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Eric Roberson

• Thu., Jan. 2, 7 pm

• Dakota Jazz Club & Restaurant, 1010 Nicollet Ave, Minneapolis

• Call 612-332-1010 or go to www.dakotacooks.com

#MPLS• Fri., Jan. 3, Doors open at 8 pm; music starts at 8:30 pm• Bunker’s Music Bar & Grill, 761 Washington Ave. N., Minneapolis• Call 612-338-8188 or go to www.bunkersmusic.com

Ceewhy

CD release featuring Gorilla Panic, Mally, and Crunchy Kids. DJ sets by DJ Sosupreme. Continue Reading →

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This Week’s Entertainment Spots

The Steeles

• Wed., Dec .25, 8 pm

• Dakota Jazz Club & Restaurant, 1010 Nicollet Ave, Minneapolis

• Call 612-332-1010 or go to www.dakotacooks.com

 

 

 

 

 

Permed Out Showcase IV

With Audio Perm, Psymun & K.Raydio, Bomba de Luz, James Franken, DJ Snuggles

• Fri., Dec. 20, 5 pm (all ages) and 10 pm (21+)

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

• Call 612-333-7399 or go to www.triplerocksocialclub.com

 

 

Lizzo (record release)

• Sat., Dec. 28, 8 pm

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

• Call 612-333-7399 or go to www.triplerocksocialclub.com

 

 

 

 

State Capitol LEGO® Model Display 

• See a monumental and detailed model of the Minnesota State Capitol made entirely of LEGO® bricks. Continue Reading →

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The Abuelita Rosa ART & BODYWORK CHRISTMAS XCHANGE

With guest MC Robert Hayles from KBEM Jazz 88.5 FM! • Sun., Dec. 8, 4 -8 pm

• 1108 Artists’ Cooperative, 1108 W. Broadway Ave N, Minneapolis

• Free admission includes music from live jazz musicians and guest DJ Matthew Mix.well, live African dance performance by Kenna Cottman, a mini-dance class, and a mini-yoga class. • There will also be amazing creative visual art, dance class gift certificates, massage & bodywork certificates, and other unique Christmas gifts for sale. •  Contact Patty Arana at 612-607-3315 for more information.  

Macalester African Music Ensemble

• Sat., Dec. Continue Reading →

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Marcus Roberts Trio, with Jason Marsalis

Wed., Nov. 6, 7 and 9 pm • Dakota Jazz Club & Restaurant, 1010 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis • www.dakotacooks.com or 612-332-1010

 

 

 

 

 

The Blind Boys of Alabama 

Thurs., Nov. 7, 7 pm • The Cedar Cultural Center, 416 Cedar Ave. S., Minneapolis • www.thecedar.org or 612-338-2674

 

 

 

 

 

Mary T. & Lizzy K.

Through Nov 10, various times • Park Square Theatre/Historic Hamm Building, 20 W. 7th Place, St. Paul • Step through the doors of the

White House dressing room and eavesdrop on a conversation between two women from very different worlds:

First Lady Mary Todd Lincoln and her talented seamstress,

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WAR

Fri., Nov. 1, 7:30 pm • Medina Entertainment Center, 500 Highway 55, Medina

• Call 763-478-6661 or visit http://medinaentertainment.com/featured/war/ for more information

 

 

Living Colour

Fri., Nov. 1, 8 pm •

Mill City Nights, 111 N. 5th St., Minneapolis

• visit www.millcitynights.com, or call 612-333-3422

 

 

 

 

Shemekia Copeland

Fri., Nov. 1, 8 pm •

Dakota Jazz Club & Restaurant, 1010 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis  • Visit www.dakotacooks.com,

or call 612-332-1010

 

 

 

Toro y Moi with Classixx

Sat., Nov. 2, 8 pm •

First Avenue, 701 1st Ave. Continue Reading →

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Les Nubians

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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Saul Williams

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. Continue Reading →

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The Music
 

Diana Ross
Wed., Aug. 28, 8 pm • Orpheum Theatre, 910 Hennepin Ave., Mpls., 1-800-982-2787 or www.HennepinTheatreTrust.org • The legendary Grammy and Tony Award-winning vocalist named “Female Entertainer of the Century” by Billboard Magazine will give a rare, one-night-only performance at the Orpheum Theatre.  

 

 

 
Robert Cray
Sun. Aug. 25, 7:30 pm • Minnesota Zoo Amphitheater, 13000 Zoo Blvd., Apple Valley, 952-431-9200, www.suemclean.com or www.mnzoo.org • With his mix of rock, soul, jazz, blues, plus a little gospel feel, Robert is internationally admired as a stylist whose innovations have brought new life to the blues. Continue Reading →

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The Music
 

 
The Dear Hunter Tour, featuring Homeboy Sandman, Open Mike Eagle, Random aka Mega Ran
Fri., Aug. 16, 8 pm • First Avenue & 7th St. Entry, 701 N. 1st Ave., Mpls., 612-338-8388 or http://first-avenue.com • On the heels of his latest release, the critically acclaimed LP First of a Living Breed (Stones Throw), Homeboy Sandman teams up with rapper Open Mike Eagle, whom the LA Times calls “One of LA’s smartest young voices,” and Random aka Mega Ran, who has been described as a mix of video games, the 80’s, hip hop, soul music, jazz and standup comedy. 2nd Annual Black and White Red Carpet Affair
Sat., Aug. 17, 9:30 pm • Bunker’s Music Bar & Grill, 761 Washington Ave. 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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