Paisley Park partners with Minneapolis Public Schools for new arts education program

Through a structured program, MPS students will be offered admission-free tours and music education experiences, helping to equalize opportunity and access for students who may not otherwise have the ability to experience the late legendā€™s creative grounds.Ā 

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Prince is often called a modern-day Mozart

Many of us are familiar with Prince-penned hits recorded by Chaka Khan, Stephanie Mills, Stevie Nicks, Patti LaBelle, and Sheena Easton, among numerous others. Plus, all the notable tracks he wrote for other veterans of the Minneapolis Sound, including The Time, AndrƩ Cymone, Vanity 6, and Sheila E. But did you know he also wrote for the likes of Joe Cocker, Kenny Rogers, Celine Dion, and Candy Dulfer?

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ā€˜Purple Musicā€™ to plumb the rich depths of Minneapolisā€™ musical legacy

This column will lift up the stories of others who played a critical role in the development of the Minneapolis Sound, stories which otherwise may have been lost to history. More than anything, ā€œPurple Musicā€ is simply a space to honor our hometown hero, his meaning to us, and his meaning to the world. Ā Ā Ā Ā Ā Ā Ā Ā Ā Ā Ā Ā Ā 

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Sheila E., The Revolution, and Morris Day and the Time brave cold to salute Prince (photos)

A bitter cold draped ā€œSalute to Princeā€ night at Super Bowl Live in downtown Minneapolis on Monday evening. It was cold enough that the singers seemed unable to perform without …

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Paisley Park will mark anniversary of Princeā€™s death with four-day celebration

It was announced Tuesday, November 28, that Paisley Park will mark the one-year anniversary of Princeā€™s death with a celebration to honor his legacy. Entitled ā€œCelebration 2017,ā€ the four-day event …

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Finality of Princeā€™s death comes too soon in Paisley Park tour

Better it should follow the celebration of hisĀ work ā€œUptown,ā€ ā€œCalhoun Squareā€: the late musician Prince was known for writing songs that spoke of areas around his Twin Cities hometown. But …

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PHOTOS | Sheila E. honors Prince’s legacy of giving with Purple Philanthropy benefit concert

Percussionist, singer/songwriter and longtime Prince protĆ©gĆ© and musical collaborator, Sheila E., paid homage to Prince and his legacy of charitable giving with the “Purple Philanthropy” concert at Minnesota Orchestra Hall …

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PHOTOS/VIDEO | Sheila E. unites with Mpls. mayor, local nonprofit to continue Princeā€™s philanthropic efforts

Percussionist, singer/songwriter and longtime Prince protĆ©gĆ© and musical collaborator, Sheila E., officially announced today her plans for a concert at Minnesota Orchestra Hall to honor Prince and his charitable contributions …

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