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This Week’s Entertainment Spots

This Week’s Entertainment Spots

Dec. 11 |       Talk of the Stacks: Nikki Giovanni   • The author reads from her new poetry collection, Chasing Utopia: A Hybrid.   • Free admission   • Thu., Dec. 12, 7 pm   • Minneapolis Central Library, 300 Nicollet...

Marcus Roberts Trio performing at the Dakota

Marcus Roberts Trio performing at the Dakota

Nov. 6 |                   On Wednesday, November 6, for two sets only, the Marcus Roberts Trio returns to the Dakota stage to bring its well-known one-of-a-kind virtuosity to local audiences. And for a group that...

Billy Cobham’s Spectrum 40 Tour stops at the Dakota

Billy Cobham’s Spectrum 40 Tour stops at the Dakota

Oct. 30 |     By Charles Hallman Staff writer   The energy he displayed during a recent show in town truly belies Billy Cobham’s age. Billy Cobham on the drums.Photos by Keith Tolar The 69-year-old jazz fusion drummer has been on the road with...

An interview with jazz veteran Billy Cobham

An interview with jazz veteran Billy Cobham

Sep. 27 |     By Charles Hallman Staff Writer Billy CobhamPhoto courtesy of publicist Nancy Balik   According to www.whosampled.com, Billy Cobham’s music has been sampled over 40 times, including two signature songs “Red Baron” (sampled...

Lorber and company wow Dakota crowd

Lorber and company wow Dakota crowd

Sep. 18 | Jazz and R&B heavyweights come together for “special show”   By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   Last week was the first time I attended a Dakota Jazz Club late show. Several patrons that attended the earlier Jeff Lorber, Everette Harp,...

15 years of Afropean Soul at the Dakota with Les Nubians

15 years of Afropean Soul at the Dakota with Les Nubians

Sep. 13 |     by Junauda Petrus Contributing Writer Les Nubians “My daughter surprised me with tickets to your show tonight. I used to play your albums for her when she was a girl,” confided an excited fan to Helene Foussart, one half of Les...

This week’s Entertainment spotlights!

This week’s Entertainment spotlights!

Aug. 28 |     The Music       Eve Sun., Sept. 1, 10 pm • Epic, 110 N. 5th St., Mpls., 612-332-3742 or epicmpls.com • The Grammy Award winning rapper-songwriter, record producer and actress is touring in support of her fourth studio...

Hometown talent celebrate BMA’s 25-year anniversary

Hometown talent celebrate BMA’s 25-year anniversary

Jan. 2 |   African American cable music company saluted by local music artists   By Robin James Contributing Writer   “Coming here tonight, I see so many great friends in the house who are here with us tonight…Without you there would be no us,”...

This week’s entertainment spotlights!

This week’s entertainment spotlights!

Oct. 24 |   Tinariwen   Sat., Oct. 27, 7 pm Dakota Jazz Club & Restaurant 1010 Nicollet Mall, Mpls., 612-332-1010 or www.dakotacooks.com Tickets are $35. Love & Marriage Oct. 10-27: Illusion Theater 528 Hennepin Ave., Mpls., 612-339-4944...

This week’s entertainment spotlights

This week’s entertainment spotlights

Oct. 17 |   Acoustic Africa: Dobet Gnahoré, Manu Gallo and Kareyce Fotso   Sun,, Oct. 21, 7 and 9 pm Dakota Jazz Club & Restaurant 1010 Nicollet Mall, Mpls., 612-332-1010 or www.dakotacooks.com Acoustic Africa 2012 focuses on the richness of the...