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Wander Minnesota: Mother’s Day Ideas

It’s only a couple of weeks until Mother’s Day. Have you made plans for the special mom in your life? If you’d like some ideas of things to do besides go out to eat, consider one of these options.


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Walker Art Center’s Rock The Garden Line-Up Announced

Need something to get you out of the winter blues? The Walker Art Center’s annual outdoor concert series Rock the Garden has announced its 2013 line-up.


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Movie Blog: This Week’s Best Bets

The Twin Cities has no shortage of movie options this week. Seriously, dozens and dozens of films are screening at the international film festival in Minneapolis, and even if you’re not in the mood for foreign fare, there’s some really wonderful movies playing in local theaters.


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Movie Blog: This Week’s Best Bets

Forget about the forecast. No, seriously. Pretend you didn’t just hear Mike Augustyniak toss out the possibility that parts of Minnesota could see up to a foot of snow later this week.


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Best Places For Kids’ Summer Art Activities

Young budding artists or kids who just like to get messy will find something to love in each of these top arts and crafts destinations for kids in the Twin Cities area.


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Movie Blog: This Week’s Best Bets

Spring is still beaucoup tardy to the party, so keep those board shorts on ice and head out to a local movie house to catch one of these off-the-beaten-path screening options this week.


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Movie Blog: This Week’s Best Bets

Think you’re going to catch a fallow period for moviegoing on the eve of the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Film Festival next month? Think again.


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Movie Blog: Twin Cities Arab Film Fest

Mediterranean cinema gets the Oscars, and Iranian cinema gets critics’ attention. Cradled somewhere between the two is a rich and diverse panoply of filmmaking voices that are not often enough given the international spotlight.


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Movie Blog: This Week’s Best Bets

I always say March is the roughest month for Minnesotans, as far as weather goes. Here you are, thinking you’ve made it through the long winter and expecting a period of one progressively warmer week after another.


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Movie Blog: This Week’s Best Bets

Allow me to pretend to be the first to say, “Finally!” The endless Oscar season is over and now we can all turn our eyes back on the object the highly distracting awards were supposedly engineered to highlight.


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Purrfect! Walker’s Cat Festival Moving To Minnesota State Fair

We know now that cats have at least two lives, since the Walker Art Center announced it will be reprising its wildly popular Internet Cat Video Festival this year.


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Movie Blog: Jaundiced ‘Consuming Spirits’ Utterly Intoxicating

Somewhere in Appalachia, idyll and decomposition cohabitate uneasily in the hearts and bodies of those who refuse to die, though they’re given every opportunity to choose death.


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Movie Blog: This Week’s Best Bets

The Super Bowl is on ice, and the Oscars are still awhile away. Short of watching the Grammys next Sunday evening, you should have plenty of time to examine the wealth of movie options out there this week.


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Movie Blog: Bill Morrison Uses Film Decay To Create Life

Forget George A. Romero. Bill Morrison is the foremost zombie movie filmmaker, albeit one who works exclusively in avant-garde form.


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Movie Blog: This Week’s Best Bets

They always say in the summer that the best way to keep cool is to duck into a movie theater. What do they say you should do when the weather is as cold as it’s […]