“In a system dominated by the illusion of White Supremacy, there is a need for the affirmation and celebration of those who exist on the margins.” ~Afropunk The first-ever AFROPUNK festival in the Midwest stands out for a variety of reasons. In Minneapolis-St. Paul, the home of Prince, there’s more

FRI-SUN. Five cheers for five years! The Pryes Anniversary Block Party comes back…

The iconic black box theater gets its new set-up… set up ahead of the essential New Works 4 Weeks Festival. For almost 35 years, the Red Eye Theater—under the watch of Artistic Directors Steve Busa and Miriam Must—provided a home for new performance, the kind of important experimentation and collaboration

SAT: Frühlings Fest includes music—including the wildly popular Durry and Nur-D—with brats and pretzels and of course the beer …

SAT: The tap room goes with a huge party for their anniversary with Nur-D, Lady Midnight and more …

FRI-SUN: Many of Minneapolis-St. Paul’s young musicians and music-lovers will descend upon Winona …

When the area’s anime and manga fans descend on the Hyatt for this weekend’s Anime Detour convention, they’ll have the chance to check out an authentic “maid cafe”, thanks to Kitaku Maid and Butler Cafe. Inspired by the original maid cafes in Akihabara, Tokyo, where servers in cartoon-style maid and