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  • Craig Ferguson to feature local comic Bryan Miller on his show tonight
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    Craig Ferguson to feature local comic Bryan Miller on his show tonight

    published Apr 05, 2012

    This week has been a good one for Twin Cities standup comedians. On Tuesday, Cy Amundson appeared on Conan, Conan O'Brien's late-night show. Tonight, Acme Comedy Co. host, open mic participant, and Ci... More >>

  • Insolvent: Printmaking Exhibition

    published March 7, 2012

    For "Insolvent," art promoter Erik Farseth of Motörik Arts invited 15 artists—some working locally, some known on a national... More >>

  • 10th Anniversary Exhibition

    published March 7, 2012

    The Rosalux Gallery opened in 2002 with hopes of bringing greater visibility to local artists outside of a commercial environment. Ten years, one... More >>

  • Rough Draft

    published March 7, 2012

    While artists, authors, and performers often talk about the creative process, it is rare that audiences have the opportunity to see exactly what... More >>

  • Playful Peacock Show

    published March 28, 2012

    It's funny to imagine the origins of tassel twirling. Regardless, the person who came up with it probably knew how to have a good time. And... More >>

  • Belles Lettres

    published February 29, 2012

    The written word is an undeniable force in modern society. It can be used to disseminate information via newspapers, to express complex emotions... More >>

  • 'Real World 28' casting at Burrito Loco this weekend
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    'Real World 28' casting at Burrito Loco this weekend

    published Apr 02, 2012

    ​Another season, another casting call for the great social experiment known as The Real World. This Saturday, folks from Bumin/Murray will be at Burrito Loco in Minneapolis in hopes of finding peopl... More >>

  • Laura Stack: 100 Creatives
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    Laura Stack: 100 Creatives

    published Apr 02, 2012

    ​Number 39: Laura StackCity: Minneapolis Years spent living in MN: 20 years In the work of artist Laura Stack synthetic and organic forms coexist. Cell structures multiply, fade, and regenerate whi... More >>

  • History of Hip: Scary Movie Night

    published March 21, 2012

    The weather may have warmed up over the past week, but this installment of History of Hip will still be full of chills. As major fans of horror... More >>

  • 331 turns 7, Pleasure Principals: Freeloader Friday
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    331 turns 7, Pleasure Principals: Freeloader Friday

    published Mar 30, 2012

    ​ As usual there's lots of great free stuff to do in the Twin Cities this weekend. There's parties (331 is turning seven with a two-day celebration), art shows (Jim Dryden at Form + Content), art fe... More >>

  • New Museal: Work by Jehra Patrick

    published February 8, 2012

    Soo Visual Arts Center's latest exhibition, "New Museal," features work from Jehra Patrick, an artist who takes inspiration from New... More >>

  • The Minnesota Beard-Off

    published March 21, 2012

    Facial hair can make or break a face. So whether you have a bushy natural beard, prefer a trimmed and simple look, or take the time to carve... More >>

  • Metallagher

    published March 21, 2012

    Cover acts in town are a dime a dozen, and bands who add novelty act to their description are usually short lived. Yet somehow Metallagher has... More >>

  • Altsie screens indie flick 'Ink': Win tickets!
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    Altsie screens indie flick 'Ink': Win tickets!

    published Mar 28, 2012

    ​Screw overpriced movie theaters. New business startup Altsie plans to bring great indie flicks to local bars, restaurants, and coffee shops where you can enjoy treats like pints of beer, mochaccino... More >>

  • Lisa Nankivil: New Monoprints

    published March 21, 2012

    In "New Monoprints," a gallery show exhibiting the latest work from Lisa Nankivil, the local artist eschews the colorful palette she has typically... More >>

  • John Hodgman at the Varsity: Win tickets!
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    John Hodgman at the Varsity: Win tickets!

    published Mar 27, 2012

    ​Folks may be familiar with John Hodgman from his reporting gig on The Daily Show, or perhaps as the antiquated PC in Apple's PC versus Mac commercials. The comedian, spokesperson, and mustache enth... More >>

  • Shawn McNulty: 100 Creatives
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    Shawn McNulty: 100 Creatives

    published Mar 26, 2012

    ​Number 40: Shawn McNulty City: Hopkins Years spent living in MN: 37There are many layers to the paintings of Shawn McNulty. Each piece begins with a series of sharp, spontaneous movements. Next, ... More >>

  • Insights 2012 Design Lecture Series: Michael Lejeune, Metro Design Studio

    published March 14, 2012

    Can public transportation be perceived as cool? This was the task that faced Michael Lejeune of LA Metro Design Studio. While a project like this... More >>

  • Alex Kuno, Hunting Club: Freeloader Friday
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    Alex Kuno, Hunting Club: Freeloader Friday

    published Mar 23, 2012

    ​ Now that the weather has warmed up a bit, there's even more things to do as parks, lakes, and bike trails become more enjoyable. However, weekends are best spent with at least one official event t... More >>

  • Open Skate

    published January 4, 2012

    Sure, outdoor rinks can be fun. However, during the coldest months the weather can make them unbearable, and snagging an edge on an ice bump is... More >>

  • Light/Dark Show: Isolating the Senses

    published March 14, 2012

    There's no denying that we live in an era of over-stimulation. Cell phones allow us to be in constant communication with work, family, and friends... More >>

  • World's Largest Gathering of Ninja Turtles

    published March 14, 2012

    This Saturday, Nickelodeon Universe will attempt to shatter a very important record when it invites Ninja Turtles to descend on the Mall of... More >>

  • Miller Lite Free Rides

    published March 14, 2012

    So, you started drinking at noon, you've hit up both parades, and you have no idea where your left shoe is. It's obviously time to head home and... More >>

  • 46th Annual St. Patrick's Day Parade

    published March 14, 2012

    Folks who like to start early celebrating St. Patrick's Day will went to head out to downtown St. Paul where holiday festivities kick off at noon... More >>

  • St. Patrick's Day Parades

    published March 14, 2012

    Be thankful that St. Patrick's Day falls on a Saturday this year. If you want to go to the earlier parade, you won't have to worry about finding a... More >>

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