Shop Local This Holiday Season

Shop Local This Holiday Season

It’s hard to believe that Thanksgiving is upon us, which means the holiday shopping season is pretty much under way. Along with Black Friday and Cyber Monday, there are a few ways that you can support the local businesses in and around Minneapolis. First, let’s talk about Plaid Friday Plaid Friday is a national network […]

Minneapolis Man Vies For Finest Facial Hair in Nation

Minneapolis Man Vies For Finest Facial Hair in Nation

Minneapolis man, Ian Hanson, needs your help. He is competing in a facial hair contest sponsored by Wahl, and he would like your vote. Wahl, which makes men’s grooming products, visited our fair state (at the State Fair) in late summer because, apparently, the Twin Cities is a one of the top 10 facial hair […]

Facial Hair Face-Off at the Minnesota State Fair

Attention facial hair enthusiasts: Wahl Grooming invites you to participate in the Wahl Man of the Year contest, giving you the opportunity to go mano-a-mano in a facial hair face-off. And, it’s all happening at the Minnesota State Fair. You see, Minneapolis is among the Most Facial Hair Friendly Cities in America, and to celebrate, Wahl […]

Pick 3 Weekend Events July 29 – 31

Welcome to the last weekend in July. How did that happen? In our Pick 3 Events, we have something for the dogs, something for the kids, something for everyone really. From parades to art festivals, world records and more, you’ll find it happening in Minneapolis this weekend. Check it out and enjoy!   Friday, July […]

Minneapolis Art Lending Library

Minneapolis Art Lending Library

Have you heard about the Minneapolis Art Lending Library? It’s a local nonprofit that lets every day people to borrow original works of art – to display at their home  – for two months, free of charge. And just as their mission is to help community members experience the joys of art, they also strive to give […]

Pick 3 Weekend Events June 3-5

Welcome to the first full weekend in June! With summer starting to heat up, you can be sure there is lots happening around town. For all you classic movie buffs, be sure to head over to the Uptown Theatre to help them celebrate their 100th birthday. And Sunday marks the first of eight Open Streets […]

NEMAA’s 21st Annual Art-A Whirl

Back in 1995, a group of artists who lived and worked in Northeast Minneapolis got together to form the Northeast Minneapolis Arts Association (NEMAA). A year later, in 1996, they put on the first Art-A-Whirl, an open studio tour, showcasing the artists’ talents and products. Twenty-one years later, Art-A-Whirl is the largest open studio tour […]

6th Annual Art 4 Shelter

In its six years, Art 4 Shelter has grown into an highly anticipated community event, bringing hundreds of artists, philanthropists, art lovers and party-goers together for an amazing cause. The event is a one-day art sale, featuring more than 1,000 original works of art priced at either $30 or $90, with all proceeds from the sale going […]

Where, When & How to Celebrate Prince

** PLEASE NOTE: THIS POST IS FROM 2016. NOT UPDATD FOR 2017.  Please check with all venues about any anniversary shows and events. ** It’s true that the Twin Cities is in mourning with the passing of our favorite son, Prince. Local radio station, The Current, has been playing a lot of Prince, and will […]

Loring Park Art Festival Has a New Date

In case you were already stressing about this summer’s “Art Fair Weekend” and wondering how you were going to sufficiently visit three art festivals during the same weekend, your stress level is about to get lower. The nationally-acclaimed Loring Park Art Festival has a brand new date. After seventeen years of sharing weekends with the Uptown Art Festival […]