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Award-winning director brings Passing Strange to Twin Cities

Award-winning director brings Passing Strange to Twin Cities

Apr. 24 | Actor feels free to take risks at Mixed Blood   Director-actor-playwright Thomas W. Jones II, hailing from Atlanta as founding artistic director of Jomandi Productions, owns an enviable Twin Cities presence, consistently working at Mixed...

Keith pops the proverbial question

Keith pops the proverbial question

Apr. 23 |   Keith woke drained. Praying, God, if I never do nothing else in life right, please don’t let me do this wrong. Please, keep me from screwing this up. He looked over at a contentedly sighing Lesli. Got up, went into her living room, lit a...

Women’s self-image

Women’s self-image

Apr. 18 | If a lot more women woke up one morning with a healthy self-image, have you any idea how many weight-watching companies would be broke by nightfall? And membership at get-slim health clubs would drop — drastically. On the upside, ice cream and...

Keith reckons with a new and different Lesli

Keith reckons with a new and different Lesli

Apr. 17 | Keith studied Lesli across the restaurant table, watching the wind play with her hair, wondering just who this maniac was.  She sat there, eyes still filmed over, half-grinning, half-grimacing. He edged back far enough to not get smacked again and,...

This board member breaks the mold

This board member breaks the mold

Apr. 17 | Old enough to advocate, young enough to still relate      By Dwight Hobbes Contributing Writer   You don’t meet LeAndra Estis so much as experience her. The svelte, diminutive dynamo, an enthused conversationalist, arrests your attention,...

Money manager learned his craft the hard way

Money manager learned his craft the hard way

Apr. 11 | His book guides everyday people to financial literacy   By Dwight Hobbes Contributing Writer   “Some are born great,” according to William Shakespeare, “some achieve greatness, and others have greatness thrust upon them.” Well, some...

Lesli loses it

Lesli loses it

Apr. 9 |   Lesli petulantly huffed and puffed, glowering after Kisa as she hailed a cab, got in and was gone, disappearing up the boulevard. “Hnh!” Keith looked at Lesli. “You gon’ behave yourself?” He could’ve sworn she actually sulked and...

Brenda Bell Brown: art as  a natural part of everyday life

Brenda Bell Brown: art as a natural part of everyday life

Apr. 4 | By Dwight Hobbes Contributing Writer   Writer, performer and visual artist Brenda Bell Brown, renowned Twin Cities fixture, utilizes the concepts of art and culture as more than an aesthetic pursuit. She successfully realizes them as a community...

Lesli meets Kisa and sparks fly

Lesli meets Kisa and sparks fly

Apr. 2 | Kisa’d had a few last minute things to tend to at the studio. So, lunch wound up being changed to an early dinner. Keith came up out of the subway, squinting against what was still a fairly well lit day. When his vision cleared, he spotted Kisa...

Lesli’s kiss-off drives Keith to Kisa

Lesli’s kiss-off drives Keith to Kisa

Mar. 26 | Standing in the middle of the floor, it took a moment for Lesli to recover from Keith ordering her out of his apartment. She cocked her head to one side, looking at him curiously. “I’m not walking out of here in the same clothes. You don’t...