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Art and Music: 4.22 - 4.28

Well it’s Art Crawl Weekend in Saint Paul and Lowertown especially will be crawling with hipsters, would-be hipsters, folks looking for that perfect piece of art to match a sofa, and more. 1,991 more words

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Cold Weather. Hot Music; 1.7 - 1.13

A cold, wintry greetings and salutations;

The wind chill may be cold enough to close schools, but hey, we’re Minnesotans, so we’ll go out to hear music and dance, even when it’s cold. 1,871 more words

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Another Good Week. Music: 5.7 - 5.13

From young jazz musicians to boomer rockers, an oratorio on slavery and some mighty fine blues, we are privileged to be able to choose from a rich palette of music here in Minneapolis/Saint Paul. 1,561 more words

Dakota Jazz Club

Out and About in the Twin Cities: June 6 - 12

This week we have a blues festival, a vineyard concert, a couple of visiting jazz artists, and a few unique combinations. Get out and hear some live music. 1,248 more words

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Jazzy Women, Rootsy Men. Music for 3.7 - 3.13

Well, it wasn’t planned, but it seems that in the jazz world at least, I’m highlighting a number of women performers this week, and International Women’s Day is Thursday, March 8. 1,404 more words

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Drummer Johnathan Blake

Interview from December 4, 2010

Johnathan Blake at the Dakota. Photo by Andrea Canter

Johnathan Blake is a grammy-nominated drummer and composer, who regularly works with musicians such as Tom Harrell, Oliver Lake, and Russell Malone, as well as with his own group. 2,245 more words