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Review and photos: Water is Life performers rally against Line 3 at Bayfront Festival Park

Water Is Life, the festival held at Bayfront Festival Park in Duluth by Honor the Earth (Winona LaDuke’s arts-associated advocacy group), was about more than music. Ten hours of music; Anishinaabe traditional ceremony; teaching; passionate statements from Native artists and non-Native allies; and performance marked the day. The 5,000 participants danced, sweated in the 90-degree […]

People decorate a large cloth spread out at Water is Life
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Friday Five: Hippo Campus, elxina, and more new Minnesota music videos

Outside my window, it’s -8 °F with colder air to come. Outside the usual, shutdown-related staff shortages have forced LaGuardia Airport to stop receiving flights. Outside the U.S., many countries are doing just fine, but then we see hunger strikes bombs corruption xenophobia. Pardon me for getting all “current events” on the Local Current Blog, but this winter…let’s […]

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Hippo Campus and Atmosphere announce new albums

Two of Minnesota’s most popular acts — Hippo Campus and Atmosphere — have both announced the release of their new albums, and each put out a new single with accompanying video today. They’re from different generations and genres, but both have huge national audiences. Atmosphere Atmosphere’s ninth studio album, Mi Vida Local, will be available […]

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Marijuana Deathsquads and People to soundtrack Dada films at the Walker

Anti-art. Unorthodox. Avant-garde. These words apply to not one but two parties in today’s headline: Dada films and Marijuana Deathsquads, the Twin Cities noise supergroup helmed by Isaac Gale and Ryan Olson. Given their commonalities, Dada and Deathsquads make perfect bedfellows in tonight’s Walker Art Center event, “Sound for Silents: Film & Music on the […]

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