Valentine's Day Best Bets

Running behind on making plans? Don’t fret.

Monday, February 14

Roses are red

WHAT: SlamMN! Erotica Slam
WHERE: Kieran’s Irish Pub, Minneapolis
WHEN: 8 p.m.
An annual tradition, this poetry slam brings out the romantic, comedic, and just plain ridiculous in Twin Citians willing to share their literary tilt on love for fun, prizes, and awws—down to the last man or woman standing. Learn more at

Monday, February 14

Here’s looking at you

WHAT: The Big Sleep and Three on a Match
WHERE: Heights Theatre, Minneapolis
WHEN: 7: 30 and 9:40 p.m.
A double bill of Bogie noir classics opens with Bogart and Bacall in a kind of screwball mystery, paired with an early Bogart film co-starring Bette Davis (and filled with the sort of sex, drugs, and tough-guy posturing common in the “pre-code” days of Hollywood). Learn more at

Forgot to order flowers? Not to worry. These florists offer same-day delivery all around the Twin Cities:


Flowers, gifts, treats, and plants, all delivered with love from you to your sweetie.

A. Johnson & Sons

Order by 2 p.m. and your Valentine will have a lovely bouquet decorating his or her desk in no time.

Twin City Flowers

Perhaps recognized best by their commercial starring Faith Hill, Twin City Flowers will deliver your “expression of love” in whichever flower form it may take.