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Brian Laidlaw and friends to join up for a night of poetry and music at the Southern Theater

Tomorrow night Milkweed Editions and the Southern Theater will host a gathering of authors, musicians, and author-musicians to discuss and perform their work. The event serves as a book launch for Brian Laidlaw‘s first full-length poetry collection, The Stuntman. The evening’s focus is on the relationships among poetry, music, and communities. In addition to Laidlaw, the evening will include performances by Allison LaBonne […]

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Hippo Campus, Brian Laidlaw, and more: This week’s Minnesota record releases

Hippo Campus Precocious local band Hippo Campus released Bashful Creatures today. The band have made a splash in the local scene even before their first release—placing second in this year’s City Pages Picked to Click poll. The ingredients that make up Hippo Campus’s brand of indie-pop are uplifting guitar work and danceable drumbeats. The band’s catchy sound doesn’t seem to wash […]

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Brian Laidlaw to release unique album/book combination with Nov. 20 show at the Walker Art Center

Local singer-songwriter Brian Laidlaw will release his new album on Nov. 20 at the Walker Art Center in a unique package of music that will also include a poetry book. For the verse and music celebration, Laidlaw will perform pieces from his new multimedia project Amoritorium. Released by Paper Darts Press, the vinyl LP of songs has a corresponding set of […]

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