Patrick Martinez | Buy Now Cry Later opens November 15, 2013 at Public Functionary in Minneapolis, MN

November 09 2013 . 08:14am

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About The Show

In his first Midwest solo exhibition, Patrick Martinez examines a contemporary crisis: the dwindling quality of life due to the consumerist and nutritional choices of mainstream America. Buy Now Cry Later poses as a metaphor for the overall consumption and insatiable need for “more” in the modern world. We are stressed and medicated, balancing our fears over job security, guns, cost of living, violence, diet, money, race relations, education and health. All of these issues weigh the same when it comes to societal problems in dire need of solving; all are symbols that point to a troubled collective culture–a melting pot identity in crisis.

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Public Functionary
1400 12th Ave. NE
Minneapolis, MN 55413

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EYEDEA – Rest in Peace

October 17 2010 . 06:32pm

One of the Twin Cities most beloved musical talents has passed away. Micheal "Eyedea" Larsen, a longtime Rhymesayer, singer, lyricist and fixture in the indie hip-hop scene died early this morning, just a month shy of his 29th birthday.

Friends of Larsen said his mother, Kathy Averill, found him this morning.

"It is with great pain and sadness that I tell you my son Mikey (Eyedea) has passed away," she wrote on his personal Facebook page. "At this time we kindly request your respect and our privacy as we process this devastating loss. On behalf of Mikey’s family, close friends and fans, thank you."

Part of the Rhymesayers crew from its early days and a creative force to be reckoned with behind the mic, Eyedea painted beautiful and often abstract pictures with his lyrics, revealing the raw, serrated edges of emotion. He and his DJ, Abilities (a.k.a. Max Keltgen) were champions of their crafts and best friends since the age of 14.

Eyedea’s mom, with whom he was very close (and who also was like a second mother to Abilities) has set up a

Micheal Larsen (EYEDEA) Memorial Fundraiser

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The Seventh Letter at Soundset Minnesota video

July 20 2010 . 06:23am

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The Seventh Letter Crew is coming to Minnesota for Soundset

May 28 2010 . 01:52am

Soundset has partnered with Ironlak and The Seventh Letter Crew to bring some of the worlds most talented visual artists, who will be live painting all day: Sever, Pose, Risk, and Ewok. In addition, some of the artists will be doing a signing at the Ironlak booth, schedule will be available on site.

Also, Saturday, May 29th from 8-9PM, Stop by Fifth Element (2411 Hennepin Ave S | MPLS, MN) for a Black Book Session with Sever, Pose, Risk,and Ewok of The Seventh Letter Crew.

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