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2011 Stories by Courtney Algeo

Archives: 2012 | 2011
  • SHOW + TELL: MCAD MFA Open Studio Night

    published December 7, 2011

    For folks living in the Twin Cities, opportunities frequently arise to view and purchase pieces directly from artists. Infrequent, however, are... More >>

  • Art Sex: An Annual Local Art Fair Party

    published December 7, 2011

    Did you know that Minneapolis is home to one of the friendliest and most helpful women-owned sex shops in the nation? Smitten Kitten, a sponsor of... More >>

  • 9x22 Dance/Lab

    published November 23, 2011

    Believe it or not, there's more to dance than what can be seen in the Step Up movie franchise. There are emotions to be found in the art... More >>

  • Hansel & Gretel

    published November 23, 2011

    This holiday weekend marks the 100th year for the Minnesota Orchestra's illustrious Young People's Concert Series. It was introduced by Emil... More >>

  • Mix Drink and Draw Party

    published November 2, 2011

    Do you like to drink? Do you like to draw? If you enjoy the company of artists and the sounds of pens scribbling intently on paper, then the... More >>

  • Dead Writers Party

    published October 26, 2011

    If you feel like Anton Chekhov on his deathbed and "haven't had champagne for a long time," then perhaps this Saturday you can change that by... More >>

  • The Pancakes & Booze Art Show

    published October 12, 2011

    As the nice weather draws to a close, Minneapolis is moving its mega-parties indoors, where it's getting hot. Pancakes and Booze, a traveling... More >>

  • Twin Cities Okotberfest

    published October 5, 2011

    Historically speaking, Oktoberfest is a celebration of the marriage between Crown Prince Ludwig of Germany and Princess Therese of... More >>

  • Literary Punch Card Punch Party

    published September 14, 2011

    In an attempt to save the day for small book events, local literary guilds have teamed up with a promotion called the Twin Cities LitPunch. People... More >>

  • Talking Images Connections: Erasers and Other Memories

    published July 6, 2011

    "An object is never a mere thing, an eraser is never just an eraser," the Soap Factory states on its website of its current gallery show, "The... More >>

  • Tater Daze

    published June 15, 2011

    Minnesota may seem like it's all about cheese curds and Juicy Lucys, but in Brooklyn Park this weekend potatoes are where it's at. The annual... More >>

  • Call and Answer Project

    published June 1, 2011

    Part of the Northern Spark Festival, the Call and Answer Project will be hosted by local artist Amanda Lovelee. Her event, taking place at the... More >>

  • Kevin Kling

    published May 25, 2011

    Renowned storyteller and unabashed paragon of Minnesota pride Kevin Kling will be gracing an intimate crowd with his presence at Linden Hills... More >>

  • MCBA SpringCon Comic Book Celebration

    published May 18, 2011

    If you grew up being referred to as "more of an indoor kid," then the best part of springtime for you may be the Midwest Comic Book Association's... More >>

  • 24 Hour Film Race Screening

    published May 11, 2011

    If you didn't have the cinematic chops to enter a film in this year's 24 Hour Film Race, you can still join in the fun by attending the screening.... More >>

  • 37th Annual MayDay Parade and Festival

    published April 27, 2011

    If you're still miffed over the lingering cool weather, this Sunday's MayDay Parade and Festival should be a welcome event, as it colorfully... More >>

  • Art Squared

    published April 20, 2011

    Summer is fast approaching, which means visits to the lakes, bike rides, and tons of amazing outdoor art happenings. Two such events are the 10th... More >>

  • The Entertainment Machine: A Live Radio Show, Created with Advanced Technology

    published April 6, 2011

    Following in the footsteps of radio/variety show titans like A Prairie Home Companion, This American Life, and The... More >>

  • Sarah Vowell

    published March 30, 2011

    Sarah Vowell has an unmistakable voice. Don't let her dry cadence fool you when she speaks; she definitely has hilarious and interesting things to... More >>

  • America's Got Talent

    published March 23, 2011

    After inviting Minnesotans to audition for the show in January, America's Got Talent is returning to Minneapolis to film episodes at the... More >>

  • Third Thursday: Clash of the Titans

    published March 16, 2011

    Each third Thursday of the month the Minneapolis Institute of the Arts hosts an art party loaded with music, drinks, and amusements for... More >>

Archives: 2012 | 2011