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Sat., Nov. 30, 8 pm

• Xcel Energy Center, 175 W. Kellogg Blvd., St. Paul

• Call 651-726-8240 or go to




Toussaint Morrison

With Black Diet, Dwell & the Shape Ship, Big Jess

Fri., Nov. 29, 9 pm

• Triple Rock Social Club, 629 Cedar Ave. S., Minneapolis

• Go to or call 612-333-7399


21st Annual Jimi Hendrix Remembered

With Mato, Billy Franze, Jellybean Johnson, Charles Fletcher, Billy Thommes, and more

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Homegrown filmmaker has Hollywood ambitions

Robert Hayles overcomes obstacles for his MN-made first feature

By Charles Hallman
Staff Writer


Sitting somewhere in the dark was Robert Hayles, watching a comedy motion picture at St. Anthony Main Theatre. The 118-minute feature, Don’t Hate the Player, Hate the Game, is about longtime best friends and total opposites Richard (James Griffen, Jr.) and Marcus (DeAndre Sanders): Richard fancies himself a player with the ladies, and Marcus plays video games like a cloistered monk in prayer. “It’s a crazy comedy about video games and relationships,” says the movie promos. “This is the first time I’ve seen it on the big screen. Continue Reading →

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