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anvilTonight I'm heading down to the Orpheum and staying up past my bedtime to see the film Anvil: The story of Anvil.  It's part of the Wisconsin Film Festival and sounds amazing for so many reasons. A guy I went to college with here at the UW, Andrew Dickler  is the editor of the film, so even it was crummy I would still go.  However, it's received rave reviews all around the country at many different film festivals. The story is about a heavy metal band that has been trying to make it big for more than 30 years!  Apparently, Anvil played some huge gigs with other big, hair, heavy metal bands but they could never hit it big. What makes the story so interesting is that they never gave up.  In fact, they're still trying to make it.  If you can make it tonight, I urge you to come down to the Orpheum.  It starts at 8:45.

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