Tagged music

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...

Snowta NYE Will Bring a Giant New Year’s Eve Party to the Twin Cities

In late October, a hashtag and a mysterious website spread across the Internet. Now, we have the definitive answer to the question #WTFisSNOWTA? On New Year’s Eve, a multistage music festival will bring EDM and rap together in an epic dance party in the Twin Cities. The event is booked for the Minneapolis Convention Center and in addition to music will feature a Ferris wheel, giant slide, skateboard contest, virtual-reality simulations, interactive art galleries, and more. The announcement went...

This Week in Geek (08/08/16–08/14/16)

Welcome to This Week in Geek, your guide to events of interest to the Minnesota geek community for the week of Monday, August 8th through Sunday, August 14th. Summer Music & Movies: The Honeydogs with Hairspray What: Music, Screening, Movies When: Monday, August 8th at 7:00 p.m. Where: Loring Park As part of their Summer Music & Movies series, the Walker Art Center will host “Minneapolis’ long-loved roots rock band” the Honeydogs at 7:00 p.m., followed by a screening...

This Week in Geek (02/08/16–02/14/16)

Welcome to This Week in Geek, your guide to events of interest to the Minnesota geek community for the week of Monday, February 8th through Sunday, February 14th. February Kotatsu What: Meet-Up, Anime When: Tuesday, February 9th at 6:30 p.m. Where: Perkins in Fridley Kotatsu is a monthly open hangout night presented by Anime Twin Cities (the parent organization of the Anime Detour convention) to which you are invited to bring games, cards, knitting, writing, “or any other hobby...

This Week in Geek (02/01/16–02/07/16)

Welcome to This Week in Geek, your guide to events of interest to the Minnesota geek community for the week of Monday, February 1st through Sunday, February 7th. Books & Bars: The Narrow Road to the Deep North by Richard Flanagan What: Meet-Up, Books When: Tuesday, February 2nd at 6:15 p.m. Where: The Happy Gnome 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 for a...

This Week in Geek (01/25/16–01/31/16)

Welcome to This Week in Geek, your guide to events of interest to the Minnesota geek community for the week of Monday, January 25th through Sunday, January 31st. Girly Book Club: The Paying Guest by Sarah Waters What: Meet-Up, Books When: Monday, January 25th at 6:45 p.m. Where: Kieran’s Irish Pub The Minneapolis chapter of the Girly Book Club is hosting a meet-up at Kieran’s Irish Pub tonight at 6:45 p.m. The book being read for and discussed at...

This Week in Geek (01/18/16–01/24/16)

Welcome to This Week in Geek, your guide to events of interest to the Minnesota geek community for the week of Monday, January 18th through Sunday, January 24th. Figure Drawing Salon What: Meet-Up, Arts When: Monday, January 18th at 6:30 p.m. Where: Waterbury Center The Geek Partnership Society’s Arts Initiative hosts a Figure Drawing Salon at the Waterbury Center at 6:30 p.m. on the third Monday of each month. For a $5 fee, attendees can participate in a three-hour...

This Week in Geek (01/04/16–01/10/16)

Welcome to This Week in Geek, your guide to events of interest to the Minnesota geek community for the week of Monday, January 4th through Sunday, January 10th. Books & Bars: The Circle by Dave Eggers What: Meet-Up, Books When: Tuesday, January 5th at 6:15 p.m. Where: The Happy Gnome 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 for...

Gamer’s Rhapsody: A Soundtrack Geek Goes Home

Last month, I was able to attend Gamer’s Rhapsody, a new convention focused on the art and music of games. As I wrote about previously when covering Arnie Roth’s A New World tour, video-game music has come a long way from the blips and boops of arcade machines and the first home consoles. As acceptance and respect for gaming music grows, so does the fanbase. And, as in my case, it pulls people who have long been fans of...

This Week in Geek (10/19/15–10/25/15)

Welcome to This Week in Geek, your guide to events of interest to the Minnesota geek community for the week of Monday, October 19th through Sunday, October 25th. Keeping Up with the Cardassians: Free Alien Makeup Demo What: Arts, Cosplay, Makeup When: Tuesday, October 20th at 7:00 p.m. Where: Midwest Makeup Supply Bill Hedrick of Illusion Makeup Studio and Corrie Dubay of Midwest Makeup Supply invite you to join them this Tuesday evening for a free alien makeup demo...
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