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Few acting roles for Black females

Few acting roles for Black females

Jan. 5 |       By Charles Hallman Staff Writer Final installment of a four-part series 12 Years a Slave made five out of nine top-10 films of 2013 lists by movie critics, and Fruitvale Station made two such lists; these two movies featured Black...

This week’s Entertainment spotlights!

This week’s Entertainment spotlights!

Jun. 12 |     The Music     Taj Weekes and Adowa Fri., June 14, 8 pm • First Avenue & 7th St. Entry, 701 N. 1st Ave., Mpls., 612-338-8388 or http://first-avenue.com • St. Lucia native Taj Weekes and his band Adowa blend elements...

This week’s Entertainment spotlights!

This week’s Entertainment spotlights!

Jun. 5 |     The Music   Nicole Henry Fri., June 7, 7 pm • Dakota Jazz Club & Restaurant, 1010 Nicollet Mall, Mpls., 612-332-1010 or www.dakotacooks.com • Nicole Henry has firmly established herself as one of the most acclaimed entertainers...

This week’s Entertainment spotlights!

This week’s Entertainment spotlights!

May. 29 |     The Music   Kings of the Mic Tour  Thurs., May 30, 7:30 pm • Target Center, 600 First Ave. N., Mpls., 612-673-1600 • Two-time Grammy-winning recording artist, LL COOL J featuring DJ Z-Trip, will headline the “Kings of the...

This week’s Entertainment spotlights!

This week’s Entertainment spotlights!

May. 15 |     The Music     Kool G Rap and DJ Polo  Fri., May 17, 10 pm • Cabooze, 917 Cedar Avenue S., 612-338-6425 or www.cabooze.com • Kool G Rap is regarded as a hugely influential golden age rapper. He is often cited as one of...

Tyler Perry’s Temptation: Choices have consequences

Tyler Perry’s Temptation: Choices have consequences

Apr. 24 |     A movie review By Mel Reeves Contributing Writer   I have to confess that from my perspective Tyler Perry’s movies are simply for pure entertainment and laughs. They are usually too formulaic and too simple, but they usually make...

Crutchfield among ‘Top 100 Newsmakers’

Crutchfield among ‘Top 100 Newsmakers’

Feb. 20 | Minnesota doctor Charles E. Crutchfield III has been selected by “The Grio,” a division of NBC News, as one of the “Top 100 Newsmakers Making History in the United States 2013”  for Black History Month. Former honorees  include Michelle...

Homegrown filmmaker has Hollywood ambitions

Homegrown filmmaker has Hollywood ambitions

Nov. 28 | Robert Hayles overcomes obstacles for his MN-made first feature By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   Sitting somewhere in the dark was Robert Hayles, watching a comedy motion picture at St. Anthony Main Theatre. The 118-minute feature, Don’t...

This week’s entertainment spotlights!

This week’s entertainment spotlights!

Oct. 24 |   Tinariwen   Sat., Oct. 27, 7 pm Dakota Jazz Club & Restaurant 1010 Nicollet Mall, Mpls., 612-332-1010 or www.dakotacooks.com Tickets are $35. Love & Marriage Oct. 10-27: Illusion Theater 528 Hennepin Ave., Mpls., 612-339-4944...

A conversation with  Maya Angelou

A conversation with Maya Angelou

Oct. 17 | Renaissance woman speaks on Tyler Perry, Obama and ‘the sweet language’   By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   Born in St. Louis, Missouri, Dr. Maya Angelou is a renowned “renaissance woman” who as a teenager became San Francisco’s...