Entries by Stephanie Kwong

WIN TICKETS: Velvet Swing Workshop Presentation

Inspired by the notorious tale of Evelyn Nesbit, the original 19th Century supermodel and leading lady of the “Crime of The Century,” VELVET SWING focuses on truth and testimony, choice and circumstance, and the origin of the American Woman. Savage Umbrella believes that theater is a vehicle for important questions, complex conversations, and deeper connections, […]


Bent follows the experiences of Max and Rudy, two gay men who meet in a concentration camp in Nazi Germany. Named among the “10 most influential postwar British plays” by the Guardian UK, Bent is a powerfully tragic story that questions the meaning of loyalty, friendship, sex and love in a place that seems to lack all four. Bent contains […]


IndiaFest 2017 is packed with fun including: Food: Enjoy delicious cuisines from eight Twin Cities Indian restaurants Cultural: Two of the biggest Indian Classical dance groups based in Minnesota perform at IndiaFest for the first time at this year’s event. Immerse yourself in colorful Classical, Semi-Classical, Bollywood and regional solo and group performances Exhibits: Visit booths with decoration, traditions, […]

Third Thursday: Design Night with AIGA Minnesota

Mix and mingle with creatives from the local design community, enjoy live music, and indulge in food truck fare from Sandy’s Grill and Brava restaurant/ food truck. Take in a pop-up of AIGA Minnesota‘s “Design Impact Series: Print Show” featuring work by creative professionals in Minnesota using their talents to explore themes of racial identity. Make a font using […]

Elements of Style & Hip Hop Below Zero

Directed by Joshua Bell and Cody Hanson, Elements of Style is a vivid portrait of hip-hop in the Twin Cities as it rose to notoriety on a worldwide stage. In addition to charting Rhymesayers Entertainment artists’ Atmosphere, Eyedea and Abilities mid-stride in their evolution as performers, this groundbreaking documentary captures rare practice sessions, freestyles, cyphers, […]

Brit’s Outdoor Movie Series

There are plenty of outdoor movies but very few where you can stretch out on a rooftop lawn of a Twin Cities pub!? The Brit’s Pub outdoor movie series always has a British theme. Here are this year’s selections: 8/14     THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN 8/21     FLORENCE FOSTER JENKINS 8/28    BRIDGET JONES’S BABY […]

Archery in the Park

Inspired by Katiniss Everdeen? Join certified instructors and learn the for hands-on training and coaching on compound bows. This activity is suitable for anyone age eight and older. Beginners welcome! Children 15 and under must be accompanied by an adult. Personal archery equipment is not allowed due to weapons rules in Minnesota State Parks. All […]

50% off at El Burrito Mercado

Receive two $25 certificates for $25 at El Burrito Mercado with this Half Off deal. Limited quantity available. Valid at the St. Paul location only for catering, grocery, produce, meat, deli, bakery, or restaurant, (NOT VALID on imported gifts, furniture or decor). No cash back. Gratuity not included. One certificate per visit, per day. The moment you […]

The Pizza Luce Block Party

Join Pizza Luce for a day of awesome Minnesota music in the Warehouse District in Downtown Minneapolis on Saturday, August 12, 2017. They’ll be serving up Pizza Lucé by the slice as well as brats and locally brewed pints by Surly Brewing Company. 12pm • The Modern Era 1pm • Fanaka Nation 2pm • Static […]

Free screening: Ghostbusters

Head to Kenny Park on Wednesday, August 9th  for a free screening of the original Ghostbusters.  If you are unfamiliar with the plot, well you just need go see it!!! If you’re into the new version, it’s playing Saturday, August 12th at Phelps Field Park. Click here for last minute schedule updates due to weather.  

The Irish Fair of Minnesota

Enjoy the culture of Ireland through music, dance, food and drink at the 38th annual Irish Fair of Minnesota! Great Irish music all weekend by dozens of local and international Irish acts including We Banjo 3, Eileen Ivers, The Belfast Cowboys, the Screaming Orphans, Socks in the Frying Pan, the Wild Colonial Bhoys, Aoife Scott, Katie McMahon, The Tim Malloys, and many many more. […]

Discount MN State Fair Tickets

Before you get too excited, know that discount tickets for the Minnesota State Fair are hard to come by.  There are a few options, however, to save a few bucks. PRE-PURCHASED TICKETS: Online through 5pm on August 11th (Through Aug. 23 at Participating Cub Foods locations, the State Fair Box Office & other random locations) All Ages: $11 THRIFTY THURSDAY (Thursday, […]