Via Minnpost, here’s a bad beat for Minneapolis residents: while urban homeowners were up in arms this week at double digit property tax increases, the average increase around the entire state was at a historically low 2.6%.
You can often tell how a show went by limited character reviews on the twitters, and from the sounds of it Nick Cave and Grinderman put on one of the best performances of the year last night. For those of you interested in longer recaps, Cake in 15 walks you through the show and has video help you get a glimpse of the majesty.
And even though I totally should’ve posted this yesterday, here’s Grinderman’s fantastic (and slightly NSFW) video for “Heathen Child:
All the holiday favs are coming out! Here’s a look at the Guthrie’s revamped staging of the Christmas Carol; the venerable Tim Gihring also interviewed Guthrie Artistic Director Joe Dowling about the new production for MNMo.
Here are the numbers on the parade, btw: 350,000 twinkling lights, 13 floats, nearly 300 volunteers, and a whopping 300,000 visitors.