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CANCELED: MinnRoast 2020

State Theatre, 805 Hennepin Ave, Minneapolis MN

This event has been canceled. For more details on our annual song-and-sketch fundraising extravaganza, head to minnroast.com.

MinnPost Social: 2020 Legislative Session Preview

Elsie's, 729 Marshall St NE, Minneapolis
Cost: $10

Join us for our latest MinnPost Social where MinnPost writers will offer insights on the upcoming Minnesota Legislative session.

MinnPost’s 12th Anniversary Celebration: Defending Democracy, a Conversation with Brian Klaas

The Cowles Center, 528 Hennepin Ave, Minneapolis MN

Please join MinnPost as we welcome Brian Klaas for an in-depth conversation on the threats facing democracy across the globe and what can be done to reverse these trends. Klaas, a Minnesota native, is a political scientist and columnist for The Washington Post and will join MinnPost Editor Andrew Putz onstage at the Cowles Center on Monday, Nov. 18. All […]

MinnPost Social — One year out: a way too early look at the 2020 campaign in Minnesota and beyond

Elsie's, 729 Marshall St NE, Minneapolis
Cost: $10

As you may have heard, there’s a pretty big election happening in 2020. There’s the presidential contest, of course, in which Minnesota’s electoral votes may play an important role for the first time in forever. But that’s hardly the only reason why election 2020 is going to be a very big deal. Several of the […]

MinnPost Social: Water, Mines & Pipelines

Elsie's, 729 Marshall St NE, Minneapolis
Cost: $10

In Minnesota, talking about ‘the environment’ is often synonymous with talking about water, a resource central to the state’s economy — and its identity. It’s also at the heart of many of the state’s most critical debates: over agriculture, copper-nickel mining and oil pipelines. MinnPost reporter Walker Orenstein will take a look at these and […]

MinnPost Social: 2019 Legislative Review

Elsie's, 729 Marshall St NE, Minneapolis
Cost: $10

MinnPost reporters Peter Callaghan, Walker Orenstein and Taryn Phaneuf will look back at the 2019 Minnesota Legislative session at the next MinnPost Social on May 28 at Elsie’s in northeast Minneapolis.

MinnRoast

State Theatre, 805 Hennepin Ave, Minneapolis MN

MinnRoast is our annual song-and-skit variety show featuring your favorite local politicians, journalists, singers and actors singing, dancing and poking fun at each other and the state of the state we all love. And while it’s a fun evening out, MinnRoast is also MinnPost’s largest fundraising event of the year, providing crucial support for the […]

MinnRoast Pre-Show Reception

Rock Bottom Brewery, 825 Hennepin Ave, Minneapolis

MinnRoast is great, but what’s even better? Catching the pre-show reception. At this exclusive gathering, you’ll rub elbows with some of the biggest names in Minnesota politics and media while enjoying great food and drinks.

MinnPost Social: Economic Vitality in Greater Minnesota

Art Center at St. John's University, 2836 St. Thomas Dr, Collegeville
Cost: Free

Technology and demography are bringing about big changes across Minnesota. MinnPost writers Gregg Aamot and Greta Kaul will talk about that evolution, and both the opportunities and challenges it brings.

MinnPost Social: 2019 Legislative Preview

Elsie's, 729 Marshall St NE, Minneapolis

Join MinnPost reporter Peter Callaghan to look at what’s to come in the 2019 legislative session.

Brews, Data, and the Suburbs: CityLab + MinnPost’s 2018 Midterm Happy Hour

Sisyphus Brewing, 712 Ontario Avenue West, Minneapolis MN
Cost: Free

As we count down to the election, come drink and talk local elections with two of the region’s preeminent data journalists at a happy hour co-hosted by CityLab and MinnPost. CityLab data journalist David Montgomery and MinnPost data reporter Greta Kaul will talk about why the suburbs matter so much in Congress this year, and which local and […]

11th Anniversary Celebration featuring DeRay Mckesson

The Cowles Center, 528 Hennepin Ave, Minneapolis MN
Cost: $60

Join MinnPost on Thursday, Oct. 11, for our 11th Anniversary Celebration featuring special guest DeRay Mckesson, the internationally recognized civil rights activist, community organizer, and host of the podcast, Pod Save the People.

MinnPost Social: 2018 Election Preview

On August 23, join editor Andy Putz along with MinnPost reporters Sam Brodey and Peter Callaghan at Elsie’s in Minneapolis from 5:30-7 p.m. to get their take on the upcoming election.

MinnPost Social: 2018 Legislative Recap

On May 30, join editor Andy Putz, MinnPost reporter Peter Callaghan, and MPR’s Briana Bierschbach at Elsie’s in Minneapolis from 5:30-7 p.m. to get their take on the 2018 legislative session.

MinnRoast 2018

Join us for MinnRoast 2018 on April 27, 2018.

MinnPost Social: 2018 Legislative Preview

On Feb. 19, join MinnPost executive editor Andy Putz and state politics reporter Briana Bierschbach at Elsie’s in Northeast Minneapolis from 5:30-7 p.m. to get a preview of what’s to come in the 2018 legislative session.

MinnPost Social: Minnesota’s Urban/Rural Divide

On Jan. 24, join MinnPost Editor Andy Putz and Gregg Aamot, who spearheads our coverage of economic issues in Greater Minnesota, from 5:30-7 p.m. at the Happy Gnome in St. Paul.

2017 Minneapolis-St. Paul City Election Recap

On November 20, join MinnPost editor Andy Putz and reporters Peter Callaghan and Briana Bierschbach at Elsie’s in Minneapolis from 5:30-7 p.m. to get their take on the 2017 Minneapolis and St. Paul municipal elections.

MinnPost 10th Anniversary Party

Join us for our Tenth Anniversary Celebration — a conversation with former White House Chief of Staff Denis McDonough — on Friday, Oct. 13, at the Cowles Center for Dance and the Performing Arts.

MinnPost Social: 2017 Legislative Wrap-Up

On May 30, join MinnPost editor Andy Putz and reporters Briana Bierschbach and Peter Callaghan at The Happy Gnome in St. Paul from 5:30-7 p.m. to get their take on the 2017 legislative session.

MinnRoast 2017

Join us for MinnRoast 2017 on April 28, 2017.

Minnesota’s Retirement Savings Crisis

How can we address a problem decades in the making? Join us for a MinnPost conversation event presented by AARP Minnesota.

MinnPost Social: Covering New Americans in a Polarized America

On Mar. 28, join MinnPost executive editor Andy Putz and New Americans reporter Ibrahim Hirsi at Sisyphus Brewing in Minneapolis from 5:30-7 p.m. to get their take on what it’s like to cover immigrant and refugee issues from a local angle.

MinnPost Social: 2017 Legislative Session

On Jan. 26, join MinnPost executive editor Andy Putz and state politics reporter Briana Bierschbach at Elsie’s in Northeast Minneapolis from 5:30-7 p.m. to get their take on the 2017 legislative session, which began earlier this month.

MinnPost 9th Anniversary Party

Join us for our Ninth Anniversary celebration and a post-election conversation with Norm Ornstein and Sen. Al Franken on Tuesday, Nov. 15, at the Cowles Center for Dance and the Performing Arts.

MinnPost Social: 2016 Elections

On Nov. 1, join MinnPost Washington correspondent Sam Brodey and state politics reporter Briana Bierschbach at Summit Brewing Co. in St. Paul from 5:30-7 p.m. to get their take on key U.S. and Minnesota races as they enter the final week of the 2016 campaign.

MinnPost Quiz Live!

Join MinnPost Quizmaster Andrew Minck and Minneapolis Foundation President and CEO R.T. Rybak for a live quiz event sponsored by the Minneapolis Foundation’s OneMpls hub.

Midsummer Musicale

This fun and casual social gathering will feature live music, heavy hors d’oeuvres, wine and beer. Invitation is limited to MinnPost Silver members and above ($5+ per month). $75 per person.

MinnPost Social: 2016 Election with Sam Brodey

Presented by RBC Wealth Management. Join MinnPost’s Washington correspondent, Sam Brodey, for our next MinnPost Social: a discussion of the 2016 election and its implications for Minnesota.

MinnPost Social: 2016 Minnesota Legislative Wrap-Up

Presented by RBC Wealth Management. Join state politics writers Briana Bierschbach and Doug Grow for our next MinnPost Social: a wrap-up of the 2016 Minnesota legislative session.

MinnRoast 2016

MinnRoast is our annual song-and-skit variety show featuring your favorite local politicians, journalists and media types.

MinnPost Social: 2016 MN Legislative Preview

Presented by RBC Wealth Management. Join state politics writers Briana Bierschbach and Doug Grow for our next MinnPost Social: a preview of the 2016 Minnesota legislative session.

MinnPost Salon: Finding Common Ground

Join MinnPost journalist Eric Black and Reps. Keith Ellison (D) and Tom Emmer (R) for a thoughtful discussion about how to find common ground even in today’s highly charged partisan climate.

MinnPost’s 8th Anniversary: An Evening with Bill & Judith Moyers

Help celebrate MinnPost’s 8th anniversary by joining us for an evening with Bill & Judith Moyers, who will reflect on their life in journalism and offer some thoughts on where the industry is headed. Bill and Judith will be interviewed by their oldest grandson Henry Moyers, a newly minted college graduate. 

MinnPost Social: Back to School 2015

Presented by RBC Wealth Management. Join education reporter Beth Hawkins for our next MinnPost Social: a discussion regarding the current state of affairs in measuring student, teacher and school performance. 

Dinner with the MinnPost Stars

MinnPost Silver members and above: Tickets are now available for “Dinner with the MinnPost Stars,” an opportunity to eat, drink and chat with MinnPost journalists, board members, staff and supporters.

2015 Minnesota Renaissance Festival

Sixteen stages of live entertainment, 250 Artisan booths for endless shopping, live armored jousting, food and fun for the whole family! MinnPost is a media sponsor.

Midsummer Musicale (SOLD OUT)

This fun and casual social gathering will feature live music, heavy hors d’oeuvres, wine and beer. Invitation is limited to MinnPost Silver members and above ($5+ per month). $75 per person.

MinnPost Social: State legislative wrap-up

Join MinnPost writers Briana Bierschbach and Doug Grow, and executive editor Andrew Putz on Monday, May 18, for a spirited recap of the 2015 legislative session.

MinnRoast 2015

MinnRoast is our annual song-and-skit variety show featuring your favorite local politicians, journalists and media types shedding their serious personas to sing, dance, act and poke fun at each other.

MinnPost Social: 2015 MN Legislative Preview

Join MinnPost writers Briana Bierschbach and Doug Grow, and Executive Editor Andrew Putz at The Happy Gnome in St. Paul to discuss this year’s legislative session.

Give to the Max Day 2014

Join us for our sixth annual charitable giving event. We’ll be rallying all Minnesotans to cheer on their favorite cause during our 24-hour extravaganza of generosity. MinnPost is a media sponsor.

MinnPost’s 7th anniversary party

Enjoy yummy Solera food, delicious birthday cake, a cash bar, a silent auction with mobile bidding, a live jazz band and a holiday gift bazaar.

School board at-large candidate forum

The League of Women Voters Minneapolis will host a candidate forum for the Minneapolis at-large school board candidates on Wednesday, Oct. 29. MinnPost is a media sponsor.

Health care equity: How do we get there?

In this Oct. 21 breakfast event, MinnPost will ask: “Why is that? What are the biggest barriers to meaningful reduction in health-care disparities, and what should we do to address them?”

MinnPost Social: Education and Elections

Education and Elections, with MinnPost education writer Beth Hawkins and executive editor Andrew Putz, will delve into the issues surrounding local school board races — and why we should all pay attention to them.

2014 Minnesota Renaissance Festival

Sixteen stages of live entertainment, 250 Artisan booths for endless shopping, live armored jousting, food and fun for the whole family! MinnPost is a media sponsor.

Wild and outside with the St. Paul Saints

The newest iteration of the Saints, celebrating their 22nd season, calls Midway Stadium home and operates under the mantra “Fun is Good.” MinnPost is a St. Paul Saints media sponsor.

MinnRoast 2014 starring Lizz Winstead on April 25

Join us at the Historic State Theatre on Friday, April 25 for MinnRoast — our annual song-and-skit variety show featuring your favorite local politicians, journalists, and media types. Marvel as they shed their serious personas to sing, dance, act, and poke fun at each other.

Third Thursday: Nerd Thursday

On the third Thursday of the month, experience the MIA’s diverse art collection through unique programs, drinks, and live music. MinnPost is a media sponsor.

MinnPost Cooks on White Bear Lake

MinnPost’s wildly popular fall dinner event returns to Rebecca and Mark Shavlik’s home on Manitou Island/White Bear Lake.

Meet Marlys the MinnPost Maven

Enjoy Harris’ take on hot-button topics — plus drinks and dinner lakeside in Golden Valley.

2013 Minnesota Renaissance Festival

Sixteen stages of live entertainment, 250 Artisan booths for endless shopping, live armored jousting, food and fun for the whole family! MinnPost is a media sponsor.

Generation Now leadership visit

Modeled after the 11 year-old InterCity Leadership Visit, the Generation Now Leadership Visit is a 3-day to trip to Milwaukee for current and rising leaders within Minnesota’s professional community. MinnPost is a sponsor.

Twins vs. Tigers with Gleeman and the Geek

Blogger Aaron Gleeman and Twins Geek John Bonnes will watch the Twins-Tigers game with you in a private suite directly up from 1st base. This event is sold out.

‘Midnight Party’ at the Walker

Tour the ‘Midnight Party’ exhibit at the Walker Art Center with assistant curator Eric Crosby. Includes some of the most remarkable art made over the past century.

St. Paul Saints 2013 season

The newest iteration of the Saints, celebrating their 21st season, calls Midway Stadium home and operates under the mantra “Fun is Good.” MinnPost is a St. Paul Saints media sponsor.

Beth Hawkins’ EDTalk: A Reporter’s Take on Education

EDTalks is a lively new series that engages young professionals on public education issues in Minneapolis. Each program features two compelling 20-minute presentations followed by conversation and networking.

Climate change: Right here, right now

MinnPost’s Earth Journal Circle presents “Climate change: Right here, right now,” a substantive discussion of how Earth’s changing climate is showing up in Minnesota’s natural resources — and how policymakers are responding.

2013 Minnesota Swarm season

The Minnesota Swarm lacrosse team play eight home games from January through April 2013 at Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul. MinnPost is a media sponsor.

MinnPost Fifth Anniversary Celebration

During the past five years, MinnPost has become a national leader in the nonprofit regional journalism world. We invite you to join us in celebration of all we’ve accomplished together.

44 Plays for 44 Presidents

44 Plays for 44 Presidents is a love song to every Mad Tom, Tricky Dick, and William Henry Harri-who. MinnPost is a media sponsor.

Twin Cities Book Festival

The Twin Cities Book Festival—presented each year by Rain Taxi—is not only the premier literary event in the upper Midwest, it is the annual get together for the Twin Cities’ devoted literary community. MinnPost is a media sponsor.

Chalk Talk: Teachers Take on Education Policy

Chalk Talk offers a panel of teachers with varying experiences and viewpoints to discuss how education policies affect work in the classroom.  MinnPost is a media sponsor.

Watch the 1st Presidential Debate with MinnPost

Watch the debate at Hell’s Kitchen in downtown Minneapolis on a large screen. Pre/post-debate discussion led by MinnPost’s Eric Black and Cyndy Brucato.

Strolling with Sturdevant

Join Andy Sturdevant — author of MinnPost’s weekly column The Stroll — on a walking tour of the Warehouse District.

MinnPost Asks: Secretary of State Mark Ritchie

The program will feature Secretary of State Mark Ritchie, MinnPost reporter Beth Hawkins, and U of M law professor Dale Carpenter in a wide-ranging discussion.

Loring Park Art Festival

The Festival consists of 140 visual artists displaying their orginial work in 12×12 booths, strolling musicians, scheduled stage performances, children’s activities and food booths. MinnPost is a Loring Park Art Festival media sponsor.

Uptown Art Fair

Professional works of art ranging from limited editions to one-of-a-kind treasures in each of 12 media including sculpture, painting, ceramics, jewelry, mixed media, and more. MinnPost is an Uptown Art Fair participating sponsor.

The Beer Dabbler at Twin Cities Pride

The Beer Dabbler is teaming up with one of the nations’s largest Pride Celebrations to host a unique event highlighting 20 local Breweries paired with 20 of Minnesota’s favorite food trucks. MinnPost is a Beer Dabbler at Twin Cities Pride media sponsor.

Grand Old Day

Grand Old Day, Saint Paul’s first rite of summer, is where to go when you’re looking for things to do in the Twin Cities. MinnPost is a Grand Old Day Arts District sponsor.

MinnRoast 2012

You’re invited to join us for the fifth anniversary of our annual fundraiser – where journalists and politicians are gently skewered!

2012 Minnesota Stars FC season

The Stars began play in 2010 as the NSC Minnesota Stars, owned and operated by the National Sports Center in Blaine. In January 2012, the team became the Minnesota Stars FC. MinnPost is a Minnesota Stars FC media sponsor.

2012 Book Club Blast

Register now for the third annual MinnPost Book Club Blast featuring Kate DiCamillo, the award-winning author of “The Magician’s Elephant,” “The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane,” “The Tale of Despereaux,” “Because of Winn-Dixie” and many other beloved and unforgettable tales.

MinnPost’s 4th Birthday Party

Monday, Nov. 7, 2011 • 5:30 to 8 pm at Solera $20 per person for MinnPost member-donors and any # of guests – $30 per person for others SPECIAL OFFER: BUY 6 TIX, GET 2 MORE FREE! BUY TICKETS HERE BY NOV. 2 Looking for unique holiday gifts? Check out our SILENT AUCTION PREVIEW  Items […]

Minnesota Community Pride Day

Saturday, Sept. 3, 2011 • Carousel Park, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. This year, MinnPost is partnering with the Bush Foundation, InCommons and the State Fair for a day of newsmaker interviews, entertainment and the Minnesota Community Pride Showcase. Below is the full schedule. MinnPost events that day will feature a “supersized,” four-part “MinnPost Asks” […]

Make Minnesota Yours

invite young professional groups to an exciting evening of recruiting, networking, food and fun! The Concept Leaving home to launch a career in a new city is both exciting and frightening, liberating and isolating. For young interns, transitioning to life in an unfamiliar city — plugging into the social scene, getting involved in community, and forming meaningful, lasting relationships — can be especially challenging. […]

MinnRoast 2011

You are invited to an April Fools evening of frolic, fundraising & mischief.

MinnRoast 2010 – it’s a wrap

More than 700 MinnPost supporters gathered on April 26 to schmooze, laugh and raise money to support high-quality journalism in Minnesota. Whether or not you came to the event, please donate now to help MinnPost reporters keep a watchful eye on public figures, institutions and businesses. All Watchdog Challenge donations made by May 15 will […]

2010 Book Club Blast

For book club members – published and aspiring writers – book lovers and engaged readers Sunday, March 7, 2-5 pm at Open Book 1011 Washington Ave. S., Minneapolis Presenting Sponsor University of Minnesota Press Supporting Sponsors The Loft Literary Center Midwest Booksellers Association The Friends of the Saint Paul Public Library and the Minnesota Book […]

MinnRoast 2009 is now history!

More than 600 news junkies and newsmakers showed up at the Hilton Minneapolis on Wednesday, April 29 to eat, drink and make merry… and make money to keep serious journalism alive in Minnesota. MinnRoast was sold out for the second straight year. Whether or not you were able to attend, you’re invited to help us […]