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    Greg Sarris: Watermelon Nights

    Greg Sarris Watermelon Nights Hyperion THERE IS ACTUALLY only one watermelon night, although the clan in this Greg Sarris novel could desperately use a few more. The night someone leaves a truck heaped with sweet watermelons parked on a reser...

    by Amy Weivoda on August 19, 1998
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    Allegra Goodman: Kaaterskill Falls

    Allegra Goodman Kaaterskill Falls Dial Press LEAVING BEHIND THE heat and grime of New York, the followers of Rav Elijah Kirshner make the annual exodus from their Washington Heights neighborhood to the quaint Catskills resort town of Kaater...

    by Peter Ritter on August 19, 1998
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    Naked Lunch

    WHEN SKEWED VISIONS selected the Minneapolis Farmers Market for its site-specific installation performance The Eye in the Door, Part Two: Breakfast of Champions, the group anticipated the usual obstacles that accompany outdoor events. As it turns o...

    by Anne Ursu on August 19, 1998
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    Over the Counter - Staffed by DJs and rockers, indie record stores are selling a scene

    When the Beastie Boys stopped in town a couple weekends ago, Adam Horowitz's top priorities were laundry and vinyl. With two accomplices and a backpack full of dirty clothes, the MC walked into St. Paul's cozy Root Cellar Records and began perusing...

    by Peter S. Scholtes on August 19, 1998
  • There's the Rub - Minneapolis cops and their good neighbors set sights on another south-side sauna

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    There's the Rub - Minneapolis cops and their good neighbors set sights on another south-side sauna

    It's been almost two decades since Sauna 27 set up shop on a narrow strip of land wedged between 27th and Minnehaha avenues just off Lake Street. A liquor store and death-metal CD shop share the concrete island, and the Minneapolis Police Departmen...

    by Todd Melby on August 19, 1998
  • River Wild

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    River Wild

    Carol and Al Kratz haven't had this many neighbors in months. A turquoise tipi sits on their front lawn, a camp kitchen takes up the sidewalk next door, and two houses down a guy is perched atop a 20-foot metal tripod with his neck bike-locked to t...

    by Monika Bauerlein on August 19, 1998
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    Meet the New Bossen

    On August 6, Tawana Henderson and her kids woke up from the sound of their windows shattering. Minneapolis police were raiding their apartment following what their report calls "a controlled buy of suspected crack cocaine." The officers ordered Hen...

    by Mary Ellen Egan on August 19, 1998
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    Silent Treatment

    Hedda Gabler Hidden Theatre The first commendable performance of Hidden Theatre's Hedda Gabler is Jay Dysart's set. Before the play begins, we stare at an almost bare Victorian living room--walls covered with an ornate yellow wallpaper, and w...

    by Anne Ursu on August 12, 1998
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    True Lies

    Michael Wolff Burn Rate: How I Survived the Gold Rush Years on the Internet Simon & Schuster In 1994, journalist Michael Wolff's start-up media company, which developed ideas for books, magazines, and television with modest success, turned ...

    by Joshua Glenn on August 12, 1998
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    To the Landfill

    Joe Queenan Red Lobster, White Trash, and the Blue Lagoon: Joe Queenan's America Hyperion It's no secret that a lot of American mass culture today...well, isn't very good. OK, cultural-relativist euphemisms be damned: It sucks. Robert James...

    by Jesse Berrett on August 12, 1998
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    Bad Boys

    "GODDAM, I'D LIKE to kick some ass," says Triple E, 16-year-old car thief, boxer, rebel and hero of Duff Brenna's electric third novel, Too Cool (Doubleday). Elbert Earl Evans, as he's formally known, is one of the lost boys, grown hard and bone-ba...

    by Peter Ritter on August 12, 1998
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    The Red Curtain - A new play, "Project 891", puts the spotlight on New Deal theater, HUAC, and the mother of all arts-funding debates.

    December 13, 1935. A picture of a stripper flanked by ostrich-feather fans graces the front page of the Minneapolis Journal. The headline reads: Ruby Bae, Put Out of Job by Police, Becomes Federal Fan Dancer No. 1. Bae, according to the article, ha...

    by Anne Ursu on August 12, 1998
  • Whitewater Affair - The current investigation into rafting the rapids on Minneapolis's stretch of the Mississippi

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    Whitewater Affair - The current investigation into rafting the rapids on Minneapolis's stretch of the Mississippi

    The sun is hot on the hull of the Betsey Northrop as the double-decker paddleboat makes its way down the Mississippi from Boom Island Park toward the locks. Mayor Sharon Sayles Belton and Minneapolis Community Development Agency Director Rebecca Ya...

    by Kelly Wittman on August 12, 1998
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    When Poetry Hurts - The Loring labor fight takes an obscene turn

    Peter Rachleff says the evening "was like something out of The Discreet Charms of the Bourgeoisie. If you stood on that picket line, and saw the cars that were being parked by valet parking--these are Audis and BMWs and Mercedes. It's a high-buck c...

    by Joseph Hart on August 12, 1998
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    Clean Up or Ship Out - Minneapolis police and housing inspectors join forces against litterbugs in their own homes

    John Pierson didn't want to call the police after his South Minneapolis home was broken into on June 23. The MPD, he says, hadn't been much help in stopping the burglars who'd vandalized his Lyndale neighborhood home last November. This time, thoug...

    by Christina Schmitt on August 12, 1998
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    Into the Mix - Rock as dance music. Dance music as rock.

    Low Riders A cast of international DJs remixes the quietest band in Minnesota by Peter S. Scholtes A few years ago, when a certain radio-friendly depressive took his own life with a shotgun and made grunge a memory, shell-shocked Nirvana fans c...

    by City Pages Staff on August 5, 1998
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    Robert Klitzman, M.D.: The Trembling Mountain: A Personal Account of Kuru, Cannibals, and Mad Cow Disease

    Robert Klitzman, M.D. The Trembling Mountain: A Personal Account of Kuru, Cannibals, and Mad Cow Disease Plenum Press FAITHFUL VIEWERS OF television's conspiracy-driven shows The X-Files and Millennium already know about prions, infectious ...

    by Eric Lorberer on August 5, 1998
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    Arthur Sze: The Redshifting Web

    Arthur Sze The Redshifting Web Copper Canyon Press ARTHUR SZE KNOWS that the essence of surrealism is juxtaposition--arranging images to create new shapes in the reader's imagination. At the center of The Redshifting Web, a collection of Sz...

    by Britt Robson on August 5, 1998
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    Wally Lamb: I Know This Much Is True

    Wally Lamb I Know This Much Is True Regan Books IT'S A LITTLE embarrassing: With the release of his second novel, I Know This Much Is True, Wally Lamb has the dubious (and profitable) distinction of having had two of his books selected for ...

    by Amy Weivoda on August 5, 1998
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    At the Fringes

    Dean J. Seal, producer of the Fringe Festival, wants you to get hooked on "fringing"--that is, spending a day walking from one show to the next. Getting you addicted is a daunting goal for a small-theater community that would just love it if you we...

    by City Pages Staff on August 5, 1998
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Best bets from the 2014 Minnesota Fringe Festival Best bets from the 2014 Minnesota Fringe Festival

There's nothing staid about the Minnesota Fringe Festival. It's a crazy patchwork of hundreds of actors and dancers presenting 169 shows at 15 venues over 11 days. In a community packed… More >>

Mu Performing Arts gives <i>A Little Night Music</i> new light Mu Performing Arts gives A Little Night Music new light

You likely wouldn't equate Stephen Sondheim's elegant A Little Night Music with the rousing, simple spectacle of Miss Saigon, unless it was for some kind of qualitative comparison. Like: A… More >>

Brave New Workshop takes on American politics Brave New Workshop takes on American politics

Perhaps it's telling that the political mood of the latest Brave New Workshop revue, The Wolf of Walmart, is one of exhaustion. In an early sketch, a horse running for… More >>

<i>Crazyface</i> showcases horror master Clive Barker Crazyface showcases horror master Clive Barker

At its best, Clive Barker's Crazyface should be a mix of Candide and a Hieronymus Bosch painting — a picaresque journey right into the heart of hell. Shadow Horse Theatre… More >>

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