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  • Carrie Underwood at the State Fair
    Carrie Underwood turned it up a notch to rock out the Grandstand at the State Fair on Tuesday night. PHOTOS BY TONY NELSON on August 31, 2010.
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  • Lady Gaga at Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul
    The pop diva peforms at the first of two sold-out shows. PHOTOS BY NICK VLCEK on August 30, 2010
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  • Carolina Chocolate Drops at the Minnesota Zoo
    Carolina Chocolate Drops stomped, fiddled, & banjoed up a rollicking good time at the Minnesota Zoo Friday night, reminding the crowd of what "old-timey" really means. The ever-so-lovely Roma di Luna opened. PHOTOS BY STACY SCHWARTZ on August 27, 2010.
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  • Lady Gaga at Xcel: Little monsters of Minnesota
    Little Monsters of all stripes flooded the Xcel Energy Center for the first of two sold-out Lady Gaga shows in St. Paul, and their outfits were paparazzi-worthy. PHOTOS BY BEN CLARK and NICK VLCEK on August 30, 2010
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  • Rush rock out at the State Fair
    Canadian rock legends Rush bring their Time Machine Tour to the Minnesota State Fair Grandstand, playing many classic KQ hits and their full 1981 album "Moving Pictures." PHOTOS BY STEVE COHEN on Aug. 27, 2010
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  • Amphetamine Reptile Records 25th Anniversary Bash at Grumpy's
    On what was a perfect day to celebrate anyone's anniversary, a sold-out crowd gathered at Grumpy's in downtown Minneapolis to celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the legendary local label Amphetamine Reptile Records. Read the review. PHOTOS BY SEAN SMUDA on Aug. 28, 2010
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  • The month in photos: August 2010
    With the State Fair, several outdoor festivals and concerts, there was a lot to see and do in August. Check out some of the music, restaurant tours and special events that made August one of the hottest months in Minnesota! BY CP PHOTOGRAPHY STAFF
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  • Girls get graffiti'd at The Loft (NSFW)
    The 12th Strand semi-monthly returned to the Loft with graffiti artists eager to tag topless ladies as the sounds of More Than Lights entertained the audience. PHOTOS BY DENIS JEONG PLASTER on Aug. 28, 2010
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  • Bomp says goodbye to the Bedlam
    The Moongoons, Get Cryphy DJs, Shannon Blowtorch and friends bid the Bedlam a loud goodbye at the popular Friday night monthly, "Bomp!". Even much-missed DJ Jimmy2Times returned from New York to rock... PHOTOS BY ALEX UNCAPHER on Aug. 28, 2010
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  • Brandi Carlile at the Minnesota State Fair
    Brandi Carlile continues her rise to the big time with a headlining gig at the State Fair Grandstand along with openers Amos Lee and Watson Twins. PHOTOS BY TONY NELSON on Aug. 29, 2010
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  • Solera rooftop party: House lovers beat the heat
    Justin Baule, Strangelove, Dustin Zahn and Centrific DJ on a hot and humid Sunday for local lovers of dance music. PHOTOS BY KEVIN O'MEARA on Aug. 30, 2010
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  • Crop Art: 10 Awesome Examples
    Check out these works of art using seeds, lentils and more. They're from the Minnesota State Fair Crop Art Exhibitions and you can see more at
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