The Rake's Secrets to Surviving the RNC

As you’re well aware, this week the Twin Cities plays host to one of the biggest political extravaganzas known to man: The Republican National Convention. The chaos that will surely descend on our fair cities will be met with more Minnesota-brand arts and culture than you can shake a stick at, as well as thousands […]

Spill. Moves and Movies That Stain

Life isn’t a clean tablecloth. Stains are bound to happen sooner or later, and that is what Kelly Radermacher expresses in her new performance piece, Spill. Moves and Movies That Stain. Combining words, dance and video, Radermacher fluidly explores the things in life that get in the way, both big and small. Solo pieces and […]

Nordic Roots Festival

The Cedar presents the 10th and Final Nordic Roots Festival from September 26 – 28. The best in local Scandinavian music will be celebrated during the three-day event, which will kick off at 7:30 pm with performances by Waltz With Me and Väsen. The festivities continue over the weekend with concerts at 2 pm and […]

Toys in the Attic

Everyone has that one childhood fear that’s haunted them all their lives. Those fears are on display in *Toys in the Attic*, a new exhibit featuring artwork inspired by the stories, toys and fantasies that are ingrained in our minds from our earliest memories. Featuring paints, prints and toys from several artists, the exhibit opens […]

Animal Art II: Critical Habitat

The Altered Esthetics gallery follows up its Animal Art show with a return to the animal kingdom to study critical and endangered species. Through the works presented, human impact on nature and natural habitat will be unveiled and the damage it has caused will be brought into reality. The exhibit runs September 4 – 27 […]

$99 Sale

Over 200 pieces of art, all on sale for $99. First come, first serve. It’s the Black Thursday of the art world when the Soap Factory begins its fundraiser on September 19. Artists from all around the country have donated their works for the sale, which on the 19th with a pre-sale and party with […]

Opera Gala 2008

The Minnesota Opera will salute its donors and supporters on September 20 when they throw a special gala in their honor. The black-tie affair includes a lavish three-course dinner and silent auction at the James J. Hill Reference Library before guests are swept away by Verdi’s passionate and classic melodrama Il trovatore. The evening begins […]

Rift Magazine Issue Release Party

Rift Magazine is celebrating the release of its 25th print edition at the Hexagon Bar, and wants you to be there! Featuring the best of the magazine’s online site and input from local artists, writers and bloggers, the party will be August 23 starting at 9 pm. A simultaneous release party and birthday bash for […]

Benefit for Barack

Local artists Low and Dosh will play together when the Turf Club throws its benefit for Barack Obama at 9 pm on Wednesday, August 27th. Conceived as an effort to get Minnesotans passionate about the upcoming election and to bring light to Sen. Obama’s ongoing campaign, the event promises appearances from more local acts and […]

The One Show

The world’s best in advertising will be on display in The One Show, starting at the Minneapolis College of Art and Design gallery on August 22nd. Featuring work handpicked by The One Club, the leading nonprofit organization for recognition in advertising, winning works in print, radio, television and more will show patrons what real advertising […]