Local Current Blog

August 28, 2014

Sneak a peek at the remodeled Turf Club, opening tonight

When fans step foot in the Turf Club tonight for the first show since it closed for remodeling back in June, they may be surprised at just how much has changed—and how familiar it all feels despite the major renovations. “It’s awesome how much time and effort it took to redo this bar to make […]

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Color Me Obsessed: Replacements documentary screening to benefit Slim Dunlap

On the eve of the Replacements’ much-anticipated reunion performance, a special director’s cut of the documentary Color Me Obsessed will be shown at the Parkway Theater on Sept. 12. Also featuring live music and a memorabilia raffle, this fandom spectacular has been deemed “All Replacements Eve.” Featuring interviews with fans, friends and contemporaries, Color Me Obsessed became a […]

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Minnesota State Fair Live Blogcast 2014

7:47 a.m.: When I started working at Minnesota Public Radio last fall, I immediately started thinking about the State Fair, where MPR’s booth has always been a must-stop for me. As MPR’s stations conduct live broadcasts from the Fair, I thought, why don’t we do a live blogcast on our Local Current blog? So here I […]

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