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2011 Stories by Jessica Armbruster

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  • Animal Art III: Rescue Me

    published November 30, 2011

    During the cold winter holiday months, heartwarming tales abound. The latest group exhibition at Altered Esthetics, "Animal Art III," is no... More >>

  • Naughty or Nice!

    published December 14, 2011

    With all the stress that the holidays bring, it's important to take a break to blow off some steam. For regular club-goers, Bar Fly's annual... More >>

  • Rock the Halls 3

    published December 14, 2011

    This Saturday, the Kitty Cat Klub will be getting into the holiday spirit with Rock the Halls 3. Ugly sweaters are the requested attire, as a... More >>

  • Festival of the Last Minute

    published December 14, 2011

    Everyone has a holiday shopping style. Some folks pick up items here and there throughout the year, others duke it out in department stores on... More >>

  • 4th Annual Lowertown SantaCon

    published December 14, 2011

    'Twas the weekend before Christmas and all through St. Paul, all the creatures were stirring in a drunken free-for-all. This Saturday, festive... More >>

  • New Year's Eve: Top glam parties, comedy shows, burlesque, and family events
    FEATURED STORY

    New Year's Eve: Top glam parties, comedy shows, burlesque, and family events

    published Dec 21, 2011

    ​ The new year is approaching faster than you think. And while some folks may still be stressing out over Christmas shopping, now is also a good time to freak out over New Year's Eve parties.Fortuna... More >>

  • 123 Klan: Rien Commes des Autres

    published November 16, 2011

    Graffiti and design work come together for this exciting show at the CO Exhibitions gallery in northeast Minneapolis. The 123 Klan, originally... More >>

  • Chuck U T-shirt Launch/Art Party

    published December 14, 2011

    The characters featured in the artwork of Chuck U reside in a strange world filled with houses floating on guns, swirling landscapes, and robot... More >>

  • Aesthetic Apparatus holds last-minute holiday sale

    published Dec 20, 2011

    ​ Still looking for last-minute gifts? Have a poster fan on that list? Or do you need to decorate your new apartment on the cheap? Wednesday's mega-sale at Aesthetic Apparatus may be just what you'r... More >>

  • True Colors Bookstore seeks new owner/benefactor

    published Dec 19, 2011

    ​Want to buy a business? True Colors Bookstore is for sale. This weekend, the current owners sent out the announcement via their events email list that the shop is low on funds. However, the busines... More >>

  • Christmas ornaments that will make you go 'WTF?' 2011 edition
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    Christmas ornaments that will make you go 'WTF?' 2011 edition

    published Dec 19, 2011

    ​Taking a look at a family's Christmas tree decorations can be surprisingly personal. Many folks adorn their pine with pieces commemorating weddings, births, and graduations. Some are family heirloo... More >>

  • Nutbuster!! The Ballet

    published December 14, 2011

    While many Nutcracker productions lay on the sparkle, romance, and whimsy pretty thick, the dark and violent essence of the original... More >>

  • Lowertown SantaCon, Monster Drawing Rally: Freeloader Friday

    Lowertown SantaCon, Monster Drawing Rally: Freeloader Friday

    published Dec 16, 2011

    ​ With only one weekend left, Christmas is fast approaching. For the edition of Freeloader Friday, we have tons of special events featuring local gifts for gift givers who like to procrastinate. Nee... More >>

  • ROLU: 100 Creatives
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    ROLU: 100 Creatives

    published Dec 15, 2011

    ​Number 46: ROLU, a.k.a. rosenlof/lucas (ro/lu). We are Matt Olson, Mike Brady, and Sammie Warren.

City: Minneapolis

Years spent living in MN: It varies... 82 is the minimum.For some creat... More >>

  • 2nd Annual World (craft) Fair

    published December 7, 2011

    Looking to shop locally this season? Missed last weekend's Craft-o-Rama? Fortunately, there are still plenty of opportunities to pick up that... More >>

  • Black Hearts Burlesque: A Black Hearts Holiday

    published December 7, 2011

    There's no denying that most holiday-themed entertainment offerings this time of year veer off into the overwhelmingly saccharine side.... More >>

  • St. Paul Santa Crawl

    published December 7, 2011

    As the weather gets colder, it may be tempting to hibernate in your home with a mug of whiskey. However, most Minnesotans are hearty enough to be... More >>

  • TLC's 'What Not to Wear' to feature the Minnesota State Fair

    published Dec 12, 2011

    ​ Folks who hang out at the Minnesota State Fairgrounds aren't exactly known for their high style. But let's be realistic here: It's hard to worry about being sartorial when you're dodging horse poo... More >>

  • Social Science: Masquerade

    published December 7, 2011

    While kids rule the Science Museum of Minnesota during the day, adults get to play in the evening, thanks to Social Science. Here, folks 21 years... More >>

  • Who Made Who, Lowertown art, Mighty Swell: Freeloader Friday

    Who Made Who, Lowertown art, Mighty Swell: Freeloader Friday

    published Dec 09, 2011

    ​ There's only two weekends left before the holidays are here. Fortunately, there are still plenty of opportunities to shop locally at a variety of different events around town. This weekend in Free... More >>

  • St. Nicholas Day (Nikolaustag) & Holiday Open Haus

    published November 30, 2011

    Now that we're past Thanksgiving, it's time to shop for Christmas. Thankfully, there are plenty of opportunities to do so without entering a mall.... More >>

  • Mrs. Kelly's Annual Charity Tea Tasting

    published November 30, 2011

    While many Americans would die without their morning coffee, us tea drinkers are far less melodramatic about our dependency to caffeine. But... More >>

  • Beauty School Drop Outs

    published November 9, 2011

    If women had the capability to change our looks to match ideals represented in pop culture, what would we end up looking like? Barbie? Donna Reed?... More >>

  • Wall-to-Wall Walker

    published November 30, 2011

    This Saturday, the Walker Art Center will host its annual open house. The day starts off with the monthly, family-friendly Free First Saturday.... More >>

  • Meet winner Chris Sorensen and his awesome 'stache
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    Meet winner Chris Sorensen and his awesome 'stache

    published Dec 06, 2011

    ​Last month, City Pages held a contest inviting folks with enviable facial hair to enter our Show Us Yer Stache contest. The stakes were high, as the winner took home a prize pack worth more than $3... More >>

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