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Twin Cities fashions highlighted at Sister Spokesman

Twin Cities fashions highlighted at Sister Spokesman

Sep. 24 | Local businesses offered lineup featuring casual to retro styles   By Brandi Phillips Contributing Writer Exquisite, impressive, elegant, enlightening and inspiring: These are just a few words to describe the Sister Spokesman Third Annual Fashion...

New and upcoming: Miles Davis biopic, Chick Corea and more

New and upcoming: Miles Davis biopic, Chick Corea and more

Sep. 23 |             Recently, I was scanning Netflix for a movie to watch and I came across Indecent Proposal. I watched it, again. Surprise, Herbie Hancock played the piano in one scene. I hadn’t noticed that when I watched...

Fallen baseball great tells how faith saved his marriage

Fallen baseball great tells how faith saved his marriage

Sep. 17 | “Marriage is a battlefield. Trust us, we know. Our marriage has suffered through —and survived — adultery, addiction, financial ruin, and the consequences of our own inner struggles… “However, we finally wised up and let God in… Through...

Lesli drops some bombs

Lesli drops some bombs

Sep. 17 | “You’re not going to stay so Keith can meet Louise?” Everyone was in the kitchen, finishing breakfast. Mari and Keith topped theirs off with glasses of Alka-Seltzer. “Next time, Mom. I’m going into the job this afternoon and he’s…” She...

SHAPESHIFT: storytelling that combines hip hop with ballet

SHAPESHIFT: storytelling that combines hip hop with ballet

Sep. 14 |   Minneapolis-based SHAPESHIFT DANCE performs “11:11” September 12-14, at the Lab Theater. SHAPESHIFT DANCE is a fresh new hip hop dance company (collective of 17 talented dancers) that creatively fuses hip hop styles to create high-quality...

Story/Time: The Life of an Idea captures  artist’s experimental performance

Story/Time: The Life of an Idea captures artist’s experimental performance

Sep. 12 | Photo from Story/Time: The Life of an Idea Photo by Paul B Goode Bill T. Jones was born in Bunnell, Florida in 1952 but raised in upstate New York where he would study ballet and modern dance at Binghamton State University. Upon graduating, he embarked...

Who is the ‘The Retention Strategy’?

Who is the ‘The Retention Strategy’?

Sep. 11 | Mpls trio create dynamic fashion event   By Julia Toles Contributing Writer   Let’s start with Ashley Johnson, known as “The Face” of Retention Strategy, who comes to Minneapolis by way of Detroit. Born and raised in the Motor City, she...

2014 Selby Ave JazzFest entertainment lineup

2014 Selby Ave JazzFest entertainment lineup

Sep. 11 | Multi-Grammy nominee Harvey Mason to headline 13th annual event   Harvey MasonPhoto courtesyof http://harveymason.com Mychael Wright, founder of the Selby Ave JazzFest and owner of Golden Thyme Coffee Café, recently announced the entertainment lineup...

Keith stays the night

Keith stays the night

Sep. 10 | Keith hadn’t expected an invitation to stay the night. But Mari would hear of nothing else. So, here he sat, lounging in a robe and trunks borrowed from his father-in-law-to-be and nursing a beer, toking on a joint, watching his woman climb up...

Two high-caliber musicians lead in university classrooms

Two high-caliber musicians lead in university classrooms

Sep. 3 |                 Kenny GarrettPhoto courtesy of Flickr Are you experiencing the end of the summer blues? Ahhh, yes I can already smell fall in the air, which for me signals change. And if to journey is to embrace...