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  1. Nimbus Explores Ghost Sonata with New TranslationRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2014 | City Pages

    Danielle Blackbird has done it all in the theater. "I was a stage manager. I got my M.F.A. in acting.

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  2. Prince Rama's Journey Fuses Gamelan with TheaterRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2014 | City Pages

    For Prince Rama's Journey , opening tonight at the Avalon Theatre, Green T Productions and Sumunar Indonesian Music and Dance join together for a new adaptation of one of the most widely celebrated epics of southeastern Asia. Combining physical theater with Gamelan music and dance, the collaboration brings the story of Ramayana to life.

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  3. Halloween, Ballerween, Filthy Animals: Freeloader FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2014 | City Pages

    This week in free things to do we have a ton of great Halloween parties, some Dia de los Muertos happenings, and some album-release celebrations. Come take a look and plan your weekend on the cheap.

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  4. Franken Campaign Goes After McFadden for Selling Merch Made in ChinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2014 | City Pages

    In June, Al Franken's campaign went after Mike McFadden for having a batch of his official T-shirts made in Nicaragua . McFadden's camp said it was a one-time thing and pointed out that Mike's shirts are typically made by a Minnesota company. 34 comments

  5. DFL Cries Foul Over Misleading MNGOP Drunk Driver Attack AdsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2014 | City Pages

    New mailers paid for by the Minnesota Republican Party allege that Democrats in the legislature are "weakening penalties for dangerous drunk drivers." At issue is a bill signed into law earlier this year that requires people with multiple DUI convictions to use an ignition interlock device when they start driving again, thereby preventing them from even starting their cars if they are impaired.

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  6. Sha Cage Returns to Frank Theatre in GroundedRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2014 | City Pages

    George Brant's Grounded is doing the theatrical version of blowing up. Over the last two years, more than a dozen productions have been produced of the one-woman show about a female fighter pilot stuck at desk job running drone missions.

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  7. Verdant's New Menu: More to Taste at This Tea Tasting RoomRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2014 | City Pages

    The English may have a well-established tradition of serving a light meal at their tea rooms -- tuna tartines and scones with clotted cream are commonplace -- but in Minneapolis? Not so much. Maybe our strong coffee culture acted as a natural interceptor, but dedicated tea rooms like La Socit du Th, Lady Elegant's, and the Tea Garden really didn't find their way into our local scene until relatively recently.

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  8. Eight D a de los Muertos Events Happening This weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2014 | City Pages

    Not to be confused with Halloween, Dia de los Muertos is the other holiday that will be celebrated this weekend. The event, which has roots in Indigenous Latin American traditions that were co-opted by the Catholic Church during the colonization of the Spanish empire, has grown in popularity here in the Twin Cities, perhaps due to our rising Latino population.

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  9. Study: Blacks Way More Likely to be Arrested in MplsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2014 | City Pages

    A new report put together by the Minnesota chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union finds that black people are way more likely to be arrested for low-level, non-violent offenses in Minneapolis than whites. Using the Minneapolis Police Department's own data, the report finds that from 2004 to 2012, blacks in Minneapolis were 11.5 more likely to be arrested for marijuana possession than whites; 8.86 times more likely to be arrested for disorderly conduct; 7.54 times more likely to be arrested for vagrancy; and 16.39 times more likely to be arrested for curfew/loitering.

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  10. Standup Brian McKim on Shecky, Life in Las VegasRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2014 | City Pages

    Brian McKim recently co-authored a book with his wife and fellow comic, Tracie Skene, titled The Comedy Bible: A Complete Resource for the Aspiring Comedian . It all came about quite by accident, starting with an email received back in 2010.

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  11. Four Free Things To Do This WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2014 | City Pages

    This week in free stuff to do, we have a party for all types of geeks, a whiskey-fueled pub-trivia night, and a great art show. Come take a look and plan your week.

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  12. Get Some Uniquely Minnesotan Beers at Grumpy's Limited Action Beer FestRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2014 | City Pages

    Beer festivals are all the rage, but they can be a bit too similar, with a lot of the same old beers being poured into those 4-ounce tasting cups. Grumpy's is sponsoring the Limited Action Beer Fest to challenge that notion.

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  13. One Direction 2015 U.S. Tour Dates -- TCF Stadium in JulyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2014 | City Pages

    One Direction can not be contained! By a roof, anyhow. The heartthrob lads just announced plans for a late-summer run in 2015, and they've graduated to stadiums.

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  14. The Creator of the Slayer Pizza Returns with a Bulldog N.E. Halloween MenuRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2014 | City Pages

    Chef John "BlA1 4d Hammer" Hurkes, creator of the Slayer Pizza, is back -- and this time, his blasphemous cuisine will be available for public consumption at the Bulldog in northeast Minneapolis. From October 28 to October 31, the Satanic chef will cater to foodies and horror fanatics alike with his special Halloween menu.

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  15. The 5 Best Fall Soups in the Twin CitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2014 | City Pages

    The true soup lover longs for fall. After a summer of haphazard cooking, meals thrown together from fresh farmer's market fare, we start to crave more complex flavors.

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  16. Theatre Pro Rata Captures the Spirit of 1984Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2014 | City Pages

    Since it was published 65 years ago, George Orwell's 1984 has been the model for oppressive, dystopian states in fiction. Through the decades, 1984 has stubbornly resisted strong translations into other media.

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  17. Rob Little on the Secret World of Cruise ShipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2014 | City Pages

    "I've performed on 63 cruises in the past two years," says comedian Rob Little. His seafaring work ethic has paid off, as he was recently named Carnival Cruise Lines' Comedian of the Year.

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  18. Jeremy Messersmith and Others Take a Stand Against 70-30 Rule in Cute, Cheesy VideoRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2014 | City Pages

    Champagne to celebrate? Video shows how much food you'd then have to order to comply with the 70-30 rule As the November elections approach, local restaurateurs and concerned citizens are ever more vocal about a rule they'd like to see abolished. The onerous 70-30 rule requires that restaurants in residential areas earn at least 70 percent of their revenue from food sales and no more than 30 percent from alcohol.

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  19. Four Free Things To Do This WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2014 | City Pages

    This week in free things to do we have a reading from a notable author, a truly awful sci-fi flick from the '70s, a beer party, and an art exhibition from Dim Media. Come take a look at our list and plan your weekend.

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  20. The Best Twin Cities Concerts of the Week: 10/20-10/23Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2014 | City Pages

    The Electric Koolade Experience: With Flatbush Zombies, the Underachievers First Avenue Like-minded underground rap duos Flatbush Zombies and the Underachievers are hitting the Mainroom collectively as Clockwork Indigo. As evidenced on their recent song as a four-piece, "Butterfly Effect," New York's post-A$AP Rocky explorations are ever-present in both groups' material.

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