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Amiri Baraka dies at age 79

Amiri Baraka dies at age 79

Jan. 14 | By Dwight Hobbes Contributing Writer   In 1964, Amiri Baraka (then going by his given name LeRoi Jones) stood the American Theatre on its ear with the wildly controversial, Obie Award-winning drama Dutchman. He never equaled that success again,...

Shá Cage brings the story of  Elizabeth Hobbs Keckly to Park Square Theatre

Shá Cage brings the story of Elizabeth Hobbs Keckly to Park Square Theatre

Nov. 7 | By Dwight Hobbes Contributing Writer   Shá Cage has emerged as one of the Twin Cities’ most powerful proponents for strengthening the image and celebrating the hearts and souls of Black women. The accomplished actor, performance artist and...

Online radio creates new broadcasting opportunities — Hott Radio offers MN social media fans a ‘Black Facebook’

Online radio creates new broadcasting opportunities — Hott Radio offers MN social media fans a ‘Black Facebook’

Jul. 31 |     By Dwight Hobbes Contributing Writer   The more consumers have grown computer friendly, the more bells and whistles manufacturers have come up with to attract users. As a direct consequence, the Internet has loosened corporate America’s...

Guthrie Theater’s smug and offensive “Clybourne Park” perpetuates the illusion of a “post-Civil-Rights” society

Guthrie Theater’s smug and offensive “Clybourne Park” perpetuates the illusion of a “post-Civil-Rights” society

Jul. 2 |   By Peter Rachcleff, Community Voices/Twin Cities Daily Planet   Ansa Akyea, Emily Gunyou Halaas, and Jim Lichtscheidl in Clybourne Park. Photo by Michael Brosilow, courtesy Guthrie Theater. Clybourne Park is a significant play. It...

Shá Cage solo theatrical debut examines the N word through women’s eyes

Shá Cage solo theatrical debut examines the N word through women’s eyes

Mar. 21 |   In Twin Cities spoken word, a field glutted with grandstanding hacks, gifted veteran Shá  Cage is an exception that proves the proverbial rule. Nine out of 10 alleged artists are antagonistic, interminably posturing, self-congratulatory frauds...

Local youth join international poets to hone Brave New Voices

Local youth join international poets to hone Brave New Voices

Feb. 27 |   Tish Jones cultivates next generation of MN spoken word artists     By Jamal Denman Contributing Writer   Almost every practitioner of creative art, regardless of the discipline, will be quick to point out that they are motivated...

The Amen Corner: Penumbra breathes life into James Baldwin play

The Amen Corner: Penumbra breathes life into James Baldwin play

May. 30 |     Lou Bellamy brilliantly directs James Baldwin’s The Amen Corner at Guthrie Theater for a Penumbra Theatre Company/Guthrie Theater regional premiere. Bellamy, of course, is best known for taking scripts through their paces in St. Paul...
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