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Weekend What’s What: 4/17-4/20

Celebrate the spring Minnesota tradition of snowfall, snow melting and crazy temperature swings with an equally bipolar serving of weekend offerings.

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Saturday, April 19th


Le Talk: Mark Fox of Fox Tax
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On the eve of their Tenth Anniversary celebration, we chat with the co-founder of the acclaimed tax firm and gallery space.

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Friday, April 18th


Crush with Eyeliner: Sweet Glorious Spring Beauty
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Spring still hasn’t totally sprung, but that’s no reason not to embrace makeup hues of peach and pink, light powders, and airy floral fragrances. Beth Hammarlund reports in this hard-hitting spring beauty feature.

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Thursday, April 17th


Weekend What’s What: 4/17-4/20
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Celebrate the spring Minnesota tradition of snowfall, snow melting and crazy temperature swings with an equally bipolar serving of weekend offerings.

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Thursday, April 17th


The Niles Files: “God’s Not Dead” and Gimme That Check-Box Religion
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Niles compares two recent faith-based films, Darren Aronofsky’s strange and formidable “Noah” and the softer–if more insidious–”God’s Not Dead.”

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Wednesday, April 16th


String Theory: I Don’t Care What You Wore To Coachella
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Are you tired of internet slide shows of crop tops and diaper cut-offs? You’re not the only one. This week in String Theory, Beth Hammarlund reflects on why she just can’t deal with any more Coachella “fashion inspiration.”

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Wednesday, April 16th


We Will Rock You: Record Store Day 2014 Buyer’s Guide
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Jon Hunt presents our hand-picked selection of gems from this year’s Record Store Day collection for you to print out and bring along to your favorite record store.

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Wednesday, April 16th


The Idiot Box: “RuPaul’s Drag Race” Season 6, Episode 9
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In this episode, the girls resurrect (and fill in as hosts) of RuPaul’s old talk show. Hilarity ensues.

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Tuesday, April 15th


In Review: United Way’s 5th Annual WINGs Flight of Fashion Fundraiser
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Last Friday’s United Way’s 5th Annual WINGs Flight of Fashion show had us up in the air with its upgraded venue, the Radisson Blu Mall of America, and its showcase of the chicest boutiques in Minneapolis.

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Tuesday, April 15th


We Want YOU!
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WE WANT YOU! Find out about our current opportunities.

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Tuesday, April 15th


The Idiot Box: “Mad Men” Season 7, Episode 1
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After an interminable wait, the men & women of SC&P enter a new year, new statuses, and a new world in Los Angeles.

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Tuesday, April 15th


The Shopping List: 4/15 – 4/21
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This week in The Shopping List, the Antique Spectacular Show and Flea Market comes to St. Paul. Also in store, A Mano releases a new collection, the Glam Slam event breathes new life into old clothes, Selby & Snelling hosts a Spring Fling, and more.

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Monday, April 14th


In Review: April Showers Bring Bitch Flowers
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The bitch is back. Last Friday night, April showers brought Bitch Flowers and it officially became spring in the Twin Cities.

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Monday, April 14th


Week(day) What’s What: 4/14-4/16
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Let l’étoile plan your whole week! Read on for weekday to-do’s happening before the weekend kicks in, including the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Film Festival.

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Monday, April 14th


The Rogue Epicurean: A Beard in the Hand
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In anticipation of this weekend’s Minnesota Beard-Off, Anthony Enright espouses the virtues and pitfalls of the latest trend in men’s grooming.

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Monday, April 14th


In Review: “Mad Men” Season 7 Premiere Party
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Last night, vita.mn and Jake Rudh threw their annual “Mad Men” premiere party at Jax Cafe, a glorious salute to vintage fashions in the audience.

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Monday, April 14th


In Review: The Coathangers
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Juleana Enright reviews The Coathangers recent raucous show at the Turf Club.

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Sunday, April 13th


What’s What: Continuing Art Exhibits
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Our guide to continuing Twin Cities art exhibits, as recommended by l’étoile’s staff.

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Friday, April 11th


Wing Young Huie Does Still Life
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Susan Woehrle visited Minneapolis artist Wing Young Huie and gallery director Stephanie Rogers to discuss Huie’s upcoming show “Still Life” at Third Place Gallery.

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Friday, April 11th


Le Talk with Kathryn Sieve: The Metamorphosis Into Her New Label, WINSOME
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The fashion designer formerly known as Kathryn V is back with a new signature label, WINSOME. We talk about her new label, designing for Jeremy Messersmith, and why she’s not inspired by the world of high-fashion.

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Thursday, April 10th


The Culturator: The Color Space Palate
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For this week’s Culturator, Juleana Enright chats with Color Space Art and Imaging co-founder Chris Barfield about the company’s latest project which is primed to be a one-stop art resource, that promotes work for art professionals and novices alike.

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Thursday, April 10th


Weekend What’s What: 4/10-4/13
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This weekend, get cultured with the huge variety of arts, music and theatrical offerings this weekend in the Twin Cities.

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Wednesday, April 9th


The Idiot Box: “RuPaul’s Drag Race” Season 6, Episode 8
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It’s Comedy Tonight, as the remaining drag queens must perform stand up comedy. Hilarity (?) ensues.

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Wednesday, April 9th


We Will Rock You: Welcome To The Future. This is Synthwave.
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We Will Rock You introduces you to a new genre. Fan of ’80s sci-fi, horror, action movies? Love synth music? Love space music? Enjoy cheesiness in all its many forms? Then Synthwave is for you! Read on!

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Tuesday, April 8th


The Idiot Box – “RuPaul’s Drag Race” Season 6, Episode 7
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Paint your face and sell it queens! The remaining eight girls have to create commercials for RuPaul’s new makeup line.

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Tuesday, April 8th


String Theory: Peter Som for Kohl’s
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Celebrate spring and the upcoming summer with looks from Peter Som’s St. Barths-inspired collection for Kohl’s. Beth Hammarlund previews the looks and shares her love of soft pants.

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Tuesday, April 8th


Analyzing the “Mad Men” Season 7 Promo Photos
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If you’re among those who scored tickets to this Sunday’s “Mad Men” season seven viewing party at Jax, hosted by Vita.mn and Jake Rudh, the question weighing on your mind all week has been: What to wear?!

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Tuesday, April 8th


The Shopping List: 4/8-4/14
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This week in The Shopping List, The American Craft Council Show makes its way to St. Paul. Also in store, Junk Bonanza gives antique-hunters an easy place to look, the Let’s Play Dress Up sale offers great deals in the North Loop, bumbershute opens a second location within D.NOLO, and more.

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Monday, April 7th


Week(day) What’s What: 4/7-4/9
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Let l’étoile plan your whole week! Read on for weekday to-do’s happening before the weekend kicks in, including the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Film Festival.

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Monday, April 7th


The Rogue Epicurean: Whites of Piedmont
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The Rogue Epicurean highlights the overlooked white wines from Italy’s Piedmont district; perfect for Spring sipping.

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Monday, April 7th


Improv + Wes Anderson Comedy = Deadpan Hit
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This week, contributing writer Maggie K. Sotos reviews “Darjeeling Unscripted,” the improv comedy based on the style of writer/director Wes Anderson. Spoiler alert: it’s good!

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