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Dressing Room
5:05 am
Dec. 22, 2014
Minneapolis News
Christmas Freeloader Friday... on a Monday For many this week, the weekend starts on Tuesday. In honor of the most expensive holiday of all, we've got a Freeloader Friday post that covers seven whole days. Need to get out of the house on ... More >>
The Hot Dish
5:00 am
Dec. 22, 2014
Minneapolis News
The Gentleman Forager Wants to Put a Blindfold on You and Guide You Into the Woods They peek out of decay and dead places; alive, blush pink and demure as virgin fairies. They're craggy, grey and ugly as rocks, but look again-- their hundreds of finger-like tendrils are shock... More >>
The Blotter
5:00 am
Dec. 22, 2014
Minneapolis News
Ely Company Now Delivering Beer to Ice Houses Nothing will throw a wrench into an excellent afternoon out ice fishing like running out of beer, or having to make an unplanned food run. After a couple three, four, ten beers the last thing yo... More >>
Gimme Noise
4:00 am
Dec. 22, 2014
Minneapolis News
The Best Twin Cities Concerts of the Week: 12/22-28 Be sure to check out our constantly updated concert calendar. ... More >>
The Blotter
5:11 pm
Dec. 20, 2014
Minneapolis News
Mall of America Shut Down by Black Lives Matter Protest A peaceful crowd of Americans fed up with our nation's chronic unwillingness to prosecute police for killing black people crammed into the rotunda of the Mall of America this afternoon. The cro... More >>
The Blotter
2:00 pm
Dec. 20, 2014
Minneapolis News
Watch a Live Stream of the Black Lives Matter Rally at the Mall of America [Video] On one of the busiest shopping days of the year, the Mall of America is about to get a lot busier. Today, members and supporters of the Facebook group Black Lives Matter Minneapolis will gather ... More >>
Dressing Room
11:39 am
Dec. 19, 2014
Minneapolis News
Film Podcast: Annie, Mr. Turner, Big Eyes and So Much More We begin this week's Voice Film Club podcast with a strange story about Giles Corey, who famously said, "More weight!" as stones were laid upon him during his witch trial. The end of the year is ... More >>
Gimme Noise
11:00 am
Dec. 19, 2014
Minneapolis News
10 Best Upcoming Concerts of 2015 The Sony hackers have ruined what was left of the movie industry, but there are still quite a few resonant happenings in the realm of forthcoming live music. Concerts in the Twin Cities region (... More >>
Gimme Noise
10:00 am
Dec. 19, 2014
Minneapolis News
The Best Country Albums of 2014 Here's my imitation of executives in Nashville: "Let's put the one that sounds like a Lionel Richie ballad right after the tailgating song with the AC/DC power chords." This year's country-music c... More >>
The Blotter
10:00 am
Dec. 19, 2014
Minneapolis News
Pennies and Nickels Cost More Than They're Worth America still spends more money producing pennies and nickels than the coins are actually worth, despite scientists' best efforts to drive down costs. The U.S. Mint has made pretty good progres... More >>
Dressing Room
9:30 am
Dec. 19, 2014
Minneapolis News
Best Of Dressing Room: December 15-19 Folks in the Twin Cities are always up to something exciting. Here are some of Dressing Room's top stories from this week:-- Sheila Regan and Melissa Wray revisited some of 2014's best moments in ... More >>
Dressing Room
9:02 am
Dec. 19, 2014
Minneapolis News
Xavier Tavera's Portraits Feature Powderhorn Business Owners Tonight, Pillsbury House + Theatre will be hosting a reception celebrating a new photography project by Xavier Tavera. His portraits of small business owners will be on display alongside a newspr... More >>
The Blotter
9:00 am
Dec. 19, 2014
Minneapolis News
Lonnie Johnson Accidentally Texted Drug Court Looking for Dope Accidentally texting the wrong person ranks right up there with the embarrassing reply-all and the late-night butt-dial as one of the great faux pas of the digital age. Fortunately, the damage... More >>
The Hot Dish
8:30 am
Dec. 19, 2014
Minneapolis News
Cocktails at FIKA: Try This Festive Scandi Sipper When you think of cocktails, FIKA is probably not the first bar that comes to mind. In fact, the eatery at the American Swedish Institute doesn't even have a bar or a bartender. General manage... More >>
Dressing Room
8:01 am
Dec. 19, 2014
Minneapolis News
Five Super-Long Films to Carry You Through Winter Should the cruel arctic gods send another polar vortex to the Twin Cities, we must be prepared to spend a large chunk of our winter indoors. But what a wonderful opportunity to watch some of the... More >>
The Blotter
8:00 am
Dec. 19, 2014
Minneapolis News
Cargill's Millions in Campaign Gifts and Lobbying Brings in Billions of Federal Loot Minnetonka-based Cargill, Inc., America's largest privately held corporation, has pocketed more than $1 billion in federal business as a result of its political pull. The Sunlight Foundation,... More >>
The Hot Dish
7:30 am
Dec. 19, 2014
Minneapolis News
The Best Deals on Restaurant Gift Cards This Season Greetings, Hail Mary holiday shoppers. It's the week before Christmas (and the week of Hanukkah) and you're thumbing through Hot Dish thinking about what kind of gifts to get for that very speci... More >>
The Hot Dish
7:00 am
Dec. 19, 2014
Minneapolis News
78: The Buttermilk Chicken Sandwich at Lake and Irving Don't let the fancy chef clothes and the Uptown address fool you. Brothers Chris and Andrew Ikeda of Lake & Irving earned their stripes as line cooks at Perkins. You'd think between the salmo... More >>
Dressing Room
7:00 am
Dec. 19, 2014
Minneapolis News
Motown: The Musical: Berry, Just Shut Up and Let Them Sing Motown: The Musical reeks of a vanity project. It's subject? Motown founder Berry Gordy. It's author? Berry Gordy. The difference here? Gordy has access to some of the finest R&B, soul, funk, a... More >>
The Blotter
7:00 am
Dec. 19, 2014
Minneapolis News
Silent March through Downtown an Eerie Reminder of Homeless Dead From the guy riding the trains all night to the kid curled up on a sofa in the library, the Twin Cities' homeless drifters are easy to spot but quickly forgotten. Thursday night, about 100 si... More >>
The Hot Dish
6:30 am
Dec. 19, 2014
Minneapolis News
A Look Inside Surly's Destination Brewery Four and a half years and over $30 million dollars in the making, the Surly Destination Brewery finally opens at 11 a.m. today. This day has been courteously dubbed Surly Brewing Day by the ci... More >>
Dressing Room
6:09 am
Dec. 19, 2014
Minneapolis News
SantaCon, Santa Cycle Rampage, drag, pub caroling: Freeloader Friday It's the last weekend before the holidays, but that doesn't mean you have to spend it at a mall. This week in free stuff to do we have a few great beer events, a handful of Santa-themed crawls, a... More >>
Gimme Noise
6:00 am
Dec. 19, 2014
Minneapolis News
In Defense of Trans-Siberian Orchestra's Christmas Prog Rock Trans-Siberian Orchestra | Xcel Energy Center | Tuesday, December 30 Though Trans-Siberian Orchestra frequently enjoys positive reviews from the national media, public opinion has waned on the... More >>
The Blotter
6:00 am
Dec. 19, 2014
Minneapolis News
Critics: Why Are Protesters So Hellbent on Inconveniencing Everyone? As word spread of the planned Black Lives Matter protest at the Mall of America this Saturday, critics came out of the woodwork to decry the gall of these demonstrators. How dare they disrupt my... More >>
The Hot Dish
5:30 am
Dec. 19, 2014
Minneapolis News
Your Weekend Drinking Planned: Surly Beer Hall, Christmas Vacation, and more Surly's Beer Hall opens today. Perhaps you heard about it? Of course you did. But there are other beer and brewery events about town, too, from movie screenings and dark beer celebrations to an... More >>
The Blotter
5:03 am
Dec. 19, 2014
Minneapolis News
[UPDATE] Ex-Timberwolves Stiff Darko Milicic Loses Professional Kickboxing Debut One of the softest, most-overpaid (KAAAHHHNNN!) players in Timberwolves history lost his professional kickboxing debut in Russia yesterday. Darko didn't look too bad in the first round of the ... More >>
Gimme Noise
4:00 am
Dec. 19, 2014
Minneapolis News
The Best Twin Cities Concerts This Weekend: 12/19-21 Be sure to check out our constantly updated concert calendar. ... More >>
Gimme Noise
3:00 am
Dec. 19, 2014
Minneapolis News
Andy Cirzan Is the Ultimate Christmas Music Crate-Digger As a junkie to his fix, as Santa to milk and cookies and chimneys, so is Andy Cirzan to Christmas music. The 57-year-old Chicago native has been making influential mixtapes (his 2014 mix has ju... More >>
Dressing Room
1:01 pm
Dec. 18, 2014
Minneapolis News
The Colbert Report's Greatness Arrived With Its Very First Episode By Ian S. PortThe funniest and most incisive show on television is ending this week -- so let's look back at how it began. On October 17, 2005, a power-suited Stephen Colbert furrowed his eyebrow... More >>
Dressing Room
9:00 am
Dec. 18, 2014
Minneapolis News
2014 Year in Review: Top Moments in Visual Arts It was a great year for visual arts in the Twin Cities and beyond. In 2014, we saw the return of the MMAA's biennial, a celebration of the Walker Art Center, floating biospheres and libraries, sc... More >>
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