Join founders Toni Pierce-Sands and Uri Sands for an unforgettable 10th anniversary dance concert featuring master Alvin Ailey’s duet Twin Cities from his legendary The River (1970) as well as repertory favorites and world premiere, a new commissioned work by Uri Sands in collaboration with master wood block print artist Hiroki Morinoue.
Sat., May 10, 7:30 pm
Ordway Center for the Performing Arts, 345 Washington St., St. Paul
Go to www.ordway.org or call 651-224-4222 for more information
Sound Horizon: Kevin Beasley
Exploring the space between live sound and visual art, the fourth season of Sound Horizon returns this spring. This in-gallery music series presents three U.S. composers and solo sonic adventurers selected by celebrated visual artist Jim Hodges.
Thur., May 8, 6 pm, 7 pm and 8 pm performances
Walker Art Center, 1750 Hennepin Ave., Minneapolis
Go to www.walkerart.org or call 612-375-7600
The author discusses his new book, The Myth of Race, the Reality of Racism.
Thur., May 8, 7 pm
SubText: a bookstore, 165 Western Ave. N. (beneath Nina’s Coffee Café), St Paul
Call 612-387-8803 for more information
With DJ Mustard
Thur., May 8, 8 pm
First Avenue, 701 1st Ave. N., Minneapolis
Go to www.first-avenue.com or call 612-338-8388
Youngblood Brass Band
Thur., May 8, 8 pm
Triple Rock Social Club, 629 Cedar Ave. S., Minneapolis
Go to www.triplerocksocialclub.com or call 612-333-7399
Mother’s Day Comedy Jam
With Lavell Crawford, Sheryl Underwood and friends.
Sat., May 10, 8 pm
Orpheum Theatre, 910 Hennepin Ave., Minneapolis
Go to www.hennepintheatretrust.org or call 612-339-7007
Sights, Sounds, and Soul:
Twin Cities through the Lens of Charles Chamblis
From family reunions to the nightclub scene, there is no one who documented the Twin Cities Black community like Charles Chamblis. Affectionately called “The Pictureman,” he had a passion for photography and a knack for being everywhere at the right time.
Tue.-Sun., Through Jan. 4, 2015
Minnesota History Center, 345 W. Kellogg Blvd., St. Paul
Go to www.mnhs.org or call 651-259-3000 for more information