The Weekend Starts Now: Bad Bad Hats

Becca Dilley / Heavy Table
Becca Dilley / Heavy Table

The Weekend Starts Now taped its tenth show at the Solar Arts by Chowgirls event space on Thursday, August 6.

This weekly podcast is a joint project of the Heavy Table and Secrets of the City, and it covers art, music, food, drink, culture, and more in the Upper Midwest.

You can follow and listen to the show on Soundcloud. And you can subscribe to the podcast on iTunes.

Becca Dilley Photography
Becca Dilley Photography

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Hear the whole tenth episode here

Becca Dilley / Heavy Table
Becca Dilley / Heavy Table

SEGMENT 1: INTRODUCTION

Taylor and James talk Central Avenue food, and more.

Becca Dilley / Heavy Table
Becca Dilley / Heavy Table

SEGMENT 2: BAD BAD HATS

One of the state’s hottest musical acts, Bad Bad Hats, join James and Taylor for a live interview.

Becca Dilley / Heavy Table
Becca Dilley / Heavy Table

SEGMENT 3: THE OPPOSITE GAME: MOVIES

Taylor and James grill their guests on movie opposites.

Becca Dilley / Heavy Table
Becca Dilley / Heavy Table

SEGMENT 4: HEIDI ANDERMACK FROM CHOWGIRLS

Chowgirls Killer Catering has become a staple on the Twin Cities scene for people who want a locally focused, food-conscious catering option.

Becca Dilley / Heavy Table
Becca Dilley / Heavy Table

SEGMENT 5: PAIGE TIGHE FROM MINNEAPOLIS TELECOMMUNICATIONS NETWORK

Paige Tighe of MTN explains what goes into the hurly-burly world of public access TV.

By James Norton

James Norton is editor and co-founder of the Heavy Table. He is also the co-author of Lake Superior Flavors, the co-author of a book about Wisconsin’s master cheesemakers, and a regular on-air contributor to Minnesota Public Radio.