Here’s a reminder how the Red Eye Theater’s fantastic New Works 4 Weeks series works: Artists get full access to the theater, technical support, and feedback from their similarly cool artistic cohorts as everyone develops their pieces. Then the selected artists… Continue Reading →
Anyone with even a passing interest in the arts should find time to swing into the Red Eye Theater this weekend for RELAY RELAY, an interview series where twenty of MPLS + STPL’s top notch artists who work in dance, theater, music, and performance join each other in a round-robin discussion of their work, their process, their backgrounds, and much much more.
Before the interviews, we asked Emily Gastineau, RELAY RELAY co-organizer and herself a local notable in the performance community, some quick questions about the discussion groupings, the takeaway publication, and the complementary snacks—although in hindsight, to be more in line with the series, we should’ve had her relay questions back to us, too.
Su Na, the hazy electronic funk music project of Alec Ness, has flown under-the-radar locally for both how good his music is and how much attention he’s starting to receive nationally—including “new and notable” hype from Bandcamp. That’s soon likely… Continue Reading →
Regular Readers know that we’re huge fans of the wrasslin’ action put on by F1rst Wrestling and this Thursday (TONIGHT!) the hometown promotion make their debut at the Uptown VFW a month before the giant Wrestlepalooza event. F1rst Wrestling: LIVE! is a perfect introduction… Continue Reading →
As true a Twincy holiday tradition as anything, today marks the month-long run of The British Arrow Awards at The Walker Art Center. The highly entertaining ad spots—some selling products, some doing social messages, all truly well done—will likely be… Continue Reading →
While a lot of the schlocky films regularly shown throughout Twincy have their scary moments, they’re nowhere as scary as fighting illness, burns, or breast cancer in the real world. That’s the mentality of non-profit group Scares That Care, who… Continue Reading →
Pop-Up Magazine—a “live magazine” experience featuring multimedia stories told by reporters, writers, radio producers and more—makes its Twincy debut on Friday (November 3rd) at the Fitzgerald Theater. The local installment of the show will feature stories by APM’s homegrown, Peabody-Award… Continue Reading →
Even though MPLS + STPL has established scenes for comedy, storytelling, and spoken word, the different showcases frequently bounce around between a few regular venues or piggyback on other events. That’s all about to change in a big way with the launch… Continue Reading →