A snapshot of events around town
Songhoy Blues + DJ Salif Keita
Though their music bears elements of contemporary rock and hip hop, at its heart is Songhoy Blues’ deep attachment to the homegrown songs and dances of Mali’s Songhoy people.
April 8 | 10:30 pm
Icehouse, 2528 Nicollet Ave., S., Mpls.
Black Women’s Expo
The largest event for African American women in the state
April 9 | 1- 6pm
Jimmy Lee Recreation Center, 270 Lexington Pkwy., N., St. Paul
More info: www.blackwomensexpompls.eventbrite.com
The Souls of Black Girls Screening & Discussion
A screening of The Souls of Black Girls and an intimate Q & A discussion with the producer, Daphne Valerius
April 9 | 12-3 pm
Oak Park Center, 1701 Oak Park Ave., N. Mpls.
Jay Electroncia Live
Special guest performances include Sarah White Music, Greg Grease, DJ That Dude Trey Taylor; hosted by Chadwick Phillips aka Niles.
April 10 | 7 pm
The Cabooze, 917 Cedar Ave., S., Mpls.
More info: www.facebook.com/events/1524873314475090
Don’t miss this influential contemporary sax giant.
April 10 & 11 | 7 & 9 pm show times
Dakota Jazz Club, 1010 Nicollet Mall, Mpls.
More info: www.dakotacooks.com
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