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This Week’s Entertainment Spotlights

 

Ziggy Marley

Tue., Aug. 12, 7:30 pm

Minnesota Zoo Weesner Amphitheater, 13000 Zoo Blvd., Apple Valley

Go to http://mnzoo.org/ or call 952-431-9200

 

 

 

Ginger Commodore & Debbie Duncan Sing Aretha

Fri., Aug. 08, 8 pm

Dakota Jazz Club & Restaurant, 1010 Nicollet Ave, Minneapolis

Go to www.dakotacooks.com or call 612-332-1010

 

 

 

R&B Comedy Explosion

With Keith Sweat, Lyfe Jennings, and Avery Sunshine. Hosted by Coco Brown

Fri., Aug. 08, 8 pm

State Theatre, 805 Hennepin Ave., Minneapolis

Go to www.hennepintheatretrust.org or call 612-339-7007

 

 

Pizza Luce Block Party 2014 

With GRRRL PRTY, Heiruspecs, Mark Mallman, Dem Atlas, and more. Continue Reading →

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Greater diversity unlikely in post-Borton Gopher women’s basketball

 

 

Thus far, Gopher AD Norwood Teague is two-for-two in firing coaches in consecutive years. He fired Pam Borton as the school’s women’s basketball coach, seemingly less than 24 hours after her last game last week. She got the ziggy in less time than Tubby Smith got axed around this same time nearly a year ago. Borton was my fifth coach I covered as the longest tenured Gopher women hoops beat writer, She had her faults — no coach is perfect, and for whatever reason, she couldn’t convince too many local Black females to play for her.  

Former Gopher Leah Cotton, who played for Borton (2010-13), recently spoke to the MSR while in town for the team’s Senior Night March 2. Continue Reading →

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This Week’s Entertainment Spotlights

 

Chastity Brown 

Sun., Mar. 9, 11 am

Icehouse, 2528 Nicollet Ave., Minneapolis

Call 612-276-6523 or go to www.icehousempls.com.  

 Joe Louis Walker 

Fri., Mar. 7, 8 pm

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

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

 

Cedric Watson and Bijou Creole 

Sun., Mar. Continue Reading →

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This week’s Entertainment spotlights!

 

 
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 the most influential and skilled MC’s of all time • With special guest Empire Status, (Bobby Raps & Muja Messiah), and Long Doe (Tony Bones, Big Wiz, Mike the Martyr & DJ Nimo the Hooligan) and dj’s King Otto & Just Nine.  

 

 

 

Dennis Spears & Ginger Commodore
Sat., May 18, 8 pm • Dakota Jazz Club & Restaurant, 1010 Nicollet Mall, Mpls., 612-332-1010 or www.dakotacooks.com • Spears and Commodore, both known for their contribution to Moore by Four, as well as being gems of the Midwest music and theater scenes in their own right, join forces for a night of sizzling soul and powerful vocals.  

 

 

 

 
The Blu Ice Soul Session featuring. Erica West w/DJ Smoke D
Tues., May 21, 8 pm • Icehouse, 2528 Nicollet Ave. Continue Reading →

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