Thursday, July 20th

Weekend What’s What: 7/20-7/23

Visual arts, theater, local music and open streets fill out MSP’s weekend lineup of events.

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Thursday, July 6th

Weekend What’s What: 7/6-7/9

Beat the heat with all of the great events happening this weekend!

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Tuesday, July 4th

The Fingernail Letters, 6: “Of my life.” The Miracle of Dougie Jones

Why Kyle MacLachlan’s Dougie Jones, an avatar of human innocence, is the most joyful, beautiful character in current American movies, pointing to our sympathetic capabilities as viewers.

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Thursday, June 29th

Weekend What’s What: 6/29-7/4

Let freedom ring throughout the Twin Cities as we celebrate independence with punk rock, gallery shows, hip hop and more in this expanded 4th of July edition of Weekend What’s What.

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Thursday, June 22nd

Weekend What’s What: 6/22-6/25

Pride, Pride and more Pride. This weekend is stacked with opportunities for you to celebrate one of the greatest gatherings the Twin Cities has to offer.

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Thursday, June 15th

Weekend What’s What: 6/15-6/18

This weekend Twin Cities Pride sneaks into the mix early, the Stone Arch Bridge lights up and the Minnesota Zoo hosts more than just animals.

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Wednesday, June 14th

Fingernail Letters, 3: Through a Glass Box Darkly

“The conclusion of the Glass Box sequence is not a Puritanical horror movie trope of unrestrained sexuality being punished. Rather, the monster is summoned by voyeurism.”

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Monday, June 12th

The Fingernail Letters, 2: “Listen to the sounds.”

“The false-starts, arbitrary incidents, and dead-ends amounting to a hill of beans are less of a conceit than a leitmotif leading to an overarching theme.”

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Thursday, June 8th

Weekend What’s What: 6/8-6/11

Northern Spark, Prince’s birthday and the re-opening of the Walker Sculpture Garden? It seems as though summer really has returned.

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Thursday, June 8th

Fingernail Letters, 1: A Twin Peaks Blog (Introduction)

Introduction to a summerlong blog about David Lynch and Mark Frost’s return to “Twin Peaks.”

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Thursday, May 25th

Soundset’s Rise to the Top: From Minneapolis Warehouse Party to Marquee Music Festival

How Rhymesayers turned a local community into hip-hop’s center stage

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Thursday, May 4th

Weekend What’s What: 5/4-5/7

Outdoors or in, the Twin Cities has your back with a variety of unique happenings this weekend all throughout the area.

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Thursday, April 27th

Weekend What’s What: 4/27-4/30

End April in the Twin Cities with the St. Paul Art Crawl, the return of Mia’s “Art In Bloom,” and so much more.

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Thursday, April 20th

Weekend What’s What: 4/20-4/23

This weekend marks the one-year anniversary of Prince’s death, and as such, MSP has plenty of opportunities to celebrate our local icon’s illustrious life.

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Thursday, April 13th

Weekend What’s What: 4/13-4/16

Arts, theater, film and craft beer: this weekend features all of that and everything in between.

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Thursday, April 6th

Weekend What’s What: 4/6-4/9

With a handful of exciting throwback-themed events, a strong lineup of local live music and a reading from Nora McInery’s new book, this weekend will surely live up to the expected spike in temperature.

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Thursday, March 23rd

Weekend What’s What: 3/23-3/26

Even though the weather isn’t reflective of the fact that spring is finally here, this weekend’s lineup of events certainly is.

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Thursday, March 16th

Weekend What’s What: 3/16-3/19

From local music to benefits to dance parties, this weekend is filled to the brim with a lineup of great events.

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Thursday, March 9th

Weekend What’s What: 3/9-3/12

Between art exhibits, musical tributes and the opening of a brand new venue in St. Paul, and so much more, this weekend offers plenty to do throughout the Twin Cities.

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Wednesday, March 8th

The Idiot Box – “Feud” Season 1, Episode 1

To kick off his coverage of Ryan Murphy’s latest anthology series, Todd O’Dowd breaks down some of the backstory and references in the first episode centering around the legendary feud of Joan Crawford and Bette Davis.

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Friday, February 24th

The Kids Are All Right: The High Charms and Low Stakes of “La La Land”
La La Land

A reference in “La La Land” to a little-seen postwar Kurosawa film sheds light on some flaws of this year’s Oscar front-runner; plus a slate of predictions for Sunday’s Academy Awards ceremony.

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Thursday, February 23rd

Weekend What’s What: 2/23-2/26

This weekend features the Minneapolis Craft Market, Winterfest, a few brewery/distillery events that have us longing for spring, and much more.

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Thursday, February 16th

Weekend What’s What: 2/16-2/19

Along with an assortment of great events in the Twin Cities this weekend comes some warm weather in the form of a welcomed winter respite.

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Thursday, February 9th

Weekend What’s What: 2/9-2/12

With a few important protests, tons of live music and much more, this weekend’s guide has everything to keep you engaged in MSP.

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Thursday, February 2nd

Weekend What’s What: 2/2-2/5

From frozen festivals to art openings and more, this weekend is filled with plenty of events to brave the cold for.

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Thursday, January 26th

Weekend What’s What: 1/26-1/29

This weekend’s lineup of events throughout the Twin Cities comes as a welcome distraction from the happenings of the outside world. The Current turns 12, The Great Northern winter festival kicks off and a smattering of theatre opening and closing weekends round out what you can expect from Minneapolis-St. Paul this weekend, among much else.

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Thursday, January 19th

Weekend What’s What: 1/19-1/22

This weekend’s inauguration gives us more reason than ever to get out and support Minneapolis-St. Paul’s diversity-driven events scene.

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Monday, January 16th

The Niles Files: Cutting a Man to Pieces

Jim Jarmusch’s “Paterson,” starring Adam Driver as a bus driving poet, is the director’s warmest film, examining the thin lines between creator and creation, fortune and misfortune, comedy and tragedy.

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Thursday, January 12th

Weekend What’s What: 1/12-1/15

As we get deeper and deeper into Winter in the Twin Cities, we get to warm ourselves up with a host of great events in our fair cities.

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Thursday, January 5th

Weekend What’s What: 1/5-1/8

With 2016 out of sight, out of mind, 2017 is off to a good start with this weekend’s lineup of events.

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