This Week’s Spotlights Mar. 3-9

Dakota Jazz Club & Restaurant

1010 Nicollet Mall, Mpls., 612-332-1010 or www.dakotacooks.com

Wed.-Thurs., Mar. 2-3, 7 pm: Glen David Andrews

Tickets are $20.

Fri., Mar. 4, 8 pm: Jazz Collective feat. Debbie Duncan and Kathleen Johnson

Cover is $10.

Tues.-Wed., Mar. 8-9, 7 pm & 9 pm: Patti Austin

Tickets are $55 for the 7 pm show and $40 for the 9 pm show.

Thurs., Mar. 10, 7 pm & 9 pm: Simone

Tickets are $30 for the 7 pm show and $20 for the 9 pm show.

Cabooze

917 Cedar Ave., Mpls., 612-338-6425 or www.cabooze.com

Sat., Mar. 5, 9 pm: Umphrey’s McGee After Party with Lubriphonic and Absolut Gruv

Cover is $5.

Thurs., Mar. 10, 8:30 pm: JamParty and Last Triumph Present: “The Take Off Tour 2011” featuring St. Paul Slim with The Show, Jay Quest, Mac Spillz and DJ Nimo

Cover is $6.

All events are for ages 18+.

Obsidian Arts

Pillsbury House, 3501 Chicago Ave. S., Mpls., 612-787-3644 or www.obsidianartscenter.org

Mar. 5 — Apr. 23: “The Baggage We Carry” by Catherine Kennedy

Artist Catherine Kennedy has been artistically documenting the social and emotional unpacking of memories by a group of elder women refugees from war-torn Liberia.

Opening reception and performance Sat., Mar. 5, 4-7 pm

This event is free.

Gallery open Mon.-Fri., 10 am — 6 pm & Sat.-Sun., 10 am — 2 pm