Tag Archive: Winter holiday season
Take Up Productions presents a screening of the 1980 movie ”Christmas Evil”. This movie has a cult following and director John Waters is quoted as saying it is the ”The BEST seasonal film of all time…True cinematic masterpiece.”
Troubled toy maker Harry is so traumatized by seeing his dad make sweet love to his mom in a Santa costume that he grows up to be a Christmas-obsessed psychopath. Donning the full Mr. Claus suit, Harry slowly descends into madness and takes it upon himself to judge who’s been naughty and who’s been nice.
Wednesday, December 26, 2012
3258 Minnehaha Ave.
Tickets are $5
How can you get a free drink and also help others by filling your own belly? Join Tracy’s Saloon for Festivus! They have partnered with the Second Harvest Heartland to raise money and donate food around the time of Festivus. If you’re interested in participating, here are the details:
During the week of December 17th-23rd:
- FREE pint of Summit/glass wine with donation of 5 non-perishable non-glass food items (no ramen noodles!). Donations accepted Dec 17th-23rd.
Then on Festivus (December 23rd starting at 5pm):
- 25% of food sales will be donated to Second Harvest Heartland food shelf. Feed others by filling your own belly!
- Feat of Strength: Hot Wing Eating Contest
- $3 Fuzzy Navels (made with Elaine’s favorite truth serum: Peach Schnapps)
- Best Grievance Contest
- An appearance of the Festivus pole?
- A soup from the Soup Nazi’s repertoire.
- In addition, there will be our regular specials of $3.50 Minnesota draft pints and glass wines.
Sounds like a good time to me!
Sunday, December 23, 2012
2207 E. Franklin
Enjoy a free lunchtime concert this Thursday at the Landmark Center featuring a variety of carols by Minnesota composers. Space is limited so arrive early.
Thursday, December 20, 2012
Landmark Center, Courtroom 317
The Riverview Theater will be screening A Christmas Story and It’s a Wonderful Life December 21-23. Admission is only $2 (or $1 if you bring a non-perishable food item). Come hungry and enjoy some of their real butter popcorn.
DEAL ALERT: As if the admission prices weren’t cheap enough, they will also have retro prices on concessions - drinks and popcorn will be $1 each!
White Christmas Fri-Sun at 4:00pm
A Christmas Story Fri-Sun at 6:30pm, Also Sat and Sun at 11:45am
It’s a Wonderful Life Fri-Sun at 8:30pm, Also Sat and Sun at 1:30pm
3800 42nd Street
The Guthrie Theater has announced a one-night screening of the 1992 family favorite film The Muppet Christmas Carol in the Dowling Studio at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, December 15. Seating will be general admission, and the film is recommended for ages 4 and up. Tickets for this special holiday treat are $5 and are on sale through the Guthrie Box Office at 612.377.2224, toll-free 877.44.STAGE and online. Sure you may be able to rent this movie from Netflix but you cannot beat the atmosphere at The Guthrie.
The Muppet Christmas Carol is the hilarious version of Charles Dickens’ Christmas (and Guthrie) classic, featuring film legend Michael Caine as Ebenezer Scrooge and the full cast of beloved Muppet creations including Kermit the Frog, Miss Piggy and Gonzo. The film is sure to appeal to today’s children as well as those who grew up watching “The Muppet Show” and its raucous brand of humor.
Saturday, December 15, 2012
Minneapolis based Star of the North band will present holiday classics at this free concert in St. Paul.
December 12, 2012
The Landmark Center
75 W 5th St
St. Paul,MN 55102
Free and open to the public
Talk about your merry and bright — the charm-filled Christmas musical that broke box office records on Broadway is coming to town. Based on the hit 2003 movie starring Will Ferrell, this funny and heartfelt show follows the pointy-shoed footsteps of William “Buddy” Hobbs, who was raised as an elf in Santa’s workshop and grows up — and up, and up — before finally discovering that he’s actually human. So Santa sends Buddy on a quest to meet his human family, where it turns out the happy-go-lucky guy has to help them — and the whole city of New York — remember the true meaning of season.
I’m seeing Elf on Friday. Stay tuned for my review!