Monday, April 21st


Week(day) What’s What: 4/21-4/23
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Let l’étoile plan your whole week! Read on for weekday to-do’s happening before the weekend kicks in, including the closing performance of the Minnesota Opera’s “The Magic Flute.”




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Sunday, April 20th


What’s What: Continuing Art Exhibits
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Our guide to continuing Twin Cities art exhibits, as recommended by l’étoile’s staff.




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Thursday, April 17th


Weekend What’s What: 4/17-4/20
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Celebrate the spring Minnesota tradition of snowfall, snow melting and crazy temperature swings with an equally bipolar serving of weekend offerings.




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Monday, April 14th


Week(day) What’s What: 4/14-4/16
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Let l’étoile plan your whole week! Read on for weekday to-do’s happening before the weekend kicks in, including the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Film Festival.




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Thursday, April 10th


Weekend What’s What: 4/10-4/13
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This weekend, get cultured with the huge variety of arts, music and theatrical offerings this weekend in the Twin Cities.




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Monday, April 7th


Week(day) What’s What: 4/7-4/9
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Let l’étoile plan your whole week! Read on for weekday to-do’s happening before the weekend kicks in, including the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Film Festival.




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Thursday, April 3rd


Weekend What’s What: 4/3-4/6
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This weekend is all about anniversaries: Extreme Noise celebrates year 20 with a film screening and two nights of punk shows, dance series Kinetic Kitchen fetes year ten, First Avenue celebrates year 44; and Northeast haven the 331 Club rings in year 115.




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Monday, March 31st


Week(day) What’s What: 3/31-4/2
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Let l’étoile plan your whole week! Read on for weekday to-do’s happening before the weekend kicks in.




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Thursday, March 27th


Weekend What’s What: 3/27-3/30
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Shake off the winter chills with some events this weekend guaranteed to put a spring in your step. Get a shot of energy with Brazil’s lively Companhia Urbana de Dança dance troupe, performing this weekend at the Walker; hobnob with Scott Seekins and his lookalikes at a series of Seekins-themed events and more.




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Thursday, March 20th


Weekend What’s What: 3/20-3/23
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Happy First Day of Spring! There’s plenty to do this weekend, including Jennifer Davis at Public Functionary, Ballet of the Dolls’ Fashion Ball, Alec Soth at Weinstein Gallery, live shows from Howler and Electric Six and much more.




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Thursday, March 13th


Weekend What’s What: 3/13-3/16
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EDITOR-IN-CHIEF: JAHNA PELOQUIN / CONTRIBUTORS: JULEANA ENRIGHT, ANTHONY ENRIGHT, BETH HAMMARLUND, TODD O’DOWD, JON HUNT, NILES SCHWARTZ, LIZZY SHRAMKO, ALICIA NEUBAUER, MAGGIE LAMAACK, DANIELLE MORRIS, SUSAN WOEHRLE, MAGGIE K. SOTOS / HEADER IMAGE: CAROLINE ROYCE Spring has officially sprung. Celebrate the melting snowbanks, extended daylight and all that fresh air this weekend and head out to any number of experiences that are guaranteed to make you feel cultured and inspired. […]




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Thursday, March 6th


Weekend What’s What: 3/6-3/9
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Can you feel it? Spring is in the air–and now that cabin fever has fully set in, we expect this weekend to be raucous.




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Thursday, February 27th


Weekend What’s What: 2/27-3/2
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This weekend is one for the legends, as Kim Gordon and Bill Nace bring their new Body/Heat collaboration to the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, garage rock legends the Sonics roll through town & more.




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Thursday, February 20th


Weekend What’s What: 2/20-2/23
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What’s a little snow? By this point of winter, we’ve seen–and trekked through–it all. As if we’d let a little thing like a blizzard slow us down! And with all the goins-on this weekend, we’d be silly to shutter ourselves in.




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Thursday, February 13th


Weekend What’s What: l’étoile’s Guide to Getting Lucky! 2/13-2/16
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Cold is in the air, no, love is fool! If all isn’t coming up roses, we’ve done it again with our last minute guide to making a lasting impression this Valentine’s weekend.




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Thursday, February 6th


Weekend What’s What: 2/6-2/9
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The Twin Cities are an incredibly dense artistic community. And maybe all of that creative energy is a direct result of the cabin fever that inevitably starts to creep in this time of year. This weekend, artists of all kinds will be protesting the polar vortex throughout the metropolitan area. Perhaps if we channel enough of this creative energy, we’ll show Punxsutawney Phil what’s what and earn ourselves an early spring.




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Friday, January 31st


Weekend What’s What: 1/30-2/2
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Spring’s still out of sight, but this weekend gives other reasons to leave the house. The St. Paul Winter Carnival closes out its final weekend, Too Much Love bids adieu, First Avenue hosts its Best New Bands showcase, and oh so much more.




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Friday, January 24th


Weekend What’s What: 1/23-1/26
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Don’t fight the cold — revel in it. This weekend kicks off with the St. Paul Winter Carnival, full of fun wintery activities like ice skating, ice carving, snow sledding, parade viewing and beer drinking.




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Thursday, January 16th


Weekend What’s What: 1/16-1/19
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The weekend heats up with a dizzying array of cultural events, the arts, live music and theater. Highlights include the ongoing Out There performance festival at the Walker, a preview of the Vivian Maier photo exhibit at MPLS Photo Center and more.




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Thursday, January 9th


What’s What this Weekend: 1/9-1/12
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We’ve survived the Arctic Vortex, so what better way to shake off your cabin fever than hitting the town?




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Thursday, January 2nd


Weekend What’s What: 1/2-1/5
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It’s the first weekend of the new year, so dust yourself off from your NYE shenanigans, gulp down some ibuprofen (or some hair-of-the-dog) and get ready to celebrate the start of 2014.




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Thursday, December 26th


l’étoile’s Guide to NYE 2013
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New Year’s Eve: the social occasion of the year. Where will you go? What will you wear? Who will you kiss at midnight? We’ve got a few ideas of our own concerning that last part, and hopefully you do too.




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Thursday, December 26th


Weekend What’s What: 12/26-12/30
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EDITOR-IN-CHIEF: JAHNA PELOQUIN / CONTRIBUTORS: JULEANA ENRIGHT, ANTHONY ENRIGHT, JON HUNT, ROB CALLAHAN, NILES SCHWARTZ, BETH HAMMARLUND, NATHANIEL SMITH, LIZZY SHRAMKO, TODD O’DOWD, ALICIA NEUBAUER, MAGGIE LAMAACK, DANIELLE MORRIS / HEADER DESIGN: CAROLINE ROYCE New Year’s Eve: the social occasion of the year. Where will you go? What will you wear? Who will you kiss at midnight? We’ve got a few ideas of our own concerning that last part, and […]




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Friday, December 20th


Weekend What’s What – XMAS EDITION! 12/19-12/25
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With this holiday weekend, we present to your our annual holiday guide to going out. Because in between family gatherings, you’re going to need some partake in activities that involve adult beverages and shaking out the stress on the dance floor, right?




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Thursday, December 12th


Weekend What’s What: 12/12-12/15
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This weekend, celebrate all the fashion, creatives and music that makes Minneapolis great with annual variety show I AM MPLS! — not to mention a ton of other great art, music and performances this weekend.




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Friday, December 6th


Weekend What’s What: 12/5-12/8
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Let l’etoile plan your weekend! Peep our weekend guide for the best in local happenings this week.




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Thursday, November 28th


Weekend What’s What: 11/27-12/1
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This weekend, things kick off early — thanks to Thanksgiving! That means tons of Thanksgiving Eve parties tonight, and tons of activities to ward off your food hangover during the weekend.




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Thursday, November 21st


Weekend What’s What: 11/21-11/24
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This weekend, get your fill of art in all its forms – visual, performance, film and audio. Read on for all the art, music, performance and nightlife you can handle!




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Thursday, November 14th


Weekend What’s What: 11/14-11/17
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‘Tis the season — for do-gooding. In honor of Give to the Max Day, a number of local organizations are hosting benefits and parties. Read on for What’s What this weekend.




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Thursday, November 7th


Weekend What’s What: 11/7-11/10
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EDITOR-IN-CHIEF: JAHNA PELOQUIN / CONTRIBUTORS: JULEANA ENRIGHT, ANTHONY ENRIGHT, JON HUNT, NATHANIEL SMITH, TODD O’DOWD, LIZZY SHRAMKO, ALICIA NEUBAUER, MAGGIE LAMAACK, DANIELLE MORRIS, BETH HAMMARLUND, MOLLY OBERSTAR THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 7-SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 9 Mathew Janczewski’s ARENA DANCES presents The Main Street Project @ The Cowles Center Tek Box 528 Hennepin Ave – 2nd floor Minneapolis 8 pm / $20 Given the private nature of their work, it’s a rare treat when […]




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