Inspiration and Ideas


March 23, 2020

Nur-D Q&A

Nur-D was City Pages’ “Picked To Click” artist for 2019.

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March 16, 2020

Dylan Hicks Q&A

Dylan Hicks is a celebrated musician and author of two acclaimed novels.

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March 9, 2020

Andrea Swensson Q&A

Andrea Swensson is the author of “Got To Be Something Here: The Rise Of The Minneapolis Sound.”

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March 2, 2020

Ryan Berg Q&A

Ryan Berg’s book “No House to Call My Home” won the 2016 Minnesota Book Award for general nonfiction.

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February 24, 2020

Lady Lark Q&A

Lady Lark is a Minneapolis songwriter whose new album “Permission” is irresistibly danceable.

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February 17, 2020

Becky Kapell Q&A

Becky Kapell’s album “That Certain Ache” was one of the buzziest releases of 2018.

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February 10, 2020

Mark Engebretson Q&A

Mark Engebretson is the director of the music documentary “Jay’s Longhorn.”

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February 3, 2020

John Jodzio Q&A

John Jodzio is the author of the short-story collections “Knockout” and “Get In If You Want To Live.”

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January 27, 2020

Dan Schlissel Q&A

Dan Schlissel is the founder of Stand Up! Records and has put out comedy albums by Lewis Black, Patton Oswalt, Maria Bamford, and more.

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January 20, 2020

Alison Kirwin Q&A

Alison Kirwin started working at Al’s Breakfast in 1996 and now she runs the place.

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