February is the shortest month to make winter seem shorter.
It doesn't work.

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Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
2  Groundhog's Day 3 4  music of
Led Zeppelin

& Queen
5 6  ABBA music
    Benefit for Haiti
7     Super Bowl XLIV
8 9  Benefit for Haiti 10 11 12 April Wine
& Head East

Percy Jackson

Valentine's Day

13 Valentines 5K
14 Valentines Day
     Chinese New Year
     Puddle of Mudd
     Valentine's Dinner
15  Presidents' Day 16  Mardi Gras 17  Ash Wednesday 18  Almanac
      Wind Ensemble
19 DanceBrazil
Wailin' Jennys
20  B.B. King &
Buddy Guy

      Trey Anastasio
21 MLK-Black History
     music of Duke Ellington
22  Rickie Lee Jones
      UofM Job Fair
23 24  Tech Fair
      Terri Clark
25 26  Swedish Choir 27 Doc Severinsen
     Grumpy Fest
     Jeff Foxworthy
     Writers' Fest
full moon
                                            February 2 holidayish Groundhog's Day
Feb 3-21 musical Rent, Lab Theater, 700 N 1st Av, Minneapolis
February 4 rock, classical Music of Led Zeppelin & Queen, MN Orchestra, Target Center (7:30pm)
Feb 4-7 ballet James Sewell Ballet, Southern Theater -- here's Repetory
Feb 4, 6, 10, 12, 14 hockey Minnesota Wild, Xcel Energy Center
Feb 4-7, 11-14, 18-21 musical The Light in the Piazza, Schneider Theater, Bloomington Arts
February 6 pop music
music, benefit
ABBA music - Waterloo tribute band, State Theatre (8pm)
Gimme Shelter, a benefit concert for Haiti, First Avenue (6pm)
>> Solid Gold, Mark Mallman, Peter Wolf Crier, Zoo Animal, Jimmy2Times, & Mike 2600
Feb 6-7 fair City of Lakes Loppet Festival, Minneapolis
>> Cross-country skiing from Theodore Wirth Park to Uptown (Sunday)
Ice-Cycle Loppet - bike on the ice lagoon between Lake Calhoun & Lake of the Isles (Sat.)
Snow sculpture contest, Uptown  -- a 4' x 4' x 8' block of snow costs $100 - what a steal!
Feb 6, 20 gymnastics Gopher Women's Gymnastics, Sports Pavilion (6pm)
Feb 6, 10, 19, 21, 27 basketball Timberwolves, Target Center
February 7 TV football Super Bowl XLIV (44) on WCCO-CBS (5:25pm CST)
>> Indianapolis Colts v. New Orleans Saints
Kick-off show starts at 5pm
February 9 hip-hop Benefit for Haiti with Brother Ali, First Avenue (7pm)
Feb 9-14 musical Mel Brook's Musical Young Frankenstein, Orpheum Theatre
Feb 9-21 show Dixie's Tupperware Party, Hennepin Stages
>> A Tupperware party, a Tupperware party: see ways of beating
the high cost of eating by locking in freshness.
Feb 10-14 musical Fame, Mystic Lake Casino
Feb, 11- 14 softball Gopher Softball tournament, Metrodome
Feb 11, 18, 20, 24 basketball Gopher Men's Basketball, Williams Arena
February 12 rock

April Wine & Head East, Medina Entertainment Center, Hamel, MN (8:30pm)
>> Here's Just Between You and Me by April Wine & Never Been Any Reason by Head East
Percy Jackson & the Olympians: Lightning Thief -- trailer
Sinbad, Burnsville Performing Arts Center (7:30pm)
Valentine's Day -- Jessica Alba, Kathy Bates, Jessica Biel, Eric Dane, Patrick Dempsey, Hector Elizondo, Jamie Foxx, Jennifer Garner, Topher Grace, Anne Hathaway, Ashton Kutcher, Queen Latifah, George Lopez, Shirley MacLaine, Emma Roberts, Julia Roberts, & Taylor Swift -- trailer
Feb 12, 19, 20 hockey Gopher Women's Hockey, Ridder Arena
Feb 12-14, 19-21, 26-28, Mar 6-8 play Burial At Thebes, Theatre in the Round (Fri, Sat 8pm, Sun 2pm)
February 13 run
Valentine's Day TC 5K, Lake Harriet Bandshell (10am)
Valentine's Dinner, Marjorie McNeely Conservatory (6:30pm)
February 14 grunge rock
Puddle of Mudd, First Avenue (7pm) -- here's Blurry
Valentine's Dinner,
Dakota Jazz Club (5:30pm)
Valentine's Dinner, Marjorie McNeely Conservatory (sold out)
Valentine's Dinner and Tour, Minnesota Zoo (5:45pm)
February 18 TV event
classical music
Almanac 25th Anniversary Celebration, Pantages Theatre (6:30pm)
Wind Ensemble & University Singers, Ted Mann Concert Hall, UofM (7:30pm)
February 19 dance
folk music
DanceBrazil, Ordway (7:30pm) -- here's Maculele
Wailin' Jennys, O'Shaughnessy, St. Kate's (8pm)  -- here's One Voice
February 20 blues music
B. B. King & Buddy Guy, Orpheum Theatre (8pm) -- Thrill is Gone
Hands-On Expo, Mall of America (10am-3pm)
Trey Anastasio with Classic Tab, State Theatre (8pm)
Feb 19-20 hockey Gopher Men's Hockey v. Colorado College, Mariucci Arena
February 21 jazz music

jazz, essays
Dreaming the Duke, music of Duke Ellington, Ordway Center (7:30pm)
>> Here's Don't Mean A Thing
Martin Luther King Jr & Black History Month Concert, Ted Mann, UofM (4pm)
February 22 job fair
Job Fair - UofM, Minneapolis Convention Center (10am-4pm)
Rickie Lee Jones, Fitzgerald Theater (7:30pm) -- here's Chuck E.'s In Love
February 24 science fair
country music
Tech Fair - OIT, Coffman Union, University of Minnesota (9:30am-12:30pm)
Terri Clark - Unplugged and Alone, Fine Line (9pm) -- Girls Lie Too
February 26 choir music Swedish Radio Choir, Northrop Auditorium (8pm)
February 27 jazz music
book fair
Doc Severinsen & El Ritmo de la Vida, Orchestra Hall (8pm)
Jeff Foxworthy, Mystic Lake Casino (5 & 8pm)
Writers' Festival & Book Fair, Bloomington Arts Center (9:30am-4:30pm)
Feb 27-28 show
Body, Mind, Life Expo, Minneapolis Convention Center
Grumpy Old Men Festival, 17th year, Wabasha, MN
>> Grumpy breakfast, snow sculpture contest, cribbage, bingo, casserole lunch, & pet pageant on Saturday. Grumpy Old Men and poker on Sunday.

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