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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...

Images from the 2014 MLB All-Star Game

Images from the 2014 MLB All-Star Game

Jul. 19 | Photos from 2014 MLB All-Star Gameday All photos by Charles Hallman [nggallery id=76] Share:Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit...

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...

2014 All-Star Classic summary

2014 All-Star Classic summary

Jun. 18 |       Here is snapshot of the 21st Annual Inner City All-Star Classic played at Schoenecker Arena on the University of St. Thomas Campus a couple of weeks ago. The game features some of the metro area’s top graduating girls’ and...

Consistent losing has consequences

Consistent losing has consequences

May. 23 |   Sooner or later your best-laid plans blow up in your face. The NBA Finals are not far away with Indiana vs. Miami in the East Final and Oklahoma City vs. San Antonio in the West. Los Angeles is a mess. The Lakers are bad. The Clippers are...

Are you ‘unbanked’  or ‘underbanked’?

Are you ‘unbanked’ or ‘underbanked’?

May. 15 | Financial illiteracy is a calamity in the making   The North American Securities Administration Association declares that “The need for financial education in the United States has never been greater. The precipitous drop in savings rates...

Family contact with prisoners known to reduce re-offending

Family contact with prisoners known to reduce re-offending

May. 12 | Community asks commissioner to remove obstacles to such contact By Raymond Jackson Contributing Writer   On April 24, Reverend Jerry McAfee of New Salem Baptist Church hosted an event introducing Minnesota Department of Corrections Commissioner...

Photo exhibit highlights life in ‘70s and ‘80s Twin Cities’ Black community

Photo exhibit highlights life in ‘70s and ‘80s Twin Cities’ Black community

May. 8 | By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   The daily life of Minneapolis’ Black community during the 1970s and 1980s, which has been documented in black and white and color photos, is now on display at the Minnesota History Center in St. Paul. “Sights,...

May Day Parade 2014

May Day Parade 2014

May. 8 | Images from the annual May Day Parade that took place on Sunday, May 4, 2014 All photos by Emmett Timmons [nggallery id=64] Share:Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens...

U of M study: Race matters most in determining who breathes bad air

U of M study: Race matters most in determining who breathes bad air

May. 7 | The Twin Cities earn yet another racial disparities distinction   By Isaac Peterson Contributing Writer In April, researchers at the University of Minnesota released a study showing that people of color in the U.S. typically breathe air that...