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Nur-D wins City Pages 2019 Picked to Click poll

With 69 points, Nur-D took first place as the Twin Cities’ “best new local artist” in the City Pages annual Picked to Click poll of Minnesota music influentials. It shouldn’t be a surprise that the winner and some of the other artists who made the top 10 are free spirits who can’t be categorized into […]

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‘He was loved and I still think about him’: Mayte Garcia reflects on child loss, relaunches charity she founded with Prince

Although it’s a typical day for most of us, Oct. 16 is time stamped for Mayte Garcia, who recognizes its importance every year. The day usually includes dessert, and conversations with her daughter Gia about Gia’s brother Amiir, who would have turned 23 today. At one time, these conversations were difficult for Garcia because of […]

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