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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...

Musicians bringing New Orleans flavor to the Dakota

Musicians bringing New Orleans flavor to the Dakota

Jul. 21 |   Are you ready to party New Orleans style? Then there’s nothing like the real thing, baby. And since we’re in the midst of some steamy New Orleans like weather here in the Twin Cities, why not mix it up with some equally hot New...

Highlights of the Minnesota Orchestra 2014-15 season

Highlights of the Minnesota Orchestra 2014-15 season

Jul. 18 |         The Minnesota Orchestra has announced plans for the 2014-15 season of three series: Live at Orchestra Hall, Holiday and Family Concerts.   Here are some season highlights: Live at Orchestra Hall, offers a varied series...

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...

MSR’s ‘Only One’ at the NCAA softball regionals

MSR’s ‘Only One’ at the NCAA softball regionals

May. 22 | After a long winter, our “Only One” reporter finally got out and spent last weekend as the only Black media member in the Jane Sage Cowles Stadium press box at the NCAA Minneapolis Regional softball tournament at the University of Minnesota....

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...

Metro-based athletes make their marks

Metro-based athletes make their marks

May. 13 | It’s not often that two former metro area athletes with the same last name (no relation) accomplish great things during the same time period. Realizing this provided me the opportunity to acknowledge their accomplishments. These accomplishments...

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,...

This Week’s Entertainment Spots

This Week’s Entertainment Spots

May. 8 | TU Dance Join founders Toni Pierce-Sands and Uri Sands for an unforgettable 10th anniversary dance concert featuring master Alvin Ailey’s duet Twin Cities from his legendary The River (1970) as well as repertory favorites and world premiere, a...