Curiocity: Q&A With Tyler Michaels From Guthrie's 'A Christmas Carol'One of the Guthrie Theater's most popular plays is back, just in time for the holidays. This marks the 40th season of Charles Dickens' immortal tale "A Christmas Carol." This year, there's a new twist on Crispin Whittell's adaptation.
Curiocity Review: CTC's 'How The Grinch Stole Christmas'It may be a bit early for some of us to be thinking about the holiday season, but within the Minneapolis theater community it was snowing long before Nov. 10. And the first theater to begin its holiday celebrations this season was the Children’s Theater Company.
Curiocity: Suburban Bowling Alley Gets Funky With Calley Bliss, FladcastI'm a jazz neophyte. I know very little about who performs the genre or how it’s performed. I know even less about where it is performed.
Curiocity: Q&A With 98 Degrees, Men Of The Strip's Jeff TimmonsThere are a few things that every girl growing up in the 90s loved. Gel pens, Lisa Frank and Tamagotchis, to name a few. But there was nothing they loved more than boy bands. Well, at least there was nothing I loved more. So, when I was asked if I wanted to sit down with Jeff Timmons of 98 Degrees, I of course said 'I Do!'
Curiocity: Q&A With Vanilla IceAlright, stop. Collaborate and listen, Ice is back with a whole new invention. It's not really an invention, but the 90s pop icon is back with a new twist on his image. In addition to performing his catchy hit "Ice Ice Baby", he's acting and hosting TV shows. As he put it, he's "getting in where he fits in."
Curiocity: Q&A With "Monday Night Comedy Show" Creator Andrew BrynildsonVery rarely does anyone look forward to a Monday. The weekend is over, a full week of work lies ahead and there are five full days until Friday rolls around. Mondays, for many, are a drag.
Curiocity: Who? Betty Who!A booming chant filled the dimly lit Fine Line Music Café as we waited for her to take the stage. Through a thin layer of smoke her named blazed in white, 80s style lightning-bolt writing on the banner on the stage, her only decoration. "Betty, Betty, Betty."
Curiocity: Conewiches Among New Foods At Target CenterRoughly a week after the Xcel Energy Center introduced some of their new menu offerings for the Minnesota Wild season, the Target Center followed suit. And if the Xcel was using whiskey as its theme, the Target Center was using choices as theirs.
Curiocity: Xcel Energy Center Goes Wild About WhiskeyFor many people, fall signifies the start of football season. This year, fans of the pigskin in Minnesota have not only the team to be excited about (or disappointed by), but a new stadium as well. Yet, while the new Vikings stadium is getting all sorts of press, the Xcel Energy Center is quietly undergoing a major renovation.
Curiocity: Q&A With 'The Heidi Chronicles' StarA Pulitzer Prize-winning play, now featured at the Guthrie Theater, tells the story of a determined young woman living through societal change and the evolution of women's rights. The story follows Heidi Holland through her high school days in the 60s to her career-focused life of the 80s -- all the while painting a backdrop of momentous events that shaped the country.
Mike's Mix: Stone FruitMike's Mix has moved to Saturday! Now, every Saturday mike Augustyniak picks a new cocktail recipe from a local mixologist. This week he’s tackling the Stone Fruit from Five Watt Coffee.
Mike's Mix: Far North Mule<em>Every Friday, Mike Augustyniak picks up a new cocktail recipe from a local mixologist. This week, he's tackling the Far North Mule from St. Paul's Ward 6.</em>
Mike’s Mix: Pickle In The Middle<em>Every Friday, Mike Augustyniak picks up a new cocktail recipe from a local mixologist. This week, he's tackling the "Pickle In The Middle" from Minneapolis' <a href="http://www.marchempls.com" target="_blank">Marche</a>.</em>
Mike's Mix: BarbychamEvery Friday, Mike Augustyniak picks up a new cocktail recipe from a local mixologist. This week, he's tackling the Barbycham from St. Paul's Ward 6.
Mike's Mix: SolsticeEvery Friday, Mike Augustyniak picks up a new cocktail recipe from a local mixologist. This week, he's tackling the signature cocktail of one of the Twin Cities' most respected establishments ... one with a number of very strong flavors.