Excuse us, while we clean up a bit.


We haven’t been posting as much as usual, but that is because we are going through some big changes. In the meantime, we have been posting things on our Rift Facebook page. So make sure you check it out and like us there to get all the local music and art updates.


Art Attack 11/7 – 11/9 at the Northrup King Building

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Art Attack

Dates and Times: Friday, November 7th   5:00-10:00 pm

Saturday, November 8th     Noon – 8:00 pm

Sunday, November 9th     Noon – 5:00 pm

Location: Northrup King Building, 1500 Jackson Street NE, Minneapolis, MN

This is a free event with free parking. Food trucks are available for guest convenience.

For more information about the 250 visual artists and the special exhibits and events taking place during Art Attack 2014, go to www.northrupkingbuilding.com/artattack,

e-mail info@northrupkingbuilding.com or call (612) 363-5612.

For Full Press Release: Continue reading

This Weekend 10/17 – 10/19



Jones at Memory Lanes

The Saint Paul Almanac Literary Festival
Friday October 17th – 7pm
Featuring writers published in the 2015 St. Paul Almanac.
Featured Authors: Maryam Marne Zafar , Peter Stein, Kinzy Janssen, Wendy Brown-Baez and Kathryn Kysar.
Coffee Bené - 53 Cleveland Ave S, Saint Paul, Minnesota 55105


Franz Diego Album Release Party.
Friday October 17th – 9pm – $6
Franz Diego, Ninety & Connye, Metasota, Greg Grease and DJ Just Nine.
Kitty Cat Klub – 315 14th Avenue SE • Dinkytown • Minneapolis


Pushing Chain’s CD Release Party
Friday, October 17th – 10:30pm
Pushing Chain and Jack Klatt
Ice House – 2528 Nicollet Ave South, Minneapolis.


Pennyroyal at Icehouse
L’ASSASSINS EP Release Party


CSG Presents: CAW Solo: Dimensional Mutation
Saturday October 18th – 7pm
Cult Status Gallery – 3449 North 2nd St. Minneapolis


Doc’s Kids CD Release Party
Saturday October 18th – 8:30
Doc’s Kids, Whale in the Thames & Lovers on the Balcony
Lee’s Liquor Lounge 101 Glenwood Ave, Minneapolis.


Local Artists interpret and create their version of pin-up art.
Saturday October 18th.
Artists: Jonathan Aller, Doug Hoffman, Brian MacNeil, Kyle Pettis, Linda Nelson and Matt Boswell.
Fox Tax LLC 503 1st Ave NE Suite 1 Minneapolis


Open Art Procedure – 8/29 – 6-11pm at The ABSTRACTED Gallery.



1618 Central Ave NE Suite 110, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55413

The Shoebox Gallery presents: Thor Eric Paul Paintings – 4/27 Shoebox Gallery

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As as we follow ourselves through life, one thing is constant. Art lives and breathes, it instills in us a power we can us to thrive. You should go and enjoy this art. It will make a believer out of you.

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The National Poster Retrospecticus in Minneapolis 4/13 at Co Exhibitions


Oh, those crazy poster making artists. This event isn’t totally local, but I have to say we are one of the better poster making cities. There will be many local artists involved, that’s for sure. Plus it features over 75 artists from all over the country. It might just be a must see, and it’s for one night only.

Read the details from the facebook event page. Continue reading


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