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bellewebBelle

Inspired by the true story of Dido Elizabeth Belle, the illegitimate mixed race daughter of Admiral Sir John Lindsay. Raised by her aristocratic great-uncle

Lord Mansfield and his wife, Belle’s lineage affords her certain privileges, yet her status prevents her from the traditions of noble social standing.

Opens May 16, various times

Landmark Uptown Theater, 2906 Hennepin Avenue, Minneapolis

Go to www.landmarktheatres.com or call 612-823-3005

 

 

 

 

 

ragamala-dance-aparna-ramaswamywebSong of the Jasmine

Featuring Ragamala Dance and Rudresh Mahanthappa

Ragamala Dance’s codirectors Aparna Ramaswamy and Ranee Ramaswamy collaborate with jazz saxophonist/composer Rudresh Mahanthappa

for an absorbing investigation of identity that conjures the past in order to experience the power of the present.

May 15-17, 8 pm; May 18, 2 pm

Walker Art Center, 1750 Hennepin Ave, Minneapolis

Go to www.walkerart.org or call 612-375-7600 for more information

 

 

 

 

 

Cassandra WilsonwebCassandra Wilson

Mon. and Tue., May 19-20, 7 pm and 9 pm shows

Dakota Jazz Club & Restaurant, 1010 Nicollet Ave, Minneapolis

Call 612-332-1010 or go to www.dakotacooks.com

 

 

 

 

 

Nasweb

Soundset 2014

With performances by Nas, Atmosphere, Wiz Khalifa, 2 Chainz, Chance the Rapper, Cypress Hill, and more; skateboarding competition;

custom car show; freestyle sessions; b-boy/b-girl competitions.

Sun., May 25, 11 am — 10 pm (rain or shine)

Canterbury Park, 1100 Canterbury Road S., Shakopee

Go to www.soundsetfestival.com or call 952-445-7223 for more information

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