The Weekend Starts Now: DJ Shannon Blowtorch
The Weekend Starts Now taped its ninth 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. If you’d like to join us for the next taping, we’ll be at the Chef Shack Ranch on August 17 (tickets available here).
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Hear the whole ninth episode here …
SEGMENT 1: INTRODUCTION
Taylor and James dish the dirt on the difficulty of dishing dirt.
SEGMENT 2: DJ SHANNON BLOWTORCH
We check in with Shannon Blowtorch, one of the area’s best-known DJs and promoters.
SEGMENT 3: ALEJANDRA PELINKA OF NEMAA
Taylor and James are in Northeast for this episode, so what better guest than the executive director of the Northeast Minneapolis Arts Association (NEMAA)?
SEGMENT 4: EMILY RHEINGANS OF MON PETIT CHÉRI
Emily Rheingans, the woman behind one of the city’s hottest new bakeries, joins us — and brings brown-butter peach rolls.
SEGMENT 5: YOUR TOP THREE
Taylor and James talk food, music, movies, and more to prep you for your weekend.