Ever wanted to capture some of that Death On the Nile energy? You’re in luck. Fearless Comedy presents the latest installment of their Mystery On the Mississippi series. Part theater, part social event, attendees float down the river on the Jonathan Padleford while helping solve a murder mystery. The interactive

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

Formerly held at the now-closed Roseville location, the state’s biggest one-day Tiki/Surf party comes to the OG Grumpy’s in Northeast. Surf bands, vintage cars, tiki drinks, artists, and Polynesian Food all add up to a big kahuna kind of day. SAT 7/29, 1 PM, Free, 21+

Minnesota country legend Sherwin Linton celebrates his 84th birthday at Crooners by paying tribute to one of his great friends, The Man In Black. Though he is careful to make the distinction between buddies (see 1971’s Hello, I’m Not Johnny Cash), Linton is certainly on this state’s Mount Rushmore of

Remember when all of our favorite pop mega stars were part of pop mega groups? When Timberlake was telling us “It’s gonna be me” and Beyonce was an independent woman even though she had two other women in her group? Go back in time to when you had to buy

Local cartoonist/singer-songwriter Matt Latterell debuts his new animated sitcom Hamby. Born out of his popular Instagram series, “Ted Cruz From Memory,” in which Laterell drew the sad-sack senator on a series of Post-It Notes, the premiere of the new series will include a night of “laughter and songs” with friends

From Dallas to New York to Chicago, Chelsea Hood has staked her claim as a “hometown” comic in pretty much every part of the country. Now living in the Midwest, she recently performed at the Limestone Comedy Festival, and was chosen as one of the Best of the Midwest at

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

Cuban conga superstar Yolanda ‘Yuya’ Rodriguez joins Charanga Tropical for a special concert repertoire at Crooners. Rodriguez recently was awarded the highest award at the Festival of Tambor as Cuba’s best young percussionist, making this one-night pairing hot as a Havana night. THURS 7/27, 8 PM, $25-$35, All Ages

I’m Gagging.Yeah, sorry, I have to tell the whole world about it. WORDS BY MARY LUCIA It doesn’t happen often, but when I throw up, it’s a big deal. You may be thinking “Looch, is the creative well that dry? Please don’t write an entire column about heaving.” Well, if