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ZANY @ The Loft 11/28

11/28/2014 - 9:00pm

Black Friday, Nov 28th
The Loft @ Skyway Theatre
2 rooms / Black out Party!

Cashmere Cat, Wave Racer, Govinda, Unlimited Aspect, Unlimited Gravity, & Project Aspect at The Loft (w/ 2 Rooms) Friday, Nov 7th.

11/07/2014 - 8:00pm - 11/08/2014 - 2:00am

On Friday, November 7th, 2014 we are proud to present a MASSIVE two room party featuring... 

Main Room: (room 1)

CASHMERE CAT

Creeps, crawls, candy and more: Halloween highlights in the Twin Cities

(Photo by Henry Hendricks)

Halloween is lurking around the corner, promising another year of spooky good times and monstrous spending.

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Gadfly Theatre Productions presents "Girl Gumshoe and Detective Dad"

10/17/2014 (All day) - 10/26/2014 (All day)

Gina views moving day as a flag on the shores of maturity and independence. Too bad her father, Troy, makes immaturity and dependence so exciting. While Gina's mother Irene and girlfriend Sarita do the bulk of the work, Troy and Gina indulge in one last round of Girl Gumshoe and Detective Dad, a game from Gina's childhood. But when Detective Dad thinks he's uncovered a murder, the game takes a turn that threatens relationships, living arrangements, and sanity and forces Gina to choose between security and adventure, past and future. Girl Gumshoe and Detective Dad is a comedy that proves it's never too late to grow up--or to avoid growing up at all costs.

ADC provides Minnesota's African immigrants financial education

(Photo courtesy of Nasibu Sareva) Nasibu Savera, executive director of African Development Center: “We’ve been working really hard to make sure that we continue to strive for excellence in our services.”

Nasibu Sareva gained inspiration and enduring leadership lessons as he watched his grandfather, Juma, care for about 20 people in a single household in Tanzania. “My grandad raised just about everybody,” Sareva said. “He raised his children, nieces, nephews and even grandchildren.”

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THEATER REVIEW | "33 Variations" crescendos at Park Square Theatre

Photo courtesy Park Square Theatre

There are few times when a play production achieves true theatricalism. But Park Square Theatre’s production of 33 Variations accomplishes this elusive target in its crescendo scene during the half-way point of the show. This scene, alone, renders this production worthy of both your attention and attendance.

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Hiding in Plain Sight: Nuruddin Farah reads from new novel

11/13/2014 - 7:30pm - 9:30pm

Somali novelist Nuruddin Farah returns to Minneapolis to launch his 12th novel. Hiding in Plain Sight (Riverhead, 2014) follows an international fash

THEATER REVIEW | Gadfly Theatre's "Girl Gumshoe and Detective Dad": The case of the empty nester

Lauren Diesch and G. Zachariah White as the title characters in Girl Gumshoe and Detective Dad; photo courtesy of Gadfly Theatre Productions

I didn’t think this would happen again so soon (on the heels of Freshwater Theatre’s recent production of the new play The Man In Her Dreams), but with Gadfly Theatre’s production of Eli Effinger-Weintraub’s new comedy Girl Gumshoe and Detective Dad, I may have run across another piece of theater for which I’m too well acquainted with the subject matter and the artists to be entirely objective. But I’ll give it a go.

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