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Ruben and Lalah play well in the Twin Cities

By Raymond Jackson
Contributing Writer





On a great feeling Sunday evening, Ruben Studdard and Lalah Hathaway started their 2014 tour at The Dakota Nightclub, located in downtown Minneapolis, in grand fashion!  

Although the previewing marked Ruben as the marquee, once the show began it was quite apparent that there was no specific marquee involved in this performance. They were both simply fantastic. They began the show together with a five piece band and two background vocalists, who too, were really good. During the opening, two duet ballads, the dinner crowd knew they were destined to receive an after dinner mint, that would be the most favorable they had tasted in quite some time. Continue Reading →

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This Week’s Entertainment Spotlights

Lalah Hathaway and Ruben Studdard

Sun.–Tue., Apr. 6-8, 7 pm and 9 pm shows

Dakota Jazz Club & Restaurant,

1010 Nicollet Ave, Minneapolis

Call 612-332-1010 or go to








Keb’ Mo’. Mon., Apr. 7, 7:30 pm

Guthrie Theater, 818 S. 2nd St., Minneapolis

Go to or call 612-377-2224





Sun., Apr. 6, 7 pm

Cedar Cultural Center, 416 Cedar Ave S, Minneapolis

Go to or call 612-338-2674







The Trillest Tour With Bun B 

and Kirko Bangz

Sat., Apr. Continue Reading →

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Miss Black Minnesota USA shares her light through writing and service




By Chilonda Medlock

Contributing Writer


Despite the first snowfall in December, which quickly turned driving conditions on the road from typical to treacherous, the community came out in respectable numbers. Approximately 150 people came out to support a worthwhile event, the Miss Black Minnesota USA 2012 Pageant. The event took place Saturday, December 3, 2011 at the Hopkins High School in Minnetonka. Seventeen young ladies ranging in ages as young as five to 21 years old participated. The competition is an annual event that provides girls and young women an opportunity to showcase their talent and to speak about their future aspirations. Continue Reading →

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