Local Current Blog

November 8, 2016

Music news: Ziggy Stardust statue planned for Market Square

The local council’s signed off — now all organizers need is about $120,000 in donations to build a statue of David Bowie in his Ziggy Stardust persona. The statue would be built north of London in Aylesbury’s Market Square, a location Bowie referenced in the opening lines of the song “Five Years.” As Pitchfork notes, […]

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Minnesota musicians’ message: Vote!

It’s official: election day is upon us. Check out how some local musicians are fulfilling their civic duty and encouraging you to do the same. Jeremy Messersmith It is finished. A photo posted by Jeremy Messersmith (@jeremymessersmith) on Nov 7, 2016 at 6:32am PST Dessa Haaaay, Minneapolis. The wait at the downtown government center was […]

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Paisley Park Kitchen unveils Prince-inspired menu

Over three years ago, Peoples Organic owners Juell and Ray Roberts got a huge surprise. As they ran their several restaurants and raised their two kids, Prince’s team asked, would they interested in taking on an extra client? Fast-forward through deliberation, stages (the cook’s version of auditions), and interviews, and the Roberts family had a […]

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