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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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This Week’s Entertainment Spotlights



12th Annual Bastille Day Block Party

With live music by Black Diet, GRRRL PRTY,

the Cloak Ox, Heiruspecs, and more. Sun., Jul. 13, 3-10 pm

Barbette, 1600 W. Lake St., Minneapolis

Call 612-827-5710 for more information.  



For the Love: A Community Celebration

An all ages event with music by the Micranots, Mayda, Desdamona, Illuminous 3, Crunchy Kids, and more. B-boy/b-girl showcases, live graffiti wall, art vendors, spoken word, and more. Continue Reading →

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This Week’s Entertainment Spots


Passing Strange

With disparate styles that range from ‘60’s Europop to ‘70’s punk to ‘80’s electronica to gospel, soul, and funk to musical theatre and witha nod to James Brown, this 2008 Tony Award winner is a play within a rock concert. The show follows an emerging African American musician from his garage-band days in Los Angeles to coffeehouses in Amsterdam. Apr. 25 — May 11, Wed.-Sat., 7:30 pm; Sun., 3 pm

Mixed Blood Theatre, Alan Page Auditorium, 1501 S. 4th St., Minneapolis Tickets: $0 — First come, first served; $20 — guaranteed admission. Go to www.mixedblood.com or contact the box office at 612-338-6131

for more information





(album release) 

With Allan Kingdom, Dem Atlas, DJ Neviator. Continue Reading →

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