The third annual Community Connections Conference attracted over 500 people to the Minneapolis Convention Center on March 21 to meet, learn, and get inspired for the work of creating a more equitable and connected city of Minneapolis.
The Ordway's Concert Hall's three weeks of celebratory events dubbed "Rock the Ordway" continued with Liquid Music. a concert series presented by the St. Paul Chamber Orchestra. The series aims to reach new audiences through innovative programs that promise to open ears, minds and hearts to new sounds and experiences. The goal is to encourage a love of adventure an exploration in boundary-defying music.
Gary Hines said it best. "We've traveled the world but there's no place like home." The Sounds of Blackness instrumental and vocal ensemble last week came home to Rock the Ordway's brand new $42 million Concert Hall in downtown St. Paul.
The music of La Santa Cecilia has been described as Latin Rock, but categorizing it to just one genre is just out right wrong. La Santa Cecilia has been influenced by a vast assortment of music and musicians including Nirvana, Santana, Rush, Elvis Costello and on the classic Latin side Ramón Ayala, Trio Los Panchos, Los Alegres de Terán.