Local Current Blog

January 15, 2016

Nye’s Polonaise Room sets closing date: April 3

The closing of Nye’s Polonaise Room has been imminent for so long that it was almost starting to seem like it was never actually going to happen — but now, after months of delays in potential development plans, the legendary bar’s owners have set a date. April 3 will be the last day that Nye’s […]

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David Bowie: Details emerge about his final weeks and upcoming memorials

In the wake of David Bowie’s death on Sunday, details have emerged about the music icon’s final weeks and upcoming tributes across the country. According to a post on Bowie’s Facebook page, the family has begun planning a private ceremony. The note says that his family continues to seek privacy. “It is important to note that while the […]

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A guide to First Avenue’s Best New Bands of 2015

Tonight is First Avenue’s “Best New Bands of 2015” show. The annual event brings together some of the best local artists on the rise, and is sure to be a landmark performance in each of their brimming careers. Leave last year’s “best of” list at the door, and come in with an open mind. Here’s the […]

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Chan Poling’s ‘Glensheen’ will return to History Theatre in July

This summer, the History Theatre’s Glensheen will return for a second run. Acclaimed local playwright Jeffrey Hatcher and the Suburbs’ Chan Poling wrote the book and music (respectively) for the show, which premiered in October. According to the History Theatre, the reprise comes by popular demand — the show’s original run was nearly entirely sold out, breaking […]

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