This Week’s Entertainment Spotlights
















Bettye Lavette

Mon.-Tues., Sept. 23-24, 7 pm • The Dakota Jazz Club,1010 Nicollet Ave. • Mpls., 612-332-1010 or • Legendary soul singer Bettye LaVette has been performing and recording for over four decades. Her eclectic musical style combines elements of soul, blues, rock and roll, funk, gospel, and country music.





















Jimmy Cliff

Thurs., Sept. 19,  7:30 pm • First Avenue, 701 N 1st Ave  Mpls., 612 338-8388 or,18+
























Brother Yusef – North Star Blues Exchange 

Sat.-Sun., Sept. 21-22, 11pm • Four Seasons Dance Studio, 1637 Hennepin Ave S, Mpls., 612-342-0902 or • Brother Yusef has been described as a master solo guitarist, as well as a uniquely passionate vocalist.



















Mohona: Estuaries of Desire


Fri.-Sat., Sept 20-21,• The O’Shaughnessy at St. Catherine University, 2004 Randolph Avenue, St. Paul, or •Ananya Dance Theatre will present “Mohona: Estuaries of Desire” as part of The O’Shaughnessy Women of Substance Series, Sept. 20-21, A multi-disciplinary, total theater experience, “Mohona” relates stories and layers images of women’s work and lives in relation to water.



















Various theaters

Left for dead on a sun-scorched planet, Riddick finds himself up against an alien race of predators. Activating an emergency beacon alerts two ships: one carrying a new breed of mercenary, the other captained by a man from Riddick’s past. Starring Vin Diesel, Karl Urban and Katee Sackhoff.