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Minnesota Fringe Festival presents 169 shows in Minneapolis

Minnesota Fringe Festival presents 169 shows in Minneapolis

Jul. 29 | The Midwest’s largest performing arts festival opens July 31   MINNEAPOLIS – The Minnesota Fringe Festival, the Midwest’s largest performing arts festival, opens July 31 in 19 venues around Minneapolis. The festival will play host to 169 shows...

Highlights of the Minnesota Orchestra 2014-15 season

Highlights of the Minnesota Orchestra 2014-15 season

Jul. 18 |         The Minnesota Orchestra has announced plans for the 2014-15 season of three series: Live at Orchestra Hall, Holiday and Family Concerts.   Here are some season highlights: Live at Orchestra Hall, offers a varied series...

Rain couldn’t stop the 2014 Twin Cities Jazz Festival

Rain couldn’t stop the 2014 Twin Cities Jazz Festival

Jul. 11 | “I’m glad we didn’t go to the park. We’re stuck in here together,” Dianne Reeves said at the end of her scorching hot set inside the Amsterdam Bar and Hall on Saturday night, June 28, to close the 16th annual Twin Cities...

This Week’s Entertainment Spotlights

This Week’s Entertainment Spotlights

Jun. 18 | Rock the Garden 2014 Featuring De La Soul, Lizzo, Best Coast, Dessa, Valerie June, and more. Sat.-Sun., June 21-22, 3-10 pm Walker Art Center, 1750 Hennepin Ave., Minneapolis Go to http://rockthegarden2014.com or call 612-375-7600 for more information   Ordway...

This Week’s Entertainment Spots

This Week’s Entertainment Spots

May. 8 | TU Dance Join founders Toni Pierce-Sands and Uri Sands for an unforgettable 10th anniversary dance concert featuring master Alvin Ailey’s duet Twin Cities from his legendary The River (1970) as well as repertory favorites and world premiere, a...

This Week’s Entertainment Spots

This Week’s Entertainment Spots

Apr. 30 | Sights, Sounds, and Soul: Twin Cities through the Lens of Charles Chamblis From family reunions to the nightclub scene, there is no one who documented the Twin Cities Black community like Charles Chamblis. Affectionately called “The Pictureman,”...

This Week’s Entertainment Spots

This Week’s Entertainment Spots

Apr. 24 |   Passing Strange With disparate styles that range from ‘60’s Europop to ‘70’s punk to ‘80’s electronica to gospel, soul, and funk to musical theatre and witha nod to James Brown, this 2008 Tony Award winner is a play within a rock...

Brian McKnight Returning To the Dakota

Brian McKnight Returning To the Dakota

Apr. 17 | By Raymond Jackson Contributing Writer   Brian McKnight Soul and R&B recording artist Brian McKnight is returning to the Dakota Nightclub in Minneapolis April 19 and Easter Sunday, April 20 for four performances. The Twin Cities are high...

Hometown talent José James returns to the Cedar

Hometown talent José James returns to the Cedar

Apr. 16 | José James and Kris Bowers return to the Cedar Cultural Center on Monday, April 21. Consider this an invitation to enjoy more new music from two young and gifted musicians with new albums.   But this is not just a fantastic reintroduction...

Ruben and Lalah play well in the Twin Cities

Ruben and Lalah play well in the Twin Cities

Apr. 7 | By Raymond Jackson Contributing Writer   Ruben Studdard and Lalah Hathaway       On a great feeling Sunday evening, Ruben Studdard and Lalah Hathaway started their 2014 tour at The Dakota Nightclub, located in downtown Minneapolis,...