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42 shows Jackie Robinson as a flesh-and-blood hero

42 shows Jackie Robinson as a flesh-and-blood hero

Apr. 17 |     A movie review  By Dwight Hobbes Contributing Writer   Were baseball, back in 1947, the boring, high-priced waste of time and money it is today, you’d have to wonder why Jackie Robinson went to the trouble. In those days, though,...

This week’s Entertainment spotlights!

This week’s Entertainment spotlights!

Apr. 10 |     The Music   Beenie Man Fri., Apr. 12, 10 pm • Epic, 110 N. 5th St., Mpls., 612-332-3742 or epicmpls.com Grammy award-winning Jamaican reggae artist and self-proclaimed “King of Dancehall.”           Fatoumata...

This week’s Entertainment spotlights!

This week’s Entertainment spotlights!

Apr. 3 |   The Music   Rahsaan Patterson Thurs., Apr. 4, 8 pm • Dakota Jazz Club & Restaurant, 1010 Nicollet Mall, Mpls., 612-332-1010 or www.dakotacooks.com • With a sound that evokes comparison to Stevie Wonder, Chaka Khan and Prince,...

Jackie Robinson’s fight against racism: the untold story

Jackie Robinson’s fight against racism: the untold story

Aug. 29 |   By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   Jackie Robinson’s legacy and life story has been told and retold over the years, but mostly it has been focused on his historical breaking of baseball’s color line after World War II. “The thing...

Robinson honored with North Side baseball clinic

Robinson honored with North Side baseball clinic

Apr. 11 |         By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   The city of Sanford, Florida today is known as the place where 17-year-old Trayvon Martin was killed. But almost 70 years ago, the city unfortunately earned another dubious distinction:...
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