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  • The Trashmen rock the State Fair
    Minnesota legends The Trashmen teamed up with Deke Dickerson to rock the State Fair. PHOTOS BY STEVEN COHEN on August 27, 2014
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  • Linkin Park & Thirty Seconds to Mars rock the State Fair Grandstand
    Linkin Park performed to a huge crowd at the Minnesota State Fair Grandstand on Tuesday night along with Jared Leto's band Thirty Seconds to Mars and special guests AFI. PHOTOS BY ADAM DEGROSS on August 26, 2014
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  • Mock the Garden 2014: A Celebration of Sh!t Culture
    Mock the Garden: A Celebration of Shit Culture took over the Hexagon Bar and Memory Lanes with a free festival on Monday night, with 27 artists on three stages. Money raised at the event will go toward purchasing a PA system to be used during DIY shows. PHOTOS BY PATTY GROVER on August 25,...
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  • Chipotle's Cultivate Minneapolis Festival 2014
    Chipotle hosted its Cultivate Festival for the first time in Minneapolis this past Saturday. Even with the State Fair underway, thousands of visitors -- young, old, and sometimes, four-legged -- were immersed in a comprehensive selection of local beers, nationally recognized bands, and...
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  • The Faces of the Minnesota State Fair 2014
    Folks from all over the state came to St. Paul for the first weekend of the Great Minnesota Get-Together, feasting upon lots of food-on-a-stick, riding the giant slide, hitting the Mighty Midway, and just hanging out. Here are some of the friendly faces we ran into on our adventures through the...
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  • Totally Gross National Party 2014 at Icehouse
    Totally Gross National Product threw their fifth annual Totally Gross National Party at Icehouse, and it was totally awesome national possum. PHOTOS BY MARK N. KARTARIK on August 23, 2014. See also: Review: Totally Gross National Party at Icehouse
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  • Fantastic food at the Minnesota State Fair 2014
    Minnesota State Fair goers tried out just a small fraction of the tasty treats to be found -- on a stick or otherwise -- at this year's event. PHOTOS BY TONY NELSON on August 22, 2014. See also: The faces of the Minnesota State Fair 2014
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  • Katy Perry electrifies the Target Center
    Katy Perry's Prismatic World Tour hit Minneapolis over the weekend. On Friday night, moms and daughters, girlfriends and fans sporting colorful wigs filled the Target Center to see the multi-platinum artist and her vivid stage show. PHOTOS BY MIKE MADISON on August 22, 2014 See also: Review:...
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  • Kid Rock lives up to his name at the State Fair Grandstand
    All-American badass Kid Rock performed to a sold out crowd at the Minnesota State Fair. More than 12,000 fans packed the Grand Stand Saturday night, beers in hand and singing along to the rocker-rapper's hits. PHOTOS BY MIKE MADISON on August 23, 2014 See also: Review: Kid Rock at the...
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  • Aretha Franklin wows the State Fair Grandstand
    Legendary soul singer Aretha Franklin was in fine voice as she played to an enthusiastic crowd at the State Fair Grandstand Friday night along with openers, the Four Tops. PHOTOS BY TONY NELSON on August 22, 2014 See also: Review: Aretha Franklin at the State Fair
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  • Bang Brewing: The tour
    There were no fireworks last year when Bang Brewing, with just one beer on tap, opened its signless brewery in St. Paul. The brewery's quiet and calm approach was every bit intentional, as the husband and wife team behind the business is focused on slowly and steadily growing their brewhouse....
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  • Polyphonic Spree electrifies the Cedar Cultural Center
    Though somewhat pared down from more than 20-member-strong early days, the Polyphonic Spree proved they're still the biggest band in town as they filled the stage while also filling the room with their wonderfully bombastic and occasionally psychedelic sounds. Local trio Catbath opened up the...
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