Entries by Stephanie Kwong

REVIEW: Rise Up O Men!

The Church Basement Ladies are back, this time featuring the men of the church with Rise Up, O Men. Rise Up, O Men! shows us a couple of days in the life of a small rural Lutheran church circa 1964.  Several of the actors reprise their roles from the “Church Basement Ladies” series of plays that originated at […]

Minnesota Tonight

Come be a part of the studio audience for Minnesota Tonight, the show that keeps you up to date on your state! In a style similar to The Daily Show, Minnesota Tonight takes on politics, headlines, and legislation through a satirical lens focused entirely on issues affecting our state. Join us at the Brave New […]

Art in Bloom 2017

View fresh floral creations and the artworks that inspired them. Enter a world of timeless art and fresh flowers during the 34th annual Art in Bloom—a four-day festival of fresh floral arrangements and fine art, presented by Friends of the Institute at the Minneapolis Institute of Art. Delight in 165 floral designs that interpret objects […]

Bike Tour: Influence of the Confluence

The Minnesota Historical Society invites you to take a two-hour bicycle tour with a Fort Snelling Foundation guide, who will discuss the history of the confluence area from the indigenous people who made the area their home to the construction of the 1820 U.S. fort to the growth of the Twin Cities. This tour covers […]

WIN TICKETS: Rideshare

A night showcasing the premiere of David J. Buchanan’s short film Rideshare, as well as several other short films from local filmmakers of color. To enter, use the raffle form below. Two winners will be randomly selected and notified via email. Please use your full name for will call purposes. Thursday, April 27, 2017 7:00pm […]

Hot Dish Revolution 2017

Start your ovens! Chill your molds! Join us for the 13th Annual Hotdish Revolution – Sunday, April 23, 2017, at Solar Arts (15th and Quincy NE). Whose tater tots will be the crispiest? Whose jell-o sculpture will astound and amaze? As always, we hope you’ll try your hand at entering and bring your friends to […]

St. Paul Parks City-Wide Cleanup

Join forces with family, friends and neighbors alike to clean up the garbage that has recently become exposed due to the melting snow. We invite everyone–families, friends, neighbors–to come together to help beautify the city of Saint Paul. Participating is easy! Register below, and then drop by your selected Cleanup Site any time between 9:00 […]

Minneapolis Earth Day Cleanup

The goal of Earth Day Cleanup is to provide a volunteer experience and environmental education to Minneapolis residents and park users. This annual event involves cleaning Minneapolis parks, neighborhoods, watersheds and water bodies including the Chain of Lakes, Lake Nokomis, Lake Hiawatha, Powderhorn Lake, Diamond Lake, Shingle Creek, Minnehaha Creek, Bassett’s Creek and the Mississippi […]

WIN: Vaddey Ratner’s Music of the Ghosts

On April 23, PEN/Hemingway Award finalist Vaddey Ratner will visit Magers & Quinn (3038 Hennepin Avenue South, Minneapolis) to discuss and sign MUSIC OF THE GHOSTS (on-sale April 11; Touchstone), her powerful novel about loss, love, and newfound hope in the aftermath of Cambodia’s Khmer Rouge regime.  Vaddey spent much of her childhood in St. Paul […]

REVIEW: Wicked

Last evening was my third time seeing Wicked, a look at the Land of Oz from a different angle.  The story of Wicked and the misunderstood Wicked Witch of the West now seems as classic as the original story of Dorothy and the Wizard of Oz. The national tour of Wicked visits the Twin Cities […]

The Experimental Thinking Comedy Showcase

Head to the Brave New Workshop for the Experimental Thinking Stand Up Comedy Showcase! Voted one of the Top 5 Moments in Comedy in 2015 by the City Pages Minneapolis and hosted by Andrew Wegleitner, this month’s showcase includes: Chris Maddock Rana May Greg Coleman Turner Barrowman Headliner: Andy Erikson Thursday, April 20, 2017 8pm Brave […]

Tinker Tuesdays: Upcycled Origami

Learn origami at the next Tinker Tuesday event! Origami need not be done with kami or expensive papers.  Learn models that can be done with recycled materials, such as extra napkins from drive-ins, gift wrapping paper or tissue that has been used on presents, or inserts from your mail or magazines.  “Found” papers can be […]

Third Thursday: Nerd Thursday

JOIN My Mia and see “Guillermo del Toro: At Home with Monsters” for free!* PLAY #NerdThursday bingo and trivia with Twin Cities Geek. POSE your way through ‘Crimson Peak’ with Yogaquest. CONNECT with The Nerdery. EXPLORE the art of the Peep diorama with Grown-Up Club. TAKE IN Powerpoint Karaoke. USER TEST Mia’s latest tech projects. GEEK […]