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Join us at our booth near the corner of Judson and Nelson! The Current has great music for you this weekend:

Saturday, August 29
3pm – 7pm: The Current Live In Booth Broadcast with host Mac Wilson

Sunday, August 30
Noon – 2pm: DJ Hampster Dance, Kid's Dance Party presented by The Current

Upcoming Events

Talking Volumes: Jonathan Franzen and "Purity"

September 15, 7:00pm | St. Paul, MN | Tickets

Talking Volumes: Jeffrey Cranor and Joseph Fink on "Welcome to Night Vale: A Novel"

October 25, 7:00pm | St. Paul, MN | Tickets

Talking Volumes: John Irving and "Avenue of Mysteries"

November 6, 7:00pm | Minneapolis, MN | Tickets

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