CatVideoFest returns at MSP Film with another compilation reel of the best cats the internet has to offer! Mountains of submissions are trimmed down to this 75-minute cream-of-the-crop showing—plus 10% of the proceeds go to Feline Rescue, a cat shelter and adoption service. Also Sunday. SAT 7/29, 12 PM + 2
DISPATCH offers up a six-pack of tried and true seasonal entertainment options to make the most of our all-too-short summer season. Fourth of July always feels like a turning point of summer, but don’t fret—there’s still plenty of summertime left in Minneapolis-St.Paul! The trick is not to let indecision (“I
The next chapter in the hiss-tory of mixing tapes includes many Twin Cities record stores, vintage stores, and home stereos. WORDS BY TAYLOR CARIK German rockers Scorpions released Love At First Sting in March of 1984, Madonna’s True Blue came out June of 1986, Janet Jackson went into seclusion at
Detroit-based artist Sydney G. James will be speaking at Urban Growler about her outdoor mural for the 2023 Chroma Zone Mural & Art Festival, an arts initiative that will oversee the painting of several murals in the St, Paul Creative Enterprise Zone. James recently painted the mural on the west
Never doubt what a small group of committed citizens can do—like volunteer to put on the fourth annual Pride celebration in West St. Paul. The celebration—which features awe-inspiring circus acts, kids’ activities, dancing, yard games, a silent auction, and free food, has exponentially grown every year, becoming a legit draw.
What’s playing in your favorite haunts and restaurants? DISPATCH found out. WORDS BY MARTIN DEVANEY For many, an establishment’s in-house soundtrack is a sign that they’re in the right place. Essential to the joint’s vibe, the right songs can set a mood, add to an enjoyable experience, or have you
KFAI’s Dixie Treichel on sharing queer stories of today, while bringing history to life. WORDS BY PATRICK STRAIT For the past 45 years, Fresh Fruit on KFAI radio has played host to many important conversations and interviews, including queer artists, LGBTQIA+ activists, and even visiting celebrities. And since 1998, Dixie