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Daily reopening guide: Three places for a night out when a college bar isn’t the move

Daily reopening guide: Three places for a night out when a college bar isn’t the move

Megan Phillips
July 30, 2021
The Daily’s guide to chill, smaller-scale music venues reopening in Minneapolis.
The Pickup Truck Opera cast workshopping the show back in 2020. Courtesy of Scotty Reynolds.

Mixed Precipitation’s Pickup Truck Opera is hitting the road and bringing an epic tale to neighborhoods, parks and beaches around Minnesota

Macy Harder
July 29, 2021
The production is anything but your typical opera, equipped with puppets, Dolly Parton tunes and a pickup truck stage.
Audience members enjoying a previous Fringe Festival performance. Photos courtesy of Dawn Bentley.

‘New ways to Fringe’: The Minnesota Fringe Festival is back with a hybrid model, embracing both in-person and virtual performances

Macy Harder
July 28, 2021
The festival on Aug. 5-15 will offer a variety of ways for artists and audience members to connect.
Students roller skate in the Northstar Ballroom at the St. Paul Student Center during a roller disco event.

Cummerbunds and kneepads galore: Local Twin Cities roller skating community hosts “Skate Prom”

Frankie Carlson
July 28, 2021
Several local skate groups and organizations come together to host the first large-scale skating meetup since pre-COVID-19, with a formal attire twist.
Twerk N Paint and Art and Wine?: A&E’s guide to four Twin Cities art classes with a twist

Twerk N Paint and Art and Wine?: A&E’s guide to four Twin Cities art classes with a twist

Macy Harder
July 27, 2021
Because painting and sipping is kinda like wining and dining — but better.
Review: “Sling” by Clairo

Review: “Sling” by Clairo

Macy Harder
July 27, 2021
The artist takes a step away from indie pop with her second album, adding various new elements to her musical repository and putting her songwriting abilities on full display.
Frances Priya, also referred to as FPA, is this year's featured artist for the Walker Art Center's “Sound for Silents” event. Priya is a multidisciplinary artist from Minneapolis. Photo courtesy of Frances Priya.

Local musical artist partners with the Walker Art Center to create music for selected silent films

Frankie Carlson
July 25, 2021
The Walker’s “Sound for Silents” event is back with artist FPA set to perform her newly written compositions alongside three short films August 19 on the Walker grounds.
Sally's Saloon's TikTok page offers entertaining content related to the local bar and its guests.

Sally’s Saloon is all the talk on TikTok

Sophia Zimmerman
July 22, 2021
Local businesses, like Sally’s Saloon and other bars around town, are using the platform to draw in business in an unconventional, real way.
Shoppers search through records at Agharta Records in St. Paul, Minn. on July 14, 2021. Agharta Records will be opening early for this year's Record Store Day, a day to celebrate and support local record stores.

Local record stores are dropping needles and stocking shelves for Record Store Day 2021

Macy Harder
July 17, 2021
The celebration will take place on Saturday, July 17, and independent record stores around the Twin Cities are preparing for a day filled with excited customers and exclusive music.