Mistress Ginger at the Minneapolis Burlesque Festival
Oct
4
8:00 PM20:00

Mistress Ginger at the Minneapolis Burlesque Festival

Mistress Ginger sings a Liza Minnelli classic as part of this spectacle of glamorous, hilarious, and risqué delights! The festival includes four uniquely fabulous showcases at The Lab Theater, and Ginger will perform on the “Night of 1,000 Stars” program on Friday, October 4, with Franco Holder on the grand piano. Don’t miss it!

TICKETS
VIP $50
Preferred Seating $40
General Admission $30

**VIP seating gets you and your party seating at draped and decorated table most proximal to the stage. Preferred seating is the center section of the riser in the 3rd, 4th and 5th rows. General admission is the rest of the seating bank. If you have mobility restrictions, please select the accessible option for each ticket tier. We will connect with you prior to the event to make sure your needs are met.**

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Mistress Ginger at Twin Cities Veg Fest
Sep
15
11:00 AM11:00

Mistress Ginger at Twin Cities Veg Fest

Mistress Ginger brings her cabaret magic to Twin Cities Veg Fest again this year. Find her on the Target Stage at 4:10pm with the legendary Lori Dokken on the keys.

When she’s not performing, you can find her at her glittering table with cookies and cookbooks in tow (11am-5pm). Swing by and say hello. Photo ops are welcome and autographed cookbooks are $20 each.

Twin Cities Veg Fest
Sunday, September 15, 11am-5pm
Harriet Island Regional Park

The event is FREE and all are welcome!

Get more info about the festival at tcvegfest.com.

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Mistress Ginger & Friends: LIVE from the Gay Bat Cave — Episode 11
Aug
26
7:00 PM19:00

Mistress Ginger & Friends: LIVE from the Gay Bat Cave — Episode 11

Mistress Ginger is going LIVE on Facebook, and you're invited! For the episode #11, Ginger is meeting up with Anna Hashizume and Jäc of Mixed Precipitation.

You’ll get to hear all about Mixed Precipitation’s current production, The Clemency of Tito’s Tennis Club, a picnic operetta playing now through the end of September, in parks throughout Minnesota. If you’ve ever wondered how Mozart, 80s New Wave music, and food can be combined, all your questions will be answered…and so much more!

Whoever you are, wherever you are, tune in for the fun via Mistress Ginger’s Facebook page at 7:00pm CST on Monday, August 26. And be sure to follow Ginger's Facebook page so that you get a notification when they go live.

In each episode of "Mistress Ginger & Friends," Ginger meets up with a different Twin Cities artist down in the Gay Bat Cave (Ginger’s dressing room). They chat about their creative adventures, answer your burning questions, and then talk about god knows what else. It’s live—anything could happen. (!!!)

If you're a Twin Cities artist who'd like to be interviewed for a future episode of "Mistress Ginger & Friends," contact Ginger at ginger@mistressgingercooks.com.




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Mistress Ginger & Friends: LIVE from the Gay Bat Cave — Episode 10
Jul
28
7:00 PM19:00

Mistress Ginger & Friends: LIVE from the Gay Bat Cave — Episode 10

Mistress Ginger is going LIVE on Facebook, and you're invited!

For the episode #10, Ginger is meeting up with Nucc (Nooch) aka Nancy Antenucci, Twin Cities Tarot Diva and author of Psychic Tarot - Using Your Natural Psychic Abilities to Read the Cards.

As part of the evening’s festivities, Nucc will be offering up a great little tarot tutorial for all the Tarot-curious out there! Nucc is also a dancer currently experimenting with ways to become tarot as a live embodiment. Who knows, maybe Nucc and Ginger will strike a pose.

Whoever you are, wherever you are, tune in for the fun via Mistress Ginger’s Facebook page at 7:00pm CST on Sunday, July 28. And be sure to follow Ginger's Facebook page so that you get a notification when they go live.

In each episode of "Mistress Ginger & Friends," Ginger meets up with a different Twin Cities artist down in the Gay Bat Cave (Ginger’s dressing room). They chat about their creative adventures, answer your burning questions, and then talk about god knows what else. It’s live—anything could happen. (!!!)

If you're a Twin Cities artist who'd like to be interviewed for a future episode of "Mistress Ginger & Friends," contact Ginger at ginger@mistressgingercooks.com.




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Musical Storytime with Mistress Ginger
Jul
13
3:30 PM15:30

Musical Storytime with Mistress Ginger

Mistress Ginger serves up her cabaret magic at the first-ever Columbia Heights Pride Festival! Through story, song, and a bit of dance, Ginger takes the audience on a family-friendly, fun-filled journey to inspire to inspire one and all to follow your dreams, love who you are, and live your life to the fullest. With George Maurer on keys.

*Note the time change. The performance will now begin at 3:30pm.

Free and open to the public. Appropriate for all ages.

The Columbia Heights Pride Festival is a family-friendly LGBTQ+ festival with fun activities, performances, community outreach, vendors, and food. The event is hosted by Heightsnext, a non-profit organization that builds community resilience and sustainability.

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50 Ways to Flaunt It
Jun
18
7:30 PM19:30

50 Ways to Flaunt It

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An Evening of Song to Celebrate 50 Years of Pride

Join cabaret diva Mistress Ginger and the legendary Lori Dokken for an evening of song to celebrate 50 years of Pride. This rousing retrospective features your favorite tunes from the past five decades, everything from Joni Mitchell to Janelle Monáe.

Tuesday, June 18
7:00pm doors | 7:30pm show

Tickets:  $10 advance | $15 same day/at the door

Taco Tuesday Food and Drink Specials ALL NIGHT!

Mistress Ginger is a singer, dancer, and cookbook author based in the Twin Cities. Since 2006, she has presented more than two dozen original cabaret shows and has been featured in a variety of alternative performance events in venues ranging from the Bryant-Lake Bowl Theater to the Ordway Center for the Performing Arts. With a passion for storytelling through song, she delights in taking her audiences on whimsical journeys full of heart and imagination, plus the occasional fan kick. Her cookbook, Mistress Ginger Cooks: Everyday Vegan Food for Everyone, was published in 2014. For more about Ginger, visit mistressginger.net.

Lori Dokken is vocalist, pianist, arranger, performance coach, and producer. She has played and appealed to the patrons of every major and minor music venue in Minneapolis and St. Paul. Her credits include writer and publishing member of ASCAP; vocal arranger for Three Hits And A Miss 2002 CD; musical director and arranger for hit cabaret shows; executive producer and producer of 2001 CD release, “The Girls”;  producer, musical director, and arranger for six RSVP Cruise Vacations Main Stage productions; headliner for two RSVP Cruise Vacations Main Stage productions; and executive producer, vocalist, and pianist for two CD releases in 2005. She has also worked with or opened for Bobby McFerrin, Jane Oliver, Beatrice Arthur, Jennifer Holiday, Lucie Arnaz, Sally Struthers, Sandy Duncan, Eartha Kitt, Carole King and Tony Bennett. For more information, visit loridokken.com.


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Broadway, Circa 1986
Jun
8
7:00 PM19:00

Broadway, Circa 1986

Join Mistress Ginger for a queer musical romp through Broadway of the 1980s. Expect shoulder pads, roller skates, and frisky felines galore. All your favorite showtunes will be there. Think Cats, Phantom, Les Miz and more. Meanwhile, Ginger will regale you with tales of her adventures in coming out queer, leading one and all on a bedazzled journey to luscious liberation. Meow!

Starring Mistress Ginger and directed by David Hanzal, with costumes by Nancy Pohl, lighting design by Heidi Eckwall, and film by Kevin Obsatz.

Thursday, June 6
Friday, June 7
Saturday, June 8

7pm (doors at 6pm)

The Bryant-Lake Bowl Theater
810 W Lake Street, Minneapolis

Thursday: $5-20 sliding scale
Friday & Saturday: $15 in advance/$20 at the door

RESERVE TICKETS FOR THURSDAY

RESERVE TICKETS FOR FRIDAY

RESERVE TICKETS FOR SATURDAY

To reserve tickets by phone, call the Bryant-Lake Bowl Theater box office at 612-825-8949.

A Kickstarter campaign to support the production is underway through May 26. Learn more and become a backer.

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Broadway, Circa 1986
Jun
7
7:00 PM19:00

Broadway, Circa 1986

Join Mistress Ginger for a queer musical romp through Broadway of the 1980s. Expect shoulder pads, roller skates, and frisky felines galore. All your favorite showtunes will be there. Think Cats, Phantom, Les Miz and more. Meanwhile, Ginger will regale you with tales of her adventures in coming out queer, leading one and all on a bedazzled journey to luscious liberation. Meow!

Starring Mistress Ginger and directed by David Hanzal, with costumes by Nancy Pohl, lighting design by Heidi Eckwall, and film by Kevin Obsatz.

Thursday, June 6
Friday, June 7
Saturday, June 8

7pm (doors at 6pm)

The Bryant-Lake Bowl Theater
810 W Lake Street, Minneapolis

Thursday: $5-20 sliding scale
Friday & Saturday: $15 in advance/$20 at the door

RESERVE TICKETS FOR THURSDAY

RESERVE TICKETS FOR FRIDAY

RESERVE TICKETS FOR SATURDAY

To reserve tickets by phone, call the Bryant-Lake Bowl Theater box office at 612-825-8949.

A Kickstarter campaign to support the production is underway through May 26. Learn more and become a backer.

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Broadway, Circa 1986
Jun
6
7:00 PM19:00

Broadway, Circa 1986

Join Mistress Ginger for a queer musical romp through Broadway of the 1980s. Expect shoulder pads, roller skates, and frisky felines galore. All your favorite showtunes will be there. Think Cats, Phantom, Les Miz and more. Meanwhile, Ginger will regale you with tales of her adventures in coming out queer, leading one and all on a bedazzled journey to luscious liberation. Meow!

Starring Mistress Ginger and directed by David Hanzal, with costumes by Nancy Pohl, lighting design by Heidi Eckwall, and film by Kevin Obsatz.

Thursday, June 6
Friday, June 7
Saturday, June 8

7pm (doors at 6pm)

The Bryant-Lake Bowl Theater
810 W Lake Street, Minneapolis

Thursday: $5-20 sliding scale
Friday & Saturday: $15 in advance/$20 at the door

RESERVE TICKETS FOR THURSDAY

RESERVE TICKETS FOR FRIDAY

RESERVE TICKETS FOR SATURDAY

To reserve tickets by phone, call the Bryant-Lake Bowl Theater box office at 612-825-8949.

A Kickstarter campaign to support the production is underway through May 26. Learn more and become a backer.

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Mistress Ginger & Friends: LIVE from the Gay Bat Cave — Episode 9
May
8
7:00 PM19:00

Mistress Ginger & Friends: LIVE from the Gay Bat Cave — Episode 9

Mistress Ginger is going LIVE on Facebook, and you're invited!

For the episode #9, Ginger is meeting up with theatre artist David Hanzal, director Junkyard Cabaret’s upcoming production of Broadway, Circa 1986. You'll hear all about that, plus so much more!

During the broadcast, Ginger and David will be dragging up a couple boy puppets that will be featured in Ginger’s musical romp of 80s Broadway, coming to the Bryant-Lake Bowl Theater, June 6-8 (tickets on sale soon!).

Whoever you are, wherever you are, tune in for the fun via Mistress Ginger’s Facebook page at 7:00pm CST on Wednesday May 8. And be sure to follow Ginger's Facebook page so that you get a notification when they go live.

In each episode of "Mistress Ginger & Friends," Ginger meets up with a different Twin Cities artist down in the Gay Bat Cave (Ginger’s dressing room). They chat about their creative adventures, answer your burning questions, and then talk about god knows what else. It’s live—anything could happen. (!!!)

If you're a Twin Cities artist who'd like to be interviewed for a future episode of "Mistress Ginger & Friends," contact Ginger at ginger@mistressgingercooks.com.




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Benefit for SoulSpace Farm Sanctuary
Apr
29
7:00 PM19:00

Benefit for SoulSpace Farm Sanctuary

Mistress Ginger joins Honey LaBronx, The Vegan Drag Queen and host of Big Fat Vegan Radio, for this benefit for SoulSpace Farm Sanctuary.

Suggested Donation $20 at the door. Cash and credit cards accepted.

For ages 18+

This show features explicit content and loud music. The venue is wheelchair accessible.

ABOUT THE BENEFICIARY: SoulSpace Farm Sanctuary rescues and protects farm animals from cruelty. We provide a forever home to 50 animals rescued from abuse, neglect, and abandonment situations. SoulSpace works to inspire change in the way society views farm animals and support people in their quest to live a more compassionate lifestyle. At SoulSpace, people of all ages have the opportunity to volunteer at the farm and experience the Residents firsthand. We offer educational tours with the hopes of opening people’s hearts and minds to the animals and their stories.



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Mistress Ginger & Friends: LIVE from the Gay Bat Cave — Episode 8
Apr
25
7:30 PM19:30

Mistress Ginger & Friends: LIVE from the Gay Bat Cave — Episode 8

Mistress Ginger is going LIVE on Facebook, and you're invited!

For the episode #8, Ginger is meeting up with Ayesha Adu, a Minneapolis-based award-winning director, writer, producer, actor, and editor. Ayesha is currently raising funds to complete the post-production phase of her film "Little Men." Ginger will get the dish on that and so much more!

Whoever you are, wherever you are, tune in via Mistress Ginger’s Facebook page at 7:30pm CST on Thursday, April 25. And be sure to follow Ginger's Facebook page so that you get a notification when they go live.

In each episode of "Mistress Ginger & Friends," Ginger meets up with a different Twin Cities artist down in the Gay Bat Cave (Ginger’s dressing room). They chat about their creative adventures, answer your burning questions, and then talk about god knows what else. It’s live—anything could happen. (!!!)

If you're a Twin Cities artist who'd like to be interviewed for a future episode of "Mistress Ginger & Friends," contact Ginger at ginger@mistressgingercooks.com.




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Dykes Do Drag
Apr
18
to Apr 20

Dykes Do Drag

  • The Bryant-Lake Bowl Theater (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Mistress Ginger brings a couple titillating Prince tunes to this wild and uproarious variety show.

Dykes Do Drag features performers of all genders and orientations, celebrating an expanding continuum of gender expression and performance in the Upper Midwest for nearly 20 years. This edgy performance art cabaret features traditional Drag, burlesque, live music, boi-lesque, modern dance, video and visual art, and lip-syncing.

3 shows at 10pm!
Thursday, April 18
Friday, April 19
Saturday, April 20

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Let's Misbehave at Vegan East
Apr
6
7:30 PM19:30

Let's Misbehave at Vegan East

Illustration by Musette Badeau

Illustration by Musette Badeau

Tonight we’re gonna party like it’s 1929.

What happens when a vegan bakery and a cabaret diva join forces? Sweet magic! Vegan East and Mistress Ginger are teaming up to provide you with an evening of sumptuous sweets and cabaret entertainment. As you nibble on the amazing treats whipped up by Vegan East, you’ll go on a journey through the Cole Porter songbook, as interpreted by Mistress Ginger and her charming piano man Franco Holder. The music is live, the desserts are amazing, and you'll be enchanted!

About the dessert:
Vegan East is an all-vegan bake shop specializing in cupcakes, cookies, cinnamon rolls and cakes. For this special event, each guest will receive a decadent slice of gourmet vegan, gluten-free, lemon raspberry cheesecake, as well as a selection of herbal tea, kombucha or coffee.

About the show:
Mistress Ginger, our venerable cabaret queen, has unearthed a treasure trove of delicious Cole Porter tunes for your amusement. With Franco Holder on piano, Ginger takes you on a vintage musical journey from a chic penthouse in Manhattan to the Café de Paris. Revel in the music of one of the twentieth century’s greatest — and gayest — composers, whose songs are famously full of glamour, wit, passion, and the permission to be naughty. Let’s do it!

Let’s Misbehave: Mistress Ginger Sings Cole Porter
Saturday, April 6
7:30pm (doors at 7pm)

Tickets: $25 for show + dessert
Space is limited; reserve your tickets in advance!

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Mistress Ginger & Friends: LIVE from the Gay Bat Cave — Episode 7
Mar
11
8:00 PM20:00

Mistress Ginger & Friends: LIVE from the Gay Bat Cave — Episode 7

Mistress Ginger is going LIVE on Facebook, and you're invited!

For the episode #7, Ginger is meeting up with Genevieve Bennett, Artistic Director of Red Bird Theatre. Their production of A Bright Room Called Day comes to the Pillsbury House Theatre in April. Ginger will get the dish on that and more!

Whoever you are, wherever you are, tune in via Mistress Ginger’s Facebook page at 8:00pm CST on Monday, March 11. And be sure to follow Ginger's Facebook page so that you get a notification when they go live.

In each episode of "Mistress Ginger & Friends," Ginger meets up with a different Twin Cities artist down in the Gay Bat Cave (Ginger’s dressing room). They chat about their creative adventures, answer your burning questions, and then talk about god knows what else. It’s live—anything could happen. (!!!)

If you're a Twin Cities artist who'd like to be interviewed for a future episode of "Mistress Ginger & Friends," contact Ginger at ginger@mistressgingercooks.com.




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Fun with Food...in the Boudoir
Mar
10
7:00 PM19:00

Fun with Food...in the Boudoir

An Educational (and Entertaining) Workshop at The Smitten Kitten

Mistress Ginger, cabaret diva and cookbook author, leads this entertaining and informative workshop on how to have fun with food…in the boudoir. Looking for the perfect nosh to rev your engine? Wanting to know what scrumptious nibbles can be used to titillate your beloved? Mistress Ginger is ready to dish. Drawing from her own recipes and her own saucy stories, Ginger serves up a primer on aphrodisiacs and food play sure to whet your appetite…in more ways than one.

FREE to attend! RSVP by calling 612-721-6088 or emailing events@smittenkittenonline.com.

ABOUT EVENTS AT SMITTEN KITTEN

“All of our in store events are held in our Minneapolis store at 3010 Lyndale Ave in Uptown.

“YOU SHOULD RSVP: Classes DO get full! RSVP to events@smittenkittenonline.com or call 612-721-6088. Seating is limited and our classes frequently fill to capacity. To guarantee your spot, you should RSVP early.

“CLASSES ARE FREE: The Smitten Kitten is pleased to offer this event FREE to the public. We think everybody should have easy access to high quality sex education! We cover tuition for all attendees and make sure our presenters are fairly compensated for their time and expertise.

“EVERYONE IS WELCOME: Our in-store events are well attended by an incredibly diverse audience. When we say that everyone is welcome, we mean it! People of all genders, orientations, ages and abilities are encouraged to come.

“EVENTS ARE NON-EXPLICIT: Events are non-explicit and non-sexual. That means that although the content includes information about sex and are intended for adult audiences, no sexual or explicit activity takes place. All demonstrations and other learning tools, images and props are of an educational nature.

“WE WANT OUR EVENTS TO BE ACCESSIBLE TO YOU: To arrange ASL interpretation, specific seating needs or to discuss other measures that will make our events more accessible to you, please email us at info@smittenkittenonline.com or call our store at (612)721-6088. We're always eager to help make our guests comfortable and make our space more accessible.

“FRAGRANCE-FREE EVENT:
Please refrain from wearing perfume or any fragrance to help ensure this event can be as fragrance-free as possible.”

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Let's Misbehave: Mistress Ginger Sings Cole Porter
Feb
14
7:30 PM19:30

Let's Misbehave: Mistress Ginger Sings Cole Porter

Illustration by Musette Badeau

Illustration by Musette Badeau

Tonight we’re gonna party like it’s 1929.

Mistress Ginger, our venerable cabaret queen, has unearthed a treasure trove of delicious Cole Porter tunes for your Valentine’s amusement. With Franco Holder on piano and special guest Joey Clark, Ginger takes us on a vintage musical journey from a chic penthouse in Manhattan to the Café de Paris. Together, we’ll revel in the music of one of the twentieth century’s greatest — and gayest — composers, whose songs are famously full of glamour, wit, passion, and the permission to be naughty.

Wednesday, February 13 & Thursday, February 14
7:30pm (doors at 7:00pm)

Tickets: $25 VIP / $15 General Admission
VIP tickets include reserved seating and a glittering gift bag of a dozen Gingersnatch Cookies, homemade by the Mistress herself.

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Let's Misbehave: Mistress Ginger Sings Cole Porter
Feb
13
7:30 PM19:30

Let's Misbehave: Mistress Ginger Sings Cole Porter

Illustration by Musette Badeau

Illustration by Musette Badeau

Tonight we’re gonna party like it’s 1929.

Mistress Ginger, our venerable cabaret queen, has unearthed a treasure trove of delicious Cole Porter tunes for your Valentine’s amusement. With Franco Holder on piano and special guest Joey Clark, Ginger takes us on a vintage musical journey from a chic penthouse in Manhattan to the Café de Paris. Together, we’ll revel in the music of one of the twentieth century’s greatest — and gayest — composers, whose songs are famously full of glamour, wit, passion, and the permission to be naughty.

Wednesday, February 13 & Thursday, February 14
7:30pm (doors at 7:00pm)

Tickets: $25 VIP / $15 General Admission
VIP tickets include reserved seating and a glittering gift bag of a dozen Gingersnatch Cookies, homemade by the Mistress herself.

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Mistress Ginger & Friends: LIVE from the Gay Bat Cave — Episode 6
Feb
8
8:15 PM20:15

Mistress Ginger & Friends: LIVE from the Gay Bat Cave — Episode 6

Mistress Ginger is going LIVE on Facebook, and you're invited!

For the sixth episode of "Mistress Ginger & Friends," Ginger is giving you a glimpse of her upcoming cabaret extravaganza Let's Misbehave. Alongside her costars Franco Holder and Joey Clark, Ginger will dish on the genesis of the upcoming V-Day soirée, reveal behind-the-scenes shenanigans, and serve up a medley of Cole Porter tunes — all LIVE and for your amusement.

Whoever you are, wherever you are, tune in via Mistress Ginger’s Facebook page around 8:15pm CST on Friday, February 8. And be sure to follow Ginger's page so that you get a notification when they go live. facebook.com/mistressgingercooks

In each episode of "Mistress Ginger & Friends," Ginger meets up with a different Twin Cities artist down in the Gay Bat Cave (Ginger’s dressing room). They chat about their creative adventures, answer your burning questions, and then talk about god knows what else. After all, it’s live—anything could happen. (!!!)

If you're a Twin Cities artist who'd like to be interviewed for a future episode of "Mistress Ginger & Friends," contact Ginger at ginger@mistressgingercooks.com. Don't be shy. Mistress Ginger is an equal opportunity showgirl.

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Mistress Ginger & Friends: LIVE from the Gay Bat Cave — Episode 5
Dec
29
4:00 PM16:00

Mistress Ginger & Friends: LIVE from the Gay Bat Cave — Episode 5

Mistress Ginger is going LIVE on Facebook, and you're invited!

For the fifth episode of "Mistress Ginger & Friends," Ginger is joined by Jenny Case and Shannon McCarville, both of whom work with She Rock She Rock, a fantastic nonprofit dedicated to empowering girls, women, trans and nonbinary folks through the art of music. You'll also hear about what Jenny and Shannon do with their respective art forms, spanning music and theater. And Ginger's got some big news to share!

Whoever you are, wherever you are, tune in via Mistress Ginger’s Facebook page at 4pm CST on Saturday, December 29. And be sure to follow Ginger's page so that you get a notification when they go live.

In each episode of "Mistress Ginger & Friends," Ginger meets up with a different Twin Cities artist down in the Gay Bat Cave (Ginger’s dressing room). They chat about their creative adventures, answer your burning questions, and then talk about god knows what else. After all, it’s live—anything could happen. (!!!)

If you're a Twin Cities artist who'd like to be interviewed for a future episode of "Mistress Ginger & Friends," contact Ginger at ginger@mistressgingercooks.com. Don't be shy. Mistress Ginger is an equal opportunity showgirl.

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Cut the Cheese: A Night of Laughs and Storytelling
Dec
6
7:00 PM19:00

Cut the Cheese: A Night of Laughs and Storytelling

Your Mistress is telling stories! Read all about it:

It might be cheesy, but it’s true - breaking up is hard to do. More people than ever are considering a plant-based diet for their health and the planet. But research shows cheese is the hardest addiction to break.

Don’t worry, curd-lovers, help is here. Join us for an evening of story-telling, wisdom-sharing and a few laughs from those who’ve bravely cut the cheese for good. This FREE plant-based event will be catered by Herbivorous Butcher and French Meadow.

Hosted by comedian Bruce Leroy Williams (Minnesota’s “2017 Artists of the Year” by City Pages and featured on Comedy Central's “Hart of the City”).

Storytellers (more to be announced):
Dotsie Bausch: Olympic Medalist, 8x USA Cycling National Champion & 2x Pan American Champion
Mistress Ginger: Cabaret Diva and plant based cookbook author from the Twin Cities
Dr. Milton Mills: Associate Director of Preventive Medicine with the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicin

Additional storytellers include Mary Bue, Karla Moreno-Bryce, Asher Brown, Sarah Reasoner, TJ Long, Lauren Plunkett, and Christine Coughlin.

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Mistress Ginger & Friends: LIVE from the Gay Bat Cave — Episode 4
Nov
18
8:00 PM20:00

Mistress Ginger & Friends: LIVE from the Gay Bat Cave — Episode 4

Mistress Ginger is going LIVE on Facebook, and you're invited!

For the fourth episode, "Mistress Ginger & Friends: LIVE from the Gay Bat Cave" promises to be very gay indeed. Ginger is joined by two of her very favorite boy toys: Oron Stenesh and Joey Clark. Both are performers, and Joey is a director, too. You may have seen them in some touring musical, on the cabaret stage, or even at a nursing home.

Whoever you are, wherever you are, tune in via Mistress Ginger’s Facebook page at 8pm CST on Sunday, November 18. And be sure to follow Ginger's page so that you get a notification when they go live.

In each episode of "Mistress Ginger & Friends," Ginger meets up with a different Twin Cities artist down in the Gay Bat Cave (Ginger’s dressing room). They chat about their creative adventures, answer your burning questions, and then talk about god knows what else. After all, it’s live—anything could happen. (!!!)

If you're a Twin Cities artist who'd like to be interviewed for a future episode of "Mistress Ginger & Friends," contact Ginger at ginger@mistressgingercooks.com. Don't be shy. Mistress Ginger is an equal opportunity showgirl.

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Dykes Do Drag
Nov
15
to Nov 17

Dykes Do Drag

  • The Bryant-Lake Bowl Theater (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Mistress Ginger brings a couple sizzling songs to this wild and uproarious variety show.

Dykes Do Drag features performers of all genders and orientations, celebrating an expanding continuum of gender expression and performance in the Upper Midwest for nearly 20 years. This edgy performance art cabaret features traditional Drag, burlesque, live music, boi-lesque, modern dance, video and visual art, and lip-syncing.

3 shows at 10pm!
Thursday, November 15
Friday, November 16
Saturday, November 17

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Mistress Ginger & Friends: LIVE from the Gay Bat Cave — Episode 3
Oct
22
8:00 PM20:00

Mistress Ginger & Friends: LIVE from the Gay Bat Cave — Episode 3

Mistress Ginger is going LIVE on Facebook, and you're invited!

For the third episode of "Mistress Ginger & Friends: LIVE from the Gay Bat Cave," Ginger meets up with singer-songwriter Mary Bue.

Whoever you are, wherever you are, tune in via Mistress Ginger’s Facebook page at 8pm CST on Monday, October 22. And be sure to follow Ginger's page so that you get a notification when they go live.

In each episode of "Mistress Ginger & Friends," Ginger meets up with a different Twin Cities artist down in the Gay Bat Cave (Ginger’s dressing room). They chat about their creative adventures, answer your burning questions, and then talk about god knows what else. After all, it’s live—anything could happen. (!!!)

If you're a Twin Cities artist who'd like to be interviewed for a future episode of "Mistress Ginger & Friends," contact Ginger at ginger@mistressgingercooks.com. Don't be shy. Mistress Ginger is an equal opportunity showgirl.

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A Night with Mistress Ginger
Oct
6
8:00 PM20:00

A Night with Mistress Ginger

Come on out for an evening of soulful music and good laughs. Mistress Ginger be singing up a storm with Franco Holder on the keys. She might even throw a fan kick in there.

Stop by anytime. No reservations necessary.

The Black Hart (formerly the Town House)
1415 University Avenue West, St. Paul

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Storytime with Mistress Ginger
Oct
6
3:00 PM15:00

Storytime with Mistress Ginger

Children of all ages are invited to spend a magical hour with Mistress Ginger at the Minneapolis Central Library. With her everlovin' brand of glitter and glam, she'll be reading aloud colorful stories to inspire love, laughter, and imagination. Some of her stories are songs, and Franco Holder will be there to provide piano accompaniment.

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The Twin Cities Veg Fest After-Party
Sep
16
5:00 PM17:00

The Twin Cities Veg Fest After-Party

For the Twin Cities Veg Fest 21+ After-Party, Ginger and her band are serving up the songs of the pop-rock goddesses you know and love. Think Stevie Nicks, Annie Lennox, Cyndi Lauper, Whitney Houston, Pink and more. With Franco Holder on keys, Jenny Case on bass, and Dustin Jensen on drums.

Mary Bue plays the first set, and then Ginger and band take the stage. With DJ Wagz mixing tunes here and there.

Learn more about the after-party at tcvegfest.com.

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Mistress Ginger & Friends: LIVE from the Gay Bat Cave — Episode 2
Sep
9
7:00 PM19:00

Mistress Ginger & Friends: LIVE from the Gay Bat Cave — Episode 2

Mistress Ginger is going LIVE on Facebook, and you're invited!

For the second episode of "Mistress Ginger & Friends: LIVE from the Gay Bat Cave," Ginger meets up with Cassandra Snow, freelance writer, tarot reader, and Artistic Director of Gadfly Theatre Productions.

Whoever you are, wherever you are, tune in via Mistress Ginger’s Facebook page at 7pm CST on Sunday, September 9. And be sure to follow Ginger's page so that you get a notification when they go live.

In each episode of "Mistress Ginger & Friends," Ginger meets up with a different Twin Cities artist down in the Gay Bat Cave (Ginger’s dressing room). They chat about their creative adventures, answer your questions, and then talk about god knows what else. After all, it’s live—anything could happen. (!!!)

If you're a Twin Cities artist who'd like to be interviewed for a future episode of "Mistress Ginger & Friends," contact Ginger at ginger@mistressgingercooks.com. Don't be shy. Mistress Ginger is an equal opportunity showgirl.

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Mistress Ginger & Friends: LIVE from the Gay Bat Cave — Episode 1
Aug
5
2:00 PM14:00

Mistress Ginger & Friends: LIVE from the Gay Bat Cave — Episode 1

Tune in for the launch of Mistress Ginger’s Facebook Live video series, “Mistress Ginger & Friends: LIVE from the Gay Bat Cave.”

In each episode, Ginger meets up with a different Twin Cities artist down in the Gay Bat Cave (Ginger’s dressing room). They'll dish about upcoming projects, answer your questions, and then talk about god knows what else. After all, it’s live—anything could happen. (!!!)

For the premiere episode, Ginger meets up with one of her besties, David Hanzal, Artistic Director of Collective Unconscious Performance. They’ll talk about David's upcoming theatre piece, “Le Cirque Féerique," sip cosmos, nibble on cupcakes, and have some unrehearsed repartee. Bring your questions!

Whoever you are, wherever you are, tune in via Mistress Ginger’s Facebook page at 4pm (CST) on Sunday, August 5. And be sure to follow Ginger's page so that you get a notification when they go live.

If you're a Twin Cities artist who'd like to be interviewed for a future episode of "Mistress Ginger & Friends," contact Ginger at ginger@mistressgingercooks.com. Don't be shy. Mistress Ginger is an equal opportunity showgirl.

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Tarot Readings with MG at Planet Glitter
Jun
22
to Jun 23

Tarot Readings with MG at Planet Glitter

Mistress Ginger is giving tarot readings at this hot Pride party! Little did you know, aside from being a cabaret diva, she's a sometimes sorceress at your service. The readings are free, but tips are appreciated!

Planet Glitter w/ Gaga-Rama + Asia O'Hara

Three floors of glitter filled fun!

  • ROOFTOP: Gay anthems by DJ Fancy Restaurant + Pop-Up Drag with Asia O'Hara (RuPaul's Drag Race)
  • BASEMENT: Gaga-Rama. All GAGA. All Night. Pop-Up Drag. Music by DJ IZZIE P
  • FIRST FLOOR: Glitter makeovers, chill zone and tarot readings!

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