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Maya Angelou memorial service will be streamed online

Maya Angelou memorial service will be streamed online

Jun. 6 | According to Wake Forest University, the memorial service for Maya Angelou will take place at the Wait Chapel of Wake Forest University, in Winston-Salem, N.C., this coming Saturday morning.  Angelou died on May 28. She was the Reynolds Professor...

This Week’s Entertainment Spotlights

This Week’s Entertainment Spotlights

Jun. 5 | Lyn Lake Street Festival With Secret Stash Soul Revue, Rogue Valley, Dosh, Toki Wright & Big Cats, Ginkgo, and more. In the Garfield parking lot behind the Jungle Theater. In conjunction with Open Streets Minneapolis. Proceeds benefit the Blaisdell...

Keith’s cousin calls from the pen

Keith’s cousin calls from the pen

Jun. 5 | Keith stood at the living room window, sipping coffee, staring out at a drizzling, early-morning rain, catching hell from Lesli. She was in the kitchen, barely wearing a short, silk housecoat that clung to her curves and, at the moment, was half-open,...

How to Train Your Dragon 2 screening

How to Train Your Dragon 2 screening

Jun. 2 | The MSR invites you to an advance screening of How to Train Your Dragon 2 on Saturday, June 7 at Showplace ICON in St. Louis Park at 10am. To download passes click here (while supplies last). Seating is based on first come, first served. Please arrive...

Remembering an influential legend

Remembering an influential legend

May. 29 | Yesterday, May 28th,my day started out like many others before it. I tuned into WBGO and heard the voice of the host of Mid-Day Jazz, Rhonda Hamilton. Instantly I could sense sadness in her tone, and then she said it: “Dr. Maya Angelou has passed...

Epilogue: Something ends, something new begins

Epilogue: Something ends, something new begins

May. 29 | Keith stood at the window, gazing out, cigarette smoke drifting up his arm, watching the street stories below. He was wearing his favorite piece of clothing, a Michelle Obama t-shirt given to him by this newspaper editor, Freezy J, one of the world’s...

This Week’s Entertainment Spotlights

This Week’s Entertainment Spotlights

May. 28 | Grand Old Days 2014 Street fair with parade, live music, food and beverage vendors, family events, more. Sun., June 1, 8 am — 6 pm Grand Ave. from Wheeler Ave. to Dale St., St. Paul Go to www.grandave.com/grand-old-day or call 651-699-0029 for...

Bill Cosby May 31 performances at Orchestra Hall to be rescheduled

Bill Cosby May 31 performances at Orchestra Hall to be rescheduled

May. 23 |     Not unlike, some of the jazz artists that Bill Cosby admires, who have mastered their own personal sound and genius approach to improvisation, he, too has mastered those same skills associated with the art of making people laugh with...

Shades of Blue, Madlib Invades Blue Note available on vinyl May 27th

Shades of Blue, Madlib Invades Blue Note available on vinyl May 27th

May. 22 | Shades of Blue – Madlib Invades Blue Note (originally released June, 2003) will be re-released on newly remastered vinyl on May 27th as part of Blue Note’s 75th Anniversary Vinyl Initiative. “Two years ago, we decided to begin remastering the...

This Week’s Entertainment Spotlights

This Week’s Entertainment Spotlights

May. 22 |             Toys of the 50s, 60s and 70s Gumby. Barbie. Slinky. Mr. Potato Head. Wham-O. Spirograph. Hot Wheels. The names of popular toys from the 1950s, 60s and 70s capture the craziness, the joy, the sheer fun of...