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Curiocity: Cosmos Restaurant Celebrates 10th Anniversary

It’s not often that a downtown Minneapolis restaurant celebrates 10 years in business so when one is lucky enough to do so, it certainly calls for a celebration.

10/30/2013

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Curiocity: Mpls. Izzy’s Ice Cream Shop Ready For Grand Opening

Ice cream enthusiasts, rejoice! It’s time to celebrate another delicious destination to get a scoop of one of Minnesota’s tastiest treats.

10/28/2013

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Curiocity Review: ’700 Sundays’ Is Heartwarming, Delightful

At the end of his one-man show, Billy Crystal answered the question many may have been wondering — after being on Broadway, why bring the show only to Minneapolis?

10/24/2013

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Curiocity: New Foods At Target Center For Wolves’ Fans

The latest new foods offering came Wednesday at the Target Center, where Chef Wayne Skjelstad previewed the new food offerings awaiting hungry Timberwolves fans this season.

10/23/2013

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Curiocity: Xcel’s MN-Made Gift For Sarah Brightman

Earlier this year, powerhouse singer Sarah Brightman put plans in motion to become the first recording artist to venture into space. Brightman said her passion for space exploration began when she was a little girl, watching the very first moon landing on her family’s black-and-white TV.

10/16/2013

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Curiocity: Q&A With ‘Tribes’ Actor Stephen Schnetzer

It’s been called one of the best new plays of the year. And so far, it seems Twin Cities audiences agree. Tribes, now playing at the Guthrie Theater, is the story of a young man born deaf who’s raised in a loud, opinionated, sometimes misguided family, who has never learned sign language.

10/15/2013

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Curiocity: A Chef’s Profile Of Michelle Gayer, Part 2

She makes some of the best pastries in town, is on the receiving end of critics’ highest praise and has spent plenty of time rubbing elbows with culinary legends and celebrity chefs, alike.

10/15/2013

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Curiocity: A Chef’s Profile Of Michelle Gayer, Of Salty Tart

You likely know her name because of the countless number of accolades she’s earned for her top-notch pastries. But what you may not know about Michelle Gayer is that she’s kind of a badass.

10/09/2013

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Curiocity: New Foods At Xcel For MN Wild Season

It may not feel like it, what with 80-degree temperatures this week, but hockey season is upon us. As the Minnesota Wild prepares for its opening night on Thursday, the cooks of Levy Restaurants at the Xcel Energy Center are busy cooking new creations for fans.

10/01/2013

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Curiocity Review: ‘Wicked’ Is Spellbinding, Magical

Turns out, Dorothy, from ‘The Wizard of Oz?’ Nothing but a trouble-making farm girl that ruined everything. That’s right. We were lead to believe she was nothing more than an innocent, naive lost child from Kansas, just trying to find her way home somewhere over the rainbow. But we know better now.

09/20/2013

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Curiocity: Q&A With ‘Wicked’s’ Leading Lady

One of the most popular and beloved musicals is coming back to Minneapolis. Wicked begins a six-week tour on Wednesday at the Orpheum Theatre, following three highly successful runs in the Twin Cities since 2006.

09/17/2013

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Curiocity: Xcel’s MN-Made Gift For Blake Shelton

If there’s one thing that every country star needs, it’s a good guitar strap. And if there’s one thing that Kimberlie Gilbertson knows, it’s how to make a solid, sturdy guitar strap that not only fulfills its intended purpose, but is specially designed for the musician lucky enough to wear it.

09/12/2013

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Curiocity: Sea Change Chef Jamie Malone’s Wild Year, New Nordic Menu

To say it’s been a crazy year for Chef Jamie Malone would be quite the understatement. Not only was she a semi-finalist for the coveted “Rising Star Award” from the James Beard Foundation but she was named one of the Best New Chefs by Food & Wine and hand-selected to the brand new culinary board for the Norwegian Seafood Council.

09/11/2013

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Curiocity: Xcel’s MN-Made Gifts For Michael Bublé

When Michael Bublé comes to town on Wednesday, he’ll be greeted with a custom Bublé tour hockey stick, plus a little surprise.

09/11/2013

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Curiocity: A Chef’s Profile Of Vincent Francoual, Part 2

A French chef living in Minnesota who’s known for a burger? It’s certainly not the way Vincent Francoual would’ve predicted it but as he plans a celebration for his restaurant’s 12th year in business, he certainly can’t complain.

09/10/2013

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