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This Week’s Entertainment Spotlights


Sat., Nov. 30, 8 pm

• Xcel Energy Center, 175 W. Kellogg Blvd., St. Paul

• Call 651-726-8240 or go to




Toussaint Morrison

With Black Diet, Dwell & the Shape Ship, Big Jess

Fri., Nov. 29, 9 pm

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

• Go to or call 612-333-7399


21st Annual Jimi Hendrix Remembered

With Mato, Billy Franze, Jellybean Johnson, Charles Fletcher, Billy Thommes, and more

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‘Band Formerly Known as The Time’ sizzled at hometown concert Original 7ven played ‘scarifying’ funk/rock to raucously devoted fans


Excited energy abounded in Minneapolis’ State Theatre for the event billed “Original 7ven/Band Formerly Known as the Time Homecoming Concert” on November 5. The crowd flowed in, anticipation charging the air, part and parcel of which was nearly everyone decked out to the nines, clogging the main floor lobby, glad hands all around, seeing and being seen. When the lights flickered, signaling just a few minutes to show time, folk abruptly ceased styling, profiling and running their mouths to go get their seats. And soon as Morris Day, Jimmy Jam, Terry Lewis, Jesse Johnson, Jellybean Johnson, Monte Moir and Jerome Benton got busy, it seemed everyone in the audience simply “lost they mind.”

That’s how it went for 75 minutes. A civilized assemblage turned enraptured mob reveling in the return of their heroes. Continue Reading →

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