Unstoppable tracks like "Levels" and "Seek Bromance" have launched Avicii from an unknown to a superstar in dance music, causing his show at Epic sell out weeks in advance. PHOTOS BY ANNA GULBRANDSEN on January 6, 2012.
Joan's in the Park is an elegant and intimate (fewer than 15 tables) neighborhood café tucked into St. Paul's Highland Park. The thoughtful menu has a knack for making familiar food seem new again: supper club favorites like shrimp cocktail and filet mignon with homemade hollandaise,...
DJs So Gold and Ken Hannigan (of Wants Vs Needs and Anthem Heart, respectively) team up behind the booth for a new dance party, Last Night Famous at Honey in Northeast Minneapolis. PHOTOS BY JARED KOCKA on December 30, 2011
Mystique 2012: Le Cirque at Epic Event Center quickly became the top NYE destination in the Twin Cities. The fashion show along with a high flying acrobatics performance was more than enough to wow the sold out crowd. PHOTOS BY DENIS JEONG PLASTER on December 31, 2011 (see also: Photobooth pt 1)
Mystique 2012: Le Cirque at Epic Event Center quickly became the top NYE destination in the Twin Cities. The fashion show along with a high flying acrobatics performance was more than enough to wow the sold out crowd. PHOTOS BY DENIS JEONG PLASTER on December 31, 2011 (see also: Photobooth pt 2)
Possibly the biggest NYE event in the state with entertainment from CIRQUE DU VOLO, an avant-garde fashion show from SECRETS FASHION AGENCY and IGNITE models. Two rooms of music, adult beverages, and around midnight we think we saw some kissing. PHOTOS BY ED NEATON December 31, 2011
Openers The Pines had some trouble grabbing the chatty crowd's attention before headliner Mason Jennings took the stage. Once Mason was up front, it was a whole different atmosphere inside First Avenue. Jennings' strong and captivating set included new songs, covers, two encores, his father...
Red Daughters kicked off New Year's Eve at the festively decorated Varsity Theater in Minneapolis, joined by Caroline Smith and the Good Night Sleeps and headliners Dawes.
PHOTOS BY RYAN SIVERSON on December 31st, 2011
St. Paul's popular Little Szechuan restaurant has opened another branch, bringing its authentic, tongue-tingling Chinese dishes to St. Louis Park. The new offers a bit fancier decor, plus a menu broad enough to satisfy both the safe and adventurous diner (the Couples Beef with sliced tripe and...