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Working For The Weekend: Entertainment Best Bets

In Minnesota, we love celebrating other each other’s heritages. That’s what will be happening in both Minneapolis and St. Paul this weekend. Any excuse to have an outdoor festival, right?

08/06/2015

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Working For The Weekend: Entertainment Best Bets

Cheer up, the weather is getting warmer. Or at least it’s not going to be quite as ridiculously cold. OK, so we’ll still be below average for this time of year. For that reason, here are a few great ideas that will (mostly) keep you indoors.

01/08/2015

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Best Places To Take Family Photos In Minnesota

Capture those special family moments at these beautiful local spots.

01/02/2015

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Movie Blog: Philip Seymour Hoffman Week At St. Anthony Main

If you haven’t paid your cinematic respects to the late Philip Seymour Hoffman, Minneapolis’ St. Anthony Main Theatre has pretty much the perfect opportunity in the coming days.

02/13/2014

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Water Line Break Causes Major Damage In Minneapolis

Authorities say a water line break has caused significant damage to at least a pair of businesses in Minneapolis Thursday morning. Officials said the water main break happened on St. Anthony Main near Tuggs Tavern, which is on the 200 block of Main Street SE.

09/05/2013

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Departed Pets To Be Remembered In Mpls.

Fido and Fluffy may be departed, but pet owners will have a chance to remember them at a pet memorial next month in Minneapolis. Two organizations that work with pets and pet owners will hold a Pet Memorial Day event on Sept. 8 at the Stone Arch Bridge/Father Hennepin Bluffs Park at St. Anthony Main.

08/17/2013

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Movie Blog: Rock Doc Week With ‘Band Called Death’, ‘Big Star’

The great Italian filmmaker Federico Fellini once said that there’s only a few stories. That aphorism bore true, I found, when watching two rock ‘n’ roll documentaries slated to come out this weekend — A Band Called Death and Big Star: Nothing Can Hurt Me.

07/26/2013

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Movie Blog: This Week’s Best Bets

Pride is over, but another week of celebration is about to begin. So if you need to flesh out your Fourth of July plans, or just cool off for a few hours, here’s some flicks worth considering…

07/01/2013

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Minn. Runners Honor Boston Marathon Victims

More than 40 Twin Cities runners gathered on St. Anthony main on Monday, jogging along the Mississippi River to honor the victims of the Boston Marathon bombing.

04/22/2013

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Minn. Filmmaker Debuts Ice Show Documentary At Int’l Film Fest

Keri Pickett produced and directed “The Fabulous Ice Age” – a film about the history of theatrical ice shows which dates back 100 years.

04/12/2013

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Movie Blog: ‘Only The Young’ Review

“Only the Young,” a documentary playing at St. Anthony Main this coming week, explores the “betweenness” in the lives of a few middle class California kids as they skateboard in suburban ruins and learn about their friends, themselves and what challenges lie beyond high school.

01/25/2013

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Movie Blog: This Week’s Best Bets

It’s going to be a busy release day at multiplexes this coming Friday (Taken 2, Pitch Perfect, and Tim Burton’s Frankenweenie are all on deck), and nearly as busy at the art house, with the […]

10/01/2012

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Movie Blog: This Week’s Best Bets

OK, I’ll cop to a little mistake in last week’s column. So count one as a bonus screening option for this very crowded week. Here are five suggestions for the next seven days.

09/17/2012

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Dark Star’s Collection Goes On Sale

Sports fans are helping keep a local radio legend’s legacy alive. George Chappel, who was known over the airwaves as Dark Star, died this past June. He was just 66 years old.

09/08/2012

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Best Waterfront Dining In Minneapolis

What could be better than sitting on an outdoor patio at your favorite restaurant, bathing in the sun and enjoying a wonderful waterfront view? Check out the best restaurants in the Twin Cities for just that.

07/18/2012

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Movie Blog: Marriage Debate Heads Up Out Twin Cities Film Fest

As Jim Brunzell already noted in the Twin Cities Daily Planet, there’s a definite political question hanging in the air over the Out Twin Cities Film Festival this year. It’s Marriage.

05/30/2012

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Movie Blog @ MSPIFF, Day 22: ‘Where Do We Go Now?’

I can’t think of a more appropriate title for the final film of the 2012 Minneapolis-St. Paul International Film Festival.

05/03/2012

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Movie Blog @ MSPIFF, Day 20: ‘Nancy, Please’

“The dog ate my homework” gets a wryly navel-gazing, grad school spin in Nancy, Please (a film which, incidentally, boasts maybe my favorite title this year).

05/01/2012

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Movie Blog @ MSPIFF, Day 19: ‘Keyhole’

The latest film from Canadian treasure Guy Maddin is a handmade masterpiece.

04/30/2012

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Movie Blog @ MSPIFF, Day 16: ‘Found Memories’

Gorgeously filmed (with only the very faintest whiff of a Stella Artois advertisement), Found Memories is another spin on the “strong will of youth overcomes staid obsolescence of age” archetype.

04/27/2012

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Movie Blog @ MSPIFF, Day 14: ‘Restoration’

The thing about crowd-pleasers at film festivals … after a few of them, they start to all seem as though they’re operating from the exact same playbook. You can anticipate the emotional beats with no […]

04/25/2012

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Movie Blog: Q&A With TC Film Fest Awarded Director

It’s been a few months since the Twin Cities Film Fest, but St. Anthony Main is giving one of the festival’s award-winning movies an official premiere this weekend.

03/15/2012

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Entries Sought For Minn. High School Film Festival

An annual film festival for Minnesota high school students is putting out the call for entries.

02/10/2012

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Movie Blog: ‘Stuck Between Stations’ Is Mpls Moonstruck

Summer, romance, Minneapolis: These are but some of the ingredients in a charming, Minnesota-made movie now playing at St. Anthony Main.

12/16/2011

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Movie Blog: MSPIFF Wraps Up After 3 Weeks

Remember back when the 2011 Minneapolis-St. Paul International Film Festival began? Remember how much colder it was that April 14th? The high temperature struggling to just barely edge into the 60s? Man, that seems like so long ago now. Oh wait …

05/05/2011

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