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Duluth, Minnesota and Superior, Wisconsin. Arts and entertainment events calendar. Music in the Twin Ports. Arts by Lake Superior. The Transistor is published every Monday to over 70 high-traffic hotspots in Duluth and Superior, including: Fitger's Brewhouse, Carmody Irish Pub, Pizza Luce, R.T. Quinlan's, Electric Fetus, Global Village, Ragstock, Amazing Grace Bakery & Cafe, Rex Bar at Fitger's, Sir Benedict's on the Lake, The Reef, Dunn Brothers Coffee, At Sara's Table / Chester Creek Cafe, Burrito Union, Whole Foods Co-op Hillside and Denfeld, UMD (University of Minnesota Duluth), UWS (University of Wisconsin Superior), Beaner's Central, Damage Inc., Lake Superior Bakehouse, Red Mug Coffeehouse, The Main Club, Thirsty Pagan Brewing Co., Anchor Bar. THE HUBUB Transistor is Duluth's best free entertainment calendar, distributed every Monday to over 70 high-traffic distribution points in Duluth, MN, and Superior, WI. Clean and concise; edgy, colorful and irreverent; the Transistor is for residents and visitors who are looking for art and entertainment in the Twin Ports. The new Broadsheet size has condensed the same amount of relevant calendar information into a smaller, more eye catching format. THE BEST LOCAL CALENDAR We provide the most comprehensive, up-to-date local arts and entertainment calendar featuring an array of traditional and outsider events appealing to wide audiences: students during the school year, tourists in the summer, and your friends and neighbors all year round. Limited calendar space, combined with informed event research, and active hunting for hidden entertainment gems makes this the most credible calendar they will reference all week, every week. LOCAL COLUMNS Every week features local writers covering a variety of alternative topics, with a distinctive, bitingly funny voice. Writers have included: Teague Alexy, Wendy Grethen, Erik Kalstrom, Ann Klefstad, Mark Lindquist, Paul Lundgren, Patrick McKinnon, DJ Mouse, John Ramos, Jim and Alan Richardson, Anna Tennis, and more. LOCAL COMIX Every week showcases an original serial cartoon by a local illustrator. The Transistor has proudly showcased: Heidi Blunt, Sarah Heimer, Israel Malachi, Emily Michog, Chris Monroe, Jim Richardson, Andrew Stern, Adam Swanson, and Chris Warne. LOCATIONS Distribution is every Monday to high foot-traffic areas like UMD, downtown Duluth, Dewitt-Seitz, UWS, Lincoln Park, Spirit Valley, as well as restaurants, breweries, nightlife venues, Whole Foods, coffee shops and more. Distribution is rotated between Summer and School Year. ONLINE Transistormag.com features each week's broadsheet exactly, preserving your ads and calendar content as you see it in print. This allows readers to frequently use their smart phones to look up events throughout the week. No App required. FREE CIRCULATION Having free circulation allows you to directly target an entertainment oriented audience where they live, work, and play. The Transistor distributes 1,000 copies every week. The broadsheet format is designed for optimal counter space visibility and portability, encouraging locals, students, and tourists alike to pick one up and put it in their pocket. FINITE AD SPACE Ad rates are irresistibly inexpensive (starting at $40/week with ad design included). Add to that limited ad space and a unique online presence, and you get more bang for your buck. There is no way readers can miss your ad every time they consult the calendar throughout the week.
The Transistor offers the Duluth Postering service for the Duluth/Superior area. With a quick turnaround and a reasonable fee ($30) we can post your special event materials where they will reach valuable eyes at 30 high-traffic locations throughout the area. Drop off by 5PM Mondays at the Electric Fetus main counter, payable Duluth Postering.