MPR's hugely successful music and sketch-comedy show, Wits, has held the attention of Twin Cities fans for years now. But instead of staying put in the familiar confines of Saint Paul's cozy Fitzgerald Theater, Wits is now expanding its reach for their just-announced fall season. In addition to hit ... More >>
The stylish combination of comedy, music, and memorable unscripted moments has proven to be quite a winning formula for Wits, the provocative and always entertaining show put on by American Public Media and Minnesota Public Radio. The highly-anticipated lineup for the upcoming fall 2013 season of W ... More >>
Target's 2012 holiday sales numbers came in below expectations, our local big-box giant announced this morning, staying "essentially flat" from last year.See Also: - Best Buy, Target both make "Top 10 Commercials of the Week" list [VIDEOS]- Target defends Thanksgiving opening: "There are more volunt ... More >>
Brandi Carlile with FilligarVarsity Theater, MinneapolisSunday, December 30, 2012Making her way back to Minneapolis for the fourth of five shows in the Cities in 2012 (two at the MN Zoo in June, one at the Fitz for Wits, and the remaining two at the Varsity Theater), Brandi Carlile is not shy about ... More >>
January's a heady and diverse month for country shows in the Twin Cities, kicking off with a pair of sold-out New Year's performances at the Varsity Theater by Brandi Carlile, and ending with that pair PETA has not yet recognized for their important work saving horses.
The election may be over, but Chris Kluwe keeps finding the spotlight. His latest media appearance: an unscheduled cameo on Wits.SEE ALSO: The Chris Kluwe Archives
Wits featuring Maria Bamford and Brandi CarlileThe Fitzgerald Theater, MinneapolisNovember 30, 2012Seeing Wits isn't like attending an ordinary concert. This is the recording of a radio show, which lends a certain formality and artificiality to the proceedings.SEE ALSO: Maria Bamford puts on her fun ... More >>
There's nothing funny about the Minnesota native's comedic success
The increasingly popular Minnesota Public Radio show Wits has just announced that they will be putting on their first ever fall season of the highly enjoyable comedy-music-conversation program. The well-liked events pair an eclectic mix of talented comedians, actors and musicians along with host Joh ... More >>
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