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October 19th, 2009 Issue dayid

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"In matters of grave importance, style, not sincerity is the vital thing."

-- Gwendolen in Oscar Wilde's "The Importance of Being Earnest"

Thank you, Mr. Wilde for summing up how we at PopFizzDaily feel about a lot of things.

The current production of the 19th century classic comedy of manners at the Guthrie Theater provided style inspiration for everything from gardens (the oversized roses that filled the stage in act two would work beautifully in our living room) to fashion (more men should try to integrate shades of purple into their wardrobes) to Halloween.

Yes, with the over-the-top holiday coming up, make your costume easy and award-winning with a quick stop at CostumeRentals. The collection of over 30,000 theatrical ensembles is a combined project of the Guthrie Theater and Children's Theatre Company that you can use as your own closet.

So fashion yourself straight out of a Dr. Seuss book or Victorian England.

Maybe your October will end with a note of satire.

"The Importance of Being Earnest" at the Guthrie Theater, 818 S 2nd St., Mpls., 612-377-2224, through Nov. 8.

CostumeRentals, 855 E. Hennepin Av., 612-375-8722.

Five PopFizzDaily readers will win a pair of tickets to the Friday, October 23rd performance of The Importance of Being Earnest at the Guthrie. Just respond to this email with your name and phone number to win. Winners will be notified by Tuesday morning, so you can make plans.

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