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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.


The Weekend Starts Now, Ep. 11: Josh Mohr + Julie Hays

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The Weekend Starts Now taped its tenth show at the Chef Shack Ranch on Monday, August 17th. 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 new North.

Hear the whole eleventh episode here. You can follow and listen to the show on Soundcloud 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. Get a onetime discount of 20 percent off any order at anniebs.com with the promocode “Weekend.” Offer expires 8/31/15.

SEGMENT 1: INTRODUCTION
Taylor and James talk summer vacations now that summer is over.

SEGMENT 2: JOSH MOHR FROM FLANNEL ATHLETICS
John Mohr, organizer of the largest moustache-themed run in the country, joins James and Taylor for a live race-themed interview.

SEGMENT 3: JULIE HAYS FROM URBAN GROWLER
Julie Hays, bartender and manager for Urban Growler Brewing Co., the first women-owned MN micro-brewery, stops by the Ranch with some new beer samples.

SEGMENT 4: WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
Guests go head to head on the real—and made up on the spot—plots of MPLS + STPL movies.

SEGMENT 5: WEEKEND ITINERARY
Taylor gives some picks for weekend events, including Hipshaker! Anniversary, Tomodachi Store exhibit, The Homestead Records One Year Anniversary, and more.