Local Music Tap: 4 Shows To See This Week(end)From an outside reggae party Thursday night to a major independent hip hop festival at the state fairgrounds on Sunday, here are the four shows and events to see this weekend!
MNfusion: Local Designer Creates Gift For Florence + The MachineShake it out before grabbing at seat the Xcel Energy Center for Florence + The Machine. The British indie rockers will come through the Twin Cities are on June 2.
Wander Minnesota: MNSH's History Hound ProgramIf you're the parent of an elementary-aged child and you're looking for some fun, inventive ways to keep them and their brains running, look no further than the Minnesota Historical Society’s History Hound program.
Bite Of Minnesota: Mint Simple SyrupBeginning of the season offerings are usually limited to things like rhubarb, radishes, green onions and a salad mix or two. You can also expect preserved goods, fermented foods, meat, cheese, and plenty of sweets. I was particularly excited to find fresh mint, more specially spearmint so I could restock my supply of mint syrup.
Tap Talk: Tin Whiskers' 1st Anniversary Brew-Off Heads Back To St. PaulTin Whiskers is celebrating one year of brew-offs! In May 2015, Tin Whiskers decided to create a challenge that would incorporate several Minnesota breweries, unique flavors and customer choice.
Walker Art Center Inviting Families Out For Music, MoviesThe Walker Art Center is inviting families on the first Saturday of every month this summer to hear local music, do art and watch films – all for free.
Tap Talk: Eastlake Brewery At Midtown Global MarketThis week, Tap Talk is featuring Eastlake Craft Brewing. Check out the interview with owner and headbrewer Ryan Pitman.
Mike's Mix: Bluestem Bar’s Sage White FlipFrench Meadow opened in Minneapolis 30 years ago as an all-organic bakery with locally-sourced ingredients. Since then they have expanded into bakeries and cafes in multiple Twin Cities locations.
Tap Talk: Summit Releases 2nd Beer For 30th AnniversarySummit has released its second brew – the Keller Pils. A more sessionable summer ale, the Keller Pils features flavors of a classic German pilsner.
Family Faces Zombie Apocalypse In 'What We Become'"What We Become" is a Danish zombie flick in which no zombies are seen for most of the tense, 80-minute movie. Instead, filmmaker Bo Mikkelsen focuses on how a small family fares during the first few days of the viral outbreak and the collapse of civil society.
Prep Blog: This Weekend's Top Match-UpsThere are several big match-ups this weekend featuring ranked teams with playoff implications at stake. Here is just a sample of what's ahead.
Tap Talk: Indeed Brewing Hosts 2016 Whirlygig For Art-A-WhirlThis weekend it's all about the ABCs of summer – art, beer and concerts! Art-A-Whirl returns to Minneapolis' Northeast neighborhood, and to celebrate Indeed is hosting is 2016 Whirlygig!

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