Tagged beer

Win 2 Tickets to Rock Out to Sarah White and Loud at the Library!

Do you like music, beer, and books? How about all three in the same place? The Loud at the Library concert series from the Friends of the Saint Paul Public Library is back for 2017, and the Friends are helping Twin Cities Geek give away 1 pair of tickets to the year’s first installment! Next Friday, January 27, Sarah White and opening act Eric Mayson are bringing their musical stylings to the George Latimer Central Library in downtown St. Paul. Show...

Clockwerks, Minneapolis’s Steampunk Brewery, Opens for Business

The Twin Cities have no shortage of breweries—we are lucky enough to live in a city where it seems as if a new brewery or taproom opens around the corner every day. But when I learned that one of these new openings involved a steampunk-themed brewery, I needed to know more. The cofounders and co-owners of Clockwerks Brewing, Brett Michlitsch and Lonnie Manresa, were kind enough to sit down with me to answer my questions, tell me their origin...

Celebrate National Beer Lovers Day with These Literary Beer Pairings

September 7 is National Beer Lovers Day! Minnesota is a great place for brewing and drinking, and to celebrate, we’re combining beer with something else this state is known for: books. Here are four pairings for your reading and imbibing pleasure! 1. Harry Potter New Belgium Pumpkick This pairing can work with any of the first four books in the Harry Potter series. (After that, a darker beer would work better, in my opinion—maybe something with some toasty notes...

Day-Drink and Game at Up-Down Minneapolis

Minneapolis is known for its craft beer. That’s a fact. Nothing is more refreshing on a beautiful, breezy day in the Twin Cities than enjoying your favorite brew. And earlier this summer, a new bar opened in Uptown that combines that refreshment with something else I love: casual gaming. Up-Down Minneapolis has only been open for a couple months, but it’s my new favorite place to meet up with friends. A photo posted by Up-Down MPLS (@updownmpls) on Jun...

This Week in Geek (12/07/15–12/13/15)

Welcome to This Week in Geek, your guide to events of interest to the Minnesota geek community for the week of Monday, December 7th through Sunday, December 13th. Books & Bars: How Star Wars Conquered the Universe What: Meet-Up, Books, Bars When: Tuesday, December 8th at 7:00 p.m. Where: Indeed Brewing Books & Bars is an “open public book club show” hosted and moderated by Minnesota Public Radio senior producer Jeff Kamin that provides attendees with “a unique atmosphere...

This Week in Geek (11/16/15–11/15/15)

Welcome to This Week in Geek, your guide to events of interest to the Minnesota geek community for the week of Monday, November 16th through Sunday, November 22nd. Ghost in the Shell: The New Movie What: Screening, Anime When: Monday, November 16th at 7:00 p.m. Where: St. Anthony Main Theatre The Film Society of Minneapolis St. Paul is screening the latest film in the Ghost in the Shell series, which is returning to the big screen “with an action-packed feature film that...

This Week in Geek (11/09/15–11/15/15)

Welcome to This Week in Geek, your guide to events of interest to the Minnesota geek community for the week of Monday, November 9th through Sunday, November 15th. Books & Bars: The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman What: Meet-Up, Books, Beer When: Tuesday, November 10th at 7:00 p.m. Where: Indeed Taproom Books & Bars is an “open public book club show” hosted and moderated by Minnesota Public Radio senior producer Jeff Kamin that provides attendees with “a unique atmosphere...

This Week in Geek (11/02/15–11/08/15)

Welcome to This Week in Geek, your guide to events of interest to the Minnesota geek community for the week of Monday, November 2nd through Sunday, November 8th. She Kills Monsters What: Theater When: Monday, November 2nd at 7:30 p.m. Where: The Playwrights’ Center Monday is pay-what-you-can night for She Kills Monsters by Qui Nguyen, “a comedic romp into the world of fantasy role-playing games” presented by Six Elements Theatre. The play tells the story of a young girl...

This Week in Geek (10/26/15–11/01/15)

Welcome to This Week in Geek, your guide to events of interest to the Minnesota geek community for the week of Monday, October 26th through Sunday, November 1st. The Monday Night Comedy Halloween Show from HELL! What: Theater & Comedy When: Monday, October 26th at 8:00 p.m. Where: Club Underground The Monday Night Comedy Show is a booked showcase for local comedians on Monday nights at Club Underground. Tonight they invite you to “do a practice run of your...

This Week in Geek (10/12/15–10/18/15)

Welcome to This Week in Geek, your guide to events of interest to the Minnesota geek community for the week of Monday, October 12th through Sunday, October 18th. MBPR Happy Hour/MN Publishing Tweet Up What: Meet-Up, Books, Happy Hour When: Tuesday, October 13th at 6:00 p.m. Where: Wilde Roast Cafe The Minnesota Book Publishers’ Roundtable and the MN Publishing Tweet Up have partnered to host monthly happy hours for publishing professionals, colleagues, and book lovers. This month’s happy hour...
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