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How to be an eco-friendlier music consumer

Your prized Bob Dylan vinyl suffers a fatal scratch. You clean out your childhood closet and uncover all your NSYNC and Hanson CDs. Before you toss them, here’s one thing to consider: Mother Nature doesn’t want your music junk, either. The EPA has estimated that 100,000 pounds of CDs become unwanted by consumers each month […]

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Positivity permeates at HazelFest 2016

The Hazelden campus is, by design, set in a place apart. Its idyllic location, nestled amidst rolling hills and crystal lakes in the Minnesota countryside, provides a peaceful environment for those seeking treatment for addiction to alcohol and other drugs. And for those attending HazelFest — Hazelden’s day-long, chemical-free community festival — that sense of […]

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Preview: Hazelfest 2016 features Cloud Cult and Hippo Campus

Ask music makers, aficionados, or any guest on The O.K. Show, and they’ll tell you: Music can heal. This weekend, the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation celebrates both music and healing with its fourth annual HazelFest, a one-day concert featuring musicians from around Minnesota. Located in Center City, Minn., Hazelden is a hub for recovery, seeking to help people who’ve struggled […]

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Cloud Cult to show new movie ‘The Seeker’ at Riverview Theater

Cloud Cult are presenting a sneak-peek screening of their forthcoming film The Seeker on Feb. 10 at Minneapolis’s Riverview Theater. Following the screening there will be a Q&A and meet-and-greet with the band, and film director Jeff D. Johnson. The Seeker is a feature-length narrative film featuring Alex McKenna and Josh Radnor. The experimental art-drama follows a girl […]

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Cloud Cult seeking actors for new film about the meaning of life

Cloud Cult are making a new movie—and they might want you to be in it. Motion 117 Productions is auditioning non-union acting roles for Cloud Cult’s forthcoming, title-TBA music film. The band’s new album will coincide with the movie’s release, which, according to its auditions announcement, is “an experimental art-drama serving as a metaphor for humanity’s […]

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Cloud Cult debut the trailer for their new film, ‘Unplug’

Some shows are so powerful that they feel like they will live on in our minds and hearts forever. For Cloud Cult, a trio of intimate acoustic shows they performed in Minneapolis back in December 2013 were such a smash success that they have been carefully recorded and preserved for posterity in a new film, Unplug. Filmed at the […]

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