This Week’s Spotlights

Dakota Jazz Club & Restaurant
1010 Nicollet Mall, Mpls., 612-332-1010
Sun.-Mon., Feb. 27-28, 7 pm:
Jason Marsalis Quartet
Tickets are $20.
Wed.-Thurs., Mar. 2-3, 7 pm:
Glen David Andrews
Tickets are $20.

Guthrie Theater
818 S. 2nd St., Mpls., 612-377-2224 or
Feb. 10 — Mar. 6: Penumbra Theatre Company presents
Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom
by August Wilson
It’s 1927 and the fiery blues legend Gertrude “Ma” Rainey has a golden opportunity to lay down a hit record with her virtuoso band. Inside a cramped Chicago recording studio, the agony and rage bound up in the blues gets amplified when a young talent threatens to dethrone the queen.
Tickets are $12-$45.

Fine Line Music Cafe
318 First Ave. N., Mpls.,
612-338-8100 or
Sat., Feb. 26, 9 pm: Chastity Brown and Matthew Santos
Cover is $8; this is an
ages-21+ event.