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This week’s Entertainment spotlights

This week’s Entertainment spotlights

Oct. 10 | When a Man Loves a Diva   Every Thurs.-Sat., Oct. 18 — Nov. 10, 8 pm The Lab Theater 700 N. 1st St., Mpls., 612-333-7977 or http://thelabtheater.org  Sanford Moore leads Dane Stauffer, Ben Bakken and Julius Collins, III in singing songs about...

Martha Reeves and the Vandellas bring memories like a ‘Heat Wave’ to Dakota

Martha Reeves and the Vandellas bring memories like a ‘Heat Wave’ to Dakota

Feb. 8 | Martha Reeves and the Vandellas played four sold-out shows at the Dakota Jan. 11-12. Photo by James L. Stroud, Jr. By James L. Stroud, Jr. Contributing Writer   Fans of Martha Reeves and the Vandellas who were fortunate enough to get tickets...

Congressional officers get paid by double dipping

Congressional officers get paid by double dipping

Dec. 28 |     Big cable is at it again. Comcast — the only cable company in town — slyly announced on its December billing statements that beginning January 1, a $1.99 “convenience fee” will be charged to customers who pay in person. I was...

Trin-i-tee 5:7: Gospel singers reap rewards for enduring career

Trin-i-tee 5:7: Gospel singers reap rewards for enduring career

Dec. 28 |   By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   After over a decade as top gospel performers, Angel Taylor and Chanelle Haynes both admit that it is still exciting whenever they hear their music played. “The excitement never goes away,” says Chanelle,...

Da Black Pearll shines in the local spoken word scene

Da Black Pearll shines in the local spoken word scene

Nov. 30 |   Da Black Pearll, née Tinitha Warren, has been building a strong reputation for prose-poetry with an uncompromising womanist bent and a flair for ingenious wordplay.   It’s no mean feat to prevail in the Twin Cities spoken word scene....

Disney on Ice features first Black princess

Disney on Ice features first Black princess

Nov. 30 |   Treasure Trove production includes African American figure skaters   By James L. Stroud, Jr. Contributing Writer   Year after year, since its debut in 1981, Disney on Ice has entertained families around the world and employed more...

My Secret Language of Wishes: Gifted actors wasted  on cloying, convoluted play

My Secret Language of Wishes: Gifted actors wasted on cloying, convoluted play

Nov. 23 |     Cori Thomas’s My Secret Language of Wishes at Mixed Blood Theatre is a sterling showcase for gifted actor Brittany Bradford. Bradford plays Rose, a sensitive, brightly spirited teenager severely afflicted with muscular dystrophy and...

The Haves and Have Nots: Tyler Perry rakes in more millions with new play

The Haves and Have Nots: Tyler Perry rakes in more millions with new play

Nov. 16 |     Tyler Perry’s license to mint money shows no sign of expiring anytime soon if ever. He began making morality plays a bankable enterprise in 1999 with I Know I’ve Been Changed, established his franchise character “Madea” the...