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  • A Perfect Circle at Roy Wilkins
    A Perfect Circle brought the heavy doom & gloom to Roy Wilkins Auditorium last night after a relentlessly upbeat set from Japanese punk band Red Bacteria Vacuum. PHOTOS BY TONY NELSON on July 6, 2011
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  • Wise Acre Eatery: The tour
    The owners of Tangletown Gardens expanded their agricultural operations in Plato to supply their new restaurant, Wise Acre Eatery, which they opened in the former home of Liberty Custard across the street. Wise Acre is true farm-to-table, the first local eatery whose owners supply so many of...
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  • Red White & Boom at Nicollet Island
    Nicollet Island in Minneapolis played host to two days of events over July 3-4. A 5-mile run, food, concerts, and fireworks all amid the beautiful backdrop of the Stone Arch bridge. PHOTOS BY VINCENT MARCINELLI.
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  • Girl Talk, Yelawolf, Pink Mink and Okkervil River rock the 80/35 Festival
    Girl Talk, Yelawolf, and Okkervil River were among some of the performers at last weekend's 80/35 Music Festival in Des Moines, Iowa, along with Twin Cities rock band Pink Mink. PHOTOS BY DAN HUITING on July 2 and 3, 2011.
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  • The Black Keys at Roy Wilkins
    The Black Keys tore through the Roy Wilkins Auditorium on Sunday night, rocking with a sold out crowd. Cage the Elephant opened. PHOTOS BY ERIK HESS on July 3rd, 2011.
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  • Diamond Dog Hot-Dog Eating Contest at First Avenue
    Eric Dahl took down the 5 other contestants, eating 10 diamond dogs in 10 minutes -- twice as many as the City Pages contestant, Blake Earring, who took 2nd place. PHOTOS BY DENIS JEONG PLASTER on July 4, 2011
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  • Communion at Crave: Fourth Of July Edition
    Communion continues it's Sunday affair at the Crave rooftop patio in downtown Minneapolis. Festivities went later than usual with a tribute to the 4th of July. PHOTOS BY DAVE ECKBLAD on July 3, 2011
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  • The Monkees at Minnesota Zoo
    A different kind of Monkee showed up at the Minnesota Zoo to pefrom this weekend. The Monkees band that spawned an NBC TV show decades ago returned to the Twin Cities for two abbreviated sets and a rain delay at the zoo. PHOTOS BY STEVE COHEN on July 1, 2011
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  • Eddie Vedder at The Orpheum
    Pearl Jam frontman Eddie Vedder brought his solo ukelele tour to the Orpheum on Saturday night with Swell Season/Frames artist Glen Hansard opening. PHOTOS BY JON BEHM on July 2, 2011
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  • Convergence 2011: Steampunk and other awesome costumes
    Sci-Fi and Fantasy fans from all over the Midwest gathered in Bloomington this past weekend for the Convergence Convention. This year's theme was "A Celebration of Yesterday's Visions of Tomorrow" which resulted in a large number of turn of the century steampunk costumes. PHOTOS BY JON BEHM on...
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  • Too Much Love at First Avenue 7/2/11
    An all night DJ set from Soviet Panda was more then enough to keep these TML'ers dancing. PHOTOS BY DENIS JEONG PLASTER
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  • Bill Callahan at Cedar Cultural Center
    Austin's Bill Callahan performed at the Cedar Cultural Center on a dark and stormy Friday night. Fellow Austin group Hidden Ritual opened. PHOTOS BY ERIK HESS on July 1st, 2011.
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