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The Toxenes Keep the Beat Going Across State Lines

For most rock trios, losing a core member to a different city would spell the end of the band.

Barktober Fest

SUN. 10/2 11 AM. Free. All ages // It’s got all of the makings of a doggone good day: beer, your…

Arab Film Fest Closing Night: Outdoor Screening + Celebration

SUN. 10/2 6:30 PM. Free // Moon Palace is a cozy, independent bookshop perfect for a movie…

New Order & Pet Shop Boys: The Unity Tour – LIVE at The Armory

SUN. 10/2 5:30 PM. $100. All ages // Here’s your chance for another synth-y night out in Minneapolis!

Sally & Tom at the Guthrie

SAT. 10/1 1 PM or 7:30 PM. $20-79. All ages // Make plans to head to the Guthrie Theater for…

Lydia Liza | Bethany Larson | Cassandra Cole – at the 331 Club

SAT. 10/1 10 PM. Free. 21+ // Lydia Liza, Bethany Larson, and Cassandra Cole will be taking the stage…

Nitrowave TC Presents – Retrosynth Night

SAT. 9/31 7 PM. $12. 18+ // Are you looking for a fun night out? Is half your closet neon?


SAT. 10/1 2 PM. Free // A last hurrah for outdoor weather that doesn’t require a snow suit!

Borough Block Party 2022

SAT. 10/1 1 PM. Free. All ages // Borough is throwing another block party and you won’t…

Punktoberfest at Thesis!

SAT. 9/31 1 PM. Free. 21+ // For the second year in a row, Thesis Beer Project in Rochester…

AGENT ORANGE with The Toxenes, The Silent Treatment, and DJ Rock The Monkey

SAT. 9/31 6 PM. $20-24. 21+ // Surf punk power blends the guitar power and harmony of surf…

Teatro’s Encanto ~ 30 YEARS!

SAT. 9/31 3-6 PM. Free. All ages // Teatro de Pueblo is Minnesota’s only professional…


Reports on Arts & Culture

We Are Working All the Time!

What do you call an exhibition of an artist’s lifelong works when they’re still in the throes of their career?

Bryan Miller’s Album Recording at Acme

“I used to be a lot cleaner and a lot nicer,” says Bryan Miller. One

The Forgotten History of Minnehaha Falls

Dive into the world of carnival barkers and liquor bottles with Karen E. Cooper’s new history book.

A Decade of Dark & Stormy

This year marks the 10-year anniversary of Dark and Stormy Productions, led by Artistic Director Sara Marsh…

Popular Creeps: Re-Introducing …

By Mary Lucia  This move has never felt like an ending, though. I’ve always been

Quick Q+A: Jordan Erickson Watched All of the Summer of Cage at the Trylon

Not all heroes wear capes. Take, for instance, Jordan Erickson, an intrepid movie-goer, smartly spent

Jodi Reeb + Emergence

New role, new artistic style, new grant, new exhibition: Jodi Reeb has a lot to talk about.

Mae Simpson Band says ‘Goodbye’ before communing with the crowd at Hook & Ladder and State Fair this month

WORDS BY Isabelle Wattenberg•••Mae Simpson is a band leader, singer, and lyricist—but there’s no question

Groupthink: Six Points Theater

WORDS BY Erica Skarohlid•••In preparation for the first Play Reading Festival at Six Points Theater


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