MNfusion: Jungle Theater's 'Anna In The Tropics' Explores When Life Imitates Art"Anna in the Tropics," written by Nilo Cruz, tells the story of a cigar factory in Tampa run by a Cuban-American family. While all other factories are becoming modernized this particular one is still run by traditions, including the use of a lector.
Guy On A Bike: African-American Cycling PioneersEver since the bicycle craze of the late 19th century, African-Americans have contributed to the great cycling culture of this nation.
MNfusion: 'Mamma Mia,' Here We Go Again For One Last TimeThe pop musical "Mamma Mia," based off of the hits of '70s Swedish pop group ABBA, is traveling the United States for one last time. And the farewell tour is making a stop in Minneapolis.
Mike's Mix: Far North Spirits & 'Orchard & Oak'This week, Mike Augustyniak heads to Far North Spirits in Hallock to learn the distilling process and how to make a delicious cocktail.
MNfusion: Composer, Playwright Say Message Of CTC's 'The Sneetches' Is VitalA story of a population that divides itself based on physical characteristics, "The Sneetches" shares a timely message of what it is that really divides us and, more importantly, what it is that really connects us.
Local Music Tap: 4 Shows To See This WeekendFrom a big band show at a downtown Minneapolis jazz club to a special anniversary at First Avenue, there are some great local shows this weekend. Check them out below!
Prep Blog: This Weekend's Top High School Match-UpsYou've got to love February if you're a Minnesota high school sports fan. Conference seasons are in the stretch run, and the race for league titles is on.
MNfusion: Authentic Sichuan Restaurant JUN Opens In North LoopOn Jan. 21, the authentic Sichuan restaurant JUN opened its doors along the main strip in North Loop. Situated where Rojo Mexican Grill and Shag were located previously, the Chinese restaurant is co-owned by mother-son team Jessie and Jack Wong, the pair behind Szechuan in Roseville.
Bite Of Minnesota: Maple Roasted Squash With Chard, Olives And FetaI was in one of those "clean out the fridge" modes last week and threw together a couple of recipe ideas to make one big dish. One is a recipe from an Australian food blog and brings together maple syrup, butternut squash and walnuts. The other recipe comes from a dish I ate in my work cafeteria four years ago and combines chard, olives and feta cheese.
Tap Talk: American Homebrewers Assoc. To Host Rally At Surly SundayAttention, homebrewers and homebrewers-to-be, put down that flavorful craft beer and head to Surly this Sunday – there is a rally being held just for you.
Tap Talk: St. Paul's Wabasha Brewing CompanyGo big or go home. It's certainly nothing new for those in the craft beer world. However, most of the time it is applied to flavor or technique. It's rarely applied to space.
MNfusion: Dining Deals For Valentine's DayWhether you're single, in a new relationship or been married for decades, everyone deserves a special meal on the day dedicated to love.