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Uptown July 12, 2012

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2 July 12, 2012 UPTOWN contents www.uptownmag.com Scan to read more online at uptownmag.com Pretty Lights in action Band and others, Skrillex's Full Flex Express Tour rolls into Shaw Park on July 18. The music may be different but the sentiment is the same: unite a musical community via a shared experience, and to hell with the bottom line. Uptown's Anthony Augustine takes a look at the impressive careers of two of the tour's biggest acts—Grammy-winning wunderkind Skrillex and renowned DJ/produc- er Diplo—and howelectronic music's move to the mainstream hasn't hurt the credibility of its major players. cover /5 Inspired by the 1970 Canadian train tour by Janis Joplin, The Grateful Dead, The Cover photo by Ethan Saks Viewpoints Slurpees & Murder......................6 up/downloading.........................6 Listings What's Up..............................7 & 8 Music Winnipeg Folk Festival wrap-up...........................9 - 12 Keith Price ...................................13 Food&Drink The Brew Master ........................14 Quick Shots..................................14 Arts&Culture Paper Trails ..................................15 ArtBurn.........................................15 Movies Movie listings.............................16 To Rome With Love.....................16 The Amazing Spider-Man......... 17 1355 Mountain Ave. Wpg,MB, R2X 3B6 July 12, 2012 Issue 675 204-697-7009 Fax Phone www.facebook.com/uptownmag Talk back to us: www.uptownmag.com Facebook 204-953-4305 Web feedback@uptownmag.com Follow us on michelle.pereira@canstarnews.com Managing Editor Publisher&Sales Manager Michelle Pereira/204-697-7044 john.kendle@uptownmag.com Staff Writer John Kendle/204-697-7093 marlo.campbell@uptownmag.com Music Editor Marlo Campbell/204-697-7058 jen.zoratti@uptownmag.com What's Up Jen Zoratti/204-697-7059 Karl Thomsen/204-697-7053 production@uptownmag.com whatsup@uptownmag.com Art Director nicholas.luchak@canstarnews.com Nick Luchak/204-697-7205 Webmaster Diversions Gaming Guide.............................18 Love Bites......................................18 Classifieds ....................................18 www.alloneword.ca ..................19 Crossword....................................19 Haiku Horoscopes ......................19 Check out uptownmag.com for additional movie and CD reviews, features, news, blogs, contests and more! Howard, Ben MacPhee-Sigurdson, Quentin Mills-Fenn, Brian Paquin, Sasha,Amanda Stefaniuk, Mel Stefaniuk, Jared Story, IsaacWurmann Anthony Augustine, Jonathan Ball, Steven Leyden Cochrane, Nicholas Friesen, James Hope Contributors: 17,000. Annual subscription (in Cdn. funds): $75 (+GST). Send cheque or money order payable to Uptown Magazine. The opinions expressed in this magazine are strictly those of the writers and not necessarily those of Uptown Magazine. The contents of this publication may not be reproduced in part or in whole without the expressed, written consent of the publisher. and is available free of charge every Thursday at nearly 300 locations. Total circulation is Return undeliverable Canadian addresses to Canstar Community News at 1355 Mountain Ave., Wpg, Man., R2X 3B6 Agreement No. 41177530 Publications Mail Uptown Magazine, Winnipeg's weekly source for arts and entertainment, is published 52 times a year by Canstar Community News , 120712-239063-KS Courtesy of Fun Star

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