The Roaring '20s were widely known for their thriving economy and vivid arts scene. But back when jazz was the bee’s knees and flapper girls were the belles of the ball, the U.S. saw a nationwide ban on booze.
Twin Cities-based band Fragile Canyons has three goals: to record an album every year, play one gig a month and donate their profits to charity.
If there's a record you’ve always wanted, this weekend is the time to get it. Electric Fetus’ first sale of the year means 20 percent off almost the entire store from Feb. 13-17. Even if there’s nothing on your wish list, it’s worth checking out. You never know when you might find a sick new band or a witty pair of socks that you don’t already have.
When Ben Noeldner began writing music, he sampled chord progressions from a Rage Against The Machine song from the “Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 2" soundtrack to create something all his own. (This was middle school, mind you.)
"Mother Goose’s Bedtime Stories" finds its home at the intersection of stand-up, cabaret and theatrical production. Here, art for and by the underrepresented is celebrated.
With mentions of stolen glances, innocent smiles and offers of free coffee, these classifieds represent more than just missed connections.
A man in a light blue ensemble has his feet in the air and his head in a bright blue suitcase. The handstand goes on for almost ten minutes. Then he leaves. This is how the Weisman Art Museum welcomed their newest exhibit, “Baggage Claims,” on Friday night.
The podcasting world is often described as male-dominated, a space for men to share their opinions. These feminist killjoys want to change that. Melody Hoffmann and Raechel Anne Jolie completed their doctoral degrees in critical media studies at the University of Minnesota, where they quickly became friends.
A microphone can have a certain effect on a poem. Add in a stage, lights and an obscured-by-these-lights audience, and suddenly reading poetry might feel intimidating, even a bit impersonal.
Back with another variety show, Fool’s Errand will provide the Purple Onion crowd with some jokes and tunes for the first Friday night of the semester. The show includes improv, stand-up and music from The Enchantments. It’s the perfect opportunity to get those laughs in before the semester really hits hard.