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  • First Avenue's Best New Bands of 2011
    First Avenue's seven Best New Bands of 2011 took to the Main Room stage and showcased the diversity of this town's music scene. From the hard rocking duo of BloodNStuff to the stage-filling Dream Crusher, the honesty of Mally to the granny fat pants of Grandma's Boyfriend and more, there was...
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  • City Pages Month in Photos: January 2012
    Some great local bands, DJs, artists and patrons were out and about this month. Here's a quick recap. PHOTOS BY CP PHOTOGRAPHERS
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  • The Social House: The tour
    The Social House takes over Zeno's desert-and-wine spot on Hennepin Avenue, now serving sushi and stylish appetizers. PHOTOS BY EMILY UTNE on Thursday, January 19, 2012. The Social House: 2919 Hennepin Avenue, Minneapolis / 612.824.6300; appetizers $6-$11; entrees $8-$16....
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  • Wants vs Needs at Record Room: January 2012
    Wants vs Needs' monthly throwback jams at First ave. on Friday night got everybody grooving. PHOTOS BY ALEX UNCAPHER on January 20, 2011
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  • Father You See Queen at 7th St Entry
    Etherial experimentalists Father You See Queen celebrated the release of their first album at the Entry on Friday night with support from the Cloak Ox, Marijuana Deathsquads, and Robust Worlds. PHOTOS BY ERIK HESS on January 20, 2012.
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  • Art Shanty Projects 2012
    Art Shanty Projects 2012 features art, projects, music, performances, games, fashion shows, family activities, karaoke, dancing, and much more. Visit for more info. Saturdays, Sundays, 10 am-5pm. Continues through Feb. 5, free. Medicine Lake, 9699 17th Ave. N.,...
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  • Too Much Love at First Avenue 1/21/12
    City Pages and First Avenue present Too Much Love with DJs Soviet Panda and Jon Ackerman (a.k.a. "Pandackerman"). PHOTOS BY DAVID ECKBLAD on January 21nd, 2012
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  • Intersections: Women, Leadership, and the Power of Collaboration at MCAD
    The opening reception for Intersections: Women, Leadership, and the Power of Collaboration was held Friday night at the MCAD Gallery. Each piece in the exhibit is a collaboration between one of the 14 women who serve as art department chairs from several Twin Cities art colleges and a student...
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  • MIA Third Thursday: Urban Oasis
    The Minneapolis Institute of Arts transformed their spacious lobby into a relaxing, tropical oasis with grass, palm trees, and other South Seas amenities. This “Pop-Up Park,” designed by Shawn McCann, was part of this month’s Third Thursday event, Urban Oasis, inviting visitors to bask in the...
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  • KQRS Classic Rock Art Show at Macy's Skyway
    KQRS kicked off its seventh annual Classic Rock Art Show Wednesday in the downtown Macy's skyway. Artist Ron Campbell, the animator behind the Beatles Yellow Submarine film and director of the Beatles Saturday cartoon series was present to sell his original work, greet fans and demonstrate his...
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  • A Brief History Of Cocktails at Club Jager
    Club Jager was packed Monday night as the Minnesota Historical Society and local bartenders Johnny Michaels of La Belle Vie and Pip Hanson of Marvel Bar presented a Brief History of Cocktails. Michaels and Hanson discussed the origins of classic drinks and shared their tips for ordering,...
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  • Vintage First Avenue gig posters
    After a Queen Latifah poster from 1991 was unearthed during construction last week at First Avenue, we did our own digging to find more old poster artifacts from gigs at the club -- some dating back as far as 1981. Special thanks to Minnesota History Center for contributing some of the images.
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