Monthly Archives: November 2014

2014 Vikings Update: Moral Victories?

Many considered last Sundays Vikings loss to the Green Bay Packers a moral victory. The Pack had destroyed their previous two opponents, the Chicago Bears and Philadelphia Eagles, scoring 50+ points in each game. Considering that they handled the Vikings […]

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Minneapolis Responds to Ferguson

To take action after tragedy is difficult, emotional and necessary. Yesterday’s rallies, as a response to the events in Ferguson, Missouri brought together thousands of our community members to show support and provide a hopeful push for positive change in our […]

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Mass Nerve Management Showcase: A Photo Recap

Last Thursday, the Mass Nerve Management Artist Showcase happened at First Avenue/ 7th Street Entry. Here you can see what each set in the showcase offered visually. MAKr Fort Wilson Riot Tired Tongues Fort Wilson Riot Tired Tongues  Aaron & […]

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New Breath in Alternative Country: American Revival

I always wished the alternative country genre that Uncle Tupelo created in the late ‘80s/early ‘90s would have stuck around longer. Its combination of country, punk, folk, and rock deserved a lot better than its ten year or so run. […]

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Updating the Old School: L’Assassins and Filthy Animals EP Reviews

L’Assassins, KILL KILL KILL! Bang Bang Bang! There isn’t much to dislike about L’Assasins. Their songs are catchy, their instrumentation tight, and their old school surf/punk vibe is endearing. It also doesn’t hurt that they’re four badass, heavily tattooed, voluptuous […]

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To Be Right or Safe?- A Review of Detainee

Last Friday at the newly renovated Phoenix Theater, Detainee from Mission Theatre Company held it’s opening night performance. Having spoken with Andrea Tonsfelt and Annelise Stuht for last week’s podcast episode, I had a lot of background on the performance. […]

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Cowboy Conjuror of That Old, Weird America: Bob Dylan at the Orpheum

Circuses. Woody Guthrie. Midnight Rambles. Pedal steel guitar. Juke Joints. John Henry. “Home on the Range.” Banjo pickers. Blind Willie McTell. Tent revivals. Highway 61. Sword swallowers. Forget everything you know about Bob Dylan. Forget that he’s called the voice […]

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The Local Experiment Hosts 1 Year Anniversary Party

As overlooked as it may be, Rochester, Minnesota is another city filled with rich creative activity and fascinating entrepreneurial endeavors. It’s a shame that Curious North hasn’t made it down there to investigate, but this Saturday at The Salon, we’re going […]

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