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This Week: Babes, Brian, Peeps and more

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Here’s a bit of what you’ll find in this week’s PDD Calendar:

Author Brian Freeman comes to town to sign his latest Duluth-set crime novel, Bent Paddle hosts the One River, Many Stories kickoff, Vietnam veterans are celebrated at the Depot, UMD hosts a panel discussion on the nationwide movement to get a $15 minimum wage, the 50th annual Arrowhead Home & Builder Show lands at the DECC, the BuyDownstream kickoff event happens at the Red Herring with local music and poetry and kids can make art with marshmallow Peeps at the Superior Public Library.

The Duluth Experience is loading up its bus for a tour of local breweries, rock legends Babes in Toyland roll into town to celebrate the Current’s arrival, Solve Entertainment’s second escape room debuts in its downtown location, the Homegrown Festival invades the Iron Range, Twin Cities rap collective Doomtree plays two shows at Papa Charlie’s, Vikre Distillery drops its latest batch of whiskey and Zenith City Cabaret is back in action at Zeitgeist Arts.

This Week: fresh vinyl, basketball goofballs, rabbits and more

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It’s New Music Festival time at UMD’s Weber Music Hall, the Zinema is screening a documentary about an architect who’s building floating schools, the latest season of WDSE’s local arts show The Playlist is taping an episode with a live audience, basketball goofballs from Harlem trot into town for a bit of sports-comedy, the latest Design DLH gathering aims to address just how Lake Superior affects design in the area, hip hop takes a stand against heroin at the Red Herring and it’s once again Taste at Fitger’s time.

Reflectivore releases a new vinyl LP at a show with the Social Disaster and Chasm of Czar, Monster Mob assembles to rock with the Ball Slashers, Duluth’s first escape room has its final original-recipe room events before it opens a new experience, the Pinewood Derby is back at Carmody, three bands (Ego Death, Swimsuit Area and the Farsights) play an all-ages show at Beaner’s, there’s bound to be bloodshed at the 2016 Puzzle Derby and it’s time once again for a big rabbit to bring people eggs and chocolate for religious reasons.

This Week: green beer, glass slippers, quilts and more

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Minneapolis NAACP President Nakima Levy-Pounds speaks on the Black Lives Matter movement at UMD, Memorial Blood Centers is looking for your red stuff, the Zinema is showing a Sergei Eisenstein classic, the latest TED at the Teatro is all about belief and the lack of it, Duluth Mayor Emily Larson and City Councilor Zack Filipovich invite the public to a community listening session and The Underground gets loud about motherhood.

The green beer starts flowing on Thursday at Dubh Linn Irish Pub, former vice-presidential candidate Winona LaDuke speaks on ethics at UMD, the cover bands just keep on coming, the Minnesota Ballet closes out its season with some glass-slipper business, the multi-day DuLutsen North of North Music & Ski Festival is popping off from March 16 to 21, it’s Motorhead Madness at the DECC and quilter Kathy McTavish invites the public to her studio for a special day.

This Week: teenyboppers, slowcore merchants, cult members

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Former teenybopper and noted Trump booster Aaron Carter sings for his supper at the Red Herring for the second night in a row, the seventh annual Eat Downtown Restaurant Week kicks off at over 20 local establishments, suspense writer Brian Freeman releases the latest of his Duluth-set novels, a LOWcal band plays a gig, the best regional high-school hockey players show off their stuff at Amsoil Arena and Charlie Parr and Coyote fundraise for Spirit of the Lake Community School with a show at Karpeles Manuscript Museum.

It’s Bockfest 2016 in the Fitger’s Courtyard, Fame the Musical opens at the Duluth Playhouse, Moors & McCumber let their latest recording loose into the wild, those crazy kids Romeo and Juliet are lovin’ it up at Lincoln Park Middle School, Cloud Cult brings its act to Duluth, the Ides of March cover bands are upon us, the 2016 Duluth Women’s Expo features pampering aplenty and kids with special needs can get a chilled-out sesh with the Easter Bunny.

This Week: Buddy, Broadway, gore and more

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Duluth MakerSpace is holding a class on glass-etching, the Duluth Public Library is screening the kids’ film Inside Out, members of the public can get their antiques appraised at the Depot, the director of the cult film Microwave Massacre comes to town to talk about stuttering and the Duluth Playhouse opens the Neil Simon play Broadway Bound.

The Clean Water Gala 2016 is raising funds at Clyde Iron Works, the St. Scholastica theater department is putting on the bass-fishing-concerned Zara Spook and Other Lures, there’s free pleasure-skating at the Heritage Center, Beaner’s Central celebrates the release of its latest compilation album with three concerts and a long-running musical about Buddy Holly lands at the DECC.

This Week: chocolate, rockets, orgasms, Buckwheat and more

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Sample some chocolate from local chefs at Arc Northland’s Chocolate After Dark fundraiser, the Zinema is showing The Magic Flute live from Austria, folks can make bowls for the Empty Bowl fundraiser at the Duluth Art Institute, the Head of the Lakes Spring Job and Internship Fair is at UWS, there’s an adult Valentine-making party at Studio 15, Burrito Union is doing Rock and Roll Bingo and Renegade Theater Company opens The Rocket Man at Teatro Zuccone.

Music legend Buckwheat Zydeco performs at the Red Herring, the Minnesota Ballet holds its 10th annual Celebrity Dance Challenge, UMD is the place to learn about the female orgasm, Superior Public Library loves local artists, Dubh Linn is pairing Valentine’s Day with dinner and comedy and the latest Zenith City Cabaret show is at the Zeitgeist.

This Week: The Bad Plus, Cloud Cult, Hippo Campus and other things that aren’t bands

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There’s a community forum on racism at the Superior Public Library, newbies to clay can make bowls for Empty Bowl 2016, Harbor City International School becomes a German village, the DAI is teaching the fundamentals of watercolor, folks can make their own wine goblets at Lake Superior Art Glass and Twin Cities-spawned jazz masters The Bad Plus land at the Red Herring.

The Duluth Transportation Center has its grand opening, Shakespeare’s All’s Well That Ends Well opens at Marshall Performing Arts Center, Minnesota buzz band Hippo Campus plays Clyde Iron, Cloud Cult travels to Papa Charlie’s for a gig, it’s Hockey Day in Minnesota and local band Space Carpet hooks up with the DSSO for some Amore! at the DECC

This Week: Bernie Sanders, Beargrease and more

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Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders comes to town, Fairlawn Mansion is holding a garden talk, UMD is having a night for nerds, the Holocaust is remembered, the musical The Last Five Years is up at The Underground and the Red Herring is the place for post-rock from Portrait of a Drowned Man and guests.

Gndwire Records is throwing a party at Lutsen, Fitger’s raises money for Animal Allies, the 1959 Winter Dance Party gets an update, people can make and race art sleds for Northwood Children’s Services, there’s a skating party at the DECC, the Nordic Spirit Ski Race is on at Spirit Mountain and the John Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon has its 32nd running.

This Week: MLK, Mike Mictlan, pond hockey and more

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Martin Luther King Day is celebrated with a community breakfast and a march to the DECC, local photogs talk shop, the WorkForce Center Job Fair gets underway, the DSSO is having an After Hours event at Black Water Lounge and there’s a public meeting to talk Lake Superior Zoo and Fairmont Park.

The public is invited to find out how much their antiques are worth, TED Talk-ers are talkin’ at the Teatro, the Duluth Art Institute is holding their 2016 Membership Exhibition, there’s a mini-Homegrown going down on Friday, Mike Mictlan is rapping at the Red Herring and it’s pond hockey all weekend in Superior.

This Week: Cannons, Cowbell and more

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Here’s a bit of what you’ll find on this week’s PDD Calendar:

The 38th Atmore Memorial Ski Race is happening at Spirit Mountain, Dance Attic is at Papa Charlie’s at Lutsen, the Northern Lights Foundation raises money by asking for More Cowbell, the All Black Zine is having a release show at Prove Gallery and a bunch of noisy rock bands are playing to benefit a future festival.

The Duluth Playhouse Children’s Theatre brings James and his giant peach to the stage, Loose Cannons are still loose after all these years, Bayfront Park is the place for fire, hot chocolate and skating, it’s art for and by musicians at Studio 15, rapper Dem Atlas slings the verses at the Red Herring and Guerilla Girls bring their gorilla-masked selves to town.

This Week: inaugurations, exhibitions, festivals and more

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Mayor-elect Emily Larson becomes Mayor Emily Larson, DJ Walt Dizzo defends his taste in film, Charlie Parr begins his Red Herring residency, Duluth Yoga officially opens its doors and the art of Andrew John Swanson is exhibited.

The Lake Effect Music and Ski Festival goes down at Papa Charlie’s at Lutsen, the multimedia event Cellar Door happens at the Red Herring, Bayfront Park is the place for hot chocolate and a bonfire, the 28th annual Duluth Wedding Show is at the DECC, Floyd J. Phillips brings the funny to Dubh Linn and Crankshaft joins Mary Bue and Vivielle for a gig.

This Week: 2015 bites the dust and more

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Learn why resolutions don’t work at Tycoons, bring the kids to see the Monkey Mind Pirates, Marc Gartman plays his Ween, the DSSO tackles Sinatra, Beaner’s Central throws a daylong New Year’s bash and the Red Herring has bands and DJs.

Zeitgeist Arts is throwing a laid-back New Year’s party, the Barrel Room has DJs, masked revelers converge on Barker’s Island, pianos are set to duel at Dubh Linn, Superior Ballroom Dance Studio holds a dance-floor party and the first day of 2016 is marked with a nine-location hike.

This Week: holiday madness and more

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Spend Monday with Mayor Don Ness while you still can, Classic Christmas specials make it to the big screen, get a look at Fairlawn Mansion’s holiday decorations, the Red Herring throws a holiday bash and Yoga North is offering candlelight yoga.

Park downtown for free on Christmas Day proper, Ellipsis marks two years in operation with a three-band bill co-hosted by Don Ness, there’s stand-up comedy at Dubh Linn, Glensheen Mansion offers its Christmas tour even after Christmas, folkies ring out the holiday and the DECC holds a skating party.

This Week: holiday madness, ghoul-rock, Ness peaces-out and more

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It’s the week before Christmas, so there’s plenty of holiday-themed stuff mixed in with the usual madness. Nerds somehow find time to talk about something other than Star Wars, singing along with the orchestra is encouraged, Don Ness drops the mic with a big ole bash, kids can skate with Santa and Rudolph, TED at Teatro brings the braininess, Poor old George Bailey fights the forces of heartlessness and greed and the Rose Ensemble plays Sacred Heart Music Center.

Sara Thomsen and pals play a winter concert, Duluth’s holiday-themed escape room still needs escaping, Monster Mob releases an album, Rachael Kilgour throws a holiday shindig, Glensheen lets visitors run wild(-ish) and Jim Hall shows ’em how it’s done.

This Week: fishing, beer, Krayzie Bone and more

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Amber Burns has an art show at the Zeitgeist building, there’s help available for people wanting more info on MNsure, UWS holds its 18th annual Choral Concert, Fairlawn Mansion is a-twinklin’, Zenith City Cabaret puts on its December show and Santa is making a stop at Mr. D’s.

Krayzie Bone from Bone Thugs-n-Harmony (not that other Krayzie Bone you’re thinking of) is playing the Red Herring, there’s a Men as Peacemakers fundraiser featuring several performers, Warm Up to the Brews 2015 is going down (also with bands attached), fans of ice fishing, snowmobiles and holidays should make some time to hit the DECC, the Minnesota Ballet is crackin’ nuts, Rubber Chicken Theater makes with the local holiday yuk-yuks, guitarist Lonnie Knight is in town and the Fractals play a holiday fundraiser for kids.

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