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Sci-Fi Classic “War With the Newts” Mirrors Current Economic and Ecological Crises at Park Square

Sandbox Theatre has remounted their inventive stage adaptation of Karel Capek’s 1936 sci-fi novel, War With the Newts at Park Square’s Boss stage. The macabre spirit is evoked with Kathy Kohl and Mandi Johnson’s amphibious […]

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Why Wayzata?

What do you picture when you hear the name “Wayzata”? The jewel of Lake Minnetonka. Lakeside village. City with a small town feel. The city fosters different images for different people. According to the city’s […]

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Eat the Menu: 6Smith

You’re in luck. I found your favorite new lakeside getaway for the summer. And you won’t have to drive deep into the hinterlandia to get there, either. It’s a quick hop on and off the […]

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CABARAVE: #sexuality Thurs., Fri., Sat. evenings in June Lab Theater, 700 N. 1st St., Mpls. www.thelabtheater.org The Lab continues to be an “in” place for entertainment that’s classy, sexy, and unique. RatHaus Productions’ CABARAVE: #sexuality can be seen […]

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2015 Summer Queer Music Preview

Twin Cities queer music fans have long been making the Queer Music Consortium a success. The Consortium, made up of 5 individual GLBT music organizations in the metro area, traditionally performs the first Monday in […]

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A Word In Edgewise: Some Things Don’t Bear Repeating

Some things should never arise in the first place, and, having seen the light of day, should be quashed as they resurface. Take Texas Representative Matt Schaefer’s (R – Tyler) recent amendment. Schaefer’s amendment made […]

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Rainbow Resources: 522

Chana Rothman, Rainbow Train Philadelphia-based singer/songwriter Chana Rothman was unsure what to do when her son, a toddler, asked to wear a dress to school. She searched for children’s music rooted in messages of gender freedom to engage […]

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A Word In Edgewise: Yes, Virginia, There Is Evil

He used as justification for anything he wanted done, writes Amsterdam author Russell Shorto, that it be performed “in God’s service and mine, which is the same.” Not a 2016 presidential candidate, but Habsburg ruler […]

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Bear With Me (While I Tell You About…): 521

GLBT Open Climb Night May 16 • 6–8 p.m. Vertical Endeavors • 2540 Nicollet Ave. S., Minneapolis Climb every mountain… It might not be the mountains of Austria in The Sound of Music, but nonetheless, […]

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BigGayNews for Friday, May 29, 2015

Today’s Top Headlines Pastor Caught Having Gay Sex In Van Spent Stolen Church Money On Farmer Dating Website: Police Gay Couple Originally Registered As ‘Father’ And ‘Son’ To Marry Three Men Accused Of Homosexuality Jailed […]

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Alesso Digital Album – “Forever”

Enter to win a digital copy of Forever from Alesso! FOREVER the debut album from internationally acclaimed producer ALESSO Featuring “Heroes,” ‘Tear The Roof Up” and “Cool” Available Now: http://ales.so/forever http://alessoworld.com http://facebook.com/alessoofficial http://twitter.com/alesso http://instagram.com/alesso Alesso […]

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Sci-Fi Classic “War With the Newts” Mirrors Current Economic and Ecological Crises at Park Square

Sandbox Theatre has remounted their inventive stage adaptation of Karel Capek’s 1936 sci-fi novel, War With the Newts at Park Square’s Boss stage. The macabre spirit is evoked with Kathy Kohl and Mandi Johnson’s amphibious […]

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Why Wayzata?

What do you picture when you hear the name “Wayzata”? The jewel of Lake Minnetonka. Lakeside village. City with a small town feel. The city fosters different images for different people. According to the city’s […]

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Dateland: Go To Hell, Science

Some days I get very mad at science. Some days I feel like telling science to go straight to hell. Like today, for example. It was announced that scientists have decided that Brontosaurus was a […]

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Our Lives

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Why Wayzata?

What do you picture when you hear the name “Wayzata”? The jewel of Lake Minnetonka. Lakeside village. City with a small town feel. The city fosters different images for different people. According to the city’s […]

JenniferParello

Dateland: Go To Hell, Science

Some days I get very mad at science. Some days I feel like telling science to go straight to hell. Like today, for example. It was announced that scientists have decided that Brontosaurus was a […]

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Love & Marriage & Then Some…

by Kelly Frankenberg First comes love, then comes marriage, then comes…well, you know the rhyme. But those things can come in any order they choose — or we choose — nowadays. And with same-sex marriage, […]

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From the Editor: More Than Just a Number

I’m not a huge fan of math, but when I was talking about drag queens the other day, I pulled out the issue that had our dear Wanda Wisdom on the cover with some sailors […]

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Rainbow Resources: 522

Chana Rothman, Rainbow Train Philadelphia-based singer/songwriter Chana Rothman was unsure what to do when her son, a toddler, asked to wear a dress to school. She searched for children’s music rooted in messages of gender freedom to engage […]

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Our Homes

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Ride Review: 2015 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport

Let me cut through the confusion here: There are two Hyundai Santa Fes. Let me explain. A year-and-a-half ago, Lavender reviewed the bigger, three-row version of the Santa Fe. Now, we received the smaller, two-row Sport […]

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Interior Design for Exterior Spaces

by Kate O’Hara Summer is quickly approaching and with the occasional perfectly sunny day already upon us, it’s time to open our homes to the outdoors. So how to design our exteriors to be as […]

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Spa Day for Your Landscape

by Tom Kerby Spa day…a time to recharge and rejuvenate. Anyone who has ever had a spa day knows you come back refreshed and relaxed with a new outlook on life. After a Minnesota winter, […]

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Container Gardening: A Step-by-Step Approach

by Frank Bohlander Container gardens are a great way to add a splash of nature to any outdoor space. Decks, patios, and porches are all perfect choices. Step 1: Site Selection The first step is […]

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Ride Review: 2015 Subaru Outback

For us, there are really two vehicles that we love the most. They both just happen to be Subarus. We love Subarus because they were among the first automobile brands that loved us. That is […]

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