Pi Bar infused the Twin Cities with an ecstatic, high energy jolt of queerness for the year and a half it was open. The bar was dreamed up in 2006 and established in South Minneapolis in 2007. They catered to lesbians and queer women, but was also open to the entire LGBTQ scene, making its embrace of the transgender community explicit.
In his recent memoir, Chemically Enhanced Butch, former Pi proprietor Ty Yule reflects on Pi’s brief but impactful existence in the Twin Cities. KFAI’s Sheila Regan reports. Listen below.
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