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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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Hometown talent celebrate BMA’s 25-year anniversary

 
African American cable music company saluted by local music artists
 
By Robin James

Contributing Writer

 

“Coming here tonight, I see so many great friends in the house who are here with us tonight…Without you there would be no us,” Pete Rhodes, the founder of the BMA Network, said at its first BMA Channel celebration held at the Dakota Jazz Club & Restaurant on Friday, December 21. This three-hour event, which Rhodes hosted, was free and open to the public. A first-of-its-kind event, it also served as the 25th anniversary of the BMA Network. Sponsors of the event included IPR, Comcast, and the Minnesota State Lottery. Technically speaking, BMA has been around for 28 years, but as far as formal annual celebrations go, the number 25 works. Continue Reading →

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