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City College News Asks!

February 1, 2011

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Question: What was your best or worst Valentine’s Day experience? Iris Evans, Criminal Justice: “I had three guys buy me roses and send them to me in my class and I had to choose which one to ask to the dance.” ...

Valentine’s Shout-outs

February 1, 2011

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to: Kerima Alawi from: Ayan Hersi you’re best friend in the whole wide world lol love you. to: Mahir Yussuf from: nonymous I looove you always will always have…no matter what. to: Trice from: D-fly It’s your bday...

5 inexpensive ways to survive a Minnesota winter

December 10, 2010

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Getting cabin fever already? We’re barely into winter, yet the early sunsets and declining temperatures can make the toughest Minnesotan want to hibernate for the next several months. Here are five local events worth shedding...

Minnesota Orchestra releases album of Beethoven Piano Concertos No. 4 and 5

December 10, 2010

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The Swedish label BIS Records released Dec. 9 the first recording of the Minnesota Orchestra’s Beethoven piano concertos series, featuring the composer’s final two piano concertos, the Fourth and Fifth (Emperor), conducted...

Grinderman gets it on at First Ave.

December 10, 2010

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Grinderman took to First Avenue’s main stage Nov. 23, delivering a more raucous, adrenaline-injected show than most groups half their age. Grinderman’s lead singer Nick Cave, 52, arrived on stage, black hair slicked back,...

Motion City Soundtrack to headline first annual ‘Popsickle Festival’

December 10, 2010

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The first annual Popsickle Festival will take place on Dec. 18, at First Avenue and the 7th Street Entry in Downtown Minneapolis. Motion City Soundtrack are headlining the festival and will be joined by Minus The Bear, Foxy...

Blithe Spirit ­­— A bit too many words for most

November 15, 2010

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Some fifty patrons braved the raging wind and cold Wednesday night, October 27, to catch the opening night of Noël Coward’s Blithe Spirit. The play tells the story of what ensues when well-to-do writer, Charles Condomine...

A hip-shaking, swinging Afro-Cuban mix

November 15, 2010

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Tiempo Libre, an energetic, dance-inducing Latin band, comes to the Ordway ont Nov. 20, 2010. The seven piece band, based out of Miami originally hails from Cuba, combining Afro-Cuban and jazzy Latin sounds The result is...

Forgotten Films

November 15, 2010

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Halloween has come and gone, but if you're like most of us, then those ghosts and gravestones are going to be decorating your yard for at least another week while you ride out the after-holiday effects. To help you keep those...

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