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All content by Justin Flower

Short films and big fireworks

Published July 2, 2008

I WHAT: Ten Second Film Festival WHEN: Friday, July 4 WHERE: The Soap Factory, 518 2 St SE TICKETS: FREE t's that time of the year again, with the sun, ice cream, and bratwurst - and now 10-second film...

Laundry Money

Published July 2, 2008

With summer kicking into full swing and money running out, you might need a couple suggestions on fun things to do with only a little bit of cash. Get out the charcoal briquettes, because everyone's going...

Tongue Thai’d

Published July 2, 2008

T True Thai WHERE: 2627 E. Franklin Ave. rue Thai, judging by the name of this Seward hotspot, must be good, or else their boasting is purely frivolous. The truth is they aren't lying, and the critics...

Grizzled Coast

Published June 18, 2008

T Russia's Grizzly Coast Where: Minnesota Zoo Price: Age 65+ $9, Age 13-64 $14, Age 3-12 $8, Age 2 and under Free. he arrival of "Russia's Grizzly Coast," a new exhibit at The Minnesota Zoo, focuses on...

Sounds of St. Paul

Published June 11, 2008

T Patio Nights Where: 50 W. Kellogg Blvd. When: Thursdays, 8 p.m. Cost: $7; MMAA, KFAI, Radio K members $5 he Minnesota Museum of American Art hosted its first "Patio Nights," the annual St. Paul summer...

Palahniuk’s 600: A big number with lots of curves

Published May 28, 2008

When writing his new novel "Snuff," Chuck Palahniuk must have sat down and thought that what his readers needed was a classic tale of a young man's attempt to reunite with his long-lost mother - at a 600...

Preaching to the choir

Published May 8, 2008

Gospel Gossip has been receiving a lot of hype after releasing their debut album, "Sing into My Mouth" last year on local label Guilt Ridden Pop. They were asked to play First Avenue's best new bands of...

The Kids in the Hall

Published April 24, 2008

The infamous Canadian sketch comedy group, "The Kids in the Hall," is back and taking its gags on tour. The five-man group is a revival of the popular TV show, bringing together the old cast, including...

Bring back the running man

Published April 10, 2008

>R.E.M. ALBUM: Accelerate LABEL: Warner Bros A&E staff member Justin Flower was enjoying his afternoon last Sunday, finishing off a story about a local band, when he received, on his desk, R.E.M.'s...

Acadia relocates, redesigns and recycles

Published February 28, 2008

With a pint of Rush River Amber Ale at my fingertips, I think about the old Acadia - lively, with an interesting mix of folks coming in and out, and muffled music drifting through the walls of their showroom...

Testosterone tour

Published February 14, 2008

Not being a big fan of Vince Vaughn or comedy in general, I had my own preconceived notions and was already a bit skeptical before going to see the film "Vince Vaughn's Wild West Comedy Show." "Vince...