Issue 698

Puerto Vallarta: The Perfect Beach Awaits

By Carla Waldemar / February 24, 2022

If life’s a beach, then live it on the best one. That would be the sandy shores of Puerto Vallarta—the…

Bringing New Color into a Second Career

By Linda Raines / February 24, 2022

Years ago, if it was mentioned that someone was retired, one likely envisioned them enjoying endless rounds of golf somewhere…

Teasing Is Believing – Burlesque Performer Tre’ Da Marc Shows That Less is More

By Terrance Griep / February 24, 2022

“I have been using the art of the tease to entertain national and international audiences for over ten years,” proclaims…

Skirting the Issues – Anything Different is Good

By Chris Hinze / February 24, 2022

There is a lot that goes on in the space underneath a door—a superhighway of rent checks, cat paws, wads…

A Word In Edgewise: Of Maus and Men – A Little Knowledge is Only the Beginning

By E.B. Boatner / February 24, 2022

There has been an uptick in book banning, not only at the school library level, but, according to a recent NYT article,…

Filmmaker Connor O’Keefe – A Cinematic Exploration of Transness

By Ashley Berning / February 24, 2022

Connor O’Keefe is a 24-year-old filmmaker who grew up in Minneapolis and is currently studying in California. His short documentary, Imagine…

Nicky Beer – Must We Become the Pitiless Censors of Ourselves?

By Conlan Carter / February 24, 2022

In many ways, the modern audience has grown accustomed to trusting in lies. We’ve been suspending our disbelief to enjoy…

Dark Bunny – We Only Come Out at Night

By Andrew Stark / February 24, 2022

Dark Bunny is a vibe. Their music stings like a hit of nostalgia, sweeping, lush, hazy, filled with epic flourishes…

A Look At Winter Arts Offerings

By Brett Burger / February 24, 2022

With the Minnesota winter soldiering on relentlessly, many of us are still hibernating. I, however, have continued seeing theatre despite…

Dwayne Ratleff – A Gay Child Seeks His Inner Rhythm

By E.B. Boatner / February 24, 2022

Dancing to the Lyrics, Dwayne A. Ratleff’s first book, is narrated by Grant, a gay Black five-year-old, who has just…

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