If you enjoy music and live in the Twin Cities, there's a good chance you've listened to Adam Levy. His longtime band, the Honeydogs, rose to prominence in the 1990s, and his current creative collaborations — Turn Turn Turn and the Shabby Road Orchestra — regularly perform to appreciative audiences.

But it was a social media post in which Levy mentioned teaching history and social studies at the St. Paul Conservatory for Performing Artists that got Eye On St. Paul's attention. How did this coolness happen?

This interview, conducted in Levy's downtown classroom, was edited for length.

Q: You posted that Turn Turn Turn was playing Friday at the Fitzgerald Theater with the Zombies. Tell me about that.

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