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INSIDE VOL. 26, NO. 32 | ON THE COVER: BLAKE BRALEY; PHOTO BY ERICK DOXEY

COMMENT NEWS MILLER CANE CULTURE

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VOLUME FOOD FILM MUSIC

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EVENTS 42 I SAW YOU 44 GREEN ZONE 46 ADVICE GODDESS 52

EDITOR’S NOTE

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olume, the Inlander-organized MUSIC FESTIVAL on May 31-June 1, is a movable feast of glorious abundance. At any given point — say, at 8:15 pm of the first night — you might have to decide whether you’re in the mood for the country twang of Santa Poco (playing at River City Brewing’s outdoor stage), the silky smooth R&B of MistaDC (at nYne) or the garage rock from the newly formed local band Big Raffle (at Baby Bar). Two more bands start at 8:30, two more at 8:45, two more at 9 and five more at 9:15. Yes, it can be overwhelming in the best of ways — such is a feast of 100 bands in 11 venues over two incredible nights — and in the middle of this week’s issue we have the official guide to Volume with everything you need to navigate our favorite weekend of the year. See you out there! — JACOB H. FRIES, Editor

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THE QUEST SUNDAY FEST

JULY 14, 21, 28, AND AUGUST 4, 11 Find local art, crafts, gourmet food, free kids’ activities, performance art, music and free street festival fun at the Northern Quest Grand Plaza. Details at questsundayfest.com

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