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Entertainment Spotlights This Week

Entertainment Spotlights This Week

Jun. 25 |     Formations, Sediments, Cover-ups, and Remnants: Work by Christopher E. Harrison and Daniel Kerkhoff The work in this show explores the integration of natural materials and layers to examine the relationship between time, memory, and...

Northsiders mingle with cops, firefighters at People’s BBQ

Northsiders mingle with cops, firefighters at People’s BBQ

Aug. 28 |     By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   If only for a few hours, the city’s North Side and Minneapolis police recently worked together and had fun doing so. At least on that day, August 17, police officers walked among the mostly Black...

Youth-focused Black History Month celebration planned

Youth-focused Black History Month celebration planned

Feb. 20 | Black parents also encouraged to participate   By Youthprise Staff Contributing Writers   “Renewing Hope in the Promise of Minnesota’s Youth” is an opportunity to commemorate Black History Month with a series of events on February...

Local talk-show producer redefines the word ‘frugal’

Local talk-show producer redefines the word ‘frugal’

Feb. 6 |     Keith Porter has found a way around today’s affordable housing crisis. He saves a bundle by forgoing a place of his own. He floats. “I crash with friends. And, when [business] slows down, have a girlfriend I can stay with.” Keith...

Hometown talent celebrate BMA’s 25-year anniversary

Hometown talent celebrate BMA’s 25-year anniversary

Jan. 2 |   African American cable music company saluted by local music artists   By Robin James Contributing Writer   “Coming here tonight, I see so many great friends in the house who are here with us tonight…Without you there would be no us,”...

Sounds of Blackness headline this year’s  Carol Fitzgerald Memorial Benefit

Sounds of Blackness headline this year’s Carol Fitzgerald Memorial Benefit

Mar. 28 |       Three-time Grammy Award-winning Sounds of Blackness will headline the Eighth Annual Carol Fitzgerald Memorial Fund Benefit on Friday, April 6, at the Metropolitan Ballroom in Golden Valley. Minnesota’s own nationally renowned,...

Community center honors 45 years  of S. Mpls Black history ‘We Are Sabathani’ cultural preservation project underway

Community center honors 45 years of S. Mpls Black history ‘We Are Sabathani’ cultural preservation project underway

Feb. 29 |   By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   Minneapolis’ Southside Black community has a legacy worth noting. Civic leaders, business owners, musicians, doctors: all part of a rich legacy of Minneapolis’ Southside Black community not often...

Best albums of 2011 make  for optimism about 2012

Best albums of 2011 make for optimism about 2012

Jan. 4 |     As the year 2011 ends and 2012 begins, one word comes to mind: optimistic. Optimistic is how I feel. Kind of like the song “Optimistic,” sung by the Sounds of Blackness and written by Jimmy Jam for his mother. It’s one of my favorite...
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