Now That’s More Like It

Fred Phelps

A UK Border Agency spokesman said: “The home secretary has excluded both Fred Phelps and his daughter from the UK. Both these individuals have engaged in unacceptable behaviour by inciting hatred against a number of communities.”

Ye olde Duluth/Superior rivalrie

“At Lake Superior’s Head: The Rival Cities of Duluth and West Superior, NYT, 5 October 1891.

Among other things, we learn that “cliff-dwellers” was a term of abuse for Duluthians.

Why did the Rubber Chicken cross the bridge? To do this show!

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Rubber Chicken Theater and The Shack Dinner Theatre partner up for the show “QED” by Peter Parnell.
Starring Brian Matuszak and Cheryl Skafte
Directed by Minden Anderson
March 6-8, 13-15 and 20-22 at the Shack.
Tix: 715-392-DINE
Info: 218-213-2780, www.RubberChickenTheater.com

As Starfire says: “It’s only a bridge. Get over it!”

Minneapolis leaks a secret

The Alpha Centauri from Minneapolis is coming to Beaner’s on March 27 to release the long awaited second album. It’s going to be awesome. Some of you may have seen TAC at the Norshore and Luce a few years back. Check out the link to the lead singer’s otherworldly studio in Minneapolis that includes an extraordinary list of artists that he’s produced.

MySpace.com/TheAlphaCentauri
HumansWin.com

Glory Shine Janitorial Cleaning Company Van Hits Street Sweeper

There was no debris resulting from the accident.

What’s up at the Red Lion?

zeitgeist489357The Zinema will open in June, according to this Business North article.

“An Exceptionally Funny Show” – DNT

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Just a reminder that there are only two weekends left to catch this outstanding comedy by Pulitzer Prize-winner David Lindsay-Abaire.

Thurs-Sat, Feb 19-28th, all shows at 8pm
Tickets $15 for adults, $12 for students and seniors.

Visit www.renegadecomedytheatre.com for more info or call 218-336-1414 for tickets.

BOLD-choice Theatre

Tonight is the Public Premiere of BOLD(Battling Obstacles Living with Disabilities)-choice Theatre’s Production of ROMEO AND JULIET’S TRAGIC COMEDY. It is at the Fregeau Auditorium at Marshall School, 7:30pm. Please come and celebrate the arts and diversity in our community!

White Man’s World DVD Release Party

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5-8pm
Red Star Lounge

DVDs available for $20 (also get your copy of God Rocked & Newton’s Disease!)

Care package for Laurie Viets

Laurie Viets, native Superiorite and former DJ/Director for KUMD’s RPM show is confined to her hospital bed in Chicago for quite awhile. I’d like to organize a care package from the Northland for Laurie. She is pretty well stocked on magazines and books right now. I’m thinking crosswords, sodukus, hand held Yahtzee, those fun books with the invisible yellow magic markers, whatever.  Music is fun, anything to brighten her room, stuff for Canyon (baby name). Even just mail is entertaining!  Anything to break up the monotony would be appreciated.

If any of you have suggestions please let me know here or at, (igmossberger at hotmail dot com). I can setup a time and place for a drop-off. Laurie, if there’s anything you’d like, don’t be shy please let us know. God Bless.

Duluthians, how are you liking the fancy DTV so far?

WDIO dropped its analog signal and went fully digital last night. Folks with digital televisions (or with converter boxes) have to rescan channels in order for WDIO to come in. The station will not be at full power until Feb. 20. In the meantime, don’t break your rabbit ears.

From My Big Box of Photos | 2004

Green Man 2004

The 2004 Green Man was probably my favorite year. Sure the first one had it’s torrential rains and gale force winds and the last one had record breaking temps and gale force winds but 2004 was great.

Show At Harbor City International Theatre Tommrow Night!

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Friday at Beaner’s

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Hey, third time’s a charm, right?

Homegrown Rawk and/or Roll: Lindquist’s Mix

Video by Mike Scholtz.