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Eyedea documentary to be screened October 9 at the Parkway

Minnesota music has not forgotten Micheal “Eyedea” Larsen, the talented rapper who died six years ago at 28 years old. Following its premiere at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Film Festival last spring, Brandon Crowson’s documentary The World Has No Eyedea is being shown at the Parkway Theater on October 9, and the members of the local scene […]

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Music News: ‘Stranger Things’ rap mash-ups turn the internet upside down

Stranger Things makes a splash in the music world Just two days after Wiz Khalifa sampled the Stranger Things theme song in a song called, appropriately, “Stranger Things,” YouTuber/internet darling Nathan Zed hopped on the train. “You can really do anything with this BRUH,” he snaps as he shows off his Kanye West, Kendrick, Drake, Beyoncé, and Desiigner mash-ups (all while being infinitely more […]

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Here’s your first Paisley Park merch

As the Oct. 6 opening day approaches, Paisley Park has unveiled official artwork and its first merchandise — including, yes, a Paisley Park tote bag. The venue is also selling tasting plates of Prince’s favorite foods, prepared by his personal chef. Fans who hold tickets for opening day are being invited to purchase “Opening Day […]

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AEG-operated nightclub Mill City Nights is closing

What a long, strange four and a half years it’s been for Mill City Nights, the AEG-owned nightclub that was opened in early 2012 to ostensibly compete with downtown Minneapolis landmark First Avenue. After an opening show by Jane’s Addiction that can only be described as a disaster — overcrowding and impossible sightlines led to […]

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