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  • Grouplove at First Avenue, 12/23/12
    Los Angeles pop rockers Grouplove performed at First Avenue on Sunday night, making up for a canceled November performance. PHOTOS BY ERIK HESS on December 23, 2012.
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  • Grant Cutler at the Cedar, 12/21/12
    Grant Cutler performed at the Cedar Cultural Center on Friday night, featuring the premier of a Minnesota Arts Board commissioned electro-acoustic composition. Anonymous Choir and Zoo Animal opened and live mixed visuals were provided by Visionquest. PHOTOS BY ERIK HESS on December 21, 2012
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  • Permed Out Showcase III at the Cabooze, 12/22/12
    Local hip-hop crew Audio Perm hosted Greg Grease & Mike the Martyr for Saturday's 'Permed Out Showcase III' at The Cabooze, which included a handful of special guests, including Doomtree's Mike Mictlan. PHOTOS BY ANNA GULBRANDSEN on December 22, 2012.
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  • Best of Minnesota Burlesque, 2012 Edition [NSFW]
    Burlesque is a lot like opening a present... the art is in the wrapping (and slow unwrapping) on the journey to what's underneath the ribbons and bows. To cap off the year, we gathered some of the year's best burlesque and pinup photos that showcase the sometimes cheeky, sometimes hilarious,...
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  • Of Monsters and Men at First Avenue, 12/19/12
    Icelandic folk/pop group, Of Monsters & Men, concluded their US tour Wednesday night with the second of two sold out shows at First Avenue in front of an enthusiastic all ages crowd. Elle King, channeling her best Tammy meets Wanda, opened the show. PHOTOS BY TONY NELSON on December 19, 2012.
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  • Year in the Life of a Twin Cities Biker, 2012 Edition
    It's well-known that the Twin Cities are ultra bike-friendly with the additions and expansions of bike lanes, tons of bicycle-related events, and one of the country's largest bike-shares: Nice Ride. From biking in costumes (or even putting costumes on your bike!) to cycling in aerodynamic...
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  • Beacon Public House: The Tour
    The handsome Beacon Public House, in the new Commons Hotel on the U of M’s East Bank, is the latest local restaurant to glom on to the all-are-welcome gastropub idea. The menu ranges from a delicious burger (with short ribs and gorgonzola, plus superb fries) to a roquefort-crusted filet mignon,...
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  • Andrew Bird at the State Theatre, 12/17/12
    Andrew Bird, backed by locals Dosh & Jeremy Ylvisaker, wowed the nearly full State theater with his multi layered sounds, full of loops, violins, guitars & the trademark whistle. Fat Kid Wednesdays, the straight up jazz trio led by occasional Bird band mate Michael Lewis on sax. PHOTOS BY TONY...
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  • Good to be bad: Best NSFW shots of 2012
    This year was filled with lots of frisky fun right here in our own backyard and beyond to the coasts. From kinky art and conventions to fetishes and burlesque, we picked some of the steamiest photos from 2012 to add a little spice to the last days of the year. For even more NSFW top photo...
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  • Doomtree Blowout 8 at First Avenue, 12/14/12
    On night one of Doomtree's 8th annual Blowout, the long-running Minneapolis rap group gave the sold-out crowd an hours-long show they'll never forget. Minneapolis mayor R.T. Rybak even dropped in to warm up the crowd. PHOTOS BY ERIK HESS on December 14, 2012
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  • Anti-Gun Rally at Martin Luther King Park, 12/14/12
    Friday night there was a public rally to end gun violence in wake of the Newtown, Connecticut, school tragedy. PHOTOS BY STEVEN COHEN on December 14, 2012
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  • 2 Chainz Party Bus Paparazzi
    The 2 Chainz party bus got fans warmed up before the show at Myth last night, stopping at various destinations throughout the Twin Cities: Cause in Uptown, McDonald's in Dinkytown, Augsburg, Hamline, and St. Thomas. PHOTOS BY BFRESH PHOTOGRAPHY on December 13, 2012. Check out more photos from...
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