Twin Cities Calendar for March
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<<    MARCH 2013     >>
Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
        1    2   Foghat &
Head East

     Polar Plunge

4    Maroon 5
Maroon 5 at Xcel 2013
5  Grupo Corpo
7   Katie Fashion

8   Oz

Oz the Great and Powerful movie
9   Musician Trade Fair
     Russian Winter
10  Daylight Savings
      Lila Downs
11 12  13
14  Brit Floyd 15  Bob Seger &
Kid Rock
16  St. Patrick's parade - St. Paul
       St. Patrick's parade - Mpls
      (see more below)
17 St Patricks Day
     (see below)

19  Pink
P!nk at Xcel 2013
20   Spring Begins
      (Yeah, right.)
21   22   23  Earth hour
      Highland Art
      Pancakes & Maple Syrup
      Writers' Fair
24  Palm Sunday
Rihanna at Xcel in St. Paul on March 24, 2013
25  Passover begins
26 27

full moon
28 29  Good Friday 30 

31  Easter Sunday  

Twin Cities Calendar for March  2013
March 2 rock              Foghat & Head East, Medina Entertainment Center, Medina MN (8pm, $27+) -- here's Slow Ride
       Polar Plunge, Thomas Beach, Lake Calhoun, Thomas Av S & W Calhoun Pkwy, Mpls (11am)
March 2, 9, 16, 23 comedy        How To Swear Like A Minnesotan by Joseph Scrimshaw, Bryant-Lake Bowl (7pm,$16)
March 3-5 plays            One Minute Play Festival, Mixed Blood Theatre, 1501 S 4th St, Mpls (8pm)
March 3, 5, 10, 12,
14, 23, 26, 27, 30
hockey         Wild, Xcel Center ($36+)
March 4 rock              Maroon 5, Xcel Center (7:30pm, $42+) -- here's Misery and a possible set list:
                      Payphone, Makes Me Wonder, Lucky Strike, Sunday Morning, Never See Your Face,
                      Won't Go Home Without You, Harder To Breathe, Wake Up Call, One More Night, This Love
                      Encore: She Will Be Loved, Stereo Hearts, Gym Class Heroes, Medley of Don't You Want Me
                      and Sexyback, Moves Like Jagger
March 5 advocacy     Animal Protection Day, State Capitol (9am, free)
dance           Grupo Corpo, Northrop dance series, Orpheum Theatre (7:30pm, $37+)
March 7 benefit          Homeless Day, State Capitol (9am-3pm, free)
fashion         Katie Leaders Fashion Show, St. Catherine U. designers, Rotunda, Mall of America (7pm, free)
rock              Muse, Target Center (7pm, $40+) -- here's Uprising  and a possible set list:
                      2nd Law Unsustainable, Supremacy, Map of the Problematique, Supermassive Black Hole,
                      Resistance, Panic Station, Hysteria & Star-Spangled Banner, Knights of Cydonia,
                      Monty Jam, Explorers, Time Is Running Out, Liquid State, Madness, Follow Me,
                      Undisclosed Desires, Plug In Baby, Stockholm Syndrome & Freedom
                      Encore 1: 2nd Law Isolated System, Uprising and Encore 2: Starlight, Survival
March 8 movie           Oz The Great and Powerful (James Franco, Mila Kunis, Michelle Williams, & Rachel Weisz) -- trailer
powwow      American Indian Magnet, St. Paul Public Schools Indian Education (6pm, free)
March 8-10 dance           Alternative Motion Project, Southern Theater  ($15) -- here's In Reverse
March 9 show             He-Fest, Roy Wilkins (11am-6pm, free) -- Alumacraft, Timberwolves Dancers, Vikings Cheerleaders
fair                Musician Trade Fair, Eagan Civic Arena (10am-3pm, $5)
classical      Russian Winter, MN Philharmonic, Sundin Music Hall, Hamline University (7:30pm, $18)
March 9-17 show             Auto Show, Minneapolis Convention Center
March 10 time               Daylight Savings Time begins (2am) -- spring forward one hour (2am becomes 3am)
latin music   Lila Downs, Ted Mann Concert Hall, UofM (4pm, $30+) -- Perhaps
March 13 film                sneak preview, Trylon Micro Cinema, 3258 Minnehaha Av S, Minneapolis (7pm, $8)
March 13-17 films              Arab Film FestWalker Arts (March 13 - 7:30pm, $10) & Heights Theater
                       >> Here are two of the trailers: OK Enough Goodbye & Winter of Discontent
March 14 rock tribute  Brit Floyd, State Theatre (8pm, $39+) -- here's Wish You We Here (other 2011 concert footage)
March 15 rock               Bob Seger & Kid Rock, Xcel Center (8pm, $67+) -- here's Against the Wind
March 15-16 play               Monty Python's Spamalot, Orpheum Theatre ($34+) -- here's the Bright Side of Life
March 15-24 social play   Sans Merci, Gadfly Theatre, Cedar Riverside People's Center Theater, 425 20th Av S, Mpls ($15)
March 15-30 play               Kingdom Undone, Southern Theater ($15+) -- the last days of Jesus and Judas
March 16 parade          St. Patrick's Day Parade, 5th & Sibley (Mears Park) to 5th & Market (Rice Park), St. Paul (noon)
parade          St. Patrick's Day Parade,
Nicollet Mall (from 11th St to 5th St), Minneapolis (6:30pm)
                      ( more below)
March 17 holiday         St. Patrick's Day  ♣  (see below)
March 19 lecture          Climate Change & Drought in Minnesota, Professor Mark Seeley, Bryant-Lake Bowl (7pm, $5+)
               Pink, Xcel Center (7:30pm, $52+) -- here's So What
March 20 time                Spring begins
March 21-24 show              Northwest Sportshow, Minneapolis Convention Center ($11)
March 22-24 show              Fabletown and Beyond (mythic comics convention), Mayo Civic Center, Rochester, MN ($20)
                       >> Bill Willingham, Mike Buckingham, Adam Hughes, Kurt Busiek, & more.
March 22-Apr 14 play                Life and Beth, Theatre in the Round
March 23 environment  Earth Hour - lights out from 8:30-9:30pm
art fair            Art at Highland, Highland Park High School, 1015 Snelling Av S, St. Paul (9:30am-4pm, free)
food                 Pancakes & Fresh Maple Syrup, UofM Landmark Arboretum (9am-1pm, $12)
fair                  Writers' Festival, Bloomington Arts Center (9:30am-5pm)
March 24 reggae pop    Rihanna, Xcel Center (7:30pm, $40+) -- here's Man Down
social              Speed Dating for Nerds, The Local, 931 Nicollet Mall, Mpls (4pm, $30)
March 29-May 19 play                 Deathtrap, Jungle Theater ($20)
March 31 holiday           Easter
lecture            Equinoxious, Dr. Kenny Blumenfeld, Bryant Lake Bowl (7pm, $12)

♣   St. Patrick's Day Events in the Twin Cities - 2013    ♣
St. Patrick lived and died 1600 years ago.
They say he drove the snakes from Ireland. I say there never were any snakes in Ireland.
They say that's a metaphor. I say O'.

March   9 -   9am           -  100% Irish For A Day TC 5K, Lake Harriet Bandshell
March 13 -   6pm           -  Worst Irish TenorMancini's, 531 W 7th St, St Paul
March 14 -   6pm           -  Miss Shamrock 2013, O'Garas,
164 Snelling Av N, St Paul crowning
March 16 -   9am           -  Get Lucky 7k, Main St SE & West River Rd., Minneapolis
March 16 -  10am-5pm  - St. Patrick's Day - Irish Celebration, Landmark Center, Rice Park, St. Paul ($6)
March 16 - 11am           -  Maple Lake Irish Scamper, Maple Lake
March 16 - noon           -  St. Patrick's Day Parade, 5th & Sibley (Mears Park) to 5th & Market (Rice Park), St. Paul
March 16 -   3pm           -  St. Patrick's Day Celebration, O'Gara's (shortest parade), 164 Snelling Av N, St Paul
March 16 -  6pm           -   Free Rides - Miller Lite, any Metro Transit route (6pm-1am) 800-FREE RIDES
March 16 -  6:30pm      -   St. Patrick's Day Parade, Nicollet Mall (from 11th St to 5th St), Minneapolis
March 16 -  8pm            -  Boiled in Lead, Cedar Cultural Center, 416 Cedar Av S, Minneapolis ($15)
March 17 -   9am           -  St. Paul's Cathedral mass
March 17 -   9am           -  St. Pat's Irish Traditions 5K run, Como Lake, St Paul
March 17 - 11am-5pm  -  St. Patrick's Day - Day of Irish Dance, Landmark Center, Rice Park, St. Paul ($6)
March 17  - 3pm           -   St. Patrick's Day Celebration, O'Gara's, 164 Snelling Av N, St Paul

Irish Pubs
                                  Kieran's Irish Pub - 601 First Av S (6th St & 1st Av N), Mpls
                                     3-17 noon-music Reverse Cowboy, The Sweet Colleens, Northern Comfort, Erin Rouge,
                                             40 Shades of Green, Alicia Corbett, & Jud's New Harmony ($5)
        Kip's Irish Pub & Restaurant - 9970 Wayzata Blvd, St. Louis Park
           3-16 7am-1am & 
3-17 7am-11pm -  breakfast buffet, corned beef & cabbage, & Tim Malloy's
                                   O'Gara's Bar & Grill - 164 Snelling Av N, St Paul
                                     3-16 & 3-17  3pm

                                         as well as....
Blarney Pub & Grill - 412 14th Av SE, Minneapolis (Dinkytown)
Brit's Pub - 1110 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis
 Dubliner Pub - 2162 University Av W (Cretin & Vandalia)St Paul
                                         Eagle Street Grille - 174 7th St W, St. Paul
Happy Gnome - 498 Selby Av, St. Paul
 Keegan's Irish Pub - 16 University Av NE, Minneapolis
                                         Liffey Irish Pub - 175 7th St W,  St. Paul  (across from Xcel)
                                         Morrissey's Irish Pub - 913 Lake St W, Minneapolis (opens March 14, 2013)
                                         O’Donovan’s Irish Pub - 700 1st Av N, Minneapolis
                                         Shamrock's Tent Party - 995 7th St W,  St. Paul

August 9-11                   Irish Fair, Harriet Island, St. Paul

Irish Indeed - Irish merchandise - 482 Snelling Av S, St Paul
Irish on Grand - more Irish merchandise - 1124 Grand Av S, St Paul

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Irish Pubs are disappearing in Ireland and it's not due to fewer people...
(What country's capital has the largest population? Ireland, because the population is always Dublin.)

The Irish Times reports that they're losing a pub every two days, about 1,100 since 2005. And it's not primarily due to smoking bans and drunk-driving laws.  It's irrelevancy. [read more]

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