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People are freaking out about this Minneapolis cloud that looks like Prince

People are seeing Prince in an image of a majestic cloud, taken Tuesday night at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport. The sky over the Minneapolis Airport tonight! @prince @drfunkenberry pic.twitter.com/pAXOPtPQ6o — Jill Smith (@jillkins9) May 17, 2017 Jill Smith got the picture from her coworker, Tiffany Mattick, who says she was driving down 494 towards […]

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Friday Five: WINGMAN, Heiruspecs, and more new Minnesota music videos

Video premiere: WINGMAN, “Giant Microphone” WINGMAN (Connor Davison and Daniel Stewart, featuring Levi Stugelmeyer and Steve Bosmans) share a video from their debut album Honcho, which came out in 2016. The band teamed up with director Eric Pierson and a whole team of pros to create this goofy blast from the past. Heiruspecs, “Relativity” Heiruspecs‘s new single/video, “Relativity,” addresses […]

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Gaelynn Lea to play the State Department

Since winning NPR’s Tiny Desk Contest in 2016, Duluth violinist and singer Gaelynn Lea has landed gigs across the country, including a TEDx Talk at Yale University and in-studio performances at public radio stations. Her venues have ranged from schools to restaurants to a decommissioned Masonic temple. Last summer she played with Murder of Crows bandmate […]

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