Residents of Loring Park and comedy fans, the time has arrived: Sisyphus Brewing, the craft brewery from local comedian Sam Harriman, will open at noon on Friday, July 11. Located near the Walker and Loring Park at 712 Ontario West, the new brewery has a unique set-up, featuring onsite only consumpt ... More >>
As you walk into this cozy pub, you notice its eclectic vibe, like a cross between Psycho Suzi's and the Turf Club's Clown Lounge. You step over a rug unmistakably designed by Minneapolis artist Adam Turman. In front of you are two Juicy Lucies: one traditional and the other with blue cheese. But t ... More >>
Sisyphus Brewing, after launching a Kickstarter campaign last month to fund a mural on their exterior wall, has surpassed its goal, securing $8,836 for local artists Jawsh and Adam Turman to carry out the mural design pictured above. See also: Sisyphus Brewing launches Kickstarter for mural [IMAGE ... More >>
In 1996, David Felker brought an idea to the Minneapolis City Council for an art crawl to showcase the work of the growing community of artists utilizing studio space in Northeast Minneapolis. Art-A-Whirl has been going strong and increasing in size ever since, featuring hundreds of artists and annu ... More >>
Art-A-Whirl, the annual open studio tour in northeast Minneapolis, is fine arts-focused, but the event has also become a chance to celebrate local beer, food, and music. 612Brew, located in the heart of the action in Northeast, is marking the occasion with its second annual Art-A-Whirl Bash. See al ... More >>
Sisyphus Brewing, slated to open near Loring Park later this spring, has launched a Kickstarter to fund a mural on their exterior wall. The mural would face the I-94/I-394 interchange, and the Kickstarter aims to raise $6,000 for local beer artists Adam Turman and Jawsh to collaborate on the paintin ... More >>
Along with 331 Club, 612Brew is another destination for a weekend of live local music held during the Art-A-Whirl weekend. The three-day lineup is an eclectic bill of hip-hop, electronica, indie rock, folk, and some stuff that falls somewhere in the middle coming to the space's outdoor amphitheater. ... More >>
The Mall of America is about to get a facelift... 14 stories, to be exact. For a mall that boasts hundreds of stores, a theme park, a sea-life exhibit, a movie theater, and countless other attractions, what's missing? Here are a few of our requests for the mall's expansion. What would you like to ... More >>
Surly fans will have another chance to revel in Darkness this winter. On December 15, just a few days shy of winter solstice, Surly will take over the taps at Uptown Tavern, offering 15 different taps and an opportunity to meet all seven local artists who have decorated the Russian Imperial Stout's ... More >>
For each of the past five years, the Minnesota Beatle Project put together by Vega Productions has consistently been one of the best local compilations. And Volume 5, out December 3, is no exception. All of the proceeds going to support music and art education in Minnesota public schools. The roste ... More >>
You've made it over the mid-week uphill battle, and it's time to go treat yourself to something ice-cold, refreshing, and definitely full o' hops. Since it's Craft Beer Week, this is the week to go out and indulge in some new craft beers and meet the brewing geniuses behind the beer. We've compile ... More >>
The local brew boom continues with another brewery opening its doors this week. Before the crowds form at this sweet spot for sipping, we were given a tour and a taste of not just the beer but the food 612Brew will soon be serving.
Number 42: Edie Overturf City: Minneapolis Years spent living in MN: 18 monthsPrint artist, painter, and sculptor Edie Overturf may be new to the Twin Cities art scene, but her impact has already been felt. With the folks at Kick.Stand.Press, she recently helped co-found Leg Up Studio, a coopera ... More >>
Number 43: Tina Blondell City: Minneapolis Years spent living in MN: 15 There are no pop-culture icons featured in Tina Blondell's portraits. Instead, she chooses to capture regular folks in a moment in time. Recent pieces have included a gleeful female drummer ready to jam, a man casuall ... More >>
Number 44: Kick.Stand.Press City: Minneapolis, MN Years spent living in MN:The current bout is 2.5 yearsAs anyone who has ever spent time watching HGTV knows, a good wallpaper job can make or break a room. Gilpin Matthews and Lauren Schuppe, co-founders of Kick.Stand.Press, specialize in making t ... More >>
Number 45: Frank Gaard City: Minneapolis Years spent living in MN: 45 yearsFor the past 40 years, notorious artist Frank Gaard has added a healthy dose of color, criticism, and humor to the local creative scene. His work knows no boundaries, as he often draws inspiration from a mix of subjects, ... More >>
Over the weekend, chef Jack Riebel shared, for the first time, a small taste of what he plans to serve at his new venture, the Butcher and the Boar, with a party that livened up a sleepy block in downtown Minneapolis.On Sunday afternoon the parking lot next to the once-vacant, marble-front buildi ... More >>
Do you want your boyfriend wearing this T-shirt?Popular Minneapolis poster designer Adam Turman's "Save Second Base" T-shirts are supposed to be all about fighting breast cancer. But this week, they sparked a Twitter war over whether they demean the very people the t-shirt purports to help. ... More >>
Samuels says Forte is leaving on his own terms.By Adam TurmanRocco Forte, the oft-controversial former Minneapolis fire chief, is leaving his administrative position with the city. City Councilmember Don Samuels says Forte is resigning from his current job, which entails managing the city's ... More >>
Aesthetic ApparatusFound on lamp posts, nightclub walls, and in college dorm rooms, posters can be a surprisingly powerful form of art. They can disseminate information, share a social point of view, create an aesthetic, and work as a form of public protest. For the nonpartisan "Poster Offensive ... More >>
Superheroes, swingin' singles, and gut rot: It's a hot week on the Twin Cities' food scene. Think you're up to the challenge? Then belly up for The Week in Food. Tuesday 5/11Do men in spandex affect your smarts? Find out at Galactic Pizza Trivia Night, hosted by Captain Awesome and Dr. Tomorro ... More >>
(Photo by phogel) This week we have the bike-friendly art party ARTCRANK, a three-day conference exploring hip hop, and an evening dedicated to folk musician John Prine.
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Adam Turman designed this flyer to benefit breast cancer research.
The local record store is launching a new program, MinnEconomy, geared at promoting local artists and bands.
Squad19's concert posters find a place on gallery walls--if only they can stay there