NEWS YOU CAN USE Twin Cities commemorate Hiroshima and Nagasaki bombings by Cass Sanford, TC Daily Planet
Moments of silence at 8:15 a.m. on Wednesday, August 6 and 11:02 a.m. on Saturday, August 9 mark the Twin Cities commemoration of the 63rd anniversary of the Hiroshima and Nagasaki bombings.
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Music note: Frank Brownstone and Associates get the job done by Dwight Hobbes, TC Daily Planet
Frank Brownstone & Associates is not a stock brokerage firm. What they are is one ungodly rock ’n’ roll band in the tradition of Buddy Holly, Eddie Cochran, and Roy Orbison.
Sick of Sarah by David Rachac, HowWasTheShow
Sick of Sarah is a five-piece power-pop band from Minneapolis. In this interview, singer Abisha Uhl and bassist Jamie Holm talk about their influences, their songwriting process and their CD release party at the Cabooze on Friday, August 8.
Theater note: You’re No Fun by Dwight Hobbes, TC Daily Planet
Do you want Twin Cities firebrand Bedlam Theatre at its best? Talk such triumphs as Terminus. To Shining Sea. And Savannah Reich’s You’re No Fun, the killer musical running at the Minnesota Fringe Festival only until Aug. 9th. Second time around for this hit. Take the hint. Get a ticket.
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It’s the sheep’s milk by Sylvia Burgos, 8/5/08 • What makes for great US cheese? It’s the sheep’s milk. Did you know that most of the USA’s 44 sheep dairy operations are in the Upper Midwest and Northeast? Most sheep cheese farms are in northwestern Wisconsin, east central Minnesota, Vermont, New Hampshire and Maine. Rugged country. Rugged sheep.
35 most beautiful album covers by Greg Swan, Arts Orbit
More reviews for The Bronze Bitch Flies at Noon and Dog Tag
Fringe day 7—What’s Mom’s final day of Fringing for 2008 look like?
Fringe day 6—Down and dirty
by Matthew A. Everett, Single White Fringe Geek
Tuesday Fringe National Night Out recap by Kate Hoff, Full Frontal Fringe