Let’s make sure it’s said: Art-a-Whirl is a chance to celebrate the art made by the artists in the Northeast Arts District. So with all your whirl’in, make sure you save some cash to buy a print or painting from someone. You’ll be glad you did. Unless specified otherwise, the

Let’s make sure it’s said: Art-a-Whirl is a chance to celebrate the art made by the artists in the Northeast Arts District. So with all your whirl’in, make sure you save some cash to buy a print or painting from someone. You’ll be glad you did. Unless specified otherwise, the

Comedy comes in all different packages, and it doesn’t necessarily fit in traditional comedy spaces. So says the Spit Take Comedy Series, which has since 2018 brought some of the best talents from all over the country—including Sarah Sherman (AKA Sarah Squirm), Johnny Pemberton and Ikechukwu Ufomadu—to perform outside of

For the cover of the May issue, DISPATCH used a still from the new documentary Move Me, one of the selections of this year’s Minneapolis-St. Paul International Film Festival. In it, performer with a disability and first-time filmmaker Kelsey Peterson tells her engaging and emotional personal story: At 27, she

“We always get them packed in [Sisyphus],” she says. “Hopefully they’ll go crazy and laugh hard and it’ll be real fun.”  words by Patrick Strait Maggie Faris was ready to record her third album in March of 2020. And then, well, you know. Then, she was going to record this

Film fans already had more movie screenings than they could attend. Now with the (re)opening of St. Anthony Main movie theaters as MSP Film at the Main, they have even more—and even cooler—cinema options.  Screens scattered across the metro reserved for under-the-radar films. Easy access to repertory theater. Multiple festivals

We weren’t kidding when we said there’s something for everyone in the Minneapolis – St. Paul film scene, from action flicks and artsy retrospectives to doggie docs and loud concert cinema. Some of these screenings are more than just sitting for a showing, they’re whole evenings of entertainment! If there’s

In the three decades that he’s been playing parties all over the world, Mark Farina has solidified himself in the world of Dance Music as a trailblazing DJ, Producer, tastemaker, and bona fide House Music icon. He was not only a House Music pioneer in the late 80’s, but Farina