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This week’s Entertainment spotlights!


The Music
Live on the Drive 2013 with Chastity Brown
Thurs., July 11, 6-8 pm • 34th Ave. N. and Victory Memorial Parkway  • Live on the Drive is a free community concert, outdoors in North Minneapolis on the beautiful Victory Memorial Parkway •

Bring your family and invite your friends • Each concert is followed by a movie presented by Movies in the Park.  


Carl Thomas
Fri., July 12, 8 pm • Wilebski’s Legendary Blues Saloon, 1638 Rice Street, St. Paul, http://wilebskiblues.com/ • Former Bad Boy Records R&B artist performs an intimate concert with Trilla opening.  






Doug E. Fresh 
Fri., July 12, 9 pm • Cabooze, 917 Cedar Ave., Mpls., 612-338-6425 or www.cabooze.com • Mn Hip Hop Society kicks off its inaugural event with the legendary Doug E. Fresh, hip hop icon and human beatbox machine. Continue Reading →

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This week’s Entertainment spotlights!


The Music

Taj Weekes and Adowa
Fri., June 14, 8 pm • First Avenue & 7th St. Entry, 701 N. 1st Ave., Mpls., 612-338-8388 or http://first-avenue.com • St. Lucia native Taj Weekes and his band Adowa blend elements of acoustic roots rock and afro-folk simplicity. The band’s vibrant sound has garnered critical acclaim and a wide audience across the globe. • With Dred I Dread. Continue Reading →

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This week’s entertainment spotlights


Safe House

Various metro-area theaters
A rookie CIA operative goes on the run with a rogue former intelligence officer after a South African safe house comes under attack by heavily armed mercenaries. Starring Denzel Washington and Ryan Reynolds. 1968: The Year That Rocked the World 

History Theatre
Jan. 21 — Feb.19:
30 E. 10th St., St. Paul, 651-291-0177
or www.historytheatre.com
History Theatre and members of the Playwrights’ Center bring some of the most explosive events and personalities of 1968 on to the stage for seven distinct perspectives on the year that rocked the world. Continue Reading →

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