Fri., Sept. 6, 7 pm • Dakota Jazz Club & Restaurant, 1010 Nicollet Mall, Mpls., 612-332-1010 or www.dakotacooks.com • With a distinctive “Afropean” sound and irresistible grooves,
Les Nubians have spent the last decade becoming the most popular French-speaking act in the U.S.
Thurs., Sept. 12, 10 pm • Icehouse, 2528 Nicollet Ave. S., Mpls., 612-276-6523 or www.icehousempls.com • Acclaimed poet, musician
and actor Saul Williams will be performing his blend of poetry and alternative hip hop
Dameun Strange, Guante, Shá Cage and E.G. Bailey, Mankwe, Lisa Brimmer and High Society
Fri., Sept. 13, 7 pm • Intermedia Arts, 2822 Lyndale Ave. S., Mpls., 612-871-4444 or www.intermediaarts.org • Spoken Word,
live interactive video, electronic and hip hop music performance, poetry and alternative hip hop.
Qe’ Bella presents The Fourth Annual Fashion Show Benefit
Sat., Sept. 14, 6 pm • Capri Theater, 2027 W. Broadway Ave., Mpls., 612-643-2000 or www.thecapritheater.org • Qe’ Bella hosts a fashion show/benefit
to raise funds for youth who come from low-income families to continue to learning the art of fashion for free in North Mpls. • Qe’ Bella designer, Keiona Cook is a former graduate of North High School who came back to the community to give back.