Twin Cities Calendar for February
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1 Orchestra Musicians
   Paranormal Pajama Party
  Groundhog's Day
3   Super Bowl
4   Footsteps of Bach
     Pres. Obama
President Obama in Minneapolis on Feb. 4th
5    Free Pancakes
      Shinedown & 3 Days Grace
6  Lady Gaga
    State of State

Lady Gaga at Xcel 2013
7 8 Cage Fighting
   Matchbox 20
10 Bellydance
12  Mardi Gras 13  Ash Wednesday 14  Valentines Day 15  38 Special
16  Gary Allan

17  Beez Kneez
      John Denver

18  Presidents' Day

19   20  21    22  Eels
23 Hairball
     Lord of the Dance
24  Oscars

full moon
25   26


28  Gaslight Anthem

Twin Cities Calendar for February 2013
Feb 1 classical             Musicians of the MN Orchestra Concert, Mpls Convention Center Auditorium (8pm, $20+)
      Paranormal Pajama Party, historic Mounds Theatre, St. Paul (10pm, $75)
Feb 1-2 dance                  Burlesque Festival, Ritz Theater, Minneapolis ($30+)
                    Someone Is Wrong On The Internet, Bryant-Lake Bowl (7:30pm, $12)
Feb 1-3 fair                       Hudson Hot Air Balloons, Hudson, WI
Feb 1, 2, 4, 6,
8, 13, 20, 24
basketball          Timberwolves, Target Center ($6+)
Feb 1-March 10 play                      Venus in Fur, Jungle Theater ($20+)
February 2 holidayish          Groundhog's Day
rock                     Soundgarden, Orpheum Theatre (8pm, $60) -- here's Black Hole Sun
February 3 TV football         Super Bowl XLVII (47), Superdome, New Orleans (5pm-ish, WCCO-4, CBS)
                              >> San Francisco 49ers v. Baltimore Ravens with Beyoncé performing the halftime show
Feb 3, 10, 14, 26 basketball          Gopher Men, Williams Arena
February 4 classical             In the Footsteps of Bach, Christ Church Lutheran, 3244 - 34th Av S, Mpls (7:30pm, $24)
politics               President Obama, Minneapolis Police Special Operations, 4119 Dupont Av N, Mpls (1:30pm)
                             >> Open to media, closed to public
February 5 food                     Free Pancakes Day, IHOP (donations requested for Children's Miracle Network Hospitals)
rock                     Shinedown & Three Days Grace, Target Center (7pm, $25+) -- here's If You Only Knew
Feb 5-17 musical               Book of Mormon, Orpheum Theatre ($39+)
February 6 pop                      Lady Gaga, Xcel Center (7:30pm, $65+) -- here's Bad Romance  & a potential set list:
                             Highway Unicorn, Government Hooker, Born This Way, Black Jesus - Amen Fashion,
                             Bloody Mary, Bad Romance, Judas, Fashion of His Love, Just Dance, LoveGame,
                             Telephone, Heavy Metal Lover, Bad Kids, Born This Way, You and I, Electric Chapel,
                             Americano, Poker Face, Alejandro, Paparazzi, & Scheiße
                             Encore: The Edge of Glory & Marry the Night
politics                State of the State address by Governor Dayton, Minnesota State Capitol (7pm)
Febraury 7 politics                University of Minnesota - Support the U Day, State Capitol (11am-3pm)
Feb 7, 9, 17,
19, 26
hockey                 Wild, Xcel Center ($36+)
February 8 martial arts         Cage Fighting, Treasure Island Casino, Prairie Island Mdewakanton (8pm, $15+)
                     Matchbox 20, Mystic Lake (8pm, $78+) -- here's If You're Gone and likely set list:
                              Parade, Bent, Disease, She's So Mean, How Far We've Come, 3 AM, Real World, Radio,
                              If You're Gone, Overjoyed, All Your Reasons, Long Day, Back 2 Good, I Will, Unwell,
                              So Sad So Lonely, English Town, The Way, Bright Lights, Sleeping at the Wheel
                              Encore: Put Your Hands Up, Push, Good Times
February 10 dance                    Bellydance, Patrick's Cabaret, Minneapolis (7:30pm)
music awards
      Grammys - 55th annual, CBS-WCCO (7pm)
romance               Love Fest, Nerds at Heart, Tavern on Grand, 656 Grand Av, St. Paul (3pm, $30)
                               >> brainy bachelors & bachelorettes play board games and cheesy-Valentines activities
food, music          Marrow Inamorata, Gastro Non Grata, Triple Rock Social Club, Mpls (7pm, $10)
February 12 holidayish          Mardi Gras
dance                   Bebe Miller Company, Northrop dance series, The O'Shaughnessy (7:30pm, $18+)
TV politics           State of the Union Address, U.S. Capitol, ABC-CBS-NBC-Fox-CNN (8pm CST)
February 13 politics                 Children Advocacy Day, State Capitol, St. Paul (10am, free)
February 14 romance              Valentine's Day
movie                   A Good Day to Die Hard (Die Hard 5), stars Bruce Willis & Jai Courtney -- trailer
shadows              Erotic Valentines, Eagle and Rose Theatre Company, Bryant-Lake Bowl (7 & 10pm, $12+)
civil rights          Freedom To Marry, MN United for All Families, State Capitol, St. Paul (3pm, free)
Feb 14-17 show                    Home and Patio Show, RiverCentre ($9)
                 Lots of Living To Do, Collide Theatrical Dance, Southern Theater ($25) -- MN Girls Not For Sale
play                     Quita Mitos, Latina Feminista, Teatro del Pueblo, Intermedia Arts, 2822 Lyndale Av S, Mpls ($18)
February 15 rock                     38 Special, Medina Entertainment Center (8:30pm, $33+) -- here's Caught Up In You
astronomy          Asteroid 2012 DA14 (143' long, 143,000 tons) passes within 17,200 miles of Earth
rock                     DeVotchKa, First Avenue (8pm, $25) -- here's All the Sand in All the Sea & How It Ends
Feb 15-22 fashion                MN Fashion week (various locations)
Feb 15-Mar 10 play                     Shakespeare's All's Well That Ends Well , Theatre in the Round
February 16 country               Gary Allan, Treasure Island, Prairie Island Mdewakanton (8pm, $48+, sold out) -- Best I Ever Had
Irish dance         From The Stage To Your Heart, Rince na Chroi, The O'Shaughnessy (7pm, $21+)
February 17 food, nature       Beez Kneez (12:30-2:30pm) & Sustainability lecture (3-5pm), Bryant Lake Bowl (free) - kickstarter
                John Denver Concert, State Theatre (7pm, $37+) -- here's Follow Me
February 19 lecture                Dirt Beneath Our Feet - A History of Soils & Societies, Jay Bell, Bryant-Lake Bowl (7pm, $5+)
February 20 holiday               Presidents' Day
February 22 rock                     Eels, First Avenue (8pm, $28) -- here's New Alphabet
hip hop
              Hip Hop Awards, Myth, Maplewood (8pm, $11)
February 23 arena rock         Hairball, Myth, Maplewood (9pm, $13)
Celtic dance
     Lord of the Dance - troupe 2, State Theatre (8pm, $44+) -- here's a Finale
February 24 movie awards    85th Academy Awards, KSTP-ABC (7:30pm) -- hosted by Seth MacFarlane
                             >> Best picture nominees: Amour, Argo, Beasts of the Southern Wild, Django Unchained,
                             Les Misérables, Life of Pi, Lincoln, Silver Linings Playbook, Zero Dark Thirty
February 26 ballet                   Joffrey Ballet, Northrop dance series, Orpheum Theatre (7:30pm, $42+)
Feb 27-Mar 3 show                    Home & Garden Show, Minneapolis Convention Center
February 28 rock                     Gaslight Anthem, First Avenue (7:30pm, $27 - sold out) -- here's Here Comes My Man
              Pope Benedict XVI retires, Vatican City

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