Arts & Culture

Mangina Monologues I – V (Talking Out My Ass)

MM-III   “When did you come out?” I’m sometimes asked.   My knee-jerk response: “I was never in.”   —…

The Art’s the Thing

Photo courtesy of Loring Park Art Fair As anyone living in the Twin Cities metro area will attest, you can…

A Lyrical Start To A Fresh New Season

Photo courtesy of Lyric Arts As more and more theatres open up, that means plenty of season announcements in my…

The Present-Day History Of The Civil Rights Movement

The Weisman Art Museum’s new exhibit is highlighting the thousands of police murders of Black people each year, mass incarceration,…

Good As Gold: Our Gay History in 50 States

Photo courtesy Zaylore Stout Big congratulations to Lavender columnist Zaylore Stout and his seminal book Our Gay History in 50 States for…

What Matters Most

Photo by Jeremy Cowart Country Music Superstar Ty Herndon Proves That Beneath Every Good Concert is a Good Foundation He was…

Lavender Premiere: Kentö Drops New Single “Silhouette”

Kentö. Photo courtesy of The Vtmns Still searching for that summer song? Here’s a strong contender. New York-based singer-songwriter Kentö…

Mangina Monologues I – V (Talking Out Of My Ass)

MM-I There are some things that I just        don’t want to talk about   Not that I can’t nor that…

Meet Lavender’s 2021 Cover Contest Winner – Sarah McPeck

Sarah McPeck was raised with one foot in the city, the other planted firmly in rural Northwestern Wisconsin. Feeling isolated…

Paisley Park Museum: A Deep Dive into the Life and Legacy of the Purple One

Photo by Ryan Patchin I’d driven by the place hundreds of times; I’d always wondered what was happening within those…

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