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Shades of Blue, Madlib Invades Blue Note available on vinyl May 27th

Shades of Blue, Madlib Invades Blue Note available on vinyl May 27th

May. 22 | Shades of Blue – Madlib Invades Blue Note (originally released June, 2003) will be re-released on newly remastered vinyl on May 27th as part of Blue Note’s 75th Anniversary Vinyl Initiative. “Two years ago, we decided to begin remastering the...

This weekend, it’s jazz-related concerts galore!

This weekend, it’s jazz-related concerts galore!

Apr. 23 | Brooklyn-based ensemble Red Baraat makes its debut at Orchestra Hall on Friday, April 25 at 8 pm. Critics have described their performance as “a shot of pure adrenalin.” Established in 2008, Red Baraat is an eight-piece band from Brooklyn,...

Shapeshift hip hop dance group to perform

Shapeshift hip hop dance group to perform

Oct. 30 | Shapeshift, a Minneapolis-based hip hop dance group, performs Friday and Saturday, November 1-2, at the New Century Theatre, 615 Hennepin Avenue, in Minneapolis. This exciting show is choreographed and passionately produced by Ashley Selmer and...

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...

The Good Wife Works – Rappers bite, but is it right?

The Good Wife Works – Rappers bite, but is it right?

Sep. 11 | I vow never to go back to a Spoken Word event again. The “n” word, H. Colbert wrote, “Is the most harmful word in the English language to describe African Americans.” Like a poke in the eye, the “f” word hurts. Perhaps that’s the point,...

Hip hop classes nurture creative expression

Hip hop classes nurture creative expression

Aug. 8 |   This summer’s round of Hip Hop, History and the Arts came to a close with “Youth Performance Series (Act 5)” on August 3, 6:30 pm at Watershed High School.Photo by James L. Stroud, Jr. By Dwight Hobbes Contributing Writer   Arriving...
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