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  • Dragon Festival at Lake Phalen
    Dragonboat races, martial arts demonstrations, Asian food and crafts were all on the agenda at the annual Dragon Festival at Lake Phalen in St. Paul July 11-12.
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  • Club Candids: Too Much Love
    Every Saturday at 10 p.m., First Avenue presents Too Much Love, a dance party "spinning all the best music, new and old, anything good that rocks." Here are candid shots from clubgoers at the downtown danceteria.
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  • CONvergence: 10 year anniversary
    The Twin Cities' biggest convention for sci-fi, gaming, anime and more celebrated 10 years at the Bloomington Sheraton from July 3-6. Klingons! Thor! Sexy space girls! Comic characters, Star Wars and more! Read Fish DeSmith's recap.
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  • Independent's Day hip-hop showcase
    A celebration went down at the Turf Club on July 4th. Not the kind of party with turkey dogs and sparklers, but the kind with food for thought that creates fireworks in your mind. The concept of the Independent's Day showcase at the Turf Club was to have the best independent local hip-hop...
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  • Song Town Saloon at Acadia
    A new monthly music event, Song Town Saloon brings together artists to play roots, blues and Americana music on the first Saturday of each month at Acadia Cafe's new location on Cedar. The night of songs is hosted by "Sneaky" Pete Bauer and Jaspar Lepak. Besides Bauer and Lepak, musicians...
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  • Together in the Darkness: the Swedish rock scene
    Michigan-based photographer Stefan Peterson has made a career of standing alongside stomping, thrashing throngs at rock shows and snapping crystal-clear photos of the mayhem. He's been photographing rock music shows and scenes since the mid-'90s, and his latest exhibit, "Together in the...
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  • Bootsy Collins' James Brown Tribute
    Surrounded by an all-star crew of funk ambassadors, Bootsy Collins came to the Minnesota Zoo's Weesner Amphitheater July 1 and put on a brief but memorable show. Read Jordan Selbo's review.
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  • RZA as Bobby Digital at First Avenue
    "When the Wu-Tang Clan came to town last winter, they left RZA behind -- and their new album 8 Diagrams along with him," writes Nate Patrin. But the hip-hop innovator's show at First Avenue on June 30 was worth the wait.
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  • The Black Orchid: Josephine Baker
    "The Black Orchid: Josephine Baker, Snapshots from her Life" celebrates the life and complexity of Josephine Baker. Written and directed by Judy Cooper Lyle, the show was the first full-scale theatrical production hosted by the newly renovated Parkway Theater on 48th and Chicago Avenue in...
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  • Twin Cities Pride Festival: En Vogue
    Headlined by En Vogue, the musical component of Pride Weekend took place on Saturday, June 28. Read Jessica Armbruster's review.
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  • Twin Cities Pride Festival: Parade and Drag Show
    This weekend's annual Gay-Lesbian-Bisexual-Transgender Pride Celebration in the Twin Cities saw days worth of passion, pageantry, pride and color. Here are images from the pride parade and the Dragged Out drag show.
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  • The Month in Photos: June 2008
    It's finally summer. The images of June come traipsing by like giant, beautiful mosquitoes -- mosquitoes whose only bite is in their photographic elegance. Or something.
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