Author Erin Kincheloe

Tues: Jewbilee 2013 at 7th Street Entry

That annual rite has arrived. The night Jewish families order takeout, with nowhere to go, no presents to open: Christmas Eve. With Hanukkah long passsed this year thanks to a strange coincidence overlapping with Thanksgiving, Christmas is especially disconnected to… Continue Reading →

Rybak Tells All (Including What the R.T. Stands For)

Leave it to Steve Marsh to get the real story behind his interviewee.

Thurs: Comedy-oke at Turf

The best kinds of open mic nights come with strictly-enforced time limits, wouldn’t you say? A short time on stage means a condensed act of just the hits (leave ’em wanting more, we always say). So goes the Comedy-oke night… Continue Reading →

Fri: Willennium at Eagles Club 34

When WAK LYF called it quits last week, we mourned the loss of throwback dance nights that come with matching tech trippy visuals. But then we remembered the surreptitious ’90s Preservation Society, which is basically a collective that wanted to… Continue Reading →

Fri-Sun: Barry Lyndon at Trylon

American film master Stanley Kubrick gets his due at the venerable microcinema this month, a perfect excuse to slip into an anonymous dark room if the need strikes. This weekend, it’s an under-appreciated film that came after 2001 and A Clockwork Orange…. Continue Reading →

Fri-Sun: Home for the Holidays at Chanhassen Dinner Theatres

To be fair, we’ve been laying into the Christmas spirit of late. What can we say, there are plenty of great local plays making light of the more tedious aspects of the merriest season. But there’s a certain elation in… Continue Reading →

Sun: Mi Ajira Showcase at Kitty Cat Klub

Upstart electronic label Mi Ajira finally provides a home for musicians of the breathy, dream-pop variety here in the Twin Cities. About time, as plenty of national acts in the genre come through all the time (we’re especially thinking of… Continue Reading →

Artist Talk at MMAA Project Space

The Minnesota Museum of American Art proves their nation-wide focus in their latest exhibit, Repetition & Ritual, a show culling work from artists in New York, Georgia, Florida, and Pennsylvania in addition to Minnesota. As you walk around the Project Space,… Continue Reading →

End Quotes at Cause

Another night at Cause? This calls for a band that’s a little less hard rock, a little more pop rock. In the vein of the self-conscious, thoughtful lyricism of bands like Weezer or Cake, End Quotes leads a relatively tame… Continue Reading →

Mary Mack’s Holiday Meat Raffle Show at Cedar

Mary Mack comes home for the holidays, and thank God. We only allow our meat raffles to be teased by those who love them so. Mack is a comedian hailing from just east of Hinckley, which is a nice way… Continue Reading →

NYC Wants a Piece of Mpls.

Back off, NYC. Prince is ours.

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