The Theater of Public Policy

The Theater of Public Policy Spring Season

In a world of “fake news” and “alternative facts” who can you trust to make sense of the major issues and debates? The improv comedy team at The Theater of Public Policy, of course! This spring, The Theater of Public Policy will host two candidates for governor, talk with Minneapolis’s chief of police, examine business […]

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, […]

Kid-Friendly Stand-Up Comedy in Minneapolis?

By Sally Vardaman Johnson Standup comedy enticed me with my first exposure, at an age so young I don’t remember. Johnny Carson, Richard Pryor, George Carlin, Steve Martin, Eddie Murphy and Rita Rudner filled our tv screen, and their jokes filled our conversations. I even remember Sinbad’s debut on Star Search, and watching each rerun […]

Pick 3 Weekend Events April 22 – 24

This weekend brings many things, including Earth Day and the first night of Passover on Friday. It also brings a couple of crawls in the form of a semi-annual art crawl and a neighborhood crawl. And finally, it brings comedy. Sounds like a great weekend if we do say so ourselves. Check it all out […]

The Theater of Public Policy

Did you know that a policy-inspired improv comedy show exists right here in the Twin Cities? It’s true; The Theater of Public Policy (T2P2) returns to the Bryant Lake Bowl this April and May, bringing with it a wonk-studded guest list including former Minneapolis mayor R.T. Rybak, Representatives Pat Garofalo and Frank Hornstein, and Minnesota’s Lt. Governor […]

Pick 3 Weekend Events March 11 – 13

It appears that spring really is here. Or almost here. The snow is gone, the temps are up and Daylight Savings Time starts early Sunday morning. Three signs that winter is behind us! As for the weekend, we have a nice variety of things for you to check out in our Pick 3 Events. There’s […]

Pick 3 Weekend Events January 22 – 24

The temperatures have rebounded just in time for the weekend. And that’s a good thing because there is lots happening, including the grand opening of the country’s first vegan butcher shop. But it is, of course, still winter with plenty of winter fun to be found in our Winter Survival Guide. In our Pick 3 […]

Five Things To Do Before They’re Gone

The end of the year brings the beginning of a new one. It also brings the end of some fun and interesting activities and events in the Twin Cities. So if you are looking for something to do during the final days of 2015 – and even if you aren’t – consider these five things […]

Local Writer Gives Back to Aspiring Writers

Local writer and comedian, Jon Savitt, knows how intimidating and frustrating it can be for new writers to get started. When he first started his blog, he says he was hesitant and lost. But after some hard work and a little bit of luck, Jon had a breakthrough. He connected with a few editors who believed […]

Pick 3 Weekend Events December 4 – 6

Pick 3 Weekend Events December 4 – 6

Welcome to the first full weekend in December. The holiday season is in full gear with plenty of holiday happenings all over town. And, the first night of Hanukkah is Sunday! In this week’s Pick 3 Events, we have an opening reception for a new exhibition, a new twist on an old, favorite movie, and […]