This American Life’s Ira Glass and Prairie Home Companion’s Garrison Keillor have each created shows that are expressions of their unique personalities and sensibilities. But they exist in different universes. It’s hard to even imagine them in the same room. That’s exactly what the team behind an animation series called Friendship All-Stars of Friendship proposed. Read more →
Autoptic will also include more than 100 exhibitors, including print makers, poster artists, cartoonists, musicians, record labels and designers. The main event is on Sunday, August 18th at ARIA in Minneapolis (105 North 1st street), although other events are planned throughout the weekend. Read more →
An international experimental comics residency is being hosted in Minneapolis. It’s the first time the Pierre Feuille Ciseaux has happened in North America. Read more →
Nato Coles and the Blue Diamond Band are hosting two record release shows on Saturday for their new album Promises to Deliver. An all ages show will take place at Hymie’s Records in Minneapolis in the afternoon, followed by a bar show at the Turf Club in St. Paul. Read more →
The annual Rock the Garden concert outside the Walker Art Center this weekend will include some familiar names like Bob Mould and the Duluth band Low. But opening the concert, which is co-sponsored by The Current, will be a Baltimore native who is perhaps best known for his distinctive live performances. Dan Deacon is an Read more →
A Minnesota man recently released what appears to be the first vinyl record put out by a Hmong-American musician.
There will be at least three bonfires burning tonight at the American Swedish Institute as revelers ‘blow up spring.’
A Minneapolis band called Dreamland Faces will test their serious musical chops against young attention spans in a concert for children this weekend in Minneapolis
Comics creator Bill Willingham said mythic fiction comics are possibly “the most vigorous movement in comics since superheros took over.”
The Walker Art Center is made of cats.