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Behind First Avenue’s Stars: The Magnolias Local Blog

2015 marks First Avenue’s 45th year of bringing world-renowned artists to the heart of the Twin Cities. We’re telling the stories of performers who have earned their places on the venue’s legendary Wall of Stars. Past features highlighted Babes in Toyland, Har Mar Superstar, Outkast, and Hüsker Dü. With their 30th anniversary show in the Entry tonight, next up are local […]

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Jade: Making music happen, from college to The Current Local Blog

“I’ve always been a big fan of music,” said Jade as we sat in the Minnesota Public Radio atrium last week. “I’ve never been able to play instruments, though—and I have a horrible singing voice.” Short of actually making music, though, Jade has spent her career doing just about everything else possible to get awesome sounds out […]

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