Notable Twin Cities: 9/15–9/21


Sunday 9/15: Button Poetry presents Raych Jackson’s Even the Saints Audition. Icehouse, 7:30 p.m., $12 in advance/$15 at the door.

Monday 9/16: Faith Sullivan presents her new novel, Ruby & Roland, featuring a conversation with actress Margaret Shyrer and a performance from pianist Michael Anthony. Milkweed Editions, 7 p.m., free.

Tuesday 9/17: Word Sprout hosts a welcome show at its new venue in Minneapolis, featuring performers from the Word Sprout Show Collective: Poetry SlamMN!, Story SlamMN!, OUTspoken!, Not-So-Silent Planet, and Encyclopedia Show Minneapolis. Red Stag Supperclub, 8 p.m., $10.

Wednesday 9/18: J. Ryan Stradal will read from his new novel, The Lager Queen of Minnesota. Cream & Amber (Hopkins), 7 p.m., free.

St. Paul Almanac celebrates the release of its twelfth volume, Resistance & Resilience. CHS Field, Securian Club Room, 7:30 p.m., free.

Thursday 9/19: Susan Bartlett Foote presents The Crusade for Forgotten Souls: Reframing Minnesota’s Mental Institutions, 1946–1954. SubText Books, 7 p.m., free.

Friday 9/20: Katherine Quie and Amy Hallberg discuss the process and therapeutic benefits of a writing practice. Next Chapter Booksellers, 7 p.m., free.

Saturday 9/21: True-life scary story podcast Lore is live in Minneapolis. Ted Mann Concert Hall, 7 p.m., $45.


And another thing: The Twin Cities Zine Fest is this weekend! Check out the kick-off event on Friday and the full festival on Saturday at the Minneapolis Central Library.


Please email any event listings you’d like to see to [email protected].


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Ellen Fee is a writer, teaching artist, and youthworker focused on creative writing and arts education. Ellen graduated from the University of Minnesota and lives in St. Paul. Her work has appeared in Corbel Stone Press, Apeiron Review, and The Caterpillar, among others. You can follow her @ellenkfee on Twitter and Instagram. More from this author →