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The Idiot Box: “Mad Men” Season 7, Episode 12

The SC&P gang finally joins with McCann-Erickson, and it goes as well as you would expect in this hilarious and horrifying episode that has a surprising local connection.

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Monday, May 4th


The Idiot Box: “Mad Men” Season 7, Episode 12
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The SC&P gang finally joins with McCann-Erickson, and it goes as well as you would expect in this hilarious and horrifying episode that has a surprising local connection.

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Thursday, April 30th


Weekend What’s What: 4/30-5/3
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This weekend provides plenty of opportunities for you to get outside and enjoy the weather, with bike tours, parades and much, much more.

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Wednesday, April 29th


We Will Rock You: A Few Words On Bullying
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This week, We Will Rock You takes a break from the Top 40 to talk just briefly — and with music involved, we promise — about something near and dear to this writer’s heart: bullying. Which sucks. A lot.

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Tuesday, April 28th


The Idiot Box: “RuPaul’s Drag Race” Season 7, Episode 9
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RuPaul’s Drag Race finally (!) pays homage to arguably America’s First Drag Superstar.

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Tuesday, April 28th


The Shopping List: 4/28-5/4
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This week in The Shopping List, Envision Spring 2015 runway show brings a fierce line up of local talent, Hardt Jewelry and Julia Moss Designs open new showrooms, Flirt Boutique has a birthday, and more.

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Monday, April 27th


Report: #localqueerTC questioning the motives of The Welcoming Committee
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In an open letter, a collective of Twin Cities LGBTQAI event producers question the motives of the Boston-based company trying to make inroads in the Twin Cities market.

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Monday, April 27th


The Idiot Box: “Mad Men” Season 7, Episode 11
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It’s the end of SC&P as we know it, and not everyone feels fine in this haunting episode.

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Thursday, April 23rd


Weekend What’s What: 4/23-4/26
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This weekend offers the opportunity for you to explore all kinds of concerts, visual art openings and theater productions both east and west of the river.

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Wednesday, April 22nd


We Will Rock You: Two More Reviews feat. The Alabama Shakes and the April Fools
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A couple more reviews this week (the albums are coming fast and furious) — this time a knockout new album from the Alabama Shakes and an album by local band The April Fools that will bring to mind the best singer-songwriter album from 1978 that you’ve never heard.

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Tuesday, April 21st


The Idiot Box: “RuPaul’s Drag Race” Season 7, Episode 8
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A surprise return or seven leads to one of the most insane (and insanely awesome) episodes of the season.

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Tuesday, April 21st


The Shopping List: 4/21-4/27
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This week in The Shopping List, meet the dapper gents behind The Dandies Project at their 2015 book launch, local superstar Sarah Edwards does it again with I Am Fabulous!, pop up shops galore, and more.

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Tuesday, April 21st


The Idiot Box: “Mad Men” Season 7, Episode 10
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The future is the topic of the day, but many characters’ futures are up in the air in this episode.

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Thursday, April 16th


Weekend What’s What: 4/16-4/19
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Aside from all of the Record Store Day hoopla this weekend, there are plenty of other events for you to get out and enjoy Minneapolis and St. Paul.

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Wednesday, April 15th


We Will Rock You: A Bucketful Of Reviews
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A whole mess o’ reviews this week — Chicago folkie Ryley Walker, soulful rapper Wale with his Seinfeld obsession, another amazing record by 80s stalwarts Wire and a new EP by local band Murder Shoes that kicked my ass.

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Tuesday, April 14th


The Idiot Box: “RuPaul’s Drag Race” Season 7, Episode 7
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The return of an audience-favorite challenge leads to a controversial elimination.

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Tuesday, April 14th


The Shopping List: 4/14-4/20
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This week in The Shopping List, L.A.s king of vintage Cameron Silver hosts a trunk show at D.NOLO, Flaunt Accessories celebrates a grand opening in Northeast, spring boutique crawls, and more.

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Monday, April 13th


The Idiot Box: “Mad Men” Season 7, Episode 9
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A slightly disappointing episode examines the wreckage of Don Draper’s life through the women he shared it with.

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Friday, April 10th


In Review: “Mr Burns…” Electrifies The Guthrie
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Anne Washburn’s witty post-apocalyptic comedy on cultural survival is getting a fantastic production at the Guthrie.

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Thursday, April 9th


Weekend What’s What: 4/9-4/12
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A few highlights throughout the Twin Cities this weekend include large-scale events like the AWP Conference, the MN Music Summit and the International Film Festival.

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Wednesday, April 8th


We Will Rock You: Record Store Day Buyer’s Guide 2015
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L’etoile presents our annual Record Store Buyer’s Guide, curated by our own Jon Hunt. Plan your RSD early — know what you’re going for before you go in, or you’ll stand there confused with a terrible look on your face, and we say this because it’s happened to us.

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Tuesday, April 7th


The Shopping List: 4/7-4/13
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This week in The Shopping List, Forage Modern Workshop curates a booth of our favorites at the American Craft Council Show, the world’s largest textile garage sale returns, jewelry trunk shows, and more.

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Tuesday, April 7th


The Idiot Box: “RuPaul’s Drag Race” Season 7, Episode 6
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A long awaited return of our favorite judge breathed life into a lackluster challenge.

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Monday, April 6th


The Idiot Box: “Mad Men” Season 7, Episode 8
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The mid-season premiere asks (and answers!) a very important musical question.

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Thursday, April 2nd


Weekend What’s What: 4/2-4/5
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As winter is finally on the wane, we celebrate with art openings, great music, and a milestone anniversary at First Avenue!

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Thursday, April 2nd


In Review: “In Which…” A Collaborative Success Is Achieved
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The ambitious collaboration between SuperGroup, Brute Heart, artist Liz Miller, and playwright Rachel Jendrzejewski,is a challenging and moving collaboration.

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Thursday, April 2nd


In Review: The “‘Art'” Of Friendship
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Theatre Coup d’État’s bracingly intimate production of ‘Art’ is a gloriously dark comedy of the foibles of friendship

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Wednesday, April 1st


We Will Rock You: Local Single/EP Roundup
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In which I tackle great local singles and EPs I’ve had the pleasure of hearing this week via Venus DeMars, Katy Vernon and newcomers Candid Kid.

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Tuesday, March 31st


The Idiot Box: “RuPaul’s Drag Race” Season 7, Episode 5
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Awards! Guest Judges! Shady Queens! Shady Ru!! This episode has it all!

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Tuesday, March 31st


The Shopping List: 3/31-4/6
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This week in The Shopping List, Circle of Design returns with a new historical take on style and trends, Tess & Tricia launches a new collection of summery adornments, open studio sales, and more.

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Monday, March 30th


The Idiot Box: “Mad Men” Season 7 (Part 2) Preview
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In anticipation of next week’s season premiere, Todd O’Dowd examines the promotional pictures for clues on the new season of the acclaimed drama.

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