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Award-winning director brings Passing Strange to Twin Cities

Award-winning director brings Passing Strange to Twin Cities

Apr. 24 | Actor feels free to take risks at Mixed Blood   Director-actor-playwright Thomas W. Jones II, hailing from Atlanta as founding artistic director of Jomandi Productions, owns an enviable Twin Cities presence, consistently working at Mixed...

Community forum to address prison issues

Community forum to address prison issues

Apr. 24 | State corrections commissioner expected to participate   By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   Minnesota Corrections Department Commissioner Tom Roy is expected to attend a community forum on prison issues this week. He accepted an invitation from...

Minneapolis musician selected for Doris Duke Artist Award

Minneapolis musician selected for Doris Duke Artist Award

Apr. 24 |   Minneapolis native, New York-based pianist and composer Craig Taborn among 13 jazz artists to receive 2014 Doris Duke Foundation awards     Earlier this week, The Doris Duke Charitable Foundation (DDCF) announced the first-ever...

This Week’s Cartoon

This Week’s Cartoon

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This Week’s Entertainment Spots

This Week’s Entertainment Spots

Apr. 24 |   Passing Strange With disparate styles that range from ‘60’s Europop to ‘70’s punk to ‘80’s electronica to gospel, soul, and funk to musical theatre and witha nod to James Brown, this 2008 Tony Award winner is a play within a rock...

Keith pops the proverbial question

Keith pops the proverbial question

Apr. 23 |   Keith woke drained. Praying, God, if I never do nothing else in life right, please don’t let me do this wrong. Please, keep me from screwing this up. He looked over at a contentedly sighing Lesli. Got up, went into her living room, lit a...

This weekend, it’s jazz-related concerts galore!

This weekend, it’s jazz-related concerts galore!

Apr. 23 | Brooklyn-based ensemble Red Baraat makes its debut at Orchestra Hall on Friday, April 25 at 8 pm. Critics have described their performance as “a shot of pure adrenalin.” Established in 2008, Red Baraat is an eight-piece band from Brooklyn,...

Habitat for Humanity  ReStore Manager-Full Time

Habitat for Humanity ReStore Manager-Full Time

Apr. 23 |     Job Announcement ReStore Manager-Full Time The ReStore Manager is responsible for generating revenue to further fund Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity’s mission, specifically through the sale of donated and purchased home improvement...

Redlining targets Black Minnesotans and neighborhoods

Redlining targets Black Minnesotans and neighborhoods

Apr. 22 | Wells Fargo leads pack according to U of M report on sub-prime lenders By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   A new University of Minnesota Law School study shows that Blacks and other communities of color and low-income residents in the Twin Cities...

In memory of three great men

In memory of three great men

Apr. 22 | By Charles Hallman Staff writer   We lost three individuals this April; I personally didn’t know each of them, but came close to meeting one of them. Charles Sumner “Chuck” Stone, Jr. Charles Sumner “Chuck” Stone, Jr. died April 6 of...