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2010 Stories by Katie Christian

Archives: 2010 | 2009
  • Gastro Non Grata: Vagabond Vacation

    published June 16, 2010

    Gastro Non Grata's biggest event yet takes over First Avenue from end to end and stocks it with nearly every reason to leave the house (music,... More >>

  • 9th Street Experience: Open House Scavenger Hunt

    published June 3, 2010

    Downtown Minneapolis's Ninth Street is a stretch that, bank accounts willing, one could hang out on and never leave. It is home to both the... More >>

  • Grand Old Day

    published May 26, 2010

    Now in its 37th year, Grand Old Day is a summer tradition that stretches down one of St. Paul's main drags. It includes as much as you'd expect... More >>

  • Nerds at Heart's Friki Fest

    published May 19, 2010

    Friki Fest, hosted by Nerds at Heart, is both a celebration of International Geek Pride Day—founded in Spain, where nerds are dubbed... More >>

  • AAXI: A Decade of Aesthetic Apparatus, One Year Late

    published May 19, 2010

    Design studio Aesthetic Apparatus is arguably the Twin Cities' most lauded poster designer. The MCAD Gallery's latest exhibit takes a look at its... More >>

  • Big Backyard

    published May 19, 2010

    The summer months mean the reopening of the Science Museum's expansive Big Backyard, good for a day's worth of vitamin D, killer views of the... More >>

  • Gastro Non Grata 9

    published May 5, 2010

    Gastro Non Grata's basic formula boils down to food, plus alcohol, plus music, but there's no throwing down of lite beers and lighter musical... More >>

  • St. Paul Craftstravaganza

    published April 28, 2010

    Craftstravaganza puts together two seemingly unrelated words (crafts are not generally associated with spectacular entertainment, after all), but... More >>

  • MN Fashion Week: Local Artist T-Shirt Mart

    published April 14, 2010

    Few populations are more energized by T-shirt weather than Minnesotans, and the Walker Art Center's first ever Local Artist T-Shirt Mart offers a... More >>

  • Free First Saturdays: Twist and Shout

    published March 31, 2010

    During Free First Saturdays, museum admission is done away with and the space becomes a family-friendly zone, packed tight with hip parents and... More >>

  • ARENA Bikini: Haute & Cold

    published March 24, 2010

    A ticket to ARENA Bikini: Haute and Cold admits the holder to a combination fashion show, dance performance, and nightclub. The third annual... More >>

  • Landland: Soft Targets

    published February 24, 2010

    Dan Black and Jessica Seamans are the faces behind Landland, a duo vaguely but accurately described as "thing-makers." Their show at First... More >>

  • Midnight Muse Review: Mardi Gras Mayhem

    published February 17, 2010

    Despite its distance from Bourbon Street, Mardi Gras Mayhem, hosted by the Midnight Muse Revue, manages to retain the holiday's debauchery and... More >>

  • Cosmic Sledding: Warming Hearts & Hands

    published February 10, 2010

    How "cosmic" became synonymous with "glow in the dark" is unclear, but any sources of light are welcome during dark winter evenings. Cosmic... More >>

  • Common Sense: Art and the Quotidian

    published February 3, 2010

    The Weisman's latest exhibit investigates the multiple meanings of the word "common," gathering together 20th century works that explore shared... More >>

  • History of Hip: Yesterday's Tomorrow's

    published January 27, 2010

    The Minnesota Historical Society's History of Hip series returns to the Turf Club's basement Clown Lounge (it's not as terrifying as it sounds)... More >>

  • 25th Anniversary Open House

    published January 13, 2010

    The performing arts center originally called the Ordway Music Theatre celebrates 25 years with an open house that documents its quarter-century of... More >>

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