Thursday, October 8th

Weekend What’s What: 10/8-10/11

Autumn is in full swing, and the Twin Cities is rising to the challenge with a weekend full of can’t-miss events!

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Thursday, October 1st

Weekend What’s What: 10/1-10/4
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This weekend the Gamut Gallery opens its new doors, the Haunted Basement its doors and Doomtree channels their wild side.

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Thursday, October 1st

In Review – Envision Fall 2015

Envision continues to be the Twin Cities’ best event for top-notch local fashion with their Fall 2015 show. Beth Hammarlund reviews the twelve designers’ collections.

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Wednesday, September 30th

We Will Rock You: Ten More Records You Haven’t Heard (But Should)

In need of some fall listening? Let us find you some awesome and obscure records you’ve never heard (probably) — ten of ‘em, to be precise!

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Monday, September 28th

Photo Credit: Jason Rodgers

In this exclusive audio interview, Todd O’Dowd chats with the “new celebrity” and “drag terrorist” about her influences, her art, and her upcoming Minneapolis debut on September 30.

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Monday, September 28th

In Review – FGI of Minneapolis & St. Paul’s Fall: Into Luxury

Allison Shilinski reviews FGI Minneapolis & St. Paul’s Fall: Into Luxury fashion showcase and spills the beans on the vintage couture sale of the century.

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Monday, September 28th

The Idiot Box: “Doctor Who” Series 9, Episode 2

The second half of the Series 9 opener is a more intimate, and considerably stronger, affair.

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Thursday, September 24th

Weekend What’s What: 9/24-9/27

With fall officially underway, this weekend brings you plenty of opportunities to enjoy autumn appropriately.

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Wednesday, September 23rd

We Will Rock You: Review Roundup feat. Ryan Adams, New Order, Horisont

Look folks. I know you’re sick of think pieces about Ryan Adams 1989. So i wrote a NON-THINK-PIECE about it for you. You’re welcome. Also: reviews of the new New Order and the new album by Horisont.

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Tuesday, September 22nd

In Review: The 2015 IVEY Awards

Todd O’Dowd reviews the good and the questionable at this year’s edition of the coveted Twin Cities theatre awards.

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Monday, September 21st

The Idiot Box: “Doctor Who” Series 9, Episode 1

In the first half of a two-part season opener, the long-running British sci-fi series looks back at its past (and one of its greatest stories ever) with mixed results.

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Thursday, September 17th

Weekend What’s What: 9/17-9/20

Let us plan your weekend (and Monday!) with tons of music, tons of art, the debut / return of Fashion Week, and the Ivey Awards.

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Wednesday, September 16th

We Will Rock You: Review Roundup feat. Sarah Morris and Duran Duran

This week: one great local album, a brilliant country-tinged work of considerable brilliance from Sarah Morris, and one — er, quite mixed album from New Romantic gods Duran Duran.

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Wednesday, September 16th

The Idiot Box: Fall Television Preview

In this preview, Todd O’Dowd looks at the fall television line up and picks out which shows are the most intriguing.

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Monday, September 14th

Le Talk: Hannibal Buress

In this special interview, Gigi Berry chats with the acclaimed comedian about his career, his love of music, and his upcoming shows this Wednesday – Friday at the Varsity Theater.

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Monday, September 14th

In Review: Minnesota Orchestra’s 2015-16 Season Opener

After a thrilling year, Minnesota Orchestra opens their 2015-16 season with a lovely, if tonally-jarring, season opener; enhanced by a thrilling performance by six-time Tony-winner Audra McDonald.

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Thursday, September 10th

Weekend What’s What: 9/10-9/13

The fall arts season kicks into high gear with must-attend theatre openings, art shows, and tons of great events!

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Tuesday, September 8th

We Want You!

l’étoile and LOL/OMG! is growing and we are looking to add to our all-star staff. Click here to learn about working with the best writing staff in the Twin Cities.

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Thursday, September 3rd

Weekend What’s What: 9/3-9/6

The summer may be ending, but here in the Twin Cities, it’s going out with a bang thanks to some can’t-miss events.

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Wednesday, September 2nd

We Will Rock You: Miley Cyrus’ New Record Is Fucking Great

Holy cow: after the nadir in music that was “Bangerz,” how is it possible that Miley Cyrus released a psychedelic gem that’s not only quite beautiful but also quite remarkable? The weirdest album ever released by a mainstream artist? We think so.

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Thursday, August 27th

Weekend What’s What: 8/27-8/30

The end of summer is nigh with the return of the Minnesota State Fair, the Renaissance Festival, and tons of other great events all over the Twin Cities.

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Thursday, August 27th

We Will Rock You: Review Roundup feat. The Weeknd, Dark Pony, Ghost

A trio of reviews, including the latest R&B masterpiece in a year full of ‘em by the Weeknd, a great power-pop album by local Jon Herchert aka Dark Pony, and an album by Ghost which proves that there’s some life in the ol’ “costumed entity” schtick.

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Tuesday, August 25th

The Shopping List: 8/25-8/31
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This week in The Shopping List, get styled for Fashion Week Minnesota at Showroom, Minnesota State Fair shopping, rainy weather picks, and more.

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Thursday, August 20th

Weekend What’s What: 8/20-8/23

Despite one of our primary music venues closing its doors for rehabilitation this weekend, there are plenty of fantastic events taking place elsewhere throughout Minneapolis/St. Paul.

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Wednesday, August 19th

We Will Rock You: Styx-travaganza!

This week, We Will Rock You is enormously lucky to have spoken with Styx and Brian Wilson drummer Todd Sucherman about life on the road, joining two of America’s best rock bands and Styx’ ongoing, hipster-proof fame. If you know how much I love Styx, you know: this rules.

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Tuesday, August 18th

The Shopping List: 8/18-8/24
Idun feat

This week in The Shopping List, Idun hosts a Covered/Uncovered event celebrating female bodies with The Nu Project, the last chance to make it to Northeast Night Market this year, Fifth Element’s annual parking lot sale, and more.

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Thursday, August 13th

Weekend What’s What: 8/13-8/16
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Along with the influx of warm August weather, this weekend also brings with it an array of performances, exhibits, dance parties and more.

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Wednesday, August 12th

We Will Rock You: Local Review Roundup feat. Glean, L’Assassins, Oaks, Counterfactuals

A couple of local albums and a couple of local singles this week, including a tremendously amazing single from super-underrated, should-be-queens-of-the-scene trash-punk band L’Assassins. I love them. Can you tell?

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Tuesday, August 11th

The Shopping List: 8/11-8/17
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This week in The Shopping List, Walker Art Center pulls out the stops for an event celebrating their International Pop exhibit, BlackBlue holds the final installment of their 5 Year Blowout Sale, free haircuts, and more.

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Thursday, August 6th

Weekend What’s What: 8/6-8/9

Art fairs, block parties, theatre performances and dance nights fill up this weekend’s list of events, among much, much more.

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