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 →

Twincy Cheat Sheet: What’s The Rush?

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 →

Pop Quiz: New Minnesota State Fair Foods

As a news, media, or information source in the state of Minnesota, we’re required by law to make mention of the new foods at this year’s State Fair. So we figured we’d do a pop quiz and see if you… Continue Reading →

Quick Q+A: Tom Letness + Polyester In Odorama!

To be honest, we were going to only have one event pick for today—the screening of the 35mm print of auteur John Waters’ Polyester, a fantastic dark comedy about late 70s suburbia starring a monumental performance from Waters muse Divine… Continue Reading →

Midweek News & Notes: Ch-Ch-Changes

Since many of our readers don’t read anything except statistics about how spiders could eat every human on Earth no problem, we feel we should share some of the important-to-you stories being shared around the SotC virtual water cooler, so… Continue Reading →