http://mndaily.com/rss/%2A en Culture Compass 7/29/2015 - 8/5/2015 http://mndaily.com/ae/2015/07/29/culture-compass-7292015-852015 By: <a href="/users/gtillerymndailycom" title="View User Profile">Grant Tillery</a><br/><p><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: normal;">If you find yourself in St. Paul, check out Quixotic Coffee. The pint-sized Highland Park shop is killing it with their coffee cocktail game and is the answer to Five Watt Coffee east of the Mississippi. The highlight of their menu is the White Lightning ($5). Made with local Blackeye Nitro Cold Brew, the drink is infused with vanilla simple syrup and cinnamon, making for a slightly boozy and much needed morning pick-me-up.</span></p> <p><a href="http://mndaily.com/ae/2015/07/29/culture-compass-7292015-852015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> A&E Wed, 29 Jul 2015 09:21:24 +0000 jthomas@mndaily.com 97166 at http://mndaily.com Culture Compass 7/22/2015 - 7/29/2015 http://mndaily.com/ae/2015/07/22/culture-compass-7222015-7292015 By: <a href="/users/jrenzettimndailycom" title="View User Profile">Jackie Renzetti</a><br/><p><b>Thursday</b></p> <p>FLOW Northside Arts Crawl</p> <p>Back for its 10th anniversary, the FLOW Northside Arts Crawl presents three days of art. The festival celebrates variety, showcasing performing and visual art. On Saturday, there will be indoor and outdoor activities along West Broadway, and Friday boasts gallery receptions and public performances. Thursday marks the opening block party for the celebration of local art.</p> <p><b>Where</b> Plymouth Ave. and N. Penn Ave., Minneapolis</p><p> <b>Hours</b> 7 p.m.</p><p> <b>Free</b></p> <p><b>Friday</b></p> <p>Summer Night Funk</p> <p><a href="http://mndaily.com/ae/2015/07/22/culture-compass-7222015-7292015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> A&E Wed, 22 Jul 2015 08:43:32 +0000 jthomas@mndaily.com 96856 at http://mndaily.com Dan Rodriguez to play at Rock the Cause http://mndaily.com/ae/2015/07/14/dan-rodriguez-play-rock-cause <p>Several years ago, Dan Rodriguez played at the end of checkout aisles for a small grocery store’s anniversary celebration.</p><p> “People were bagging their groceries and checking out, and there I am with a guitar, just singing,” he said of his grocery store gig. “I’m so glad I had that moment because I went from being able to say, ‘The people that heard me today were bagging their groceries,’ to being able to say that people that heard me today were bagging their groceries, but heard me on the intercom on 96.3.” </p> <p><a href="http://mndaily.com/ae/2015/07/14/dan-rodriguez-play-rock-cause" target="_blank">read more</a></p> A&E Wed, 15 Jul 2015 01:48:17 +0000 adohnalek@mndaily.com 96541 at http://mndaily.com The dark end of the street http://mndaily.com/ae/2015/07/14/dark-end-street By: <a href="/users/gtillerymndailycom" title="View User Profile">Grant Tillery</a><br/><p>Bradstreet Neighborhood Craftshouse was one of the progenitors of the local cocktail bar trend when it opened in 2009 in the former Graves 601 hotel on the gristly edges of Block E in downtown Minneapolis. The original location shuttered last year, moving to the former Rye Deli on Hennepin Avenue. </p> <p><a href="http://mndaily.com/ae/2015/07/14/dark-end-street" target="_blank">read more</a></p> A&E Wed, 15 Jul 2015 01:45:49 +0000 adohnalek@mndaily.com 96531 at http://mndaily.com Culture Compass 7/15/2015 - 7/21/2015 http://mndaily.com/ae/2015/07/14/culture-compass-7152015-7212015 By: <a href="/users/jrenzettimndailycom" title="View User Profile">Jackie Renzetti</a><br/><p><b>Paddle this:</b></p> <p>Lake Harriet</p><p> Make the most of the sunshine with a recently established pastime — paddleboarding. When picking a paddle paradise, Lake Harriet makes a great contender with its free music and movie nights. This weekend, the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board will show “Big Hero 6” and “Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1,” so you can catch a free flick after a day at the lake. </p> <p><b>Listen to this:</b></p> <p>“Currents” </p> <p><a href="http://mndaily.com/ae/2015/07/14/culture-compass-7152015-7212015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> A&E Wed, 15 Jul 2015 01:37:55 +0000 adohnalek@mndaily.com 96526 at http://mndaily.com Kevin Allison to host “RISK!” live in Minneapolis http://mndaily.com/ae/2015/07/14/kevin-allison-host-%E2%80%9Crisk%E2%80%9D-live-minneapolis By: <a href="/users/jrenzettimndailycom" title="View User Profile">Jackie Renzetti</a><br/><p>Amid the political correctness of “This American Life” and “The Moth,” Kevin Allison set out to create a space where people can tell any kind of story.</p><p> Allison hosts the podcast “RISK!,” which consists of autobiographical stories from both prolific and everyday storytellers. Now in its sixth year, the show airs weekly with a different theme, and in addition to radio stories, “RISK!” also creates live shows. Allison regularly tours across the country, featuring storytellers in their respective cities. On Friday, he will hold a show themed “Shock” in Minneapolis. </p> <p><a href="http://mndaily.com/ae/2015/07/14/kevin-allison-host-%E2%80%9Crisk%E2%80%9D-live-minneapolis" target="_blank">read more</a></p> A&E Wed, 15 Jul 2015 01:32:32 +0000 adohnalek@mndaily.com 96521 at http://mndaily.com Murkury in retrograde http://mndaily.com/ae/2015/07/14/murkury-retrograde By: <a href="/users/gtillerymndailycom" title="View User Profile">Grant Tillery</a><br/><p>Taylor “Proper T” Johnson lost his martini virginity beneath the eaves of the News Room in downtown Minneapolis. One of two pianists in the electro-soul outfit Murkury, Johnson ordered the martini — complete with two blue-cheese stuffed olives — on a whim. Though it took him a while to finish, he seemed to enjoy every sip.</p><p> “I’m really tight right now,” Johnson said in a laidback drawl. “It’s taking me to a good place.”</p><p> Murkury began as a pared-down version of local R&amp;B group Sol Flower </p> <p><a href="http://mndaily.com/ae/2015/07/14/murkury-retrograde" target="_blank">read more</a></p> A&E Wed, 15 Jul 2015 01:29:37 +0000 adohnalek@mndaily.com 96516 at http://mndaily.com Culture Compass 7/8/2015 - 7/15/2015 http://mndaily.com/ae/2015/07/08/culture-compass-782015-7152015 By: <a href="/users/gtillerymndailycom" title="View User Profile">Grant Tillery</a><br/><div style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: normal;"> <strong>Listen to this:</strong></div> <div style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: normal;"> &nbsp;</div> <div style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: normal;"> <div> <div> &ldquo;Wildheart&rdquo; by Miguel</div> <div> &nbsp;</div> <div> </div></div></div> <p><a href="http://mndaily.com/ae/2015/07/08/culture-compass-782015-7152015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> A&E Wed, 08 Jul 2015 10:39:24 +0000 jthomas@mndaily.com 96336 at http://mndaily.com Culture Compass 7/1/2015 - 7/7/2015 http://mndaily.com/ae/2015/07/02/culture-compass-712015-772015-0 By: <a href="/users/gtillerymndailycom" title="View User Profile">Grant Tillery</a><br/><p><strong><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: normal; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">Read this:</span></strong></p> <p><a href="http://mndaily.com/ae/2015/07/02/culture-compass-712015-772015-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> A&E Thu, 02 Jul 2015 10:02:20 +0000 jthomas@mndaily.com 96001 at http://mndaily.com Culture Compass 7/1/2015 - 7/7/2015 http://mndaily.com/ae/2015/07/02/culture-compass-712015-772015 By: <a href="/users/gtillerymndailycom" title="View User Profile">Grant Tillery</a><br/><p><strong><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: normal; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">Read this:</span></strong></p> <p><a href="http://mndaily.com/ae/2015/07/02/culture-compass-712015-772015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> A&E Thu, 02 Jul 2015 10:02:18 +0000 jthomas@mndaily.com 95996 at http://mndaily.com