Saint Paul Parks and Recreation, Frogtown Radio, and Twin Cities Mobile Jazz Project present the Saint Paul Getdown, to showcase some of the best young hip-hop artists in town. The event in Mears Park will see performances from GoldiLock, KashTripleSix, Skippy Stone, HtheDreamer, and Enzy Rose. WED 7/26, 5 PM,

A little terrier named Max (voiced by Patton Oswalt) gets a little neurotic and protective when a new human child enters the picture. After a trip to the doggie shrink, Max and his family visit a farm where he encounters an intimidating sheepdog named Rooster (voiced by Harrison Ford in

The West 7th neighborhood continues to blossom as a bustling arts district and Summerfest at the Keg and Case yard is one of the biggest events of the year. With a varied lineup that includes Annie Mack, Rogue Valley, Solid Gold, and more, as well as food and arts vendors,

Need to get the kids out of the heat for a couple hours on a budget? Emagine Theaters are one of several chains offering a kids summer series. 2016’s Trolls is a modern classic that has inspired many repeat viewings for kids and parents alike—the soundtrack features truly cross-generational appeal—and

Remember that episode of Boy Meets World where Shawn joins a cult? What was THAT all about? Now you can ask that question to the stars themselves, when Danielle Fishel, Rider Strong, and Will Friedle bring their live Boy Meets World retrospective podcast to town. Each week, the gang watches

The bluegrass, jazz, and chamber music mixture of Barbaro comes to the Bands on the Boulevard series at the Minnesota History Center. Just back from an appearance at the Blue Ox Festival during a busy summer, the band will be a breath of fresh air overlooking beautiful downtown St. Paul.

To celebrate 40 years since his classic self-titled debut, songwriter Marshall Crenshaw comes to the Parkway. Detroit’s answer to Elvis Costello, Crenshaw has some unimpeachable power-pop classics to his name, among them ‘Someday Someway’ and ‘You’re My Favorite Waste of Time.’ The Parkway seems to have a theme going lately

Want to feel like you’re living inside of a Lisa Frank fever dream? Hallucinations become reality, thanks to the magic of Unicorn World. Two days full of all things unicorns: You can meet unicorns (animatronic ones. Real ones are too expensive to go on tour), ride unicorns, take pictures with

Savannah’s The Holy Ghost Tabernacle Choir makes their way up from Georgia on their “Heartland Attack” tour for an all ages show at St. Paul’s Caydence Records & Coffee. Locals Wanderer and andthecanaryfell. provide support. WED 7/12, 6 PM, $10, All Ages

MVO–a community based orchestra–continues its ‘first Thursdays’ summer residency at Bauhaus Brew Labs. Grab a brew and enjoy two musical sets from the orchestra, which is known for tackling a wide variety of classical composers, and for their commitment to offering no-cost concerts. Their brewery pop-up shows often sneak in