Local Current Blog

February 20, 2019

For sale: Bob Dylan’s childhood bathroom sink

While fans of popular artists have been known to sell all sorts of things that once belonged to their idols, a very unusual Bob Dylan item is currently for sale — a bathroom sink. Growing up in Hibbing, Minn., a young Bob Dylan, then Bobby Zimmerman, and his brother David used the sink in their […]

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Miya Folick on sounding notes of hope with debut album ‘Premonitions’

Los Angeles singer-songwriter Miya Folick is finding joy in the ordinary with her debut album, Premonitions. The collection of songs, which Folick has described as “domestic pop,” celebrates everyday experiences, documents close relationships, and revels in the moment. Folick released Premonitions last October. While her 2015 Strange Darling EP and 2017 EP, Give It To Me, rest on a classic indie-rock backbone […]

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Concept plan for First Ave riverfront amphitheater set for Minneapolis City Council vote on March 1

Yesterday afternoon a Minneapolis City Council committee unanimously approved a concept plan for the Upper Harbor Terminal along the Mississippi River in north Minneapolis, which includes a Community Performing Arts Center operated by First Avenue. The open-air CPAC would hold around 10,000 guests and include 6,000 stacked seats (a capacity comparable to Rock the Garden). It […]

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