Local Current Blog

December 12, 2013

MC Skat Kat speaks!

If you turned on MTV sometime between November 1989 and whenever the station stopped showing music videos, chances are you’re familiar with the Paula Abdul video “Opposites Attract,” which finds the pop star tap dancing and dueting with a rapping cartoon named MC Skat Kat. What you might now know, however, is that the rapping […]

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Local Gig List: December 12-15

Thursday, December 12 Dustin Thomas 7th St. Entry, Minneapolis 8 p.m., $5, 18+ Globe-trotting soul-folk artist Dustin Thomas returns home after playing to thousands at music festivals in Bali and Australia. (Read an interview with Dustin and see photos from his travels here.) For his Minneapolis show, he’ll be joined by folk-rock band Portage. Duluth […]

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Sometimes it takes a mechanical bull: CSB-SJU concert committee aims to please

At partnered higher-learning institutions separated by gender and about six miles, students can find themselves feeling disconnected from their counterparts on the opposite campus. As students at the College of Saint Benedict (for women) and Saint John’s University (for men), we experience this unique atmosphere. We take courses on both campuses, we dine together, and […]

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