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‘First Course’ Has Great Food and an Inviting Atmosphere

Walk into First Course and you are greeted with a warm, inviting atmosphere. This initial reaction welcomes customers to sit down and enjoy the food crafted by the experts in the First Course kitchen.

Minneapolis Events

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Country Star Carrie Underwood Headed to 2015 State Fair
2015 will be a great year at the State Fair for those who love Carrie Underwood. The country music superstar just announced she will be headed to Minnesota on Saturday, […]
Tue, Dec 09, 2014

University of Minnesota Marching Band
‘Pride of Minnesota’ Indoor Concert This Saturday
The University of Minnesota Marching Band, the Pride of Minnesota, play two concerts Saturday after three years away from the University of Minnesota’s historic Northrop Auditorium. Having the event indoors is […]
Sat, Nov 22, 2014


Minnesota Twins Sign Ervin Santana
The Minnesota Twins have signed Santana. No, not the former Twin Johan Santana, but Ervin Santana, a right-handed starting pitcher whose first name was Johan before he changed his name to […]
Sun, Dec 14, 2014


‘Stromae’ @ Mill City Nights
Have you ever heard of Stromae ? I hadn’t until last year when I heard his most recent album Racine Carrée. I immediately fell in love with it, although I don’t […]
Fri, Nov 07, 2014

‘The War on Drugs’ @ First Avenue
The War on Drugs played two sold out shows at First Avenue, and I had the pleasure of attending the first night. Not typically the type of music that I […]
Tue, Nov 04, 2014

‘Com Truise’ @ Triple Rock Social Club
“It’s my church too” declared Seth Haley, aka Com Truise, Sunday night at the Triple Rock Social Club in Minneapolis for his Fall Tour. The 80 minute set weighed heavily […]
Mon, Nov 03, 2014


Movie Review — ‘The Hobbit: The Battle of Five Armies’ Sputters to a Disappointing Finish
I should start by saying I am a big fan of anything and everything Middle-Earth. Like, a HUGE fan. I’ve read every book by J.R.R. Tolkien, and I’ve been reading […]
Wed, Dec 17, 2014

Movie Review — ‘Horrible Bosses 2′ Sustains Laughs No Further Than its Runtime
Released early summer 2011, Horrible Bosses was a surprisingly entertaining but ultimately forgettable hour and a half of comedy.  The titular bosses, played by Jennifer Aniston, Kevin Spacey, and Colin Farrell, were […]
Mon, Dec 01, 2014

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Movie Review — ‘The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1′ Sets Up the Final Chapter
As another holiday season approaches, another film in The Hunger Games saga attempts to satisfy fans of Suzanne Collins’ popular book series. For full disclosure’s sake, I have never so much […]
Wed, Nov 26, 2014