An Afropean Revolution with Les Nubians at The Dakota Jazz Club and Restaurant
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An Afropean Revolution with Les Nubians at The Dakota Jazz Club and Restaurant

Hey Y’all! Don’t make any plans for next Friday night because the Grammy-Nominated, French-African, R&B sister-duo are coming to town! RSVP BY THE END OF LABOR DAY TO BE ENTERED INTO A RAFFLE FOR FREE TICKETS! WINNERS WILL BE ANNOUNCED SEPT 3RD AFTERNOON. Born in France, Helene and Celia Faussart moved to Chad when they were … Continue reading

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Angelique Kidjo’s to perform at The Ordway

Songstress, activist, ambassador and philanthropist, Angelique Kidjo, will grace Minnesota with another visit (aren’t we lucky!).  Her album Oyo, released exactly a year ago, has received a grammy nomination for Best Contemporary World Music Album.  Sounds like a concert you don’t want to miss. Fun Fact: Angelique Kidjo’s full name is Angélique Kpasseloko Hinto Hounsinou Kango … Continue reading

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Twin Cities Black Film Festival to show ‘Ni Wakati’

The Twin Cities Black Film Festival is upon us again! From Friday Oct 15th to Sunday Oct 17th attendees can expect to be moved by powerful films and documentaries, engage in meaningful discussion and thereafter party like a rock star.  For the film schedule up go to http://tcbff.com/schedule.html Be sure to watch the revolutionary, reintroduction of … Continue reading