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Stories by our Local Current interns.

Behind First Avenue’s Stars: Radiohead

If you ask a Minnesotan if they’ve ever seen Radiohead live, they might lament the fact that the band hasn’t visited the Gopher State in over 20 years, since their 1997 show at the State Theatre in Minneapolis. Some fans, however, might recall having seen the up-and-coming English rock band play at First Avenue in […]

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Parkway Theater to reopen on Sept. 13, host jeremy messersmith on Sept. 29

Minneapolis’s historic Parkway Theater, which has been renovated under new ownership, will finally open to the public again on Sept. 13. The building has been revamped, from 372 reupholstered seats to its brand-new bar, featuring local craft beers and a cocktail menu concocted by Tattersall Distilling. There are also new arcade games in the lobby and, don’t […]

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FEMN Fest bringing music and education to Duluth with all-female lineup

When thinking back to last year’s inaugural FEMN Fest, co-producer Abigail Mlinar remembers there being “love in the room every night.” The Duluth festival returns Sept. 21-22 for its second year and includes a lineup of female-identifying musicians, educators, and vendors. It is an unconventional music festival that acts, in the words of Mlinar, as “an opportunity […]

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Vagical Mystery Tour: Chastity Brown, Lori Barbero, and more to join Lizz Winstead for comedy and conversation

Tonight, the Vagical Mystery Tour is making a stop at the Cedar Cultural Center for a night of comedy, conversations about reproductive rights, and satirical covers of sexist music. The Vagical Mystery Tour is the project of Daily Show co-creator (and Minneapolis native) Lizz Winstead and Lady Parts Justice League, a comedy-driven reproductive rights organization. […]

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