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  • Freedy Johnston at the Turf Club
    Freedy Johnston played a stripped-down, back-to-basics set at the re-opened & back-in-business Turf Club on Thursday night along with Austin, Texas's Darden Smith. PHOTOS BY TONY NELSON on January 28, 2011.
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  • Best New Bands Showcase at First Avenue
    In one of the strongest Best New Bands showcases yet, a solid lineup of fresh talent kept the Mainroom swarming for over five solid hours of music. With Grant Cutler and the Gorgeous Lords, BadNraD, Phantom Tails, BNLX, a Skyped-in Hastings 3000, Pink Mink, the Goondas, and surprise special...
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  • Michele Bachmann SOTU response: What was she looking at?
    Minnesota Congresswoman Michele Bachmann seized national attention with her Tea Party rebuttal to Obama’s State of the Union Address this week. But what had everyone talking wasn't her words, but her crazy eyes—she seemed to be staring off to her right rather than directly into the camera. Th...
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  • Snoop Dogg at The Cabooze
    Snoop Dogg's sold out show at the Cabooze on Tuesday night drove everybody wild as he played all the hits, from new to old and even songs by other rap greats like Tupac. PHOTOS BY ALEX UNCAPHER on 1.25.11
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  • Everybody Gets Laid at Nick & Eddie
    Everybody Gets Laid was thrown this Saturday in the secret Back space behind Nick and Eddie Bar. It was an intense dance party filled with lots of love made between robots and vampires. PHOTOS BY CODY LITKE on 1/22/11
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  • City Pages annual staff party at Hell's Kitchen
    The City Pages crew takes time out at Hell's Kitchen to throw a few back and celebrate the past year. 1/21/11.
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  • Krissy Bates' vigil: Friends, politicians turn out to remember slain woman
    More than 150 people turned out Friday to honor the life of Krissy Bates, a transgender woman police say was killed in Minneapolis by her boyfriend. Activists and politicians—including Monica Meyer of OutFront and Sen. Scott Dibble, DFL-Minneapolis&mdashspoke, and the group marched to Bates's...
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  • Monster Drawing Rally 3
    Midway Contemporary Art supports underrepresented and new emerging artists, some of whom came to support the center by making and donating their works. Fifty-some artists drew, cut, painted and glued original pieces right before the packed gallery's patrons. Artworks went for a flat rate of $3...
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  • U.S. Pond Hockey Championships
    From the strongman efforts of the 'ice-ops' crew to the grace and grunts of the skaters, Lake Nokomis was the stage for one of the nation's most unique winter events‐the 6th-annual U.S. Pond Hockey Championships. PHOTOS BY CRAIG LASSIG. Ice rink construction: Monday, January 10,...
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  • Dessa at the Cedar Cultural Center's 416 Club Commissions
    The Doomtree MC and solo artist debuted a set of new material at the Cedar with collaborators Aby Wolf, Mankwe Ndosi, Trevor May and Aaron Maus, Joe Boucha, and more. Crescent Moon is in Big Trouble opened. PHOTOS BY MEREDITH WESTIN on January 23, 2011.
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  • Ben Folds at First Avenue
    Ben Folds appeared live at First Avenue Sunday night performing in support of Lonely Avenue, his collaboration album with writer Nick Hornby. PHOTOS BY STEVE COHEN on January 23, 2011
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  • Wants Vs. Needs at Club Jager: January 2011
    It was freezing outside on Friday but Espada, So Gold, Petey, Anton and Booka B sold out Jager by midnight as they spun tunes all night. This month they brought free posters for the crowd designed by Minneapolis' very own Adam Garcia of The Pressure. PHOTOS BY KEVIN O'MEARA on 1/21/11
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