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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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PaviElle to tell her story as part of Pillsbury House’s Naked Stages program

Up-and-coming soul singer PaviElle French will perform as part of this season’s Naked Stages program at Pillsbury House Theatre. In her one-women performance piece, Runnin’, PaviElle uses song and storytelling to discuss her life growing up in St. Paul’s historic Rondo neighborhood. Her playwriting debut, Runnin’ is part of a series of plays she is writing to “release her life’s demons and get free,” according to a press […]

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