Monthly Archives: August 2014

Revving up to Rumble: Minnesota Fashion Awards Finalists

Maybe you’ve already heard, but we’re stepping up our fashion game here in Minnesota. On October 4th, Rumble on the Runway and Minnesota Fashion Awards will be held at the Depot in Minneapolis for the first time ever. Previous Fall Fashion […]

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Of Letting Go

This year the Minnesota State Fair is trying a new advertising tactic: targeting the ever-growing crowd of hip craft beer drinkers and local music lovers. I just saw a bus with this ad scrawled across the side: “Local bands. Local […]

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The Minnesota State Fair: The Ultimate Event of the Summer

The Minnesota State Fair is cool. There. I said it. And I’m not backing down. As if delicious food and 75+ beer options weren’t enough, the Fair boasts an impressive variety of music across several free stages. In short, it […]

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Undressing the Talent: Friday’s Top Drawer Burlesque Expo

The art of the tease made it’s way over to the East Side of St. Paul for the 2nd year of the Top Drawer Burlesque Expo. Four shows were held at the Historic Mounds Theatre last Friday and Saturday. Combining dancers, musicians and other […]

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Hooks, Jams, and Hits: The Skyline Music Festival Night Two

Night two of KTWIN’s second annual Skyline Music Festival featured a pleasantly diverse lineup. The night began with a nice, too-short set from local Americana stalwarts the Honeydogs. Their energy contrasted the low-key opening acts of Friday’s indie night. Minnesota […]

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Beautiful and Low-Key: The Skyline Music Festival Night One

It was a busy day in Minneapolis on Saturday. The Vikings began their preseason at TCF Bank Stadium, the Fringe Festival kicked into high gear, and at Target Field a 2,000+ crowd enjoyed a night of indie rock at KTWIN’s […]

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Beneath the Surface #8: Ben Cook-Feltz

A weekly look at unsigned and lesser-known Minnesota music. Weird Al Yankovic has made a comeback with his stellar new album Mandatory Fun. Thanks to a great run in the press and hilarious videos for some of the album’s best […]

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The Pride of the East Side: Seven Reasons to Visit The Little Oven

What: The Little Oven Italian restaurant Where: 1786 E. Minnehaha Ave. in St. Paul When: Open Sunday 7am-9pm, Mon-Thurs. 6:30 am-9pm, Fri-Sat 6:30am-10:00pm (9:30pm Labor Day-Memorial Day) I was six years old when The Little Oven, located off Minnehaha and […]

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The 25th Annual Polo Classic: A Fun and Fancy Afternoon

The prestige of being the most fun Sunday of the Summer in Minnesota carries a considerable amount weight. Especially when competing along-side some of the Midwest’s best music festivals, art expos and natural beauty. Those bragging rights need to be earned. The 25th Anniversary […]

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Spotlight: The Phoenix Philosophy

The best things about late 90’s- early 00’s pop rock haven’t been lost with time. In fact, here in the Twin Cities, we’ve got a band that takes those wonderful things and brings them right into the 2010’s. Enter The […]

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