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  • Purple Rain Dance Party at First Avenue
    First Avenue celebrated the 30th anniversary of Prince's iconic film, Purple Rain with a huge dance party and costume contest bash. Folks arrived in their best Prince looks and danced the night away listening to the Purple One's greatest hits. PHOTOS BY MIKE MADISON on July 25, 2014
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  • Purple Rain-era cardboard Prince visits Minneapolis landmarks: The complete tour
    Just in time for the 30th anniversary of Purple Rain, Gimme Noise discovered an incredible piece of Prince memorabilia: an original cardboard cutout of Prince atop his motorcycle. We brought him on a tour of the city to check out Minneapolis landmarks from the Spoonbridge and Cherry to the C.C....
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  • MC/VL packs 7th Street Entry
    The 7th St Entry was packed Thursday night for the return of the the Twin Cities hip hop duo MC/VL. Openers Kitten Forever switched roles on stage like musical chairs throughout their fast-paced set. Following Kitten Forever was the guitar-heavy, feedback laced sounds or rockers Gay Witch...
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  • The Copper Hen: The Tour
    Based on the clarity of concept, the fittingly homey aesthetic, and the fact that nearly every seat in the dining room and on the sidewalk patio was filled on our visits, the Copper Hen is one of the more impressive outfits born of the now-ubiquitous local restaurant Kickstarter campaign....
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  • The Bearded Lady Motorcycle Freakshow 2014
    The Bearded Lady Motorcycle Freakshow brought out plenty of motorcycle and music lovers to Northeast again this year. Bike enthusiasts showed off their prized motorcycles and scooters to gearheads curious folks on a gorgeous Saturday afternoon filled with food, music, and drinks flowing into...
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  • Minneapolis Aquatennial 2014: Beach Bash
    The Minneapolis Aquatennial kicked off its 75th year of celebrating the City of Lakes with its famed milk carton-boat races, sandcastle building contests, and plenty of other fun activities around the city's shorelines and beyond. The 10-day festival brought out plenty of folks looking to catch...
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  • Warped Tour at Canterbury Park, 7/20/14
    Warped Tour brought thousands of punk fans to Canterbury Park for a satisfying day of multi-stage entertainment. PHOTOS BY JOANNA FOX on July 20, 2014.
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  • The Roots, Rock & Deep Blues Festival, 7/19/14
    The Roots, Rock & Deep Blues Festival, hosted by Patrick's Cabaret, Harriet Brewing, The Hub bike shop & Mosaic Cafe, was back and bigger than ever on Saturday with five stages filled with all kinds of music - from folk to punk to soul, rock and blues. Highlights included a rare set by Alan...
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  • Sharon Van Etten wows First Avenue
    Sharon Van Etten wowed the crowd at First Avenue on Wednesday night. Jana Hunter opened. PHOTOS BY TAHIEL JIMENEZ on July 16,2014 Check out our full review of Sharon Van Etten's show at First Avenue
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  • tUnE-yArDs sell out First Avenue
    tUnE-yArDs, led by the charismatic Merrill Garbus, played to a very enthusiastic, sold out First Avenue Thursday night with Dosh opening the night up with his solo show. PHOTOS BY TONY NELSON on July 17, 2014
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  • Foreigner rock the Target Center
    1/5 of the Eagles, 2/5 of Styx and at times, one original member of Foreigner rocked the appreciative crowd at Target Center. PHOTOS BY STEVEN COHEN on July 17, 2014
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  • The Year 2014 in the Twin Cities... (so far)
    It's been a big year for the Twin Cities -- from the Green Line finally opening up to both President Obama and His Holiness the Dalai Lama returning to the state for visits. Here are just a few of this year's memorable events and stories we uncovered... so far.
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