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  • Iron and Wine at First Avenue
    The gentle indie sounds of Sam Beam and Co. visited First Avenue last night for a much-anticipated, sold-out show. Read Desiree Weber's review.
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  • Bass Lake Cheese: Master Cheesemaking
    If you're a fan of good cheese -- or carefully crafted food in general -- you'd be hard pressed to find a more entertaining place to visit than a cheese plant with a certified master cheesemaker. In the course of researching his book The Master Cheesemakers of Wisconsin, James Norton visited...
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  • Pro Wakeboard Tour
    The world's top pro wakeboarders took to the waters of Island Lake County Park Saturday and Sunday June 6-7 at the 2008 MasterCraft Pro Wakeboard Tour stop in the Twin Cities.
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  • Small Metal Objects
    The outdoor experimental theater piece at the Walker June 5-7 was a public art performance that involved an audience wired with headphones. From Jeff Shaw's review: "Small Metal Objects innovates without seeming avant garde for avante garde's sake. As enjoyable as it is thought-provoking, this...
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  • R.E.M. with Modest Mouse
    The rock legends played with indie mainstays Modest Mouse and the National on June 5.
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  • Russia's Grizzly Coast
    This week beginning Saturday, June 7, the Minnesota Zoo is set to open its latest permanent exhibition, Russia's Grizzly Coast. Built to emulate the far northeastern coast of Russia, the habitat will be home to grizzly bears, rare Amur Leopards, Amur Tigers, sea otters, and boars. The exhibit...
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  • Barack Obama at Xcel Energy Center
    The presumptive Democratic nominee gave one of the most important political speeches of his life in St. Paul on June 3. Here are shots of the candidate and the crowd he attracted. Read our liveblog of the speech and media coverage, plus our on-site report from the Xcel Center.
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  • The Avenger
    Pete Barry sues debt collectors. Jonathan Kaminsky's profile tells you how and why. Also see some amazing examples of vintage debt collection postcards.
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  • Reanimation Library
    Images from Minnesota native Andrew Beccone's Reanimation Library in Brooklyn, NY. Read Jeff Severns Guntzel's profile of Beccone.
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  • Grand Old Day 2008
    On June 1, St. Paul bore witness to a costumed parade, road race and all manner of street artists from magicians to musicians. Here are 30 memorable images from the day.
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  • Lingerie for pregnant women fashion show
    Minnesota-based Whoa Mamma! is one of just four companies worldwide to produce lingerie aimed at the maternity market. On Sunday, June 1, they held their first ever fashion show at the View Restaurant and Bar. Read the full report by Jeff Shaw.
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  • Barack Otrama CD release party
    Trama, the man our Nate Patrin calls the Twin Cities' best unsigned MC, held a release party for his new "Barack Otrama" mixtape on Thursday night, May 29 at the Dinkytowner. Plus, there were cupcakes.
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