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  • August: the month in photos
    From Tron Guy to the RNC run-up, we've got the hottest images from the hottest month.
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  • DNC Street Scenes: Tuesday
    Costumes, signs and pageantry are on display all week in Denver, offering a preview of the Republican National Convention which begins next Monday.
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  • Animal Ark and Humane Society
    Minnesota’s largest shelter killed more than 14,000 animals last year. How many were unnecessary? Critics, like Animal Ark director Mike Fry, say the shelter could dramatically reduce euthanasia rates. Also see: the 10 cutest cats and dogs you can adopt now.
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  • Circus Juventas: Ravensmanor
    Circus Juventas, a performing arts youth circus school located in St. Paul, offers training and performance opportunities for young people. On Aug. 17, the group closed its performance of Ravensmanor, a Cirque du Soleil style show.
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  • Glamorama, with Cyndi Lauper and MC Hammer
    It's a rare occasion when binging on tacky '80s pop-culture nostalgia in VH1-sized doses can benefit a good cause. But at Glamorama, two of the decade's icons were surrounded by fashionistas at a cancer benefit. See what our new nightlife blogger, the Mpls Minx, thought.
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  • Japanese Lantern Festival in Como Park
    Every August, Japanese the world over celebrate Obon, a festival where the spirits of one's dead ancestors are thought to visit the earth. It is also known as the Feast of Lanterns.
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  • Glamorama with Cyndi Lauper and MC Hammer
    It's a rare occasion when binging on tacky '80s pop-culture nostalgia in VH1-sized doses can benefit a good cause. But at Glamorama, two of the decade's icons were surrounded by fashionistas at a cancer benefit. See what our new nightlife blogger, the Mpls Minx, thought.
    28 images
  • Tron Guy studio outtakes
    Like the cover shot and images from this week's feature story? Here are more images from our Nick Vlcek's photo shoot with Jay Maynard, aka Tron Guy. Also see Ben Palosaari's Reporter's Notebook.
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  • Heiroglyphics, Blue Scholars and Musab
    The old-and-new-school hip-hop fusion show brought longstanding crew Heiroglyphics together with Seattle's Blue Scholars and local MC Musab at First Avenue Aug. 13.
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  • Tron Guy at home and in the air
    Jay Maynard, known to the world as his Internet alter-ego Tron Guy, and his roommate Paul Neubauer opened their home to Ben Palosaari while he was writing a feature about Tron Guy. "We spent the day talking about life as an Internet meme, Maynard showed me his guns, and Neubauer modeled...
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  • UFC 87
    Featuring Minnesota fighters, the mixed martial arts event came to the Target Center Aug. 9. Read Bradley Campbell's review.
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  • Fringe Festival in pictures
    Afterparties, visual shows and more are represented in our photo summary of this year's theater event. Plus, more images from our cover girls, the Lili's Burlesque troupe members who starred in "The Underpants Show." More coverage at our Fringe Blog and 2008 Fringe Guide.
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