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  • Chilly Billy's: The tour
    Chilly Billy's, in Dinkytown, is among the newcomers to the burgeoning frozen yogurt scene. Compared to ice cream, the sweet-tart swirls are lo-cal...until you start piling on the candy toppings. PHOTOS BY EMILY UTNE. Read the review.
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  • Prof's King Gampo

    Release at First Avenue
    Friday evening at First Avenue's mainroom marked the sold out release party for King Gampo, Prof's new full-length album. Blueprint, Soulcrate Music, and the infamous Get Cryphy DJs warmed up the stage and special guest appearances throughout the evening by Brother Ali, St. Paul Slim, and Ant...
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  • Cowles Center For Dance opens in Downtown Minneapolis
    The Cowles Center for Dance & the Performing Arts celebrated its opening weekend in downtown Minneapolis with an open house on Sunday. There was certainly a buzz in the air with plenty of singing, dancing, and cupcakes…Lot's of delicious cupcakes. PHOTOS BY MARK KARTARIK on September 10, 2011
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  • Surly Brewing Company's Surlyfest 2011
    Surly Brewing Company held their 4th annual SurlyFest at their Brooklyn Center headquarters. Over 1,800 people showed up to the event which marked the release of their seasonally brewed German-Style Lager. Master brewer, Todd Haug, and Surly founder, Omar Ansari were on hand, and live music...
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  • Black Moth Super Rainbow and Dosh at the Turf Club
    Pittsburgh psych-electronic legends Black Moth Super Rainbow performed at the Turf Club to a packed, rapt audience. Dosh and BMSR offshoot Marshmallow Ghost opened. PHOTOS BY ERIK HESS on September 10th, 2011.
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  • Mill City Suds Run in St. Anthony
    The 5K Mill City Suds Run (formerly the Blubber Run) was held for the 19th year in a row in St. Anthony, featuring beer pong, a gorilla, and the Jamaican bobsled team. Sponsored by O'Donovan's pub. Photos by Ed Neaton on September 10, 2011
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  • Mayda's music video The Panthers: Behind the Scenes
    Mayda released her music video "The Panthers" today on from her new album Tusks In Furs, and we were on-location to capture some behind the scenes moments on set. To view the exclusive City Pages premier of the music video and details about the creative team, visit Gimme Noise....
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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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