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Dancing to Dylan: Minnesota Dance Theatre to perform ‘Moonshine’

As part of its 2017 spring season, Minnesota Dance Theatre (MDT) will present Moonshine, a collection of pieces by British choreographer Christopher Bruce. The dances are set to early Bob Dylan tracks found on his Bootleg Series releases. Moonshine will be presented at the the Cowles Center from April 7-9. Though this is its Minneapolis premiere, Moonshine has received positive reviews for prior […]

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A guide to Minnesota artists at SXSW

SXSW is one of the largest festivals of its kind in the world, celebrating film, music and interactive media in a whirlwind of events spanning several days. Among the hundreds of artists who will be performing at this year’s music festival are a few Minnesota musicians who will be making the trek to Austin to play […]

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Beyond Metallica and Megadeth: 20 more odd choices for Grammys Premiere Ceremony walk-up music

After the Grammys last month, metalheads around the world were shaking their heads in bemusement at the fact that to celebrate Megadeth’s first-ever Grammy, the house band played “Master of Puppets,” a song by their rivals Metallica. That was just one of several strange musical choices, though, at the Premiere Ceremony — the live-streamed ceremony […]

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