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1  AIMS Powwow
    Pres. Obama
Wyatt Cenac
2   Art in the Hollow
     Bret Michaels
     Cheap Trick
     Heartwood Festival
     St Anthony Park Arts
3  Cheese Fest
    Grand Old Day
    Mpls Marathon
    Roger Waters   


full moon
5   Venus transiting
  WI recall election
6   MST3K

7   Harmony in the Park Movie: Madagascar 3
    Movie: Prometheus
9    Como Pool
      Descendants of Dragon
10  Honeydogs 11  Just One Day 12   13

14   15  Bobcat Goldthwait
      Penn & Teller
16   Aerosmith
       Rock the Garden
Aerosmith with Cheap Trick at Target Center 
17  Father's Day
      Kristin Chenoweth
18  War of 1812

19   20  Summer begins 21  515 Tour
22  Joe Nichols
      Movie: Brave

Pride Festival
24   Korn

Pride Festival
25 26   Volbeat 27  Alison Scott
28  Greg Proops 29  Heart &
Joan Jett

      Movie: Ted
      ZZ Top &
3 Doors Down

30   Air Guitar
       Steve Miller

Hmong Sports Tournament, Como Park

Twin Cities Calendar for June  2012
June 1 powwow         AIMS Powwow, American Indian Magnet School, St. Paul (5pm)
politics           President Obama, Honeywell, Golden Valley (private event)
comedy           Wyatt Cenac (The Daily Show), Fitzgerald Theater (8pm, $32
June 1-3 art fair            Edina Art Fair, 50th & France, Edina
play                 Persona Humana - a bilingual history, Pangea World Theater, Calhoun Bldg, 711 W Lake St, Mpls
June 1, 8, 15,
22, 29
water ski        Little Crow Water Ski Shows, Neer Park, New London, MN (7:30pm, $5)
                         >> In one trick, 3 water skiers ski  around the boat (no sound) or 5 around the boat
June 1-July 8 play                Laughter on the 23rd Floor by Neil Simon, Park Square Theatre ($25+)
June 2 art fair           Art in The Hollow, Swede Hollow Park, St Paul (10am-5pm, free, map)
rock               Berlin w Terri Nunn, Northern Lights Casino (8pm) -- here's Take My Breath Away
rock               Bret Michaels, Medina Entertainment Center, Medina, MN (8:30pm, $35)
rock               Cheap Trick, Grand Casino Mille Lacs, Onamia, MN (8pm, $44) -- postponed from May 12
rock               Colin Hay, Northern Lights Casino (4pm)
-- here's Overkill & Down Under
fair                 Hamline Midway Heartland Festival, Fairview Av & Pierce Butler (11am-6pm)
rock tribute  Queen Extravaganza, The Brick, Minneapolis (8pm, $35)
art fair           St Anthony Park Arts Festival, Como Av & Carter Av, St Paul  (9:30am-5:30pm)
fair                 WaterFest, Lake Phalen Pavilion (10am-4pm, free)
June 2-10 bike, walk      Bike Walk Week, various locations (Minneapolis & St. Paul bike maps)
June 3 food                 Cheese Fest, Intl Bazaar, MN State Fairgrounds (noon-6pm, $15)
Grand Old Day, Grand Avenue, St. Paul
Minneapolis Marathon, The Depot, Minneapolis (7am)
rock                 Roger Waters, Pink Floyd's The Wall, Xcel Center (7pm, $57+) -- here's Comfortably Numb
June 3, 6, 21,
23, 27
basketball      Lynx, Target Center -- here are Highlights of the 2011 Champions
June 5 comedy           PowerPoint Karaoke, Bryant-Lake Bowl, Minneapolis (7pm, $6+)
     Venus transiting the Sun - means Venus will pass in front of the Sun (Don't Look At It!)
                         >> Venus will do it again in 2117
politics            Wisconsin Recall Electionpolling places (7am-8pm, info) -- toll-free voter help: 1-866-VOTE-WIS
                          >>  Governor (Gov. Scott Walker v. Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett), Lt. Governor, & state senators
June 5, 7, 17, 28 basketball      Minnesota Lynx, Target Center
June 6 film                   MST3K 907: Hobgoblins, Gizmonic Institute, Bryant-Lake Bowl, Minneapolis (10pm, $1)
June 7 choral music  Harmony in the Park, Minnehaha Park (7pm, free)
June 7, 21, 28 water ski         River Rats, 1758 W River Rd. North (near Broadway), Minneapolis (7pm, free) -- samples 
June 7, 14, 21, 28
music               Music in Mears, Mears Park, downtown St. Paul (6-9pm, free)
June 8 movie               Madsgascar 3 - Europe's Most Wanted -- voices of Ben Stiller, Chris Rock, & Sacha Baron Cohen
movie               Prometheus, Aliens near-prequel -- Noomi Rapace, Michael Fassbender, & Charlize Theron - trailer
June 8-11 road closed     Interstate 94 eastbound between Hwy 55 & Hwy 280 (Fri 10pm - Mon 5am)
                          >> detour Interstate 35W to Highway 36 to Interstate 35E
June 8-13,
baseball          Saints, Midway Stadium
June 8-24 musical            Gilligan's Island, Illusion Theater, Hennepin Center for the Arts, 528 Hennepin Av, Mpls
June 8-July 29 play                  Noises Off, Jungle Theater ($20+)
June 9 opening           Como Park Pool, 1151 Como Av, St. Paul (program 11:30am-noon, swim noon-8pm, free)
              Descendants of Dragon, The O'Shaughnessy, St. Catherine University (7:30pm)
blues                Famous Dave's BBQ & Blues Festival, Nicollet Mall (between 3rd & 4th)(noon)
June 9-Aug 19 play                  Roman Holiday, McGuire Proscenium Stage, Guthrie Theater
June 10 rock, benefit   Honeydogs, Wells Foundation, St. Mark's Episcopal, near Loring Park, Mpls (7pm, $25) -- Rumor
June 11 nature              Free Admission, Minnesota State Parks & Recreation Areas, all 72 locations
pet shelters     Just One Day, a campaign to end animal shelter killing (Animal Ark)
June 15 comedy            Bobcat Goldthwait, Fitzgerald Theater (8pm, $32) -- directed God Bless America
magicians       Penn & Teller, Mystic Lake Casino,  (8pm, $60+) -- it's nearly magic
June 15-16 latin                 Noche Hispaña, Patrick's Cabaret (7:30pm, $10)
June 15-17 art fair             Stone Arch Bridge Festival, St. Anthony Main, Mpls (10am-6pm) -- replaces previous festival
June 15-24 playish            Blue Man Group, Orpheum Theatre ($35+)
June 16 rock                 Aerosmith with Cheap Trick, Target Center (8pm, $40+) -- here's Crazy
beer fair
         Beer Fest, International Bazaar, State Fairgrounds (2-6pm, $40+)
run                   Grandma's Marathon, 26.2 miles on scenic Old Hwy 61, Two Harbors-to-Duluth, MN (7:45am, map)
                         >> "Grandma, are you feeling well enough to run a marathon?"
fair                   International Festival, Nicollet Commons Park, Burnsville (3-9pm)
                Rock the Garden, Sculpture Garden (3-10:30pm, sold out)
June 16-19 fair                   Parktacular, St. Louis Park
June 17
holidayish      Father's Day
show tunes     Kristin Chenoweth, State Theatre (8pm, $39) -- here's 14G
June 18 history             War of 1812 began (200 years ago)
June 20 time                  Summer Solstice
June 20-23 cabaret            Queertopia, Bedlam Theatre, Intermedia Arts, 2822 Lyndale Av S, Mpls (7:30pm, $15) -- 2011 ad
June 21 civil rights      515 Tour, Goodale Theater, Cowles Center (7:30pm, $9+)
June 21-24 comedy            Twin Cities Improv Festival, Brave New Workshop Comedy Theatre
June 21, 28 water ski         Bayside Ski Team, Edgewater Park, Albert Lea, MN (free)
June 22 movie               Brave -- voices of Kelly Macdonald, Billy Connolly, & Emma Thompson -- trailer
country            Joe Nichols, Grand Casino Mille Lacs, Onamia, MN (8pm, $14) -- here's I'll Wait For You
latin                 Salsa Del Soul with Michael Hauser & A Touch of Spain, Northrop Mall, Uof M (7pm, free)
June 22-23 hip hop            Hip Hop Choreographers, ConsciousSpirit, Patrick's Cabaret (7:30pm, $10)
Moondance Jammin Country Fest, Moondance Saloon, Walker, MN
                          >> Neil McCoy (Fri.), Billy Currington (Sat.)
June 22-24 car show         MSRA Back to the 50s Car Show, State Fairground ($10)
June 23-24 fair                    Pride Festival, Loring Park & other locations, Minneapolis (light rail closed, downtown Mpls)
rock fair          River's Edge, Harriet Island, St. Paul -- Dave Matthew's Band, Tool, Flaming Lips, & more ($99+)
art fair
Wayzata Art Experience, downtown Wayzata
June 23-29,
July 4
fair                    Rosefest, Roseville 
June 24
metal                Korn, Myth Nightclub, Maplewood (8:30pm, $40) -- here's Freak On A Leash
Svenskarnas Dag, Minnehaha Park
June 26 metal                Volbeat, Myth, Maplewood (6:30pm, $33) -- here's I Only Wanna Be With You
June 27 rock                  Alison Scott, Northrop Mall, Uof M (noon, free)
June 28 metal                Cinderella, Myth, Maplewood (8pm, $46) -- here's Don't Know What You've Got
comedy            Greg Proops, Varsity Theater (8pm) -- here's America is England's Fault
fair                   Midtown Global Market Music Festival, west lot, Lake St. & Elliot, Mpls (2-8pm)
June 28-30 jazz                   Twin Cities Jazz Festival, Mears Park, St. Paul
June 29 rock                  Heart & Joan Jett, Mystic Lake Casino, Shakopee Mdewakanton Dakota, Prior Lake (8pm, $42+)
                          >> Here's Heart - Barracuda and Joan Jett - Crimson & Clover  
movie                Ted -- stars Mark Wahlberg, Mila Kunis, & Seth MacFarlane (voice of Ted)  - here's the trailer
                           >> Boy wishes teddy bear was alive, teddy bear comes alive, boy grows up, & lives with Ted. [R]
rock                  ZZ Top & 3 Doors Down, Grand Casino Hinckley Amphitheater (6pm, $44+)
                           >> Here's ZZ Top - Legs and 3 Doors Down - Here Without You 
June 29-July 1 anime                Animinneapolis, Ramada Inn Mall of America, 2300 E American Blvd, Bloomington ($35, program)
                Deep Blues Festival, Bayport BBQ, 328 - 5th Av N, Bayport, MN -- 26 bands
musical             Legally Blonde, Tartan High School, Oakdale (7pm (Sun-2pm), $8) -- here's a review
June 30 comedy, rock  Amy Sedaris & They Might Be Giants, Fitgerald Theater (8pm, sold out)
rock, jazz         Chicago, Treasure Island (8pm, $58+)  - here's Hard to Say I'm Sorry
rock                  Steve Miller, Jackpot Junction, Morton, MN (8pm, $25) -- here's Fly Like An Eagle
poetry               Until It Sounds Like Jazz, Pangea World Theater, Calhoun Building 711 W Lake (7:30pm, $10+)
air guitar         U.S. Air Guitar Championships, Cabooze, 917 Cedar Av, Mpls (8:30pm, $14+)
June 30-July 1 fair                    Hmong International Sports Tournament, Como Park ($4) -- soccer, volleyball, flag football,
                          kato, top spin, golf, 50,000+ people attend, 400 merchandise booths, 120 food booths
                          -- bring your tent-sized umbrella

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