Shinder's to Shinder's,
the documentary, aired on MTN, Minneapolis Cable
Television in January 2003.
Shinder's to Shinder's was shot on location ~ Hennepin Avenue between
6th and 7th Streets ~ in the summer of 1982. It is a portrait of Minneapolis'
honkeytonk twenty years ago. Like New York, our Minne Times Square has
since been eliminated, and we are much poorer for what we got in its
to Shinder's was a collaboration between poet Roy
McBride, who was responsible for the sound images,
Choreographer Patrick Scully, who was responsible
for the visual images, and film maker Dan Polsfuss,
who was responsible for putting it all together into
had its world premiere on the billboard which used
to sit diagonally above Shinder's on 7th, facing
the intersection for traffic coming down Hennepin
or 7th. It features dancers Susan Delattre, Wendy
Morris, Arlford, Jeff Sandeen, Roben Hill and Jay
This documentary was
shot by James Byrne, and documents the crowd,
the scene that was created at the screening
of the film. It also includes footage of the
film. Relive Hennepin Avenue as the honky tonk
bohemian center it was before the city paid
millions to have it torn down and replaced
by the current travesty.
it's the drag strip,
it's the edge
down on Hennepin
down on Hennepin"