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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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Friday Five: Chastity Brown, Lena Elizabeth and more new Minnesota music videos

Chastity Brown, “Whisper” Chastity Brown shares her song “Whisper,” from Silhouette of Sirens, accompanied by a sweet love story. She told Out that she envisioned the video as “a string of intimate moments that represent the beauty of queer love.” Lena Elizabeth, “Nobody Wants You (Live)” Lena Elizabeth is a wonder to watch. Strumming her baritone ukulele, […]

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Friday Five: Ace Da Animal, Maple & Beech, and more new Minnesota music videos

Ace Da Animal, “The Flow” Ace Da Animal emulates classic rap in “The Flow,” shot by Minnesota videographers M&A Production. After meeting legendary MC Rakim, he felt inspired to jump on this @BAYWATERMUSIC beat. Maple & Beech, “Wedding Season” Fun pop/rock group Maple & Beech perform their “ode to aging,” “Wedding Season,” live at Jazz Central Studios in Minneapolis. […]

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Video premiere: Watch Chastity Brown “Wake Up”

Chastity Brown released her most recent album, Silhouette of Sirens, in May after a long recording, writing, and re-recording process. Now that it’s out, she’s shared a wealth of thoughts and art about the project, including beautiful interviews, a touching show at the Fitzgerald, and new music videos: “Carried Away” and “Wake Up.” Out today, the […]

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First Avenue hosts all-night Prince party, plans more celebrations

In the last couple of years, I’ve heard so many touring artists pay tribute to Prince during their Minnesota tour stops that it’s been almost tempting to let the reverence become routine. Nate Ruess of fun. covered “Let’s Go Crazy” last summer; Francesco Yates (of dancefloor earworm “Sugar” fame) made the pilgrimage to First Avenue […]

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Chastity Brown to join Vieux Farka Touré at Dakota Jazz Club Saturday

Tomorrow night, Saturday, Oct. 3, Chastity Brown will join Vieux Farka Touré at the Dakota Jazz Club. Brown will be stepping in for NYC-based singer Julia Easterlin—Touré’s tour collaborator, who was unable to perform for the Minneapolis show. Born in Niafunké, Mali, Touré – often referred to as “The Hendrix of the Sahara” – is the son of the late […]

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