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Attitude City Yacht Club 2008

A glimmering Minneapolis night on the water. And fireworks. What could be more perfect? Attitude City’s Third Annual Yacht Club sets sail July 26th for a night of dancing and celebration on the Mississippi River. Boarding begins at 9:15 pm at Boom Island Park. Pre-boarding drinks will be served at the Northeast Yacht Club starting […]

David Byrne

When the hippest art museum in town throws a concert in a sculpture garden under the summer sun we have only one option: Rejoice. If you’re going through Walker withdrawal, this year’s Rock the Garden street party will be therapeutic as an event where the “without walls” concept is in full effect. For the last […]

Nordic Roots Festival

In a herculaean feat involving customs negotiations, visas, and all sorts of other international red tape, the Cedar manages to import a couple dozen Scandinavian musicians each year for its Nordic Roots Festival. The music itself is even more amazing. This year’s lineup includes traditional players like Norway’s Knut Hamre (a master of the lovely […]

A Spy Camera

Last year, the Minneapolis Police Department received a “generous gift” from Target Corporation: enough money to purchase thirty surveillance cameras, which were strategically placed within a ten-block radius downtown. We Minnesotans like to keep to ourselves, so when the ACLU tried to stand up to Big Brother, many of us quietly cheered. Compared to other […]

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