Jessica Armbruster is an arts editor at City Pages, curating, writing, and editing for the A-List and the arts and culture blog. She is a graduate of Macalester College in St. Paul. She prefers tea over coffee, and has never eaten at Taco Bell (but would love to someday).
2 days ago | Comedy
Creating a list of 100 influential (American) jokes sounds like an epic clusterfuck. After all, comedy can happen just about anywhere, including the stage, in movies and television shows, and on albums. For it's most recent issue, Variety took on ...
2 days ago | Free Stuff
This week in free stuff to do we have a few dance parties, events that are all about birds and dogs (not at the same time), a wintertime parade, and more. Come take a look and plan your weekend on the cheap. FRIDAY: Chinese New Year Celebration(Mi...
3 days ago | Fashion
It was a moment 24 years in the making. This past December, jewelry and bead dressmaker Gail Be was invited to a party at Muse in Minneapolis for presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, who was in town for a scheduled campaign stop. Be had assumed...
4 days ago | People 2016
The City Pages People Issue celebrates ordinary folks who do extraordinary things. Though their triumphs are rarely acknowledged, they make the Twin Cities a better place. Sarah Edwards doesn't just engage in small acts of generosit...
5 days ago | Announcements
Yes, the snow is coming down hard today. But in the relatively near future spring will arrive, and with it comes Fashion Week MN's spring installment. The bi-annual festival is typically filled with trunk shows, rooftop parties, runway showcases, ...
6 days ago | Announcements
For many, a gander through the museum gift store is a must-do activity to cap off a day exploring art (or heck, sometimes we do it first if it's the holiday season or an artsy friend's birthday is coming up). This week, the Minneapolis Institute o...