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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.
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  • 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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  • 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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