Recently on a six hour drive back from tour I got time to check in with one of the nation's most talented musicians, Ashley DuBose. As she prepares for the release of her second album, I got to ask in-depth questions about the new direction her music, her album release party (Saturday, March 7 at the Bedlam Lowertown in St. Paul) and life after NBC's "The Voice."
Threads empowers emerging artists Weaving together new voices in dance
March 27, 28, and 29, Threads Dance Project will embark on their newest adventure entitled "Tapestries 1.0" - an opportunity for local and national emerging artists to choreograph on a professional dance company. "Tapestries 1.0"at The James Sewell Ballet's TEK BOX is an evening of four different choreographic voices, and will open Threads' seventh performance season.
Faith Praise and Believe Tour: Features Israel & New Breed, Martha Munizzi and VaShawn Mitchell
The top rated Faith Praise and Believe Christian Gospel music tour will make a stop to the Minneapolis Convention Center March 6th 2015. The tour features Stella, Dove, and Christian award winner gospel artist, songwriter, author and actress Martha Munizzi. Munizzi's music is cross-cultural worship music that appeals to both gospel and Christian audiences. Chicago native VaShawn Mitchell is a Stellar award winner and multiple Grammy nominated artist. His CD "Triumphant " was the Top 5 Gospel CD in 2011 and Billboard Magazine declared him the #1 Gospel song and artist of the year. The single "Nobody Greater" held the #1 position for (9) weeks.
Playwrights' Center presents "The Realness" by Idris Goodwin
The Ruth Easton New Play Series at the Playwrights' Center continues in March with readings of the new play "The Realness: the second break beat play" by Core Writer Idris Goodwin. The play will have two public readings: Monday, March 2 and Tuesday, March 3 at 7 p.m. at the Playwrights' Center, 2301 E. Franklin Avenue in Minneapolis. The readings are free, but tickets go fast. Reserve yours now at pwcenter.org.