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The new “natural filtration” pool that’s coming to North MPLS. It sounds cool, but we just hope those plants and microbes really work, because public pools are straight up nasty!

When your Twincy friends move to NYC. More like W-H-Y would you even do that.

Daylight Savings Time. Ugh, time to set the clocks back this weekend. Hope that extra hour of sleep is worth the 5 months of Seasonal Affective Disorder!

 


More Halloween Parties

Ok, since Halloween is on a Friday this year, there are an insane amount of parties happening. Here’s some of what caught our attention and that we wanted to share with you, and we’ve bolded the themes in case one is particularly up your alley.

Friday

We of course have to lead with the incredible First Avenue Halloween party, the costume game at that thing is next level; Koo Koo Kangaroo and Gabe Douglas and others have a spoopy Shenanigans Party at the NomadForage Modern Workshop is having a Twin Peaks Themed Halloween party early in the evening; Party Science gets even more weird for Weird Science with Manchita from GRRRL Party at the Kitty Cat Club; Wookiefoot continues its Halloween Tradition at The Cabooze with Kinetix and Dead Larry and a Steam Punk theme (Wookiefoot also plays Saturday); the gallery at vidtiger is hosting its 2014 installment of Beautiful Monsters; JET SET is having a Grave Rave dance party; Skyway Theater has a ton of national and even international Dub artists and costume contests; Le Cirque Rouge will have sexy and spooky themed burlesque performance at The Amsterdam; E.L.n.O. might dress up all the time, but they’re going big for their #DyLynne party with Joey Ryan & the Inks as Bland on Bland Dylan cover band at Lee’s Liquor Lounge; Lunchboxx, GRRRL SCOUT and Black Hearts Burlesque put on a very cool looking Halloween Pageant at Hell’s Kitchen; CRAVE Restaurant + Sound in Motion + In the Heart of the Beast Puppet and Mask Theater host a benefit for HotB at Muse event center; High and Mighty play the MN Music Cafe; It’s a “Ballerween” Bowling Party at Memory Lanes with live music from Courtney McClean & The Dirty Curls, Fuzzy Machete, and others; and Club Jager turns into Spookhouse Jager.

If you’re not sick of Halloween yet, there’s some Saturday parties, too:

House Party ’97 (the self-proclaimed ‘best damn ’90s party in the city’) has Day of the Dead/Birthday Parties at Honey; DJ Jake Rudh and E.L.n.O. join forces for the day-late Brit’s Halloween Birthday BooHaHa at Brit’s downtown.


More Weekend Events (Get a break from Halloween)

Saturday

Belfast Cowboys (Van Morrison) and Trompe le Monde (Pixies) plays a coverband showcase at Lee’s; and there’s Real Fun in the First Ave. Record Room with DJ Jim Frick and DJ TML aka DJ Peter Lansky aka DJ No New Secret Wars.

Sunday

It’s Family Art Day in Celebration of Dia de los Muertos at Intermedia Arts; There’s a bunch of great local music—SIMS, Heiruspecs, Toki Wright and Big Cats, Gabriel Douglas (of the 4onthefloor), Guante, and special guests—hosted by Congressman Keith Ellison at First Ave to help Get Out the Vote.


Shoot Up Some Pumpkins at Bill’s Guns

Out of all the things that we’ve seen happening around Halloween, this is maybe our favorite: Tonight from 6-9 PM, if you bring pumpkins to Bill’s Gun Range, they’ll let you shoot them up. They’ll even rent you a gun for the shooting.