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Arcade Fire “still young, still hungry”

Feb 13, 2016 No Comments by

by Matt Williams The moment I figured out how to find music on my own, I became an elitist. It’s not something I’m proud of, and I certainly deny it any chance I get, but when someone comes over to me and asks what I think of (insert band that grosses me out here), I […]

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Beneath the stars in Florence

Feb 11, 2016 No Comments by

by David Dunn The 11 September 2001 should have been a joyous occasion, memorable for the recording and simultaneous webcast of Sting’s new live album in Tuscany but events of that day in the United States meant that this could not be. The recording and webcasting of Sting’s new album had been planned for months. […]

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I scalped a fake Super Bowl Ticket!

Feb 09, 2016 No Comments

By George Haggis Super Bowl XLI – February 4, 2006 – The ticket seen here is a fake ticket, a phony, a counterfeit! Every fans’ worst nightmare when buying in the secondary market. I inadvertently bought this ticket in Miami, FL for $400 thinking that it looked authentic, but still feeling a bit skeptical because […]

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The Fat Man Rocks Merriwether – 1985

Feb 02, 2016 No Comments

Even as they grew older (Jerry) and played with less of the energy they once brought to the stage – there was never any doubt that the Fat Man still rocked, and right from the start – Half-Step let us know this was gonna be a Jerry show. Being so close to all those colleges, […]

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Closing the Miami Arena

Jan 31, 2016 No Comments

by Brule Laker We didn’t realize until reading in the newspaper that our first Miami Heat game would be their last at the Miami Arena. Our company’s insurance agent, a Miami native, provided excellent tickets for the December 28, 1999, game against the Minnesota Timberwolves. We had previously attended Florida Panthers games at the arena, […]

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Stieglitz, Steichen, Strand Great American Photographers

Jan 27, 2016 No Comments

by Gary Spilatro Living in suburbs of NYC you have the great advantage of being able to go into the city and view an exhibit of the world’s greatest artists. Such was the exhibit at the MET (Metropolitan Museum of Art) of the work of 3 great American Photographers – Stieglitz, Steichen, Strand. Also being […]

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Queen or the Clash? Choose wisely

Jan 25, 2016 No Comments

by Kenton Larsen Sophie had it easy. When I was 15, my father gave me a nightmarish choice: he would take me to the Twin Cities to see either Queen or the Clash, but not both. I still love both bands, but my favorite album at the time was Queen’s Greatest Hits, so I chose […]

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Chicago Cardinals Old School NFL

Jan 22, 2016 No Comments

The Chicago Cardinals Old School NFL by Brule Laker The Chicago Cardinals always lagged in popularity behind the Bears. For most of their existence, they played at Comiskey Park, the home of the White Sox. As South Siders, we rooted for the usually hapless Cardinals. Less than 16,000 fans turned out on a beautiful late-November […]

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Avenue Q It Sucks to be Me

Jan 19, 2016 No Comments

by Rusty Banks Just so we’re clear, it DOES Suck to be me! and apparently you as well It sucks when you have 4th row center seats and you’ve got the audacity to think you can get drinks for 4 and STILL make it to your seats in the 45 seconds before the lights go […]

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Monster Trucks – can you say Robosaurus

Jan 18, 2016 No Comments

by John Santos Swimming pools, movies stars.  That’s what most of the country thinks when they hear about Los Angeles.  Monster Trucks for some reason never seem to make the list.  But what many don’t know is the Los Angeles, and Southern California in general is quite the hotspot for Monster Trucks, off road racing, […]

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