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Will Dave Chappelle come back to Minneapolis?

 By Mel Reeves
Anything is possible! Apparently the funny man whose Comedy Central vignettes are still popular, may be on the verge of a comeback. There have been recent sightings of the seclusive and private Dave Chappelle and he performed in Minneapolis not long ago. He was last seen at the “Chapel” in the mission district of San Francisco last week. According to reviews he was his old funny self and seemed to enjoy being on stage. Continue Reading →

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Tracey Ashley: Witty comedian brought the heat to local club


There aren’t many things worth going outside for on a December night in the Twin Cities. Comedic ace Tracey Ashley is one. Homegirl truly got skills. This summer, Tracey Ashley opened for Dave Chappelle at the State Theatre and was a hit, delighting her fans and winning new ones with crackling fresh material. This night, I can’t wait to see her light the Acme Comedy Club up. Continue Reading →

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Dave Chappelle sneaked into Twin Cities and left ’em laughing


Dave Chappelle don’t have a lick of sense. For that matter, Tracey Ashley ain’t wrapped too tight, either. Between them both, August 2 at the Historic State Theatre in downtown Minneapolis was a gas. Tracey Ashley, new to Twin Cities audiences, is fairly well accomplished, having to her credit stints on HBO’s The Lucky 21 and NBC’s Last Comic Standing. She opened with roughly 20 minutes of laid-back hilarity, riffing on, among other topics, how she’s got two first names (you wouldn’t believe how funny something that innocuous can be when handled right) and how to best abuse medical marijuana. Continue Reading →

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