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Lyn Lake Street Festival

With Secret Stash Soul Revue, Rogue Valley, Dosh, Toki Wright & Big Cats, Ginkgo, and more. In the Garfield parking lot behind the Jungle Theater. In conjunction with Open Streets Minneapolis. Proceeds benefit the Blaisdell YMCA,

Lyn Lake Business Association, and Joyce Food Shelf. Sun., June 8, noon-8 pm

Jungle Theater, 2951 Lyndale Ave. Continue Reading →

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Multitalented JD Steele keeps pushing the creative envelope

His latest project: a dance opera score blending Black and Indian genres 
 

By Dwight Hobbes

Contributing Writer

 

JD Steele is, of course, even if you have been hiding under a rock, a household name in Twin Cities’ music and, by extension, theatre. For that matter, he’s internationally renowned along with his siblings as a vocalist-songsmith, arranger and producer for The Steeles. Still not ringing a bell? In case that rock you’ve been under is out in West Abu Dhabi somewhere, can you say, to name just a few titles, The Gospel at Colonus (yes, the film, TV and stage production featuring Morgan Freeman), Two Queens One Castle starring Jevetta Steele (Mixed Blood Theatre) and The Young and the Restless (CBS)? So yes, Steele has established his artistry with a rock-solid, far-reaching reputation. Continue Reading →

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