This week’s Entertainment spotlights!

Martha Reeves and the Vandellas


Wed.-Thurs., Jan. 9-10, 7 & 9 pm

Dakota Jazz Club & Restaurant

1010 Nicollet Mall, Mpls., 612-332-1010 or

Tickets are $50-$65 for the 7 pm show and $40-$45 for the 9 pm show.



Wed., Jan. 9, 8 pm (in the Entry)

First Avenue & 7th Street Entry

701 1st Ave. N., Mpls., 612-332-1775 or

With Contrast Muzic, Lyrik Lasha, Jermz the Teacher, Crome Barz, Sam Carlyle, Spin, King Fuvi and Rob-1

Tickets are $7 in advance and $10 at door. This event is for ages 18+.

21st Annual African Americans in Science Festival

Black Science

Sat., Jan. 5, 1-4 pm 

Science Museum of Minnesota

120 W. Kellogg Blvd., St. Paul, 651-221-9444 or go to

Meet science and educational professionals, learn about what they do through interactive displays and presentations, and discover the inspiring contributions they’ve made to technology, education, health care, and innovation in Minnesota.

Part of the Science Fusion Festival, which includes the 13th Annual American Indians in Science (Sun., Jan. 6), the 14th Annual ¡Amantes de La Ciencia! (Lovers of Science!) (Sat., Jan. 12) and the 2nd Annual Asian Americans in Science (Sun., Jan. 13). All events are held from 1-4 pm.

Admission is $13 for adults; up to four children get in free with one full-price adult admission. Reduced-price admission for people with limited income is available for those who qualify.