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9 things you must do in the Twin Cities this January

Published On 01/02/2015 Published On 01/02/2015
Legends of Ska: Cool & Copasetic

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Jan 11 Sun

Legends of Ska Get ready for a documentary retrospective on a genre of music that’s a sure cure for your winter blues. Local filmmaker General Moses is taking us through a chronological exploration of one of Jamaica’s signature sounds and its impact on the global stage.

Bryant-Lake Bowl

Legends of Ska Bryant-Lake Bowl Get ready for a documentary retrospective on a genre of music that’s a sure cure for your winter blues. Local filmmaker General Moses is taking us through a chronological exploration of one of Jamaica’s signature sounds and its impact on the global stage.

Benny K

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Jan 16 Fri

Benny K + Mary Bue Singer and songwriter Benny K is returning home for a set featuring some of the folk-pop jams from his latest album, Lifted, with special guest Mary Bue. They’ll be crooning up a folk storm all night long.

Aster Café

Benny K + Mary Bue Aster Café Singer and songwriter Benny K is returning home for a set featuring some of the folk-pop jams from his latest album, Lifted, with special guest Mary Bue. They’ll be crooning up a folk storm all night long.

Fleetwood Mac

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Jan 16 Fri

Fleetwood Mac Listen as one of rocks most tormented groups gets back together to play some of the '70s biggest songs.

Xcel Energy Center

Fleetwood Mac Xcel Energy Center Listen as one of rocks most tormented groups gets back together to play some of the '70s biggest songs.

Red Bull Crashed Ice

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Jan 22 Thu

Red Bull Crashed Ice St. Paul is one of only four cities in the world that hosts Red Bull's wild winter sport. Think of it as short track speed skating, meets snowboard cross, meets some other not-boring Olympic sport. You've got to check it out.

Cathedral of Saint Paul

Red Bull Crashed Ice Cathedral of Saint Paul St. Paul is one of only four cities in the world that hosts Red Bull's wild winter sport. Think of it as short track speed skating, meets snowboard cross, meets some other not-boring Olympic sport. You've got to check it out.

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Jan 23 Fri

Anchors & Ales A boat show... ehh. A boat show with beer? Yes, please! Just hit the convention center after five and you'll get the chance to sample brews from Indeed, Bent Paddle, Lucid, and more.

Minneapolis Convention Center

Anchors & Ales Minneapolis Convention Center A boat show... ehh. A boat show with beer? Yes, please! Just hit the convention center after five and you'll get the chance to sample brews from Indeed, Bent Paddle, Lucid, and more.

Piccolo

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Jan 23 Fri

Piccolo’s 5 Year Anniversary Dinner Some of the best food in the Twin Cities resides in a small little building in South Minneapolis, and this year that restaurant turn 5 years old! Help celebrate by making your reservation for a very special seven-course tasting menu, which includes wine pairings for $135.

Piccolo

Piccolo’s 5 Year Anniversary Dinner Piccolo Some of the best food in the Twin Cities resides in a small little building in South Minneapolis, and this year that restaurant turn 5 years old! Help celebrate by making your reservation for a very special seven-course tasting menu, which includes wine pairings for $135.

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Jan 24 Sat

Winter Beer Dabbler One of the biggest and best craft beer festivals in the state is back for another winter edition. Head on down to the fairgrounds and dabble in some delicious brews!

Minnesota State Fairgrounds

Winter Beer Dabbler Minnesota State Fairgrounds One of the biggest and best craft beer festivals in the state is back for another winter edition. Head on down to the fairgrounds and dabble in some delicious brews!

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Jan 24 Sat

Bippy’s Burlesque-O-Rama Catch up with one of the most zany shows in all of the Twin Cities, featuring a veteran cast of local performers who take the idea of a simple show and devolve it into a form of controlled chaos.

Bryant-Lake Bowl

Bippy’s Burlesque-O-Rama Bryant-Lake Bowl Catch up with one of the most zany shows in all of the Twin Cities, featuring a veteran cast of local performers who take the idea of a simple show and devolve it into a form of controlled chaos.

Bob Mould

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Jan 30 Fri

Bob Mould with Fury Things Kick back and listen to one of the Twin Cities' seminal alt-rock pioneers blast you in the face with some tracks from his latest album, Beauty & Ruin. These songs prove that Bob Mould still has the goods with a mix of sounds that are both familiar and fresh.

First Avenue

Bob Mould with Fury Things First Avenue Kick back and listen to one of the Twin Cities' seminal alt-rock pioneers blast you in the face with some tracks from his latest album, Beauty & Ruin. These songs prove that Bob Mould still has the goods with a mix of sounds that are both familiar and fresh.