This Week’s Entertainment Spots


Sights, Sounds, and Soul:
Twin Cities through the Lens of Charles Chamblis

From family reunions to the nightclub scene, there is no one who documented the Twin Cities Black community like Charles Chamblis. Affectionately called “The Pictureman,” he had a passion for photography and a knack for being everywhere at the right time.

Tue.-Sun., Through Jan. 4, 2015

Minnesota History Center, 345 W. Kellogg Blvd., St. Paul

Go to or call 651-259-3000 for more information



Carnage the Executioner

Fri., May 2, 11:30 pm

Dakota Jazz Club & Restaurant, 1010 Nicollet Ave, Minneapolis

Call 612-332-1010 or go to



PACER Center Benefit

Featuring Diana Ross

Silent and live auctions

Sat., May 3, Silent auction, 6 pm; live auction, 8 pm; performance, 8 pm

Minneapolis Convention Center, 1301 2nd Ave. S., Minneapolis

Go to or call 952-838-9000 for more information



Sonny Knight and the Lakers

Sat., May 3, 7 pm

First Avenue, 701 1st Ave. N., Minneapolis

Go to or call 612-338-8388



Macalester African Music Ensemble

Sat., May 3, 8 pm

Macalester College Janet Wallace Fine Arts Center, 1600 Grand Ave., St. Paul

Go to or call 651-696-6808 for more information