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On happiness and its enemies

On happiness and its enemies

Oct. 9 |   “Doing what you like is freedom, liking what you do is happiness.” (from a Selby Ave. storefront)   We have the keys to happiness within us: our brain. Sex and exercise, learning and curiosity are the keys. Curiosity and novelty alleviate...

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,...

Black Press still ‘delivering news for and about Blacks’

Black Press still ‘delivering news for and about Blacks’

Sep. 16 | An interview with the national Black newspaper assn. board chair By Kam Williams Contributing Writer   Cloves C. Campbell, Jr., is publisher of the Arizona Informant, a family-owned and operated newspaper that provides an important voice for...

Concussions: a knock-out blow to football?

Concussions: a knock-out blow to football?

Sep. 4 |   Head injuries or concussions — it’s been called “getting your bell rung” — have been around since Fred Flintstone strapped it up for old Bedrock U. Too bad that in recent years it took pending lawsuits against the NCAA and the NFL...

Fitz delivers high-five performance

Fitz delivers high-five performance

Sep. 4 | SCOTTSDALE, AZ — High-five for the Fifth Annual Fitz’s Supper Club at Morton’s in Scottsdale. It was a terrific event on Monday August 26, where a lot of good people supported and enjoyed a powerful evening with the Fitzgerald family and friends. The...

Locals joined bus ride to D.C. for 1963 March commemoration

Locals joined bus ride to D.C. for 1963 March commemoration

Aug. 28 |     By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   A small but very enthusiastic group of Minneapolis-area residents returned from last Saturday’s commemorative march in Washington, D.C. pledging to work together for change. Cathy Jones (middle)...

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...

This week’s Entertainment spotlights!

This week’s Entertainment spotlights!

Aug. 14 |     The Music     The Dear Hunter Tour, featuring Homeboy Sandman, Open Mike Eagle, Random aka Mega Ran Fri., Aug. 16, 8 pm • First Avenue & 7th St. Entry, 701 N. 1st Ave., Mpls., 612-338-8388 or http://first-avenue.com •...

Pilot project reaches out to local Black veterans — Bridge Builder Project could be a ‘breakthrough’ in helping vets access VA benefits

Pilot project reaches out to local Black veterans — Bridge Builder Project could be a ‘breakthrough’ in helping vets access VA benefits

Aug. 7 |     By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) projects that the percentage of Black veterans will be “significantly higher than other minority groups” as well as “the largest portion” of...

Aug. 7 |       The Music   Mary Mary Thurs., Aug. 15, 7:30 pm • Orpheum Theatre, 910 Hennepin Ave., Mpls., 1-800-982-2787 or www.HennepinTheatreTrust.org • American contemporary gospel duo, consisting of sisters Erica Atkins-Campbell...