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PBS commemorates television show that featured the best in gospel music

PBS commemorates television show that featured the best in gospel music

Dec. 4 |     By Charles Hallman Staff writer   Over the course of three decades, the late Sid Ordower brought the greats and some-to-be greats in gospel music each week on local Chicago television. The likes of Albertina Walker, Mahalia Jackson,...

Sandra Robinson Hodges speaks with MSR about her starring role in Mahalia

Sandra Robinson Hodges speaks with MSR about her starring role in Mahalia

May. 15 |     By Dwight Hobbes Contributing Writer   Going backstage to the dressing room, congratulating Sandra Robinson Hodges on her triumphant turn as Mahalia Jackson at the Old Log Theater, you’d never guess she’s Twin Cities’ gospel...

Old Log’s Mahalia delivers in song

Old Log’s Mahalia delivers in song

Apr. 3 |     Old Log Theater’s Mahalia, starring Sandra Robinson Hodges with Dianne E’Laine and Sam Reeves Old Log Theater is flaws and all, a winning ticket. This is the second go around for the production, which premiered at Old Log in 1994....

Book shines with stories of the  Great Migration of Blacks to the North

Book shines with stories of the Great Migration of Blacks to the North

Feb. 15 |     A book review By Lissa Jones Contributing Writer   The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America’s Great Migration (Random House, 2010) is authored by Isabel Wilkerson, the first African American woman to win the Pulitzer...
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