St. Paul Chamber Orchestra's six-month lockout to end

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St. Paul Mayor Chris Coleman with Dobson West, the Orchestra Society's interim chair, at left, and Ordway President Patricia Mitchell at right, announcing the end of the lockout on Wednesday.
For six months, the St. Paul Chamber Orchestra has had to cancel its concerts as musicians and management tangled over the terms of a new contract.

The labor dispute began when the musicians' old contract expired at the end of September 2012. Three weeks later, musicians were locked out. Now, after months of stalled negotiations, the two sides have reached a tentative agreement.

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First Avenue hiring a new booking department assistant

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You might even get to meet Gwar.

It's a pretty solid bet that some Gimme Noise readers have considered working (or have worked) at a music venue at some point. Well, when this posting jumped up, it seemed only fair to share that the downtown club First Avenue is in the market for a new recruit.

The booking department is looking to add an assistant. Love being in bed early, quiet places, and staying chained to your desk? Then this is not the job for you, silly. We have the actual requirements of the job after the jump, and for the person with the right skill set, this is quite an opportunity.

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