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October 21, 2016

Friday Five: ahem, Chris Bartels, and more new Minnesota music videos

After a deluge of submissions during the last month or so, the stream of local music videos has started to slow. If you’re a Minnesota musician and have new videos to share, feel free to submit your work to cjohnson@mpr.org. Thanks! ahem, “Bottle Rocket” ahem are one of the Twin Cities’ punk bands to watch. Luckily, Lizzie Hutchins made that […]

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Bedlam Lowertown to close Nov. 2

“With a fully stocked all-you-can-eat buffet of emotions, we announce that Bedlam Lowertown will be closing on November 2,” write Bedlam Theatre artistic director Maren Ward and board president Dan Spock in a note posted yesterday to the company’s website. “This was a highly ambitious project and there are many whys and why nots and […]

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Two new Prince releases, including music from the vault, on the way

Prince fans won’t have to wait much longer for a taste of music from the vault. On Thursday night, NPG Records and Warner Bros. Records announced two new releases — the first ones since Prince’s death on April 21 — and both will share music that was previously unreleased. The first project, Prince 4Ever, comes out on Nov. 22 in the […]

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