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Wednesday, October 22nd


We Will Rock You: Reviews feat. Scott Walker / Sunn 0))) and Florida Georgia Line — TOGETHER.
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A perverse amalgamation for you: a review of Scott Walker and Sunn 0)))’s new collaboration that also wraps in a review of the new piece of garbage by Florida Georgia Line. Plus: Billy Idol’s latest and a nifty 45s collection by the Turtles, a band you should get to know if you don’t already.




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Wednesday, October 22nd


The Niles Files: Derek Jarman’s “Wittgenstein” at the Walker
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Derek Jarman’s “Wittgenstein,” a playful biopic of the influential 20th century philosopher, screens Wednesday October 22 at the Walker Art Center.




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Tuesday, October 21st


String Theory: Oscar Remembered
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Yesterday, iconic designer Oscar de la Renta passed away at 82 years of age. In this week’s String Theory, Beth Hammarlund remembers the legend.




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Tuesday, October 21st


The Shopping List: 10/21-10/27
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This week in The Shopping List, the Minneapolis Institute of Arts brings Italian Style to Minneapolis like never before, Emma Berg e-shop launch, Celebrity Lip Sync for Smiles, and more.




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Monday, October 20th


The Rogue Epicurean: On a Roll
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Another woody fragrance with Patchouli and Papyrus are blended with a hint of smoke. Tobacco leaf and moss adds depth while incense and Rosewood bring an elegance.

Celebrate the changing seasons with woodsy, complex, and fuss free roll-on fragrance oils perfect for the Fall and Winter to come.




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Monday, October 20th


The Idiot Box: “Doctor Who” Series 8, Episode 9
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in this stand-out episode, Clara Oswald becomes the Doctor. This is not a good thing, historically speaking.




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Thursday, October 16th


Weekend What’s What: 10/16-10/19
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From the Walker’s 75th anniversary, to the season debut of the MN Roller Girls, to the 5th annual Twin Cities Film Fest, the weekend is packed with a myriad arts, entertainment, and music events.




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Wednesday, October 15th


The Niles Files: Twin Peaks and the Return From “Meanwhile”
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With the announced return of David Lynch and Mark Frost’s cult TV classic “Twin Peaks,” Niles considers the legacy of the show and speculates what the return means.




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Wednesday, October 15th


We Will Rock You: Review Round-Up feat. The Church, Person and the People, Deep Pool and more!
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A whole smack-load of reviews including a couple of great local bands (Person and the People, Deep Pool), a returning champion (the Church), a weird left-field guilty pleasure (Pentatonix), a piece of crap from Foxygen, and TAYLOR DAMN SWIFT.




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Tuesday, October 14th


The Shopping List: 10/14-10/20
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This week in The Shopping List, a designer to watch, L.SHOFF, opens a showroom in Northeast, Hotrocity has a launch party, pink events, and more.




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Tuesday, October 14th


The Niles Files: Derek Jarman’s “The Angelic Conversation” at the Walker
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The Walker Art Center’s Derek Jarman retrospective continues Wednesday with “The Angelic Conversation.”




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Monday, October 13th


The Rogue Epicurean: Get Your Côtes
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The Rogue Epicurean helps you find the perfect house wine for Autumn with tasty and affordable picks from the Côtes du Rhône.




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Monday, October 13th


The Idiot Box: “Doctor Who” Series 8, Episode 8
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A glamorous train ride becomes the last hurrah for The Doctor and Clara. Or is it?




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Thursday, October 9th


Weekend What’s What: 10/9-10/12
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This weekend marks the return of the Zombie Pub Crawl, the Twin Cities Book Festival, and the annual Tweed Ride, among many arts, theater, and music events going on throughout the area.




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Thursday, October 9th


The Culturator: ReSEE Pop-Up Gallery feat. Jay Nuhring
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For this week’s issue, I caught up with fine artist and interior designer, Jay Nuhring, to chat about the idea behind his pop-up gallery, the artistic process behind his recycled billboard art and what attendees can expect from the upcoming 3-day exhibition.




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Wednesday, October 8th


The Niles Files: Derek Jarman’s “Jubilee” at the Walker
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A month-long Wednesday night retrospective on late iconoclastic filmmaker Derek Jarman begins tonight, October 8, at the Walker Art Center with his punk classic “Jubilee,” in addition to his short music promos for Marianne Faithful’s “Broken English” and The Smiths’ “The Queen is Dead.”




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Wednesday, October 8th


We Will Rock You: Reviews feat. Johnny Marr, Flying Lotus, Souls of Mischief
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A couple of reviews this week — the excellent new album from Johnny Marr (just one year after his last one!) and a pair of groundbreaking records from the hip-hop world from Flying Lotus and Souls of Mischief feat. Adrian Younge.




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Tuesday, October 7th


String Theory: He’s Baaaaaack!
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It’s official: John Galliano is taking the helm at Maison Martin Margiela. In this week’s String Theory, Beth Hammarlund discusses the weirdest news in recent fashion history.




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Tuesday, October 7th


The Shopping List: 10/7-10/13
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This week in The Shopping List, Amanda Christine launches a highly anticipated collection, store openings and expansions, tons of sales on sweaters and throws, and more.




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Monday, October 6th


The Rogue Epicurean: Seasonal Stew
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The Rogue Epicurean suggests warming and easy vegetarian stews for chilly Autumn nights.




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Monday, October 6th


The Idiot Box: “Doctor Who” Series 8, Episode 7
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A crisis on the moon, an ethical dilemma, and Clara finally loses it in this game-changing episode.




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Thursday, October 2nd


Weekend What’s What: 10/2-10/5
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This weekend, FallCon, House of Gore, and Cirque du SoGay all return, along with some very exciting art exhibit openings across Minneapolis/St. Paul.




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Thursday, October 2nd


String Theory: Spring On My Mind
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In this week’s String Theory, Beth Hammarlund rounds up the most exciting trends from NYFW. It may be fall, but spring is just a state of mind.




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Wednesday, October 1st


We Will Rock You: The Kid Is Back!
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So Prince released two albums yesterday (TWO!). Are they any good? Well, one of ‘em sure is. The other — well, less so. Let’s take a look, shall we?




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Tuesday, September 30th


The Shopping List: 9/30-10/6
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This week in The Shopping List, Rumble on the Runway gives Minneapolis the star treatment, MAC launches a Rocky Horror Picture Show collection, handmade wonders, and more.




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Monday, September 29th


The Idiot Box: “Doctor Who” Series 8, Episode 6
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The Doctor returns to an iconic place and runs smack into Clara’s double life in this darkly hilarious episode.




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Thursday, September 25th


Weekend What’s What: 9/25-9/28
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To officially kick off the fall season, this weekend brings the Minnesota Orchestra’s season opening, Radio K’s 21st birthday, and a number of art exhibits, theater performances and much, much more.




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Wednesday, September 24th


We Will Rock You: Local Review Round-Up feat. Faith Boblett and Chris Koza
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A pair of magnificent country-tinged local albums this week — a fantastic new EP from Faith Boblett and a strong album-of-the-year contender from Chris Koza.




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Tuesday, September 23rd


In Review: The 2014 Ivey Awards
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The Twin Cities theatre scene gathered for their annual celebration of the season.




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Tuesday, September 23rd


In Review: MN4MN
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Beth Hammarlund reviews the first-ever MN4MN Fashion Weekend, including new designs from Hackwith Design House, Emma Berg, Christopher Straub, and Caroline Hayden.




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