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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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  • Jawaahir Studios' 18th Annual Henna Party
    Middle Eastern dance, food, and henna body art by artist Angela Skrade comes to the Midwest. Mistress of ceremonies, Cassandra Shore, the artistic director and Master belly dance instructor, kept everything moving and fun. Unfortunately, she did not perform for the large crowd, as she is on...
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  • Sims, Mystery Palace, STNNNG and more at Love Power
    15 bands performed for six nonstop hours at the Love Power building on the West Bank of Minneapolis. Read our recap here. PHOTOS BY ALEX UNCAPHER on January 14, 2011.
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  • Freddie Gibbs and Shad play Fifth Element and the Entry
    Two of hip hop's brightest new stars visited the Twin Cities last night. Canadian wordsmith Shad and West Coast (by way of Gary, Indiana) gangsta rapper Freddie Gibbs both performed at the 7th St. Entry as well as a free in-store at Minneapolis's Fifth Element record store. PHOTOS BY JON BEHM...
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  • Trampled by Turtles' two-night stand at First Avenue
    Trampled By Turtles play the first of two sold-out shows at First Avenue's Mainroom Friday night, with opening act Caroline Smith and the Good Night Sleeps. PHOTOS BY STEVE COHEN on January 14, 2011.
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  • Grace Potter at the Varsity Theater
    Newly crowned VH1 Diva Grace Potter and her band, the Nocturnals, revved it up for a sold out Varsity Theater Sunday night along with rootsy openers, Chamberlin. PHOTOS BY TONY NELSON on January 16, 2010.
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  • S. Carey at The Varsity Theater
    S. Carey played his softly entrancing tunes at the Varsity Theater on Friday night, a perfect accompaniment for the slowly falling snow outside. PHOTOS BY STACY SCHWARTZ on Jan. 15, 2010
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  • Dave King Trucking Company at the Loring Theater
    Dave King Trucking Company inaugurated the Loring Theater's return to music, art and film Saturday night with a performance melding experimental jazz and Americana. PHOTOS BY NIKKI MILLER on Jan. 16, 2010.
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  • David Allen Coe at Toby Keith's I Love This Bar & Grill
    David Allan Coe played Toby Keith's I Love This Bar & Grill Thursday night to a sold-out room full of men in plaid shirts and lips full of chaw. PHOTOS BY NIKKI MILLER on 1/13/11
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  • Ozzy Osbourne at the Target Center
    Ozzy Osbourne brought his rescheduled madness back to a less than full but very enthusiastic Target Center Wednesday night. PHOTOS BY TONY NELSON on January 12, 2011.
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  • Nerds in Love: Dating for Nerds at Bulldog NE
    Looking for Mr. or Ms. Right Brain? Brainiac singles nerded-out Monday night at the Bulldog NE over a happy-hour drinks and some trivia questions like, "What was Revenge of the Nerds 4 called? "Nerds in Love" of course! Other social activities included eating tots, playing Would You Rather?,...
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