MINNEAPOLIS AND ST. PAUL — Minnesota Fringe Festival today announced a 13 percent increase in attendance over last year’s festival, setting a new all-time attendance record for the festival. The 11-day performing arts festival closed yesterday in Minneapolis and St. Paul.
Preliminary numbers show 46,189 tickets were issued to an estimated 15,100 patrons of the 2009 [...]
For the first time in festival history, we had a tie. Not just one tie, even, but two! To break the tie, we held a public coin toss (similar to the lottery that we use to determine the festival lineup) at Fringe Central tonight.
Congratulations go to contenders at Augsburg Studio (“Parry Hotter” and “Sarah, Your [...]
Finally, the extreme cuteness of Fringe is now available in handy sticker form! For windows, bumpers, notebooks and more, you can take Wobbles (Fringe’s pet kitty) home for just $2. Available at all venues and at the concierge desk at Fringe Central.
(Photo courtesy Scott Pakudaitis… Squirrels and Fringe, man. Squirrels and Fringe.)
UPDATE: Jeff, our tech [...]
MINNEAPOLIS AND ST. PAUL — Minnesota Fringe Festival, the Midwest’s largest performing arts festival, opened with a remarkable 19 percent jump in attendance over last year’s event, the festival announced today.
Preliminary numbers for the first four days of the annual eleven-day performing arts festival—Thurs., July 30 through Sun., Aug. 2—show that 16,814 tickets were issued, [...]
Although you still have to go to work, today is officially Minnesota Fringe Day in Minneapolis and St. Paul:
Whereas, since it was founded in 1993, Minnesota Fringe has brought thousands of artists to metro-area stages in performances ranging from shows created by teens to radical politics, from classics to the avant-garde…
That’s legal speak for “you’re [...]