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Artist of the Month: Soul Asylum Local Blog

It’s one of my strongest musical memories: driving through St. Paul in January 1993 in our family’s red-and-white Dodge Ram van, wearing my St. Agnes High School letter jacket. The sun was shining brightly and it was an unusually warm day, warm enough that I actually had the windows rolled down, and the radio was […]

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10 new Twin Cities bands to watch Local Blog

Like little spring chicks set to hatch, the Twin Cities music scene tends to burst forth with dozens upon dozens of new bands around this time of year. And one of the easiest ways to sort through all of these new hatchlings is the annual Are You Local? best-new-band contest hosted by Vita.mn, which asks […]

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Le Méridien Chambers rocks Wu-Tang-themed cocktails Local Blog

Marin’s Library Bar, located in the Le Méridien Chambers hotel in downtown Minneapolis, recently debuted Negroni cocktail variations with names inspired by the Wu-Tang Clan. Lead barman Chad Larson’s “36 Chambers of Negroni” menu features six house Negronis: Ol’ Dirty, Method Man, Raekwon the Chef, RZA, Ghostface, and C.R.E.A.M. The cocktails range in price, up […]

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