#followfriday /// Our weekly picks for who we think you should be following on Tumblr.
Alcohol By Volume /// ABV showcases the Minneapolis craft cocktail scene alongside some of the city’s amazing DJs and bands.
All This Is Ours /// An attempt to pay homage to a series of institutions embodying the things we love about Minneapolis, particularly as these places often remain unacknowledged or unseen by the public eye.
Artists in Residence /// MPLS.TV invites visual creators we admire to join forces with us for four weeks at a time, displaying their artwork and letting MPLS.TV in on some of their backstory. At the end of their residency, we’ll present a new original piece by our Artist in Residence, created exclusively for MPLS.TV.
Babes in Soyland /// Amateur vegan chef Holly VerHage shares her recipes, cooking ventures and explores all things vegan in this bi-weekly series.
Bike City /// Biking.
Caught in a Nosh /// Caught in a Nosh is artist and freelance writer Kari Schuster’s monthly column documenting her creation of ridiculous (but edible!) meals.
Chance Encounters /// Chance Encounters is a series of coincidental conversations with the people of Minneapolis. Personal questions are posed and small-talk is avoided, in hopes of soliciting wisdom from strangers.
Chuch Schuegen /// A political satire video, radio and blog series following fictional politician Chuck Schuegen, the most politically incorrect candidate even seen on either side of the mighty Mississippi.
City of Music /// A unique series showcasing live musical performances by your favorite local artists, produced by MPLS.TV in collaboration with Dan Huiting.
Doodle wt Dillon /// A video series that has Dillon Bakke collaborating with local artists and illustrators to create free-form visual experiments.
Entry Level /// MPLS.TV talks with emerging bands who play the 7th Street Entry room at the legendary First Avenue. These bands share stories about themselves, their recording processes, touring, and more.
Flash/Focus /// Our offbeat take at the photo essay where the viewer is the author. Every other week we ask our viewers to submit their own photos based on a subject we provide, and through their submissions we get an array of personal stories that together, make a pretty remarkable Minneapolis narrative.
Hot Dog & Whistle /// An original comic series by Minneapolis-based artist Graham John Petersburg.
How Do You Do? /// A hilarious how-to guide from expert life coach and Minneapolis-based comedian Andy Erikson, featuring frequent cameos by other local comedians.
Mixtapes /// Mixtapes
Near Future Shows /// A look at the shows ahead in Minneapolis.
North Shore Sessions /// North Shore Sessions features local and regional artists performing in unexpected locations — barns, shopping centers, train cars, railroad tunnels, former orphanages, and eventually the moon.
Offscreen /// A look at MPLS.TV contributors who aren’t always front and center on the site.
On the Road /// It’s time to unplug those ear buds, unglue your eyes from your iPad and watch the drama unfold on the bus. Armed with an unlimited-ride pass, I am taking you on a journey only made possible by Metro Transit. Follow me every Wednesday to see the rides and people that make up the city of Minneapolis.
Overheard Projector /// Northeast Minneapolis writer and bartender Nathan Morales eavesdrops on his customers and writes satirical explorations of local culture, events and people based on what he hears.
Players Without Instruments /// The brainchild of blogger and high school English teacher Chris Polley, Players Without Instruments profiles local figures who work behind the scenes to keep the Twin Cities’ music scene thriving.
Pumped Up Kicks /// MPLS.TV selects an ongoing project based in Minneapolis, telling you where to spend your donating dollars.
Quintuple-Double /// A season long crash course on the game of basketball with Adam Hansen and Sarah Morean.
Rediscovering MPLS /// After being away for six years, Clint has returned home and is rediscovering his city one neighborhood at a time, photo by photo.
S.C.A.N.S. /// Artist and writer Steven Lang subjects his scanner to periodic abuse all in the name of art. Lang scans things (usually highly processed and fast foods) that would ordinarily have no business being inside any kind of electronic device and documents his experiences in his imaginative series, S.C.A.N.S.
Scratch Your Niche /// Christiaan “Bacon” Tarbox searches Minneapolis for the geeky, unique, and hobby-oriented hotspots and activities that go beyond the everyday bar and club scenes.
Shake n Bake /// Hosted by Eunice Pitts, this one of a kind “rap cooking show” showcases the musical and domestic talents of (mostly) local hip hop artists.
Street Stories /// Ordinary city residents tell their their most interesting, weird and moving Minneapolis stories on location. An original MPLS.TV series produced by Joanna Solotaroff.
The Team Presents /// THE TEAM PRESENTS is a MPLS based filmmaking group specializing in sketch comedy. From the creative minds of Katelyn Haugdahl, Jennifer Stokka, Matthew Berg, Ryan Kron Thompson, and Beck DeRobertis, along with a revolving cast of their friends and associates, they are here to make Minneapolis cry from excitement and exhaustion.
The Zineatorium /// A zine consultation for the zine lover in all of us.
Wake Up Twin Cities /// Your favorite morning show completely improvised by Annie Fahrenkamp, Nick Decker, & Kevin Albertson.
We Are Minneapolis /// Interviews with the creative folk who put on for their city and give Minneapolis flair.
What The F**K Are You Wearing? /// Person-on-the-street fashion with Ula Brown.