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  • Nik Backstrom of The Wild: His awards
    Backstrom was a late bloomer who didnít make the NHL until 2006, at the ripe old age of 28. By then he was a seasoned veteran with plenty of accolades. Here are some of the awards Backstrom has stacked up during his hockey career. COVER STORY: Niklas Backstrom: The Wild's stone-cold secret weapon
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  • Nik Backstrom of The Wild: Photo outtakes
    Nik Backstromís cool and calm style is the opposite of wild but makes him a fierce competitor. Here are some of the shots from his cover shoot with City Pages. Letís just say Backstrom is a lot more passionate about playing hockey than he is about being in the media spotlight. Photos by CRA...
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  • Gwar at The Cabooze
    The crack-addicted aliens known as Gwar once again came down from the sky to Minneapolis, where they devoured or tortured everything in their path. This time they brought with them the metal power of Mobile Death Camp, Infernaeon & The Casualties. PHOTOS BY STACY SCHWARTZ on December 6, 2010.
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  • Broken Bells at First Avenue
    Broken Bells, the collaboration between James Mercer of The Shins and producer Danger Mouse (The Grey Album, Gnarls Barkley) made their Minneapolis debut Monday night at First Avenue. PHOTOS BY STEVE COHEN on December 6, 2010.
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  • Mason Jennings at First Avenue
    Mason Jennings concludes a two night stand at First Avenue with opener Sarah Harmer. PHOTOS BY STEVEN COHEN on 12/5/10
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  • Leviticus Tattoo's 15th Anniversary Party
    Friends and customers gathered on Sunday between 5 and 10 p.m. for food and drinks at the Lake St. tattoo shop's expanded space. Guests showed off their tats, admired the koi fish in the pond and no doubt planned future ink. PHOTOS BY TONY NELSON on Dec. 5, 2010
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  • Get Cryphy VS. Old Man Winter
    Bill, Fundo and Last Word battled hard with Old Man Winter on Friday night and came out victorious with a great time in the Record Room. PHOTOS BY KEVIN O'MEARA on Dec. 3, 2010 (And P.S., dudes: We see your 'staches. Right on.)
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  • The New Standards Holiday Show 2010
    The New Standards 5th Annual Holiday Show at The Fitzgerald Theater. Guests included Matt Wilson, Ashleigh Still, Adam Levy, Katherine Lanpher, Gary Louris, Ken Chastain, Chris Koza, Janey Winterbauer, The Ascots, Batucada do Norte Drum Group, Jennifer Johannson and more. Photographed Fri Dec...
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  • Freeky Deeky Live with Mark Mallman/Waxx Maxx and more
    The fun loving freaks of Freeky Deeky Live invade the 7th St Entry and entertain people with their madness. Featuring music by Waxx Maxx (Mark Mallman) and First Pube. PHOTOS BY DENIS JEONG PLASTER on Dec. 3, 2010
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  • Too Much Love at First Avenue: CP Photobooth 12/4/10
    Gotta get up to get down at TML, even when it's 20 degrees outside! PHOTOS BY CODY LIDTKE
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  • Andrew Bird at First Avenue
    Andrew Bird serenaded a full house at First Avenue on Thursday night backed by Minneapolitan musicians Martin Dosh, Jeremy Ylvisaker & Michael Lewis. PHOTOS BY STACY SCHWARTZ on December 2, 2010. Read the review here.
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  • Show Us Yer 'Stache: The entries!
    We asked you to reveal to us your luxurious facial hair in celebration of the month of Movember, and damn if you didn't come through. Here are your entries in all their glory. Moustache fever forever. VOTE FOR YOUR FAVORITE MUSTACHE FINALIST HERE
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