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Radical Presence: Black Performance 

in Contemporary Art

Chronicling the emergence and development of Black performance

in contemporary art, Radical Presence provides a critical framework

for the history of that tradition, beginning in the 1960s. Daily, Jul. 24 — Jan. 4, 2015

Walker Art Center, 1750 Hennepin Ave., Minneapolis

Go to www.walkerart.org or call 612-375-7600

 

 

Music in Mears:

With Carnage the Executioner, Toki Wright 

& Big Cats

Thu., Jul. 24, 6 pm

Mears Park, 221 E. 5th St., St. Continue Reading →

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Malamanya

Thu., Jul. 17, 8:30 pm

Cabooze, 917 Cedar Ave. S., Minneapolis

Go to www.cabooze.com or call 612-338-6425

 

 

 

 

 

Soul Tight Committee

 

Fri., Jul. 18, 9:30 pm

 

Santorini Taverna & Grill, 13000 Technology Drive, Eden Prairie

 

Call 952-546-6722 for more information.  

 

 

 

 

 

Curren$y 

Sat., Jul. Continue Reading →

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Future
With Rico Love, Que 
and Bando Jonez
Wed., Jul. 09, 8 pm
Mill City Nights, 111 N. 5th St., Minneapolis
Go to www.millcitynights.com or call 612-333-3422
 

 

 

 
Red, White, and Boom: Fireworks
Fri., Jul. 04, 10 pm
Nicollet Island Pavilion, 40 Power St. Minneapolis
Go to www.mplsredwhiteboom.com or call 651-642-1049 for more information
 

 

 

 

 

 

Glen David Andrews
Thu., Jul. 10, 7 and 9 pm shows
Dakota Jazz Club & Restaurant, 1010 Nicollet Ave, Minneapolis
Go to www.dakotacooks.com or call 612-332-1010
 

 

 

 

 

 

Luciano
The Qabalah Man Tour
With Ikronik
Tue., Jul. Continue Reading →

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Habib Koité and Bamada

 

Sun., Feb. 23, 7 pm

 

The Cedar Cultural Center, 416 Cedar Ave. S., Minneapolis

 

Go to www.thecedar.org or call

 

612-338-2674

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hannibal Buress

Sat., Feb. 22, 7 and 10 pm

The Varsity Theater, 1308 4th St. SE, Minneapolis

Go to www.varsitytheater.org or call 612-604-0222

 

 

 

RJ and the Soul

With the Morning Kings

Thu., Feb. Continue Reading →

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Universal Dance Destiny 9th Holiday Showcase 2014

Fri., Jan. 31, 7 pm (doors open at 6:30)

In its 9th consecutive year, Universal Dance Destiny and Ministry presents a talent showcase that ignites the spirit of “unity” in the “community” while paving the way for new upcoming performers and celebrating the work of those who are seasoned! Cost: $6 for kids, $8 for adults, and $7 seniors/students

Brookdale Fellowship Hall, 5139 Brookdale Blvd., Brooklyn Center

Call 612-354-6997 or go to www.universaldancedestiny.com

 

 

Debbie Duncan

Thu., Jan. 30, 6 pm

Hell’s Kitchen

80 S. 9th St., Minneapolis

Go to www.hellskitcheninc.com or call 612-332-4700

 

 

Dom Kennedy

Mon., Feb. 3, 8:30 pm

• Cabooze, 917 Cedar Ave. Continue Reading →

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Jay-Z

Sat., Nov. 30, 8 pm

• Xcel Energy Center, 175 W. Kellogg Blvd., St. Paul

• Call 651-726-8240 or go to www.xcelenergycenter.com

 

 

 

Toussaint Morrison

With Black Diet, Dwell & the Shape Ship, Big Jess

Fri., Nov. 29, 9 pm

• Triple Rock Social Club, 629 Cedar Ave. S., Minneapolis

• Go to www.triplerocksocialclub.com or call 612-333-7399

 

21st Annual Jimi Hendrix Remembered

With Mato, Billy Franze, Jellybean Johnson, Charles Fletcher, Billy Thommes, and more

Sat., Nov. Continue Reading →

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The Music
 
Emeli Sande
Thurs., Aug. 1 • Pantages Theatre, 710 Hennepin Ave., Mpls., 612-339-7007 or www.hennepintheatredistrict.org • Her album, Our Version of Events, was the biggest-selling album of 2012 in the UK, and The Times of London says that she “combines Winehouse sass and Nina Simone purr.” She has recently toured with Alicia Keys who was so impressed with her, that she co-wrote three songs with Sande for her own album, Girl on Fire.  

 

 
Naughty by Nature
Fri., Aug. 3, 9 pm • Insert Coins, 315 1st Ave. N., Mpls., 651-564-4016 or www.insertcoinsmpls.com • Naughty by Nature stop by Mpls. Continue Reading →

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The Music
 
2013 Carifest
Fabuluz Friday, Fri., July 26, 8 pm — 2 am, Knights of Columbus, 1114 American Blvd. W., Bloomington • Zizzling Saturday Outdoor Festival, Sat., July 27, 11 am — 10 pm, West River Parkway (between Plymouth Ave. and Broadway Ave.) • Carifest is an annual Caribbean cultural event featuring colorful Caribbean flair, live calypso and reggae beats, vibrant parade costumes and more • Performers include, Avi and the Supertones featuring Princess Anisa (Orlando’s #1 Chutney band), Emmanuel Brown, Jumo Primo, Dheeraj Gayaram, Scrouge, 9Tomorrows and more • For more info, visit http://carifest.org/

 
Dakota Street Fest
Sat. July 27, noon — midnight • Dakota Jazz Club & Restaurant, 1010 Nicollet Mall, Mpls., 612-332-1010 or www.dakotacooks.com • This is a free outdoor music festival on Nicollet Mall with four music stages, great food, drinks and activities for all ages • Acts include Debbie Duncan, Sonny Knight and the Lakers, #MPLS, Irv Williams, Toki Wright & This Debris and more.  
Kermit Ruffins & the Barbecue Swingers
Sun., July 28-29, 7 & 9 pm • Dakota Jazz Club & Restaurant, 1010 Nicollet Mall, Mpls., 612-332-1010 or www.dakotacooks.com • Trumpeter Kermit Ruffins is one of New Orleans’ biggest personalities. Continue Reading →

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Fourth of July Celebrations

• Powderhorn Park, 1-10 pm • 3400 15th Ave. S. Mpls. • Music, dancing, food and fun for the entire family.  

• Red, White and Boom • Downtown Minneapolis riverfront, 6-10 pm • Free family activities and entertainment at Father Hennepin Park and Mill Ruins Park • Fireworks 10 pm

 

Downtown St. Paul Fireworks • Near Harriet Island Regional Park, dusk (about 10:15), http://Stpaul.gov/ • Watch from Harriet Island or other spots including Indian Mounds Park, Raspberry Island, Kellogg Mall Park and the stairs of the Science Museum of Minnesota. Continue Reading →

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