Entries by Stephanie Kwong


Lowertown SantaCon was voted “Best Twin Cities Pub Crawl” by City Pages, listed in City Pages’ “50 Reasons We Love Winter in Minnesota,” has been City Pages “A-List”-ed, Pioneer Press “Best of the Week”-ed, and shouted-out by DJ Mark Wheat from The Current and DJ Larry Englund from KFAI. We are a Midwestern media-accredited extravaganza […]

REVIEW: Beauty & the Beast Jr.

SteppingStone Theater’s production of Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, Jr. is a delightful way to spend an afternoon with your little one.  The cast of local kids and teens put on a heck of a show–singing and dancing their way through a carefully abridged version of the animated classic.  Suitable for children of all ages, the production runs […]

2nd Annual: Midwinter Light

Continue the winter tradition at The Commons! The free festivities begin each night with a fire show by Insphyre Performance. Then warm up at a fire pit, grab some s’mores, and get your groove on at our seasonal silent disco. We’ll be playing three different stations for the silent disco. Have your ID on hand in […]

Now open: Baggallini

Just in time for the gift-giving and travel season, Baggallini is now open at the Mall of America. Baggallini sells a variety of travel related bags and accessories. The company was founded by two flight attendants so these products are designed with functionality in mind.  I had a chance to check out Venice laptop bag […]

Candlelight and Cocoa yoga at the James J. Hill House

Join lululemon for their 5th annual Twin Cities candlelight & cocoa event. Set to live music, you will mediate and flow in the historical James J. Jill House led by ambassador Kathy Flaminio. As always, this event is complimentary and open to thecommunity. This year they are supporting Glacier Hills Elementary to continue their Mindfulness […]

REVIEW: Blithe Spirit

The Guthrie Theatre’s production of Blithe Spirit marks the second installment of a project exploring the theatrical community’s differing reactions to the conflagration spreading across Europe in 1941.  Whereas Watch on the Rhine (which ran at the Guthrie earlier this fall) was a serious, thoughtful drama exploring such lofty topics as resistance, loyalty, obligation, complicity, and sacrifice—Blithe Spirit charts a very […]

Santa Rampage

Grab your bike and your Santa costume for the  5th Annual Santa Cycle Rampage on Saturday, December 2, 2017: Route: Meet at Freehouse at 10am (eat breakfast, have a beer) Leave for Surly around 11:30am Arrive at Surly around noon Arrive at Lake Monster around 1:30pm Arrive at Eastlake Brewery around 3:00pm Arrive at LynLake […]

Free MN Sinfonia Concerts

Celebrate the holiday season with a variety of lighter fare including carols, waltzes, familiar classics, and show tunes. Friday, December 1, 2017 7 pm First Covenant Church 1280 Arcade St St Paul Saturday, December 2, 2017 2pm Basilica of Saint Mary 1600 Hennepin Ave Minneapolis

No Coast Craft-o-Rama

The Holiday No Coast Craft-o-Rama is a modern, urban & indie-style art & craft show that’s been held annually since 2005. It’s coming up in 2017 on Friday, December 1 (3 p.m. to 8 p.m.) and Saturday, December 2 (9 a.m. to 5 p.m.) at the Midtown Global Exchange building. Click here for a list […]