Monthly Archives: December 2013
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Doomtree Blowout IX

By Jed Johnson Sunday night concluded the monstrous Doomtree Blowout IX, allowing fans to share in the culmination of the super-group’s biggest year yet. Seeing the return of many members from solo tours and outside collaboration projects the night resounded with non-stop […]

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Dancing About Architecture

By Erik Ritland “Writing about music is like dancing about architecture” – Martin Mull It’s difficult to write about experiences and feelings. The way you feel when you share a story with an old friend, how it feels when the person you’re with looks at you a certain way, […]

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Rap For Life III @ Triple Rock

By Jed Johnson The third annual Rap For Life shook the Triple Rock last Friday, promoting domestic abuse awareness in support of the Domestic Abuse Project. Rap acts Kill The Vultures, Bomba de Luz with Dem Atlas, Christopher Michael Jensen, Ceewhy/Gorilla […]

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Walker Art Center: Claes Oldenburg

By Haley Anderson There are few symbols of the Twin Cities as iconic as Oldenburg’s Spoonbridge and Cherry. This simple, yet gigantic sculpture simply embodies the delightfully strange attitude that we carry out as Minnesotans. It also compliments our taste […]

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Mark Mallman at the the Turf Club

By Erik Ritland “I represent poetry…I represent art…I represent…death!” Indeed, Mallman. They who have ears, let them hear. Mallman’s place in the Minnesota music scene is legendary. He began in the late ‘90s and built his reputation quickly with catchy, […]

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The Original Pancake House – Maple Grove

Birthed in Portland in 1953, the Original Pancake House isn’t a local brand but the Maple Grove location I’ve come to know as a second home hosts a purely Minnesotan experience. Open daily from 7am – 3pm and serving exclusively […]

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Minnesota Weather Internet Gems

By Haley Anderson If you are reading this, congratulations! You survived yesterday in the Twin Cities! We experienced the first of many rush hours to come that will have us driving like total idiots. I know that is a negative […]

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Muddy Pig

By Haley Anderson Before experiencing The Muddy Pig for myself, I thought it to be mere legend. With 49 rotating taps, (and over 100 single malt scotches that I didn’t try) St. Paul’s best beer bar is truly a beer […]