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  • Le Cirque Rouge burlesque troupe's 5th anniversary
    The cabaret and burlesque performers celebrated five years at Nick & Eddie on Friday night, Aug. 8. Songs were sung. Dances flourished gloriously. Liquor was consumed. Clothes were shed.
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  • Irish Fair at Harriet Island
    Harriet Island Regional Park in downtown St. Paul hosted the Irish Fair from Aug. 8-10. In this slideshow, we've got dancing, boxing, rugby, tug o' war, doggies, and moonshine. Go Irish!
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  • She & Him at First Avenue
    The duo of M. Ward and Zooey Deschanel charmed the pants off concertgoers and reviewers alike on Aug. 7 at First Avenue.
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  • Hiroshima commemoration at Lyndale Park
    On Aug. 6, the 63rd anniversary of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima, about 50 people gathered at Lyndale Park's Peace Garden to fold paper cranes, hear music and stories, and engage in silent remembrance and contemplation.
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  • National Night Out 2008: the West Side represents
    National Night Out energized the nation on August 5, 2008. The community-based event was initially developed as a creative way to address crime and bring attention to drug prevention. The long list of block parties, public gatherings, ice cream socials, and cookouts stretched throughout local...
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  • The Top 20 Fringe Festival Promo Pictures
    We love the Fringe Festival. We love the show descriptions. (Our favorite so far: "People always ask, 'Are you a couple?' 'A Couple of What' is a story about two transgender clowns on a life-changing voyage of friendship, transformation and love.") But we especially love the promo pictures....
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  • Kakkoicon
    The first year of Kakkoicon turned the Sheraton Bloomington into a three-day portal to Tokyo. This weekend's anime convention featured costumed con-goers, improbably large swords, and other otaku delights.
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  • Doomtree CD release party at First Avenue
    With I Self Devine and Kill the Vultures, the entire hip-hop collective known as Doomtree celebrated their first full-crew CD with a nonstop party at First Avenue on Aug. 1.
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  • Signs of Time: Photos by Jaimi Novak
    Jaimi Novak was supposed to have her first solo exhibit this month, showing her unique photographs of old signs. But it's not going to happen. The Minnesota Center for Photography announced this week that it is closing, which means that Novak is out of luck. Her photos are still worth looking...
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  • Month in Photos, July 2008
    The month of the summer festival: Aquatennial brought the milk carton boats and sand castles, Dragonfest the colorful racing canoes, the Fine Line a bikini cavalcade.
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  • The Collins Case: Artwork from a battered woman's children
    In 1993 Zachary and Jennifer Collins, then 11 and 9, were kidnapped by their mother and eventually taken to the Netherlands. Their mother, former St. Louis Park resident Holly Ann Collins, says she took the children out of fear for their safety. The children continually told her and court...
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  • Fresh Traditions: Center for Hmong Art and Talent fashion show
    Five design lines premiered on the runway at the Varsity Theater Saturday night, July 26. Fresh Traditions II Fashion Show was presented by the Center for Hmong Art and Talent (CHAT), whose organizational mission is to nurture and develop Hmong artists to enhance the community. Fusing new,...
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