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The Weekend Starts Now, S2 Ep5: Tom Whisenand + Arik “The Anarchist” Cannon

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The Weekend Starts Now podcast taped the fifth show of its second season at Indeed Brewing Company‘s Ox Room on Tuesday, May 10. This weekly podcast is a joint project of the Heavy Table and Secrets of the City, and it covers art, music, food, drink, culture, and more in the Upper Midwest.

Join us Tuesday, May 24 at Indeed for our next taping session featuring beer, smart conversation, former Minneapolis mayor R.T. Rybak, and the occasional non sequitur.

You can follow and listen to the show on Soundcloud, or play the show by following the links below. And you can subscribe to the podcast on iTunes. Hear the whole episode here!

The Weekend Starts Now is brought to you by Indeed Brewing Company. Indeed Brewing Company cultivates an artfully eclectic lineup of distinctive flagship beers, well-loved seasonal releases, and adventurous specialty brews from the heart of Northeast Minneapolis. Indeed Brewing: We’re not just brewing beer, We’re crafting experiences. We are thirsty creatures, Indeed. There’s more to explore at indeedbrewing.com.

SEGMENT 1: INTRODUCTION
Wherein James expands upon a recent column about the damned millennials and all their hang-ups vis-à-vis classic restaurant hospitality.

SEGMENT 2: TOM WHISENAND OF INDEED BREWING
Indeed Brewing co-founder Tom Whisenand joins us to talk brews and craft beer culture in the greater metro.

SEGMENT 3: ARIK CANNON FROM F1RST WRESTLING
Wrestling impresario Arik Cannon of F1rst Wrestling talks about the grass roots of the art form—and business—that is pro wrestling.

SEGMENT 4: YOUR WEEKEND STARTS NOW
Weekend picks and events including Art-A-Whirl and Water Bar.

Our podcast is also brought to you by Annie B’s Popcorn and Caramels. Annie B’s, making handcrafted caramels and popcorn right here in Minnesota since 1978. Enter the promocode “Weekend” at anniebs.com to take 20 percent off your order!


The Weekend Starts Now, S2 Ep4: Terrence Payne + Brendan Bujold

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The Weekend Starts Now podcast taped the fourth show of its second season at Indeed Brewing Company‘s Ox Room on Tuesday, April 26.

Join us Tuesday, May 24 at Indeed for our next taping session featuring beer, smart conversation, former Minneapolis mayor R.T. Rybak, and the occasional non sequitur.

This weekly podcast is a joint project of the Heavy Table and Secrets of the City, and it covers art, music, food, drink, culture, and more in the Upper Midwest.

You can follow and listen to the show on Soundcloud, or play the show by following the links below. And you can subscribe to the podcast on iTunes. Hear the whole episode here!

The Weekend Starts Now is brought to you by Indeed Brewing Company. Indeed Brewing Company cultivates an artfully eclectic lineup of distinctive flagship beers, well-loved seasonal releases, and adventurous specialty brews from the heart of Northeast Minneapolis. Indeed Brewing: We’re not just brewing beer, We’re crafting experiences. We are thirsty creatures, Indeed. There’s more to explore at indeedbrewing.com.

SEGMENT 1: INTRODUCTION
Thoughts on the Hi-Lo Diner and how a restaurant can change a neighborhood.

SEGMENT 2: TERRENCE PAYNE OF ROSALUX GALLERY
In 2002 Terrence Payne founded an artist collective called Rosalux Gallery. Since then, he’s become a mainstay of the local scene.

SEGMENT 3: BRENDAN BUJOLD OF THE MILL CITY SUMMER OPERA
Brendan Bujold is with the wildly popular Mill City Summer Opera, an innovative and world-class opera held in nontraditional venues that was founded with a vision to provide top-quality opera in a casual outdoor setting.

SEGMENT 4: YOUR WEEKEND STARTS NOW
Weekend picks and events including Midway Contemporary Art’s 12th Annual Benefit, Peepshow at Rosalux, and Best of the Wurst at Social Cideworks.

Our podcast is also brought to you by Annie B’s Popcorn and Caramels. Annie B’s, making handcrafted caramels and popcorn right here in Minnesota since 1978. Enter the promocode “Weekend” at anniebs.com to take 20 percent off your order!


The Weekend Starts Now: Join Us at Indeed Brewing on Tuesday

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Ever want to check out a private party in Indeed Brewing‘s new and fully stocked tap room? Well join us this Tuesday night (tomorrow) in The Ox Room as we record upcoming episodes of our podcast The Weekend Starts Now. It’s free to attend!

We’ll be taping episodes 5 & 6, which will be full of fantastic guest. Stop in to hear interviews with Arik “The Anarchist” Cannon from F1rst Wrestling, HUGE Improv Theater Executive Director Butch Roy, Soundset co-organizer Skye Rossi of Rhymesayers Entertainment, and other luminaries of the MPLS + STPL arts and culture scene. What a lineup! If you’ve never heard it before, get caught up on our soundcloud page.


The Weekend Starts Now, S2 Ep2: Rick Shefchik + Michele Steinwald + Adam DeGross + More!

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The Weekend Starts Now podcast taped the second show of its second season at Indeed Brewing Company‘s Ox Room on Tuesday, April 12.

Join us Tuesday, May 10 at Indeed for our next taping session featuring beer, smart conversation, and the occasional non-sequitur.

This weekly podcast is a joint project of the Heavy Table and us at Secrets of the City, and it covers art, music, food, drink, culture, and more in the Upper Midwest.

You can follow and listen to the show on Soundcloud, or play the show by following the links below. And you can subscribe to the podcast on iTunes.

The Weekend Starts Now is brought to you by Indeed Brewing Company. Indeed Brewing Company cultivates an artfully eclectic lineup of distinctive flagship beers, well-loved seasonal releases, and adventurous specialty brews from the heart of Northeast Minneapolis. Indeed Brewing: We’re not just brewing beer, We’re crafting experiences. We are thirsty creatures, Indeed. There’s more to explore at www.indeedbrewing.com.

Hear the whole episode here! Bumper music is Damiana Departure by Flyherder via Always Human Tapes.

SEGMENT 1: INTRODUCTION
Taylor and James fire up season two of the podcast and welcome listeners to the swanky Ox Room at Indeed Brewing Company.

SEGMENT 2: AUTHOR RICK SHEFCHIK
Rick Shefchik talks Minnesota music vis-a-vis his new book, Everybody’s Heard About the Bird: The True Story of 1960s Rock ’n’ Roll in Minnesota.

SEGMENT 3: BOOKER AND PHOTOGRAPHER ADAM DEGROSS
Musical mainstay and Instagram phenom Adam DeGross talks with us about booking, photography, social media, and art.

SEGMENT 4: ERICA CHRIST AND GINA HOLMAN
We talk about the new German-inspired J. Carver gin with distiller Gina Holman and Erica Christ of The Black Forest Inn.

SEGMENT 5: DANCE MAVEN MICHELE STEINWALD
We talk dance, artistic expression, and Law & Order with one of the country’s most interesting dance experts, Michele Steinwald.

Our podcast is also brought to you by Annie B’s Popcorn and Caramels. Annie B’s, making handcrafted caramels and popcorn right here in Minnesota since 1978. Enter the promocode “Weekend” at anniebs.com to take 20 percent off your order!


The Weekend Starts Now, S2 Ep 1: Ross Raihala + Brandi Brown + Peter Sieve

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The Weekend Starts Now podcast taped the first show of its second season at Indeed Brewing Company‘s Ox Room on Tuesday, April 12.

Join us this coming Tuesday evening at Indeed for our next taping session, featuring beer, smart conversation, and the occasional non-sequitur!

This weekly podcast is a joint project of the Heavy Table and Secrets of the City, and it covers art, music, food, drink, culture, and more in the Upper Midwest.

You can follow and listen to the show on Soundcloud, or play the show by following the links below. And you can subscribe to the podcast on iTunes.

Hear the whole episode here! Bumper music is Damiana Departure by Flyherder via Always Human Tapes.

The Weekend Starts Now is brought to you by Indeed Brewing Company. Indeed Brewing Company cultivates an artfully eclectic lineup of distinctive flagship beers, well-loved seasonal releases, and adventurous specialty brews from the heart of Northeast Minneapolis. Indeed Brewing: We’re not just brewing beer, We’re crafting experiences. We are thirsty creatures, Indeed. There’s more to explore atwww.indeedbrewing.com.

SEGMENT 1: INTRODUCTION
Taylor and James fire up season two of the podcast and welcome listeners to the swanky Ox Room at Indeed Brewing Company.

SEGMENT 2: ROSS RAIHALA OF THE PIONEER PRESS
Music critic Ross Raihala talks about tweeting from stadium shows, the paper’s Worst Song Ever bracket competition, and more.

SEGMENT 3: COMEDIAN BRANDI BROWN
Local comedian and live comedy host Brandi Brown talks politics (Minnesota caucuses to be precise) and more.

SEGMENT 4: THE OPPOSITE QUIZ
Wherein our guests determine bands that are the opposite of Bruce Springsteen, Phish, and more.

SEGMENT 5: PETER SIEVE
Heavy Table writer and local musician Peter Sieve talks about the crazed atmosphere at the Target Field new foods preview.

Our podcast is also brought to you by Annie B’s Popcorn and Caramels. Annie B’s, making handcrafted caramels and popcorn right here in Minnesota since 1978. Enter the promocode “Weekend” at anniebs.com to take 20 percent off your order!


The Weekend Starts Now: Season Two Debut at The Ox

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PLEASE JOIN US TONIGHT AT INDEED BREWING’S THE OX ROOM as we kick off the second season of our The Weekend Starts Now podcast. IT’S FREE TO ATTEND!

The program, in concert with The Heavy Table, is supported this season by the good people at Indeed Brewing Company and Annie B’s! Haven’t heard it? Get caught up on our first season on our soundcloud page!

We’ll be taping episodes 1 and 2 tonight in Indeed Brewing’s new Ox Room, which will be reserved for us and our guests. We’ll talk to author Rick Shefchik (of Everybody’s Heard About The Bird), dance advocate and performer Michele SteinwaldPioneer Press music writer Ross Raihala, comedian Brandi Brown, photographer extraordinaire and show booker Adam DeGross, and much more, including the return of the dreaded-yet-beloved Opposite Game Quiz. Please join us, the tickets are free, and there’s of course all the Indeed taps going!


The Weekend Starts Now, Ep. 12: Reed Fischer + Annie D’Souza

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The Weekend Starts Now taped its twelfth show—and final show of the season—at the Chef Shack Ranch on Monday, Aug. 17. This weekly podcast is a joint project of the Heavy Table and Secrets of the City, and it covers art, music, food, drink, culture, and more in the Upper Midwest.

Hear the whole episode here.

You can follow and listen to the show on Soundcloud, or play the show by following the links below. And you can subscribe to the podcast on iTunes.

Our podcast is brought to you by Annie B’s Popcorn and Caramels. Annie B’s has been handcrafting caramels and popcorn in small batches since 1978. Their products are all-natural, gluten-free, and made in Minnesota.

SEGMENT 1: INTRODUCTION
Taylor and James talk about Wet Hot American Summer.

SEGMENT 2: REED FISCHER FROM Go 96.3
We talk with the editorial producer of the hot new radio station Go 96.3 about DJs, playlists, festivals, and more.

SEGMENT 3: ANNIE D’SOUZA FROM THE MIDWESTIVAL
All about the hot new site / movement / brand presence The Midwestival, with its founder Annie D’Souza.

SEGMENT 4: YOUR WEEKEND PLANS
Andrew WK, Rails and Ale, and more.