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  • Jubilant June: The Month in Photos
    June brought lots of sun and some huge storms, but despite the crazy summer weather, Minnesotans got out and about throughout the month and partied through the rain and shine.
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  • Terzo Vino Bar: The Tour
    The latest spin-off in the Broders empire, Terzo Vino is a quaint space with room from about 50 guests inside. The idea behind the menu is to move from smaller, more Italian bar food-type dishes to larger, more composed plates to create a full meal. The food is smart, seasonal, and clean, and...
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  • Vieux Farka Touré at the Cedar, 7/9/13
    Malian guitarist Vieux Farka Touré wowed the crowd at the Cedar Tuesday night with his amazing playing and tight band. New Yorker Morley opened the show. PHOTOS BY TONY NELSON on July 9, 2013
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  • Before Pacific Rim: The Films of Guillermo del Toro
    Guillermo del Toro's latest film -- the already lauded Pacific Rim -- hits theaters this week. The filmmaker, a Guadalajara, Mexico native, has directed, written and produced since the late '80s. He's also known for the movies he almost made: del Toro departed from The Hobbit franchise in 2010...
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  • Faces of CONvergence 2013
    Over 6,700 sci-fi and fantasy fans came together to celebrate fandom at the 15th annual CONvergence convention in Bloomington, Minnesota. PHOTOS BY ERIK HESS on July 4-7, 2013
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  • Dillinger Four at the Triple Rock, 7/5/13
    Minneapolis punk powerhouse Dillinger Four performed a rowdy set at the Triple Rock on Friday night, as part of a three-day "D4th of July" celebration. Riverboat Gamblers, Toys That Kill, Tenement and the Treasure Fleet opened. PHOTOS BY ERIK HESS on July 5, 2013
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  • The People You See at a Pool Party
    The fundamental elements of a throbbing summer pool party can be mixed together in any order, but many include the following: tattoos, gallons of vodka, dance music, muscles, very little clothing, healthy sex drives, and of a course, a pool (size doesn't matter). Swirl them all together in a...
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  • Diamond Dog Eating Contest 2013: Hot dogs and glory
    The Depot Tavern held its 4th annual Diamond Dog Eating Contest in downtown Minneapolis. Encouraged by the crowd chanting "America, America, America!" -- six brave contestants gorged on as many diamond dogs as they could eat in 10 minutes. PHOTOS BY DENIS JEONG on Thursday, July 4, 2013
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  • P.O.S. at the Twins game, 7/3/13
    Wednesday's Minnesota Twins game featured the latest installment of the Midwest Music Showcase at Target Field, and the very first rap concert at Target Field. During game breaks, Rhymesayers and Doomtree star P.O.S. led a band featuring Mark McGee, Isaac Gale, and Ryan Olson on electronics,...
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  • Transmission at the Varsity, 7/3/13
    Transmission celebrated Independence Day a little early with a rare all-American music extravaganza with DJ Jake Rudh. PHOTOS BY ERIK HESS on July 3, 2013
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  • Cossetta's: The tour
    Beyond just the sheer selection of stuff (everything from mini quiches to glossy pine nut tarts), the really impressive bit is that, unlike some of the other Italian markets in town, Cossetta’s pasticceria makes just about everything they sell right in their basement. Pastry chefs go to work...
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  • MN Food Truck Fair 2013
    Calhoun Square was as crowded as the State Fair this with the arrival of the second-annual MN Food Truck Fair. Twenty-nine food trucks lined Hennepin Avenue, accompanied by local craft beers and live music. PHOTOS BY ATHENA FELDSHON on June 30, 2013
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