“Let’s Have Another Cup of Coffee. Let’s Have Another Piece of Pie.”

The title refers to a song by Irving Berlin appearing in the musical comedy Face the Music, which opened in 1932 on Broadway.  The song was sung by a group of once-wealthy citizens who were […]

From Closet to Community–Quatrefoil Library Celebrates Its 25th Anniversary

What started as two partners’ book collection, overflowed their St. Paul condo closet and became the Quatrefoil Library, now celebrating its 25th anniversary. Scott Breyfogle, President of the Board of Directors, spoke recently about Quatrefoil–beginnings, […]

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Weekend Director Andrew Haigh Rebels Against Standard Gay-Generated Images Weekend. Not Jean-Luc Godard’s 1967 classic, but a new English gay film that itself should ultimately merit classic status. Filmmaker Andrew Haigh doesn’t pander to gaydom’s appetite […]

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James Sewell Ballet’s Social Movements James Sewell Ballet’s first Cowles Center performance revives their lauded Social Movements collaboration with Emmy-winning composer Steve Heitzig. The piece reflects issues ranging from war to climate change to marriage […]

Big Gay News – End of the DADT Era

Military Gay Ban Repealed CBS reports that at 12:01 am EDT Tuesday, September 20th, the US military’s ban on openly gay servicemembers was officially repealed. Gay soldiers can now serve openly. Almost the entire military […]

Living Legend: An Interview with Fran Lebowitz

Photo courtesy of Hennepin Theatre Trust Fran Lebowitz brings her crisp wit and thought-provoking social commentary to Minneapolis on October 14th as part of the Hennepin Theatre Trust’s Living Legends series.  She’ll discuss her decade-long […]

Minnesotan Plays Leading Role in Tony-Winning Revival of La Cage Aux Folles

by John Townsend Photo courtesy of Hennepin Theatre Trust Hailing from the town of Wyoming, north of the Twin Cities in Chisago county, singer/actor Christopher Sieber is a Minnesota boy who became a bona fide Broadway Baby. After […]

Lynx Secure Team Identity and Spot in WNBA Finals

“We are a defensive team that has a lot of offensive firepower,” stated Maya Moore, Rookie of the Year for the 2011 WNBA season, as she tries to explain what the magic is behind the […]

Off the Eaten Path: Masu Sushi & Robata

By Heidi Fellner Photos by Mike Hnida If you’re a first-timer, Masu Sushi & Robata can hit you like a ton of bricks. It’s not some Midwestern family restaurant tarted up with lanterns, shoji screens, […]

Sugar & Spice: Falling in Style

  The night is colder than it should be. It’s late fall weather we’re having in the middle of September. The smell of the outdoors whets one’s appetite for the familiar comforts autumn brings. We’re […]

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