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Thursday, April 28th


Weekend What’s What: 4/28-5/1
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This weekend Minneapolis-St. Paul hosts a variety of visual arts, tributes and outdoor gigs — all with an underlying purple hue.




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Thursday, April 21st


Weekend What’s What: 4/21-4/24
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In light of the recent tragedy, the Twin Cities rallies with a slew of can’t miss events this weekend.




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Thursday, April 21st


We Will Rock You: Goodbye, Sweet Prince.
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Just gutted. All of us.




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Thursday, April 21st


BREAKING: Prince Reported Dead at 57
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The multi-Grammy winning Rock & Roll Hall of Fame member was found dead at his studio / home this morning.




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Tuesday, April 19th


In Review: Joynoëlle: A Study in Color
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Beth Hammarlund reviews the FWMN presentation of Joynoëlle’s Fall 2016 Ready-to-Wear collection.




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Monday, April 18th


In Review: Challenger by Kandler
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Back at it in the local fashion scene, the much beloved Luci Kandler was spot on with her space explosion inspired collection at her Fashion Week MN event at Blockfort Studios on Sunday.




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Thursday, April 14th


Weekend What’s What: 4/14-4/17
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Between Record Store Day 2016, tribute shows and album releases, this weekend will be very music-heavy across Minneapolis-St. Paul.




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Wednesday, April 13th


We Will Rock You: Wild About Harry
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Tomorrow night at the Turf Club: DREAM ON NILSSON, a great new band that’s a tribute to the genius of Harry Nilsson. Who was Harry Nilsson, you ask? Let us tell you.




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Tuesday, April 12th


The Idiot Box: “RuPaul’s Drag Race” Season 8, Episode 6
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This week’s challenge saw the remaining seven queens (and a few friends) go Over The Rainbow with a reading-inspired challenge.




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Thursday, April 7th


Weekend What’s What: 4/7-4/10
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Spring returns to the Twin Cities with a bang as Fashion Week MN and the Minneapolis St. Paul International Film Festival both sashay back onto the scene.




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Thursday, April 7th


In Review: A Tale Twice Told
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New Epic Theater takes a huge artistic risk with its presentation of “The Normal Heart” and “Coriolanus” in repertory.




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Tuesday, April 5th


The Idiot Box: “RuPaul’s Drag Race” Season 8, Episode 5
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The most beloved challenge in the show’s history leads to one of the weakest episodes in the season.




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Thursday, March 31st


Weekend What’s What: 3/31-4/3
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All April Fool’s jokes aside, this weekend offers an array of awesome theater, music, visual arts and even an opportunity for you to air up those bike tires of yours.




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Tuesday, March 29th


The Idiot Box: “RuPaul’s Drag Race” Season 8, Episode 4
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In this special episode, the girls form New Wave singing groups for the entertainment of two musical legends.




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Thursday, March 24th


Weekend What’s What: 3/24-3/27
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Check out What’s What this weekend for the latest in album release shows, artist exhibitions, milestone anniversaries and much more.




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Wednesday, March 23rd


We Will Rock You: Rest In Peace, Phife
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We say goodbye to another brilliant musician in 2016, the year of So Many Deaths — this time Phife Dawg from the genius rap group Tribe Called Quest.




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Tuesday, March 22nd


The Idiot Box: “RuPaul’s Drag Race” Season 8, Episode 3
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The first acting challenge (with more than questionable material) leads to a surprising result and one of the most inspired runways in the show’s herstory!




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Monday, March 21st


Le Talk: Workin’ on our Night Moves
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On the eve of their forthcoming album release, Anthony Iverson chats with the acclaimed local rock duo on the band’s evolution.




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Thursday, March 17th


Weekend What’s What: 3/17-3/20
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Whether you’re embracing your inner Irish or running away from it, the Twin Cities is loaded with great events this St. Patrick’s Day Weekend.




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Tuesday, March 15th


The Idiot Box: “RuPaul’s Drag Race” Season 8, Episode 2
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What happens when one of the best team challenges is paired with one of the worst lip syncs? Let’s find out together!




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Thursday, March 10th


Weekend What’s What: 3/10-3/13
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Emerge from your groggy winter slumber with a list of can’t miss concerts and events this weekend.




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Wednesday, March 9th


We Will Rock You: Untitled / Unedited / Unmastered / Unfuckwithable
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A collection of demos? Nah. Kendrick’s album might have had its roots in that, but has become something much rarer: a genuine masterpiece.




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Tuesday, March 8th


The Idiot Box: “RuPaul’s Drag Race” Season 8, Episode 1
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In honor of its season premiere (and 100th episode) Mother Ru treats her new children on a history lesson…




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Thursday, March 3rd


Weekend What’s What: 3/3-3/6
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With March officially underway, the Guerrilla Girls are ending their takeover of the Twin Cities out with a bang and bringing you a laundry list of events you won’t want to miss this weekend.




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Thursday, March 3rd


The Idiot Box: “The Time Has Come…”
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In preparation for the return of “RuPaul’s Drag Race” we look at the best Lip Sync For Your Life battles over the past seasons.




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Wednesday, March 2nd


We Will Rock You: Why I Live In The 70s
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Our writer lives in the 1970s. Seriously: he does. He’s surrounded by 70s stuff pretty much all day, every day. It’s a little weird, we admit, but here’s why he does it.




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Thursday, February 25th


Weekend What’s What: 2/25-2/28
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This weekend is chock full of brewery-based events to get you in the spring spirit, along with the usual variety of theatre, arts, music and more.




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Wednesday, February 24th


We Will Rock You: Every Month Is Black History Month feat. BJ The Chicago Kid, Lion Babe, Adrian Younge
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Our local Black-History-Month-Celebratin’ radio station might not be playing ‘em, but this trio of new releases by black artists proves that black current is just as awesome as black history, thank you very much.




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Wednesday, February 24th


The Niles Files: Don’t Have What I Ordered: Annual Probing Oscar Analysis Yo!
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Film critic Niles Schwartz finally weighs in with his predictions for the 2016 Oscars.




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Thursday, February 18th


Weekend What’s What: 2/18-2/21
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With temperatures rising throughout the Twin Cities, there’s really no excuse for missing out on some of highlights Minneapolis/St. Paul has to offer this weekend.




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