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Zoo music fans flock to Canterbury as Old Crow opens a new concert series

Beer in hand, music lover Laura Horner of St. Paul surveyed the scene Monday night at Canterbury Park. She was evaluating a new outdoor concert site at the Shakopee horse racetrack, an alternative to the Minnesota Zoo‘s longstanding Music in the Zoo series.

“The zoo is much more intimate, and the sound is better there,” she said. “But we’re happy to be back. Any [live] music is good music.”

Music at Canterbury Park kicked off Monday with Old Crow Medicine Show, a veteran Grammy-winning band that is equal parts bluegrass, country and folk — and wholly entertaining.

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Special Exhibition Of Works By Renowned Chinese Dissident Artist Opens In Springfield

An exhibit of works by an artist and activist once described as “China’s most dangerous man” has opened in western Massachusetts. 

    Works by the contemporary artist Ai Weiwei, a human rights activist and vocal critic of the Chinese government, are on display at the Springfield Museums’ D’Amour Museum of Fine Arts.

     It is a coup for the Springfield Museums to have an exhibit of Ai’s work, said Heather Haskell, Vice President and Director of the Art Museums.

   “We regard it as one of the most important shows that we’ve ever had here at the museum,” said Haskell. “He is an

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Robert MacIntyre opens up on lifestyle changes after COVID isolation ahead of Scottish Open

After a year of COVID-related warnings about doing this, not doing that and certainly avoiding a bit of the other, Robert MacIntyre’s own message of caution could’ve been delivered from a lectern with a professor of virology nodding along beside him.

“Don’t travel with anyone, don’t be around anyone and don’t do something stupid,” MacIntyre said in preparation for this week’s abrdn Scottish Open, which will welcome a power-packed field in advance of next week’s British Open. Four of the world’s top five players will be on hand.

“Once you get hit with a bit of bad luck, you’re always

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Barnyard Entertainment Venue opens on Kentucky farm

Six friends had a shared idea: to open a concert venue in Bath County.

Originally, they were looking at a 500-seat arena to showcase artists outside the hustle and bustle of a city. But when the Covid-19 pandemic hit, the idea for the venue got bigger and bigger.

Barnyard Entertainment Venue opened Saturday in Sharpsburg, a community in northern Bath County. The venue sits on a 172-acre farm and will be able to hold 8,000 people and grow over the years to host bigger concerts, festivals and events. The first act was Sawyer Brown for their soft opening Saturday.

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Anila Sajja Opens Up About Her Fashion Career and Signature Style

Anila Sajja may be new to the glamorous world of reality TV, but the mom of two is a seasoned pro when it comes to all things fashion. The Married to Medicine rookie recently sat down with BravoTV.com to dish on her signature style and her fashion career, including her successful blog, Peplum & Bubblegum.

Anila’s fashion roots run deep. “I remember growing up playing dress up with my sister and my friends,” she recalled to BravoTV.com. Later she worked in retail, eventually making her way into the fashion and cosmetic industry. “I made myself move to New York

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$299 DJI Mini SE opens up drone photography to the mass market (report)

An affordable new drone, the DJI Mini SE, is apparently on the way that will cost as little as $299 (approximately £215 / AU$400). 

At this price, the DJI Mini SE would bring premium drone photography to the masses. DJI is the gold standard right now, with its DJI Mavic 2 Zoom being our pick as the best camera drone on the market. Not everyone has $1,300 to spare, though, and while the DJI Mini 2 is more affordable (currently $449.99 at Walmart), even that’s a significant chunk of change.

According to Sean Hollister, writing for The Verge,

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