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  • The month in music: March 2011
    From Girl Talk at First Avenue to Lords Of Acid at Ground Zero and in between, take a look at what you might have missed this month if you didn't go to every cool show Minneapolis had to offer. PHOTOS BY CP PHOTOGRAPHY TEAM
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  • MCAD Comic Art Students design comics: Minnesota vs. 2012
    Students in MCAD's Professional Practice: Comic Art put their budding skills to the test in a collaboration with City Pages art director, Mike Kooiman. Classes under Terry Beatty and Barbara Schulz were given free reign on the subject "How the world ends in 2012." Students worked in...
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  • Yelawolf at First Avenue
    The rising star out of Alabama sells out First Avenue. With Muja Messiah and Prof. PHOTOS BY DENIS JEONG PLASTER on March 30, 2011
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  • Care Bears: Toys of Minnesota
    Care Bears were on greeting cards before General Mills's toy company Kenner made them into plush toys in 1983. They were a huge hit and their popularity was only bolstered by their first TV special, "The Care Bears in the Land Without Feeling." Tenderheart Bear, Lucky Bear, Bedtime Bear and...
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  • British Sea Power at the Cedar Cultural Center
    Despite the tamer crowd at the Cedar Cultural Center, British Sea Power filled the room with their oversized anthems and lush pop sounds. PHOTOS BY TONY NELSON on March 13, 2011
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  • Squinkies, Twister & Nerf: Toys of Minnesota
    Since the 1940s, Minnesota has been cranking out gotta-have-it toys, from Tonka, to Twister and Nerf, to the modern day Squinkie craze. Here's a look back at some of the most successful toys to come out of the Twin Cities and the "Northern toy elves" who made it possible. PHOTOS BY KRIS...
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  • GoBots: Tonka's answer to Transformers
    GoBots were Minnesota-based Tonka’s answer to Transformers. Both lines were incredibly similar – they were knock-offs of a Japanese toy, they were sentient robots that changed into camouflaged vehicles, and they both netted about $60 million in 1984. But there’s no question who survived ...
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  • Hazel's Northeast: The tour
    The former home of Pop! has been reborn as Hazel's Northeast, an homage to the owners' grandmother. And while the previous tenant's color scheme has been toned down, the Swedish meatballs remain, now joined by comfort foods both contemporary and classic, including Adobo Chicken and Drunken...
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  • The Best People of Electric Daisy Carnival
    As is fitting for an international electronic music festival, EDC attracts an eccentric group of people. Here are our favorite dance music lovers from last weekend's showcase in Las Vegas, Nevada. For more photos: Electric Daisy Carnival 2012: Day One Electric Daisy Carnival: More From Day...
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