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April 14th, 2011 Issue dayid

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Time to spruce up your walls for spring! Check out the Minneapolis Institute of Arts' Print and Drawing Fair (11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday and Sunday, 2400 Third Av S, Mpls, 612-870-3000). Prices start at $200 and up for everything Rembrandt to Picasso. Yessssss, this Modigliani above the sofa would definitely liven things up.

We're proponents of eating Matzel Toff year-round. For those prepping for Passover next week, you'll want to pick up a box of the matzah, toffee and chocolate confection (created by a former Minnesotan) at Byerly's, Lunds or Max's for next week's festivities.

If you're not eating Matzel Toff on Monday night, don't miss Bill Cunningham New York. The brilliant movie about the octogenarian street style photographer basically justifies our existence. It will be screened during the Minneapolis St. Paul International Film Festival. We saw it in New York and here's our mini-review. If you can't make it, don't ruin your makeup -- it's scheduled to return in May.

Prepare your outfits (for snow?): MNFashion Week and Voltage are upon us. Here's an exclusive preview. We also recommend checking out at least one event, whether you want to shop and play at Styles for Smiles or check out the chichi lingerie runway show by Jagress Intimates. Enjoy our tweets from last night's delightful CounterCouture/George Moskal show.

The top sale of the week will undoubtedly be at Victory (11 a.m. to 6 p.m., Saturday and Sunday, 3503 West 44th St, Mpls, 612-926-8200). Before they do a top secret remodel, you'll save up to 75 percent off of primitive portraits, vintage chandeliers, candles, soaps, linens, bedding, books, home accessories, furniture and odds and ends. There are a few more listings here, including a sale on the never-goes-on-sale Fresh Sugar Balm and a meet and greet with the dashingly fabulous Edward Wilkerson of Lafayette 148.

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Two lucky PopFizz subscriber will each win a pair of tickets to the Jagress Intimates Fall/Winter Couture Premiere on Saturday night (8 p.m., Four Seasons Dance Studio, 1637 Hennepin Av S, Mpls). To be entered to win, respond to this email with your name and phone number by 5 p.m. today. Please promise to go if you win!

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