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April 2010

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Small Wonder

Doug Flicker’s tiny Piccolo halves portion sizes and doubles the pleasure

Midwest Vacation Guide 2010

It’s April, also known as Cabin Fever Season, when boredom gives way to restlessness and restlessness to irritability. Get out of the house and try something exciting and new in the Twin Cities area, or drive a few hours away to a location that blends wilderness and civilization, with silences so profound you can hear your heart beat.

Art About Town

Your guide to going out this month

Tour Tweets

Owl City checks in from the road

Art Restart

Liz Armstrong launches the MIA's first major foray into contemporary art

Power Pair

He has a concert this month. She has an exhibition. For Philip and Carolyn Brunelle, life has become art.

Variety Pack

Where Jay Leno failed, PowderKeg! Live aims to blow up big

Chiseling Away

A few choice words about our governor’s assault on the arts

April 2010 Listed

Rock the Cause! Glitter Ball 3: Big Hair for Big Brothers Big Sisters, Camp Odayin Have a Heart Benefit, and the 16th Annual Minnesota Monthly Food and Wine Experience

A Promising Start

From savory flatbreads to tender osso buco, the dishes at Aperitif give diners a reason to toast new beginnings

Jambon Persillé

The Craftsman Restaurant, helmed by chef Mike Phillips, has made a name for itself the last few years as the must-visit destination for local charcuterie lovers.

Back to School: Continuing Education for Adults

Local schools give nontraditional students the tools to succeed

Pride of Place

Spring Beauty Guide

From hi-tech hair smoothers to glow-getting shades, here are the season’s best beautifiers

The New Cinephiles

Barry Kryshka lures film fans to the big screen with classic cinema and fresh popcorn.

Cinéma Vérité

When your daughter wants nothing more than to be a filmmaker, what can you do to help her succeed? For starters, you can cast yourself in the starring and supporting roles

Mr. Doomsday

When not teaching, Steve Andreasen works to rid the world of nuclear weapons.

April 2010 Party Pics

The American Heart Association hosted its annual Go Red for Women Lunch and Learn to celebrate women's accomplishments in the fight against heart disease.

Thrills of Victory

A north Minneapolis gastropub reinvents itself with a smart new menu and a skeleton service crew

In Bloom

Nothing says spring like bright florals.