Entertainment Spotlights This Week



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Formations, Sediments, Cover-ups, and Remnants: Work by Christopher E. Harrison and Daniel Kerkhoff

The work in this show explores the integration of natural materials and layers to examine the relationship between time, memory, and the world we inhabit.

Tue.-Sat., June 21 — July 19, 10 am — 4 pm; Opening reception Sat., June 28, 6-8 pm

Banfill-locke Center for the Arts, 6666 East River Rd., Fridley

Go to www.banfill-locke.org or call 763-574-1850 for more information





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The 3rd Annual Benefit 2 Celebrate Life

Minneapolis musicians spanning three decades will come together to play the iconic soundtrack to Purple Rain in its birthplace.

Featuring Bobby Z & Friends, Sounds of Blackness, Paris Bennett, Dr. Fink, Eric Leeds, Slug (Atmosphere), and more. VIP reception hosted by Apollonia.

Sat., Jun. 28, 7 pm

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

Go to http://mypurpleheart.org or call 612-338-8388




Fallout Art Fest

Indoor/outdoor stages, interactive art stations, artist selling booths, an art gallery, kids activities, free food, and more.

Sat., Jun. 28, noon — 10 pm

Fallout Urban Art Center, 2609 Stevens Ave. S., Minneapolis

Go to www.falloutartsinitiative.com or call 612-462-3873 for more information.




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Thu., Jun. 26, 8 pm

Orchestra Hall, 1111 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis

Go to www.minnesotaorchestra.org or call 612-371-5656





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Twin Cities Jazz Festival

Grammy-winning vocalist Dianne Reeves and NEA Jazz Master Branford Marsalis will headline the 16th annual Twin Cities Jazz Festival.

The event will also feature 2013 Thelonious Monk Saxophone Competition winner Melissa Aldana, New Orleans “Big Easy” award-winning

keyboardist Joe Krown, and many others.

Fri.-Sat., June 26-28, various times

Cabooze, 917 Cedar Ave. S., Minneapolis

Go to www.cabooze.com or call 612-338-6425