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  • Acid Baby Jesus & Is/Is at Turf Club
    Heavy psych-rock band Acid Baby Jesus traveled all the way from Athens Greece to open up for local band Is/Is for their album release show Friday at the Turf Club. (OK, they were also on tour.) The show was packed and the Greek boys did their first keg stands ever at the after party. Welcome to...
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  • Cults at First Avenue
    New York indie pop band Cults performed at First Avenue on Monday night. San Diego's Mrs. Magician and the UK's Spectrals opened. PHOTOS BY ERIK HESS on April 16, 2012.
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  • 4onthefloor at First Avenue
    Picked to Click 2012 band The 4onthefloor played their first headling gig at First Avenue and it was one they and their fans are sure to remember. From a sold-out crowd to a massive lighting rig including a massive LED screen behind the band, they stomped their way through a bluesy, hard...
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  • ARTCRANK at Traffic Zone Center for Visual Art
    ARTCRANK, "A poster party for bike people" returned this Saturday, April 14th for its opening night party at Traffic Zone Center for Visual Art. The event featured hand-made, bike inspired posters created by 40 twin cities artists which were available for $40 each. Guests also enjoyed craft...
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  • Ballet Preljocaj feat. Gaultier costumes at the Orpheum
    One of France's leading Ballet companies, Ballet Preljocaj, preformed a contemporary rendition of the well known classic, Snow White, (Blanche Neige) this Friday and Saturday, April 13th and14th at the Orpheum Theater in Minneapolis. Choreographed by Angelin Preljocaj, Snow White was a stunning...
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  • Glen Campbell at Mystic Lake
    Glen Campbell says goodbye on his farewell tour stop at Mystic Lake on Friday night. PHOTOS BY STEVEN COHEN on April 13, 2012.
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  • Envision Artopia Spring 2012: Photobooth
    The Spring Artopia Fashion event by Ignite Models was at the Graves 601 Hotel Saturday night to celebrate some of Minneapolis' best fashion designers. The featured designers were Amanda Christine, Caroline Hayden, CounterCouture, Gina Marie Vintage, Kathryn V., Kjurek, Russell Bourrienne, Sara...
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  • Fun. at Myth
    Fueled by the continuous success of their 6-week number one hit, "We Are Young", rapidly rising stars Fun. performed what front-man Nate Ruess said was the biggest show of their biggest tour at a sold-out Myth in Maplewood on Friday night. Miniature Tigers opened. PHOTOS BY ERIK HESS on April...
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  • Too Much Love at First Avenue - Photobooth 4/14/12
    DJ Soviet Panda returns after a brief hiatus in Germany with a fresh stack of wax for Too Much Love. PHOTOS BY DAVID ECKBLAD on April 14th, 2012.
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  • Envision 2012
    Envision has become a "must see" event in the local fashion world, and Friday was no exception. The who's who in Minneapolis fashion gathered around a gleaming white reflective runway to celebrate local designers like Gina Marie Vintage, Kjurek, Amanda Christine, Caroline Hayden, and small...
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  • First Avenue: An archived history via flyers, riders & contracts
    We dug through the archives at the Minnesota History Center to bring you slideshow chock full of First Avenue history. From papers detailing Purple Rain's agenda to a report by Billy Idol on a bloody mirror incident, it's a time warp back to the club's early days. COMPILED BY REED FISCHER, with...
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  • Trampled by Turtles sell out First Avenue
    Duluth bluegrass heroes Trampled by Turtles triumphantly played a sold-out First Avenue on Wednesday night. These United States opened, and even Mayor Rybak showed up for a little crowd-surfing. PHOTOS BY ERIK HESS on April 11, 2012.
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