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Macy’s Glamorama 2012: British Invasion

This year’s Glamorama event will head overseas for inspiration. The annual Macy’s event announced the theme for this year’s gala will be British Invasion — the Music Then, the Fashion Now.

05/13/2012

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Best Mother’s Day Gifts In Minnesota

By presidential decree in 1914, the second Sunday in May is an official holiday celebrating mothers and their unique contribution to our lives. As part of celebrating Mother’s Day, many people search for just the right gift for the special lady in their lives.

05/08/2012

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Crosby, Stills & Nash Coming To Orpheum

Fans of “Judy Blue Eyes” will be singing “Doo-doo-doo-doo-doo, doo doo doo-doo-doo-doo” when the trio takes the state at the Orpheum Theatre this summer.

03/29/2012

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Curiocity: ‘American Idiot’ Puts The Rock In Rock Opera

Never before has a musical evoked such a strong desire to headbang from my seat.

02/22/2012

The cast of 'The Book of Mormon' during the curtain call on the opening night of 'The Book of Mormon' on Broadway at Eugene O'Neill Theatre on March 24, 2011 in New York City. (credit: Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images)

‘Book Of Mormon,’ ‘Flashdance’ Coming To Mpls.

The Hennepin Theatre Trust’s new 2012-13 Broadway Across America season has been announced and includes the ever-popular musical, “The Book of Mormon.”

01/26/2012

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Curiocity: ‘Lion King’s’ Roaring Return To Mpls.

There’s something to be said about a show that has the ability to garner applause and evoke an audience’s emotions, all within the first two minutes of the performance.

01/16/2012

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Curiocity: MN Native Stars As ‘Timon’ In Lion King

When “Disney’s The Lion King” roars back onto the Minneapolis stage, it’ll be a homecoming of sorts for more than one cast member.

01/10/2012

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Curiocity: A 1st Les Miz Experience, A Revamped Show

It seems a little ridiculous that the 25th anniversary production of Les Misérables just so happens to be my first experience with the world’s longest running musical but as they say, some things are worth the wait.

12/08/2011

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Curiocity: Cooking With The ‘Cake Boss’

In order to earn the title, “Cake Boss,” you better know what you’re doing and be darn good at it.

11/08/2011

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Jerry Seinfeld To Perform 2 Shows In Minneapolis

Back by popular demand, Jerry Seinfeld is once again going back to his roots and returning to the stage.

09/19/2011

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Curiocity: ‘West Side Story’ Still Teems With Vitality

“West Side Story” is a Broadway battleship with an endless artillery of showtune shells, not a single one of which fails to detonate. To my tastes, it is the greatest Broadway musical ever written.

07/13/2011

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Curiocity: Can’t Take My Eyes Off ‘Jersey Boys’

It’s more than an understatement to say my knowledge of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons was a bit scarce. Beyond memories of seeing my dad working in the garage and jamming out to “Working My Way Back to You,” I didn’t know anything about this legendary group.

04/25/2011

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‘Jersey Boys’ Appear On WCCO

One of the most popular shows at the Orpheum Theatre starts up Thursday night. “Jersey Boys” will make its debut and go through May 8.

04/20/2011

The Orpheum Theatre in downtown Minneapolis. (credit: George Heinrich)

Curiocity: Does Minneapolis ‘Have Talent’?

Get ready, Minneapolis. Your 15 minutes of fame is approaching.

03/21/2011

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Curiocity: Though Plenty Of Body, ‘Hair’ Falls A Little Flat

A revival of the original 1967 show, “Hair” is all about the teen rebellion of that era — from sex and drugs to rock ‘n’ roll and the ultimate sense of doing what feels good.

03/02/2011

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