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  • Spring Con 2011: Costumes, comics and more
    All the cosplay you could handle in one weekend. Fun times for all. PHOTOS BY NICK RUPAR on May 22, 2011
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  • Czeslaw's Loop brings music to the Mississippi
    Permanent Art & Design Group brought "Czeslaw's Loop" to Art-A-Whirl this year, with riverside multimedia performances by Marijuana Deathsquads (on Friday night, read our recap here) and a curated show by Chris Strouth and friends (on Saturday). PHOTOS BY ERIK HESS on May 20 and 21, 2011.
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  • Maceo Parker at Orchestral Hall
    Legendary James Brown sideman and Prince associate Maceo Parker brings the Foundations of Funk to Orchestra Hall Sunday night. Opening was The Christian McBride Situation featuring pianist Patrice Rushen. PHOTOS BY STEVE COHEN on May 22, 2011
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  • Spring Con 2011: All the Nerdery
    Kicking off in grand style, MNCBA SpringCon Comic Book Celebration took over the Minnesota State Fairground Grandstand this weekend. Everything from the Trek to Star Wars, Super Heroes and fantasy made an appearance at this weekend's family friendly event. PHOTOS BY CHRISTOPHER APGAR on May...
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  • Too Much Love at First Avenue 5/21/11
    Jonathan Ackerman and Soviet Panda teemed up to rock out Too Much Love Saturday night. PHOTOS BY CODY LIDTKE on May 21, 2011
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  • Wants Vs Needs at The Record Room
    So Gold, Petey, Espada, and Anton brought in DJ Doc Adam to take the rapture on in a head-to-head battle. Wants Vs. Needs brought free T-shirts designed by Adam Garcia of The Pressure, the rapture, well...we know how that ended. PHOTOS BY KEVIN O'MEARA on May 20, 2011
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  • Tommy Stinson at First Avenue
    Tommy Stinson tests out new material at First Avenue while on a brief Midwest tour in advance of his upcoming album. 4 on the Floor opened. PHOTOS BY STEVE COHEN on May 20, 2011
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  • Death Cab For Cutie at First Avenue
    Death Cab For Cutie lulled a sold out First Avenue into a welcome stupor on Saturday night, showcasing songs from their new album, as well as hits from their past. The bouncy pop-rock band The Lonely Forest opened. PHOTOS BY STACY SCHWARTZ on May 21, 2011
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  • Usher at the Target Center
    Usher and his OMG Tour made a stop at Target Center Saturday night and he had plenty to celebrate, having just been nominated by BET for Best Male R&B Artist. PHOTOS BY NICK WOSIKA on May 21, 2011
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  • CSS and Sleigh Bells at First Avenue
    Brazil's dance rockers CSS and Brooklyn's hard hitting Sleigh Bells stormed a sold out First Avenue on Thursday night. Neon Indian and Princeton opened. PHOTOS BY ERIK HESS on May 19th, 2011.
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  • The Twilight Singers at The Varsity Theater
    It's been 14 years and 6 studio albums but former Afghan Whigs frontman Gregg Dulli still considers The Twilight Singers his "side project". It was their first time back to Minneapolis in 5 years. Indianapolis-based Margot & the Nuclear So and So's opened. PHOTOS BY NICK WOSIKA on May 18, 2011
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  • Sopranos: The Tour
    The brothers who created Crave know how to make popular restaurants, so it's no surprise that their new Italian concept, Sopranos, is quickly making waves in St. Louis Park. The ambiance is approachable, yet swank, and the menu, created by chef JP Sameulson, covers a lot of...
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