve recently developed an intense love for Russians, thanks to the beautiful, sparse electronic music of StoLyette. The musical trio rework traditional Russian folk songs into emotional soundscapes full of… Continue Reading →

Burger Hunter: Uncle Franky’s

Week after week, Mike S. impresses us with the depth and breadth of his burger knowledge. He gets fan mail from our readers and from restaurants, in fact more than the rest of us! Check out all The Burger Hunter’s meaty exploits at the… Continue Reading →

Quick Q+A: Pickles Kintaro + Al-Stravaganza

Weird, wacky, full of puns and light on clothing—how much can we possibly love this weekend’s Al-Stravaganza: A Burlesque Tribute to Weird Al!? Almost as much as the party’s performers, who will also be showcasing, in their own special and mostly nude ways,… Continue Reading →

Burger Hunter: Peppers & Fries

You didn’t think we’d skip Burger Hunter this week, did you? Mike S. gets a ton fan mail from our readers and from restaurants, in fact more than the rest of us, so we’ve got to keep the coverage coming! Check… Continue Reading →

Who To Hear: Telamones

As one of our editors frequently, and very sarcastically, says, “Oh, local music, I just love local music, only the most local of music, the only music I listen to is so local!” Ever feel like you need a starting… Continue Reading →