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  • Psychedelic Furs and Tom Tom Club at First Avenue
    The '80s came back in a big way on Thursday night at First Avenue, with Tom Tom Club opening for Psychedelic Furs. PHOTOS BY DAVID ECKBLAD on September 8th, 2011
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  • The Jayhawks and Garrison Keillor on A Prairie Home Companion
    In advance of their new album, Mockingbird Time, the Jayhawks performed several songs on the most recent installment of Garrison Keillor's A Prairie Home Companion, which was taped live at the Minnesota State Fair Grandstand. Listen to the show and read more here. PHOTOS BY STEVE COHEN on...
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  • Blink 182, My Chemical Romance, and Matt & Kim at Xcel
    90s power-punk rockers Blink-182 headlined the Xcel Energy Center on Wednesday night, partnering with fan favorites My Chemical Romance. Indie-popsters Matt & Kim opened with wide-eyed enthusiasm, excited to be performing their first-ever arena show. PHOTOS BY STACY SCHWARTZ, September 7, 2011
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  • Larry Flynt opens Hustler store in Minneapolis
    Larry Flynt came to Hennepin Avenue in Minneapolis Tuesday evening to help open the city's newest adult "toy store", Hustler Hollywood. The mostly female staff was there to help with the crowd, who mainly wanted to shake the hand of Mr. Flynt for his freedom of speech efforts. He did autograph...
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  • Bon Iver at the Orpheum
    Bon Iver opened the first of two sold-out shows at the Orpheum Theater on Tuesday night, performing for the first time in MN with a full nine-piece band. The founding members Justin Vernon, Sean Carey, Matthew McCaughan & Michael Noyce were there, along with five new musicians who added a...
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  • Solera: The Tour
    After eight years in business, Solera has new management and a new chef, Jorge Guzman. He has lightened up the tapas menu and also added more seasonable produce and sustainably raised meats. PHOTOS BY E. KATIE HOLM. Read the review.
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  • Sab The Artist & Mr. Chief at Fifth Element
    Sab the Artist released his new project "Love is in the Air" recently, and City Pages caught up with him and Mr. Chief at Rhymesayers' record store, Fifth Element this weekend. Sab was doing a little shopping before the performance, picking up a copy of the top 5 albums that changed his life....
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  • Eric 'Big E' Austin cooks at home: Jerk chicken wings, watermelon ice
    Chef Eric Austin, better known as "Big E," prepared his twist on a cultural favorite: jerk chicken wings (with a special recipe sauce), and a watermelon ice. Photographed in his home in Minneapolis. PHOTOS BY ALMA GUZMAN. Read the story.
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  • Viva Brazil: The Tour
    Viva Brazil launches their new menu, including Bacalhau, Brazilian Hot Wings, Brazilian Style Collard Greens, Feijoada Completa, Lula Frita, and the Viva Brazil Moqueca. Presented here by their chefs and co-owner, Olmedo Alvarado. Viva Brazil, 913 W. Lake St. Minneapolis, 612.871.4239,...
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  • Too Much Love at First Avenue 9/3/11
    The Stay Spun guys teamed up with Soviet Panda for a great night of dance music at First Avenue's main room. Here are our photos from the 'booth. PHOTOS BY CODY LIDTKE
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  • Communion at Crave closes with a bang
    Summer has left the building. Or, in this case, the rooftop. Fall temperatures didn't prevent the Communion parties at Crave from closing out the season in style, celebrating 5 years of Sunday rooftop festivities. Featuring resident DJs Dustin Zahn, Strangelove, & Centrific, among many others....
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  • Maroon 5 & Train at Minnesota State Fair
    Multi-platinum pop rockers Train and Maroon 5 closed out this year's State Fair festivities sharing the headline on a sold out show for over 13,000 fans. San Francisco singer-songwriter Matt Nathanson opened. PHOTOS BY ERIK HESS on September 5th, 2011.
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