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Juicy J

Fri., Mar. 28, 8:30 pm

Myth, 3090 Southlawn Dr., Maplewood

Go to www.mythlive.com

or call 651-779-6984



Century Sessions featuring Dessa

VIP Packages include premium seating, two complimentray drinks, a pre-show meet and greet with Dessa and a copy of A Pound of Steam by Dessa. Meet and greet begins at 6:15 pm in the theater. Fri., Mar. 28, 7:30 pm

New Century Theatre, 615 Hennepin Ave., 145, Minneapolis

Go to www.hennepintheatretrust.org/our-theatres/new-century-theatre or call 612-455-9500

Alma Andina

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PBS commemorates television show that featured the best in gospel music



By Charles Hallman
Staff writer


Over the course of three decades, the late Sid Ordower brought the greats and some-to-be greats in gospel music each week on local Chicago television. The likes of Albertina Walker, Mahalia Jackson, Mavis Staples — along with her sisters and their father, James Cleveland, and Otis Clay routinely appeared on Jubilee Showcase, a half-hour long show that ran from 1963-1984. Beginning November 30 and throughout the month of December, PBS will air a 50th anniversary commemorative television special on Jubilee Showcase, said his son Steve Ordower in a recent MSR phone interview. “He was an owner-operator [of his shows], which was pretty rare back in those days,” he explains. “Unfortunately, the first 13 episodes were erased, and he was livid. Continue Reading →

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