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snow - not much, but it's May

2  Russell Peters
3    Iron Man 3
Iron Man 3
Cinco de Mayo
   (see May 4-5 below)
    Free Comics
Scottish Fair
    Tracy Morgan
5   Ancia Sax
     Choral Tribute
May Day
6 Trampled By Turtles

Trampled By Turtles at Mayo Civic Center in Rochester
8   Lights

Lights Poxleitner at Varsity Theater, May 8th
9   Firehouse

10   Fishing Opener
       Great Gatsby
       Natalie Merchant
11  Food Talk
12 Mother's Day
 Mother's Day
Susan G. Komen Twin Cities Race for the Cure
13   Sick Puppies
( watch TPT-MN)
14   Love is Law
15   last hard freeze 16 Saints opening
     Taste of Lakeville

Saints opening night
17 Carol Burnett
     Sheryl Crow
Star Trek Into Darkness 
Star Trek
18  Willie Nelson
      Willie Nelson, Grand Casino - Mille Lacs, May 18th
19  B.B. King
      Pan Asian Arts
20  Todd Rundgren
21 22  John Legend 23   24   Epic
       Fast and Furious 6

full moon Epic the movie
25 Larry the Cable Guy
    Miss MN Latina
Prince at the Myth on May 25, 2013
26   Soundset

Soundset, Canterbury Park, Shakopee
27 Memorial Day
28 29   
30  LL Cool J
LLCool J, Ice Cube, Public Enemy - Target Center
31   Lumineers

World No Tobacco Day

Twin Cities Calendar for May 2013
May 2 comedy              Russell Peters, State Theatre (8pm, $50+) -- here's How to Become a Canadian Citizen 
May 2-5 fair                     Festival of Nations, RiverCentre, St. Paul ($14)
May 3 movie                 Iron Man 3, superhero Iron Man (Robert Downey Jr.) v. the Mandarin (Ben Kingsley) - trailer
rock                   Kansas, Grand Casino - Hinckley (8pm) -- here's Dust in the Wind
May 4 comic books     Free Comic Book Day, Big Brain & Comic Book College in Minneapolis, The Source in Roseville,
                            Midway Books in St. Paul, and other locations for a bag of free comic books.
singer-songw.   Haley Bonar, Icehouse Restaurant, 2528 Nicollet Av S, Mpls (11pm, $15) -- Candy Machine Gun
rock                    Little River Band, Northern Lights Casino, Leech Lake Ojibwe, Walker, MN -- here's Reminiscing
fair                      Scottish Fair & Highland Games, Dakota County Fairgrounds (9am-5:30pm, $15)
comedy              Tracy Morgan, Pantages Theatre (8pm, $37+)
horse racing     Kentucky Derby, Churchill Downs, Louisville, KY
May 4-5 fair                    Cinco de Mayo Fiesta, Cesar Chavez Street,  St. Paul (Friday 4-9pm & Saturday 9-6pm)
                           >> The Cinco de Mayo Parade is  May 7 from 10am-noon, starting at Plato & Wabasha (Holiday)
                           and ending at Ada & Cesar Chaves (Cozy Cantina).
May 5 sax                     Ancia Quartet, Weisman Art Museum, University of Minnesota (4pm, free) -- here's High Life
parade, fair
     May Day, Powderhorn Park (1-7pm, free)
choral music
   Tribute - Handel's Messiah 2 & 3 and Biales' Tribute to Russell Connors, O'Shaughnessy (3pm, $10)
May 6, 7, 9-11 play                    Saved By the Bell, Bryant-Lake Bowl ($10+)
May 7 bluegrass          Trampled By Turtles, Mayo Civic Center Auditorium, Rochester (8pm, $25) -- here's Wait So Long
May 8 acoustic            Lights, Varsity Theater (6pm, $20, Mpls concert pic) -- here's Ice and Saviour
film                     Queen - Days Of Our Lives, Trylon Microcinema, 3258 Minnehaha Av S, Mpls (7pm, $8) -- trailer 
May 9 metal                 FirehousePourhouse, Lumber Exchange Bldg, Mpls (7:30pm, $40) -- here's Love Of A Lifetime
civil rights        House File 1054 (marriage between two people), MN House (passed 75-59) State Capitol (noon)
May 9,11-12,
16-19, 24-26
baseball            Saints, Midway Stadium
May 10 folk                     Daughter, Fine Line Cafe (9pm, $15) -- here's Landfill
                Great Gatsby, based on the novel by St. Paul's F. Scott Fitzgerald, stars Leonardo DiCaprio -- trailer
singer-songw.  Natalie Merchant, Minneapolis Convention Center (8pm, $25+) -- here's These Are Days
singer-songw.  Teague Alexy & Molly Dean, Patrick's Cabaret (8pm, $10) -- here's Clean High & Leave on Time
May 10-11 fishing               Minnesota Fishing Opener, Park Rapids (map, fishing maps)
                            >> The Governor's Fishing Opener has been a state tradition since 1948 or 1951.
                                        Gov. Mark Dayton was unsuccessful in 2011 & 2012 but caught a walleye in 2013.
Gov. Tim Pawlenty caught 2 saugers & 2 walleyes in 2010 after several unsuccessful years.
Gov. Jesse Ventura caught 2 northern pike in 1999.
Gov. Arne Carlson did not catch a fish in eight fishing openers.
classical            Bach, FRI - Westwood Lutheran, St Louis Park; SAT - Sundin Hall, Hamline U. (7:30pm, $25)
play                    Screwtape Letters by C.S. Lewis, Pantages Theatre ($43+)
May 10-12 ballet                 Cinderella 1944, Burnsville Arts Center ($26+)
May 11 food talk           Anthony Bourdain & Andrew Zimmern - Guts & Glory, State Theatre (8pm, $46+)
       Valley Fair opens, 1 Valley Fair Drive, Shakopee
May 12 holiday              Mother's Day
walk, benefit     Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure, Mall of America rotunda (6am registration, 9:30am 5K walk)
May 13 civil rights        House File 1054 (marriage between two people), State Capitol - Senate (passed 37-30)
rock                    Sick Puppies, Mill City Nights (8:30pm, $22) -- here's You're Going Down
May 14 civil rights        Love Is Law, Ecolab Plaza, St. Paul (6pm, free)
May 16 food                    Taste of Lakeville, Lakeville Area Arts Center (5-9pm)
May 17 talk                    Carol Burnett, State Theatre (8pm, $54)
pop                     Sheryl Crow, Black Bear Casino - Otter Creek Event Center, Carlton, MN (7pm, $46+ - sold out)
movie                 Star Trek Into Darkness
Captain Kirk (Chris Pine) v. Gary Mitchell (?) (Benedict Cumberbatch)
comedy              You're Making That Up, Bryant Lake Bowl (7pm, $15)
May 17-19 art tour             Art-a-Whirl, NEMAA, various NE Mpls locations
musical             Rock of Ages, Orpheum Theatre
May 18 hip hop             Insane Clown Posse, Myth, Maplewood (7pm, $30) -- here's Miracles
             Katwalk - Design After Dark,
O'Shaughnessy, St. Catherine University ($17) -- sustainable fashion
jazz, country     Sarah Morris, Dunn Brothers, 11 Water St, Excelsior (8pm, free) -- here's Grateful Moon
country             Willie Nelson, Grand Casino, Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe, Onamia, MN (8pm) -- Always On My Mind
May 18-19 food                   Grill Fest, The Depot, Minneapolis (1-5pm, $35) -- samples & demonstrations
comic books     Springcon, State Fairgrounds (10am-5pm, $12)

May 19 blues                  B.B. King, Mayo Civic Center, Rochester, MN (7:30pm, $40+) -- here's The Thrill Is Gone
dance, music    Pan Asian Arts Festival, Landmark Center, St. Paul (noon-5pm, free)
May 20 rock                   Todd Rundgren, Varsity Theater (8pm, $42+) -- here's Hello It's Me
May 22 soul                   John Legend, Fitzgerald Theater (8pm, $40+) -- here's Ordinary People
May 24 movie                Epic (animated nature fantasy) with Amanda Seyfried, Beyoncé, Josh Hutcherson, & Colin Farrell
               Fast and Furious 6, stars Dwayne Johnson & Vin Diesel
rock                  Honeydogs, Icehouse Restaurant,
2528 Nicollet Av S, Mpls (11pm, $10) -- here's Rumor Has It 
May 24-25 comedy             Gabriel Iglesias (Fluffy), Treasure Island, Prairie Island Mdewakanton, Welch MN (8pm, $45+)
May 25 comedy             Larry the Cable Guy, Mystic Lake, Shakopee Mdewakanton, Prior Lake (4pm & 8pm, $57+)
pageant            Miss Minnesota Latina, Burnsville Performing Arts Center (7pm, $22+) -- here's an ad
rock                   Prince and 3rd Eyed Girl, Myth, Maplewood (8pm & 11:30pm, $259)
dance                Sisters of the Sahara, Patrick's Cabaret (7:30pm, $10)
pop                    Tony Orlando, Grand Casino Hinckley (7pm, $27+) -- here's Tie A Yellow Ribbon (he started the ribbons)
May 26 hip-hop             Soundset, Canterbury Park, Shakopee (11am-8:30pm, $46) -- Atmosphere, Snoop Dog, Mac Miller...
                            >> free water, bring a backpack, bring sunscreen, bring a camera (no removeable lenses)

              Indy 500, Indianapolis, IN
May 27 holiday              Memorial Day
powwow            Pow Wow, Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe, Mille Lacs Indian Museum, Onamia, MN (noon, free)
May 28
astronomy         Conjunction of Venus & Jupiter, with Mercury nearby (western sky near sunset)
May 29-June 1 plays                  Ten Minute Play Festival, Mixed Blood Theatre, Bedlam Theatre, 2714 E 27th St, Mpls ($15)
                            >> Pile on the passion in ten minute sets. 
May 30 hip hop              LL Cool J with Ice Cube, Public Enemy, & De La Soul; Target Center (7:30pm, $50+)
May 31 rock                    Lumineers, Target Center (7:30pm, $30+) -- here's Ho Hey
               No Tobacco Day, World Health Organization
May 31-June 1 comedy              Dave Attell, Acme Comedy, 708 N 1st Street, Minneapolis ($25, sold out)
May 31-June 2 art fair               Edina Art Fair, 50th & France, Edina
May 31-June 23 musical              Sunset Boulevard, New Century Theatre
The Lyn-Lake Street Festival will not take place in 2013 (via e-mail).

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