Monthly Archives: November 2013

Holiday Theater In The Metro

by Jed Johnson As the holiday season envelops the Twin Cities many of us look to the arts to entertain family and friends. With Thanksgiving night and Christmas right on its heels shows are selling out quicker than the sprint […]

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Why You Want to Be at Rap For Life III

By Haley Anderson My interview with Rap for Life founders, Ashley Seeler and Chris Jensen, marks the 30th episode of the Curious North Podcast. Both Ashley and Chris are active artists in the local scene who are gearing up for […]

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Pennyroyal @ The Icehouse

By Jed Johnson Tuesday night local folk band Pennyroyal debuted their sophomore album Baby I’m Against It for a packed house at the Icehouse in Uptown Minneapolis. They were joined by Scott Laurent who made a special trip back to […]

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Button Poetry

By Haley Anderson Thursday’s podcast is flowing right in line with the poetry kick that we’ve been on at Curious North. A couple of weeks ago, I told you about the Poetry Slam at the Artists’ Quarter. Since then, I’ve […]

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MN High School Theater- Once Upon a Mattress

By Jared Epstein Picture a fantasy world with the expected elements: an evil step mother, a bold and noble prince, and a charming, love driven princess.  Now picture that if it were written by Pixar or Dreamworks.  It leaves you […]

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Jersey Devil Pizza & Wings

by Jed Johnson Location: Baker Center (109 S 7th St) Expanding on my hunt for unique pizza options in the Minneapolis skyway I checked out Jersey Devil Pizza & Wings last week. Previously Torby’s Pizza, the location already came with […]

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Cold Weather Dating

By Haley Anderson In response to that wretched article by the New York Times on Minnesota dating, I am here to offer my two cents on some of the best cold weather date spots. For first dates, second dates, or […]

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Turkey To Go – Niche and Novelty

By Jed Johnson Pros Great taste with complex flavors Friendly staff Cons Extremely high price Limited menu items Useless online pressence Location: Roanoke Building (706 2nd Ave S) Turkey To Go established its foothold in the skyway only recently, evolving from […]

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Twin Cities Life – One Man’s Journey

By Jed Johnson It was with a great deal of uncertainty that I moved to the Twin Cities in 2009, starting my Metro career off on the border of St. Paul and Mendota Heights. Throwing caution to the wind after […]

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Poetry Slam at the Artists’ Quarter

By Haley Anderson The buzz around The Artists’ Quarter as of late has been shrouded by the near certainty that their doors will be closed by the first of the year. This is an absolute tragedy. Last night, I was […]

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