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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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  • Rascal Flatts at Xcel
    There was no shortage of flannel shirts, cowboy hats, and rattle snake boots last night at The X as country heavyweights Rascal Flatts wooed fans of all ages. PHOTOS BY NICK WOSIKA on 1/21/11
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  • The Current Birthday bash: Fans of 89.3
    Fans of 89.3 The Current came out to celebrate their birthday on 1/21/11. Photos by Stacy Schwartz.
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  • Brother Ali, Free Energy and more headline The Current's birthday bash
    The local heroes who run 89.3 The Current threw a huge birthday bash on Friday to celebrate six years of amazing broadcasting. Performers included Trampled By Turtles, Roma di Luna, Jeremy Messersmith, Brother Ali, and Free Energy. PHOTOS BY STACY SCHWARTZ on 1/21/11
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  • Liz Phair at the Fine Line
    Liz Phair mixed old favorites with songs from her newest "Funstyle" release, with local openers ReadyGoes. PHOTOS BY TONY NELSON on January 20, 2011.
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  • Lissie at the Cedar Cultural Center
    With the temperature outside well below freezing, the sunny stylings of Lissie filled a packed Cedar Cultural Center on Thursday, warming the souls inside. PHOTOS BY STACY SCHWARTZ on January 20, 2011.
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  • Prairie Ale House: The Tour
    Prairie Ale House brings gastropub fun to the chain-centric suburbs. Owner Aaron Johnson riffs on his previous ventures, the Town Talk Diner and the Strip Club, by deep-frying pickles, spiking malts with booze, and plating the Wisconi Balls in a "naughty" arrangement. PHOTOS BY ALMA...
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  • Oregon Trail celebrates its 40th birthday
    This year marks the 40th anniversary of the creation of the Oregon Trail video game. The first players were a junior high history class in North Minneapolis, before a statewide body called the Minnesota Educational Computing Consortium mass produced it and introduced it to the world. MECC was...
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