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Zsame serenades parents at Wenso Ashby’s CD release

Zsame serenades parents at Wenso Ashby’s CD release

Aug. 27 | The evening doesn’t get off to a promising start at Else Warehouse for pianist/producer/composer Wenso Ashby’s The Rebirth: Mind, Body & Soul release event and listening party. Not having seen Ashby in ages, I eagerly reach to shake his hand....

The diners hold forth

The diners hold forth

Aug. 27 | Hank snatched up a cloth and began wiping the glass table down. “Would you start putting those burgers on the platter while they’re still edible?” “Sure thing.” “So, what’s my daughter got against Helen St. James? I saw the woman...

Keith survives round one

Keith survives round one

Aug. 20 | With Lesli’s mother Mari eyeballing him, Keith somehow summoned the nerve to stare right back. She pressed, “Aren’t you going to tell me how much you love her?” She took a tiny sip of her bourbon. “How much she means to you?” Keith...

Undersea world comes to life on Chanhassen stage

Undersea world comes to life on Chanhassen stage

Aug. 19 | Actor Andre Shoals has audience ‘in the palm of his hand’   By Dwight Hobbes Contributing Writer   Disney has a long track record of entertaining kids and hasn’t done a bad job of holding adults’ attention either, especially with its...

Keith gets grilled by Hurricane Mari

Keith gets grilled by Hurricane Mari

Aug. 14 | Keith was in the backyard with Leslie getting acquainted with her father when they heard, “God damn it!” come from the kitchen. “Son of a —!” Lesli went in to see what was wrong. Hank said to Keith, conspiratorially, “Vocabulary like...

WANTED: Northside restaurant offering ‘real food’

WANTED: Northside restaurant offering ‘real food’

Aug. 11 | Appetite For Change breaks barriers between inner-city families and healthy foods   By Dwight Hobbes Contributing Writer   We certainly hear enough bad about North Minneapolis. How about some good once in a while? Not that there aren’t...

Keith meets Hank and Mari

Keith meets Hank and Mari

Aug. 7 | Everybody laughed. The session went swimmingly. The only thing Helen had to say when they were done was, “We should’ve recorded that.” Then she snatched Keith by the collar. “Boy, come here. I wanna talk t’ you.” They went back out...

Helen raises hell

Helen raises hell

Jul. 31 | Helen St. James didn’t understand the maxim “If it’s working, don’t fix it.” They got started and before long he’d had to throw her out, banish the star from her from own session. Everybody loved Helen — was crazy about the woman —...

Treating youth violence as a menace to public health

Treating youth violence as a menace to public health

Jul. 31 |   Can the medical model help eradicate this plague?     By Dwight Hobbes Contributing Writer   Dr. Deborah Prothrow-Stith, noted author of Deadly Consequences: How Violence Is Destroying Our Teenage Population and a Plan to Begin Solving...

Keith decides things could be worse

Keith decides things could be worse

Jul. 24 | Right now, Lesli had raised something else to deal with. “Would you like,” he asked, “to tell me about this your-mother’s-not-going-to-like-me business?” Turned out this was not something to which Lesli had looked forward. Since Mari,...