ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT


9/14/2017, 12:09am

Taste of Greece at weekend festival

What is souvlaki? What’s a Greek church doing in land-locked Minneapolis? How many gyros can one person eat in a day? A&E visited the Taste of Greece Festival this weekend to answer these questions. Just east of Bde Maka Ska (formerly Lake Calhoun), festival-goers sipped Greek wine flights and watched the sun set from the terrace. It was the closest the Twin Cities could come to resembling Santorini.


9/6/2017, 5:09pm

UMN students take Shakespeare to the bars

Republic is West Bank’s hub for craft beers, gastropub style brunch and, on occasion, a boozy rendition of Shakespeare’s plays by current and former University of Minnesota acting students.  Allie Babich, a graduate of the University of Minnesota/Guthrie Theater BFA Actor Training Program, launched this practice — now known as BARd Shakes — as a part of her senior project while studying at the University. 


9/4/2017, 10:24pm

Dead Media now lives in Powderhorn

One might expect Dead Media to be run by a handful of dads with overlarge LP collections who started a record shop when vinyl and cassettes began to trend ten years ago, but its three owners — Simon Brooks, Walker Neudorff, and Colin Wilkinson — are young, all in their twenties.