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2011 Stories by Jessie Hausman

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  • Salon Saloon: Twin Cities Art & Culture Review

    published December 21, 2011

    Before ringing in the New Year, come salute the highlights of 2011 with Salon Saloon. The show, which is a bit like a dive-bar version of... More >>

  • A Victorian Christmas at the Ramsey House

    published December 21, 2011

    Want to pretend to be part of the Victorian era before returning safely to the present? This holiday season you have the opportunity to do just... More >>

  • Target Holidazzle

    published December 7, 2011

    This Friday, the delightfully twee Holidazzle Parade will launch its 20th anniversary. Fanfare, the lead float every year, will carry trumpeters... More >>

  • Knitting with the Girls

    published November 9, 2011

    What do the Minnesota RollerGirls get up to when not rough-housing on Roy Wilkins Auditorium's rink? Aside from donating a portion of their bout... More >>

  • Social Science: Fermentational Informational

    published September 21, 2011

    Tired of waiting in line at the Science Museum with small, unruly children? At Social Science: Fermentational Informational, adults have first... More >>

  • Swap-o-Rama-Rama

    published September 7, 2011

    This Sunday, Minneapolis will be joining the cool kids—New York, Los Angeles, and Chicago—and hosting its very first Swap-O-Rama-Rama.... More >>

  • Call and Answer

    published August 31, 2011

    The more high tech our culture becomes, the less we need our folksy traditions. But in some special instances, people keep them going strong. Such... More >>

  • The Swatch Team: Yarn Bombers Unite!

    published August 17, 2011

    Yarn bombing is a vibrant street art, created from knitted and crocheted fabric rather than aerosol cans. A cozier form of graffiti, it's also... More >>

  • Frocktails: Flash Mob

    published July 6, 2011

    Summer is all about feeling good, and so is Summer of Dresses. The philosophy behind the local blog is simple: wear a dress, take a photo, post it... More >>

  • Harry Potter Marathon

    published July 6, 2011

    Already have the Harry Potter blues because the series is almost over? Live it up while you can. With Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows:... More >>

  • The Future

    published July 6, 2011

    If you remember "))((" from Miranda July's film Me and You and Everyone We Know, then you are versed in her wacky humor. And though her... More >>

  • Pedal ForWords Alleycat Race

    published June 22, 2011

    Looking for a good way to get involved in local book and bicycling subcultures? Boneshaker Books, a great little nonprofit bookstore, is hosting... More >>

  • Wits: Neil Gaiman

    published June 22, 2011

    As of late, much has been made of author Neil Gaiman's neck size (Matt Dean, Republican leader of the Minnesota House, recently referred to the... More >>

  • The Art of Home Brewing

    published June 15, 2011

    Ever dream of bathtub bootlegging? This weekend, take part in (legally) brewing your own beer at the Hack Factory when the nonprofit Twin Cities... More >>

  • Deutsche Tage: German Days

    published June 8, 2011

    The yearly Deutsche Tage (German Days) celebration, held by the Germanic-American Institute (GAI), has rolled around again. First, get your Von... More >>

  • Live Painting/Community Breakfast

    published June 1, 2011

    Tear it down, until the sun comes back around. The Northern Spark celebration ends at sunrise, making the Power of the People Community Breakfast... More >>

  • Historic Pub Crawl

    published May 25, 2011

    It's time to party like it's 1929. This Wednesday, the Preservation Alliance of Minnesota is hosting a guided pub crawl. The event begins at... More >>

  • Queer Bike Gang's Mustache Ride

    published May 18, 2011

    Is there a better fashion statement than a 1970s porno 'stache and short shorts? Well, clearly. But none are as fun. This is why the Queer Bike... More >>

  • Cinco de Mayo Fiesta

    published May 4, 2011

    Red or green salsa? ¿Salsa roja o salsa verde? Both—of course. In St. Paul, the Mexican-American holiday Cinco de Mayo, a.k.a. the... More >>

  • Mighty Swell's Spring Sale

    published April 27, 2011

    For two days Mighty Swell will pop up, mushroom-like, in the space that used to be Umber Studios. This special sale features rare finds from... More >>

  • Third Thursday: Make Way for MayDay

    published April 20, 2011

    Spring means a delightful anticipation for the 37th Annual MayDay Parade at Powderhorn Park. Tonight, the Minneapolis Institute of Arts (MIA) and... More >>

  • MNFashion Week: Lollycopter Loves EveryBODY

    published April 13, 2011

    As part of MNFashion Week, feminist sex-toy boutique Smitten Kitten will host a runway show-cum-cabaret: Lollycopter loves EveryBODY. Here,... More >>

  • Yoga Quest

    published April 6, 2011

    Geeks are known for mental prowess, not fit physiques. Northeast Minneapolis's Geek Partnership Society (GPS) has been slyly challenging the... More >>

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