Events

Festival de las Calaveras Arts Exhibition: Día de los Muertos

Festival de las Calaveras Arts Exhibition: Día de los Muertos

Opening September 28, 2017 is Festival de las Calaveras Arts Exhibition: Day of the Dead – a multimedia, multidisciplinary arts exhibition that explores contemporary expressions and traditional elements related to Day of the Dead intertwined with social justice issues that affect the Latinx community, engaging the participation of Latinx artists at various stages of development. The exhibition […]

WME Presents: Together Live

WME Presents: Together Live

Together Live arrives at State Theater on October 19, 2017 at 6:30 PM. The national touring event convenes thought leaders, local activists, artists, athletes and celebrity guests for a night of inspired talks, interviews and interactive conversation. Headlined by Glennon Doyle, Abby Wambach, Luvvie Ajayi, and emceed by Jennifer Rudolph Walsh, Together Live inspires audiences […]

The Loring Park Art Festival offers an urban oasis of arts and culture.

Loring Park Art Festival dates for 2017

On July 29th and 30th the nationally-acclaimed Loring Park Art Festival will return for its eighteenth consecutive year. The festival will take place from 10am-6pm on Saturday, July 29th and 10am-5pm on Sunday, July 30th. This two-day juried festival takes place in Loring Park at Oak Grove Street and Hennepin Avenue, near downtown Minneapolis, the […]

Tibetan meditation master and author, Mingyur Rinpoche

Cultivating Joy in an Age of Uncertainty

  St. Paul, MN: In this public talk, Tibetan meditation master and author of New York Times bestseller The Joy of Living: Unlocking the Secret of Science and Happiness, Mingyur Rinpoche, will discuss how the practice of meditation can lead to a source of true happiness, even in challenging circumstances. He will demonstrate how any […]

The Bacon and Beer Classic Returns to Minneapolis

The Bacon and Beer Classic Returns to Minneapolis

Bacon and beer lovers rejoice! After drawing sold-out crowds across the country, the Bacon and Beer Classic is coming to the Nicollet Island Pavilion on Saturday, April 15, 2017 for the ultimate food and drink experience. A festival unlike any other, the Classic will feature mouth-watering bacon dishes, unlimited bacon strips, and over 50 craft beers […]

Who Wants to See Martina McBride for Free?

Who Wants to See Martina McBride for Free?

Listen up! Martina McBride is coming to town with her Love Unleashed tour, on Thursday, February 16. She’ll be performing at the State Theatre in Minneapolis and you can win a pair of tickets to the show! McBride is partnering with CMT for the 3rd Annual “Next Women of Country” tour and will be joined […]

Ever Try Chairlift Speed Dating?

Ever Try Chairlift Speed Dating?

Attention all singes: have you ever tried chairlift speed dating? If not, now is your chance! A generation of Minnesotans grew up on visits to ski hills all around the area, so doesn’t it make sense that a love match made on the slopes might lead to the creation of the next generation of Minnesota skiers? If you […]

Photo: Minneapolis Park & Recreation Board

Let’s Go Fly a Kite…?

The 16th annual Lake Harriet Kite festival is planned for Saturday, January 28, 2017. Now, the question is, will Mother Nature cooperate? Typically, by the time the end of January rolls around, which is usually when the Kite Festival is scheduled, we have endured more than our fair share of cold, or bitter cold weather. […]

Wayne’s World Celebrates Its 25th Anniversary

Wayne’s World Celebrates Its 25th Anniversary

Anyone old enough to remember the movie Wayne’s World in high school or college is about to feel really old. The iconic comedy classic is celebrating its 25th anniversary with a most-excellent two-night, theatrical event on February 7 and 8, 2017 at select theaters nationwide, including several in the Twin Cities. Originally released on February 14, 1992, […]

The Making of an Event Poster

The Making of an Event Poster

Ever wonder what goes into the making of an event poster? Minneapolis-based design and branding firm, Duffy, recently released their design for the 2017 City of Lakes Loppet Ski Festival poster. Each year, custom merchandise is designed to support the Loppet Foundation and its annual event. For 2017, the poster celebrates diversity, unity, uniqueness, beauty and nature through the depiction […]