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  • CONvergence 2012
    CONvergence is an annual convention for fans of Science Fiction and Fantasy in all media, held each July at the DoubleTree by Hilton in Bloomington, MN. This year's convention theme was Wonder Women, a four-day celebration of the female creators and characters of science fiction. PHOTOS BY...
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  • Basilica Block Party 2012: Day 1
    All the elements converged at night one of the Basilica Block Party Friday night as sweltering heat gave way to torrential rain (washing out some bands sets) and ending with a gorgeous finale. Cake, Train, The Head & The Heart, A Wolf & Her Claws, Prissy Clerks and more, along with thousands...
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  • Basilica Block Party 2012: Day 2
    The second day of the Basilica Block Party brought cooler weather and bigger crowds for the Avett Brothers, the Lumineers, O.A.R. and more. PHOTOS BY ERIK HESS on Saturday, July 7, 2012.
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  • Booya Palooza
    Studio Booya! brought together hundreds of Hula Hoopers to try and break the record for the most people hula hooping at the same time in the same location on Sunday, July 8 at Loring Park. Even if the numbers weren't quite a record the event was filled with joy, laughter, and community, which...
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  • El-P and Killer Mike at the Fine Line
    Brooklyn's El-P tore through the Fine Line on Thursday night touring on the strength of his recent "Cancer 4 Cure" album with Killer Mike, Mr. Muthafuckin eXquire and Despot opening. PHOTOS BY ERIK HESS on Thursday, July 5, 2012.
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  • Freedom From Pants 2012
    What's a Minneapolis summer without PBR, bikes, and half-naked hipsters? Add one part patriotism and one part bike enthusiasts, minus the clothes and stir well. This equals the Freedom from Pants Ride. The slow-paced bike ride with a few stops for BYOB drinking traveled from the Soap Factory to...
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  • Red White and Boom! 2012
    This year's celebration featured live music, family activities, and fireworks along Main Street, between the Stone Arch Bridge and Riverplace, in Minneapolis. PHOTOS BY ERIK BLUME on Wednesday, July 4, 2012.
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  • Japandroids at 7th Street Entry
    Vancouver garage rock titans Japandroids roared through the Entry on Tuesday night, playing the final show in a globe-spanning tour with Montreal-based opener Cadence Weapon. PHOTOS BY ERIK HESS on Tuesday, July 3, 2012.Read the review...
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  • Maruso Street Food and Cocktails: The Tour
    Sandwiched between a nightclub and strip club on Hennepin Avenue, Maruso Street Food & Cocktails opened with a novel concept: re-create street food from around the world. The Latin, Asian, Eastern European, and American menu includes international peasant and comfort foods like banh mi,...
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  • Twin Cities: Old and New
    Here are some in-progress shots from our interactive web project, Twin Cities: Old and New, which highlights the changes in various Twin Cities locales. Photos by Emily Utne, throughout June 2012. See how it works! See the original Houston Press project
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  • Police Photos: The Baby Buried in the Backyard
    In February 2012, Duane Clark reported to police that he buried a baby in his backyard. Police had to use special tools to unfreeze the ground and dig up the 30-38 week old baby. Photos courtesy of the Crystal Police Department. Read the story...
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  • Full On Dance Party 2: Summer in the City
    The Brothers Electric crew brought a choice, connoisseur's mix of techno, disco, funk, and electro party jams to the First Avenue Record Room. PHOTOS BY DAVID ECKBLAD on Saturday, June 30, 2012.
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