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  • ARENA Bikini
    Avant-garde dance troupe ARENA did a fundraising performance at 414 Sound Bar in the warehouse district where dancers modeled bikini fashions. Carl Atiya Swanson reviewed.
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  • The Mekons and Greil Marcus
    The legendary writer and the legendary band came to St. Paul Friday, March 28. Peter S. Scholtes muses on rock journalism in that context.
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  • Twin Cities Battle League
    On the last Friday of every month, the Twin Cities Battle League hosts freestyle rap dis-fests where 12 MCs battle to be the last one standing. The second round of competition was held at the Blue Nile on March 29. Read the feature story. Hear MP3s and read more here.
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  • Month in Photos, March 2008
    That was the month that was. A month of false starts toward spring, of eating sushi off naked models, of locals at a national music festival.
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  • Boredoms at First Avenue
    Japanese experimental noise pioneers The Boredoms hit First Avenue on Tuesday, March 25.
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  • Gary Louris at Pantages
    The Jayhawks and Golden Smog singer performed a laid-back show at Pantages Tuesday, March 25.
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  • Buckthorn art
    Artist Jim Proctor creates art from the invasive buckthorn root. Read Beth Walton's story about Proctor.
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  • Black Mountain at 7th St. Entry
    Modern prog-rock darlings, British Columbia's Black Mountain, brought their intricate songs to 7th St. Entry on Monday, March 24.
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  • Muja Messiah's MPLS Massacre
    Thursday March 20, Muja Messiah and friends celebrated a new CD release with a show at the 7th St. Entry.
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  • Stephen Malkmus and John Vanderslice
    Back by the Jicks, Stephen Malkmus performed at First Avenue on March 19. John Vanderslice opened. Read our interview with Jick Janet Weiss.
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  • Hairball: Today's hair metal heroes
    Rockstar Bob and Kris Vox of Hairball, the Twin Cities' own '80s tribute band, model the best and worst of a hairier era. Hairball is the first band we meet in Jeff Severns Guntzel's feature story "Sex, Drugs, & Awesome Hair." Read more about them in his Reporter's Notebook. Also see City...
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  • Awesome Hair: Metal promo shots from the 80s
    In a world without MySpace, the promo photo was a sort of currency for bands seeking exposure to booking agents, clubs and the press. And it was an excuse to look awesome. Behold the stylings of Twin Cities hair metal. Read more about these bands in our feature story and Reporter's Notebook....
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