Posts filled under:Investigations

89.3 the Current’s 10th Birthday: The Local Experiment Presents the Rochester Experience With José James

The buzz had materialized over the airways that 89.3 The Current was going to be celebrating a 10 year anniversary with a grandiose slew of music events happening within the Twin Cities area. But when The Local Experiment heard that […]

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89.3 The Current’s 10th Birthday: Chelsee Jean of The Local Experiment Interviews Jose James

As I sat down with Jose James I must admit my history on him was short.  My body was still vibrating from his last piece performed, “Strange Fruit.”  I almost felt like I wasn’t the one meant for this interview.  […]

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Wine Fest!

The day started out simple enough, a cool breeze in the air, trees stuck in the confused state between green and red, and me… ready for wine! Mallards is a sleek, upscale/casual restaurant just off of highway 95 and right on […]

Zombie Pub Crawl 2014

Adding to the laundry list of things that we’re famous for in Minnesota is the world record gathering of zombies! I mean, we’ve held the record before. Back in 2012, 8,027 Minneapolis zombies set the bar, but we nearly doubled that count […]

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Great River Shakespeare Festival: Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead

This play was seen at the Great River Shakespeare Festival in Winona, Minnesota. Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead was actually not written by William Shakespeare, but rather by Tom Stoppard. The title characters originally appeared as minor roles in Shakespeare’s, […]

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It was on a trip to the Roseville Library that I found the Twin Cities Haunted Handbook by Jeff Morris, Garret Merk and Dain Charbonneau. Much to my surprise, this guide boasts 100 nearby places that are said to be […]

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The 40th Annual Mayday Celebration

Every year, In the Heart of the Beast Puppet and Mask Theatre hosts the MayDay Festival in Powderhorn Park and Parade down Bloomington Avenue, with a different theme every year.  On Sunday, May 4th, they celebrated the 40th Anniversary of the […]

A Day At Mid West Music Fest

This weekend Mid West Music Fest overtook historic downtown Winona, bringing over 60 regional bands to 13 eager stages. 2014’s gathering celebrated the fifth year of MWMF, featuring local heavyweights such as Lizzo, Caroline Smith, Mark Mallman and The 4onthefloor. Last […]

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Festival of Nations: It’s a Big World After All

What: Festival of Nations Where: Saint Paul RiverCentre When: Friday May 2 (4:00 pm – 10:30 pm), Saturday May 3 (10:00 am – 10:00 pm), Sunday May 4 (10:00 am – 6:00 pm) Cost: $13.50 adults, $8 youth, 5 and […]

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Embracing the Grey of Spring on Warner Road

  One of my favorite drives in the Twin Cities is down Warner/Shepherd Road. It runs through Saint Paul, along the big river from Highway 61 to Mississippi River Boulevard. Its beautiful rocky bluffs are lined with trees, shrubs, and […]

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