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

<<    FEBRUARY 2012     >>
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1   Mitt Romney
2  Groundhog's Day 3   4   Jeff Mangum
5   Super Bowl
6   Republican
7    Lenny Kravitz
Presidential Caucus
 full moon
8 9 10  11  O.A.R.
12  Grammys
14   Valentines Day 15   State of the State 16  17  Black History Showcase
      Jason Aldean
18  Sproule
& Mackenzie

      Jin Xing 

20  Presidents' Day
 snow, hey look, snow!

21   Mardi Gras
       Free Pancakes
22  Ash Wednesday 23   Gallagher 24   25  Badfinger
26  Oscars
27   28

snow, hey look, snow!

Twin Cities Calendar for February 2012
     Feb 1 politics               Mitt Romney Rally, Freightmasters Logistics Inc, 1980 Seneca Rd #B, Eagan 55122 (1pm)
                             >> Mitt Romney will campaign in Eagan, will recite America the Beautiful
Feb 1, 4, 7, 10,
11, 15, 19, 22
basketball          Timberwolves, Target Center ($10-275)
February 2 holidayish          Groundhog's Day

February 4 rock                     Jeff Mangum with Andrew, Scott, & Laura, State Theatre (8pm, $36)  -- here's Aeroplane
Feb 4-5 free food              Onion rings, Burger King
Feb 4-June 10 show                    Diana (Princess of Wales) the Celebration, 4th floor, Mall of America ($22+) -- here's an ad
                              >> Nine galleries include the royal wedding, tiara, style (dresses & suits)
                              plus childhood, Spencer women, engagement, her work, tribute, &
February 5 TV football         Super Bowl XLVI (46), Lucas Oil Stadium, Indianapolis (5pm-ish, KARE-11, NBC)
                              >> New York Giants vs. New England Patriots
                              >>  advertising Ferris Bueller-Honda, Bark Side-VW, ...
February 6 politics                Republican candidates for U.S. President
                              Newt Gingrich, Ramada Mall of America, Bloomington (Mon 7:30pm)
                              Ron Paul, St. Cloud Conv. Center (Mon 4pm), Minneapolis Conv. Center (Mon 7pm)
                              Rick Santorum, Soldiers' Field, Rochester (Mon 9am), Kahler Grand Hotel (Mon 10am)
February 7 rock                     Lenny Kravitz, State Theatre (7:30pm, $55+) -- here's Fly Away
politics                Presidential Caucus (7pm)
Feb 9, 11, 14,
16, 19, 26, 29
hockey                 Wild, Xcel Center
February 11 pop                       O.A.R., State Theatre (8pm, $30, Sold Out) -- here's Hey Girl
February 12 music awards      Grammys - 54th annual, CBS-WCCO (7pm)
                               >> The number of categories will be reduced from 109 to 78.
February 14 romance       Valentine's Day

Febraury 15 politics                State of the State (7pm, Minnesota Capitol) -- speech
February 17 history                Black History Showcase, Capri Theater (7pm, $10)
country               Jason Aldean, Xcel Center (7:30pm, $28) -- here's Dirt Road Anthem
February 18 Celtic                  Dáithí Sproule & Laura MacKenzie, Riverview Cafe, 3753 42nd Av S, Mpls (8pm, $15)
                    Jayhawks, State Theatre (7:30pm, $32) -- here's Waiting For The Sun
dance                  Jin Xing Dance Theatre Shanghai, Orpheum Theatre (8pm, $32+) -- here's an ad
February 20 holiday               Presidents' Day
wrestling            WWE Raw Supershow, Target Center (7:15pm, $22+)
February 21 holidayish          Mardi Gras
food                     Free Pancakes Day, IHOP (donations requested for Children's Miracle Network Hospitals)
wine                     Mardi Gras Wine Tasting, Rauenhorst Ballroom, St. Catherine University (7pm, $45)
Feb 21-26 musical                Green  Day's American Idiot, Orpheum Theatre ($35+) --here's an ad
Feb 22-23 jazz, big band     Doc Severinsen & His Big Band, Dakota Jazz Club -- here's a sampler
Feb 22-April 1 play                      Blind Date, Ordway Theatre
February 23 comedy                Gallagher, Mermaid Event Center, 2200 Hwy 10, Mounds View (7pm, $15+) -- here's The Couch
Feb 24-25 carnival               Carnaval Brasileiro with Beira Mar Brasil, Fine Line Music Café ($20, matinee $15)
Feb 24-26 fair                        Grumpy Old Men, Wabasha, MN
February 25 rock                      Badfinger with Joey Molland, Famous Daves BBQ & Blues Club, Calhoun Sq. ($20, 9pm)
                               >> Rubber Soul opens. Here's Day After DayNo Matter What, & Baby Blue
Feb 25-26 motorcross          Arenacross, Target Center (7pm & 8am or 10am, $22+)
Feb 25-April 8 play                      The Birds, Guthrie Theater ($24+)
February 26 movie awards      84th Academy Awards, KSTP-ABC (7:30pm) -- hosted by Billy Crystal
                               Best Picture nominees:
                      ►"The Artist" Thomas Langmann, producer
                               "The Descendants" Jim Burke, Alexander Payne, & Jim Taylor, producers
                               "Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close" Scott Rudin, producer
                               "The Help" Brunson Green, Chris Columbus, & Michael Barnathan, producers
                               "Hugo" Graham King & Martin Scorsese, producers
                               "Midnight in Paris" Letty Aronson & Stephen Tenenbaum, producers
                               "Moneyball" Michael De Luca, Rachael Horovitz, & Brad Pitt, producers
                               "The Tree of Life" (nominees to be determined)
                               "War Horse" Steven Spielberg & Kathleen Kennedy, producers

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