While our Weekend What’s What always attempts to present the best weekend events, it focuses mainly on music concerts, art openings and theater openings. With this special edition, we’ll feature ongoing art and culture events that are ongoing – and highly recommended by the l’étoile staffers.
Interested in the much lauded Tap Room trend in local craft brews? Take a crawl with The Rogue Epicurean through three of the best (conveniently clustered in NE Minneapolis) to see what all the hype is about.
In an in-depth parley, Michael Thomsen chats about his techniques and his array of influences, plus drops hints about a hushed chapter of artist-held invite gatherings and cues us in on what we can expect from him during his open studio event at this weekend’s Art-A-Whirl.
Lizzy Shramko talks to the founders of PhiLOLZophy, a blog that takes an nontraditional look at philosophy, about their new e-book, academia and Paris Hilton.
The Rogue Epicurean hosts a wine tasting with Angie Heitz of Rootstock Wine Company. The results are a microcosm of grand ideas, useful wine data and the occasional tipsy musings.
In Part 2 of the Salad Days article, The Culturator’s Juleana Enright chats with Girls Got Rhythm headliner Penelope Houston, lead vocalist for 70′s seminal punk rock band, The Avengers.
What do you get when you combine a teenage cherry bomb with a chainsaw artist? The life of ex-Runaways rocker, Cherie Currie. In anticipation of this weekend’s Girls Got Rhythm Fest, The Culturator chats with rock legend, Cherie Currie.
With a nod to the classic Gatsby white suit, the Rogue Epicurean considers how to stylishly wear white this summer and all year around.
The Rogue Epicurean celebrates Spring (finally!) with a rundown on some of the best ways to stylishly wear shorts this season.
This week, The Culturator chats with Jaime Carrera about the newfound fame of his cats Henri & Beau, what we can expect from “Dummies” and why our nation is cat-crazed.
The Rogue Epicurean prepares you for a spring cocktail party with some sophisticated champagne cocktails to make at home and a few to try at local hotspots.
In this week’s The Culturator, Juleana Enright chats with spoken word artist & Friction Collective member Maggie Danger about the collective’s commitment to queer artist visibility and their participation in this weekend’s The He(art) Show.
In anticipation of tonight’s penultimate challenge on “RuPaul’s Drag Race,” Todd O’Dowd uses statistics to predict the winner.
L’étoile contributor Peter Black shares his NCAA tournament diary, in which he discovers a lot about Canadians and people at bars.
In her latest photo project, Serene Enloe introduces us to an eclectic mix of local creatives and attempts to produce a permanent record of a transient scene.
In this week’s column, The Rogue Epicurean muses about the nature of style in the aftermath of the Mad Men premiere party and picks some of his favorite looks of the night.
This week, we debut a new series by Peter Black on the challenges of dating, love and relationships in today’s pop culture-drenched, social media-obsessed world.
The Rogue Epicurean rants against five sartorial mistakes we’re all too smart to be making.
For in-depth look into the project and the latest exhibition, we caught up with OverExposure’s Susan Boecher to chat about the project’s impact on the community and what viewers can expect from Saturday’s opening reception.
This week the Rogue Epicurean discusses the crowd sourcing of taste and defends inexpensive yet sexy wines considered “uncool” by wine geeks.
This week, The Culturator chats with gallery owner, Erin Sayer, for a look into Cult Status Gallery’s past, present and future, plus scores some deets on her solo show happening this Saturday.
With convention season upon us, con expert Rob Callahan shares his tips for attending a convention — and avoid being a tourist, obnoxious or arrested.
This week, Juleana Enright chats with Arwyn Birch about her new “fashion meet foodie” venture, Glam Doll Donuts.
This week, Rob Callahan forgoes his usual analogy-drenched style to review Ten Thousand Things Theater’s latest show, “The Seven,” a hip-hop retelling of “Oedipus” sequel “The Seven Against Thebes.”
Rob Callahan recaps the Super Bowl of Quizzes, Trivia Weekend, and expounds upon its virtues.
Valentine’s Day doesn’t have to be a mushy bore! This week, Juleana Enright shares a few local love-themed events sure to stimulate your creativity…and whatever else.
We might be the last magazine in the universe to write about the Grammys, but gosh darnit, we like to think our Grammy recap is the best of all.
Alexandra Katz talks to Minneapolis designer and “Project Runway” alum Raul Osorio about his announcement to show in Honduras in April and his future plans.
With Valentine’s Day right around the corner The Rogue Epicurean selects wines custom chosen to please your Valentine (and most likely to get you laid).