Join the 1108 Artists in a late summer studio crawl. Stroll through 9 Artist Studios while enjoying refreshments by Tabota Seyon of Right on Thyme Catering on Friday, September 27, 2013 6-9pm JXTA Artists’ Cooperative at 1108 W. Broadway in North Minneapolis. Partake of cocktails, wine, beer and other non alcoholic drinks. Check out our spaces and learn about the diversity of art forms represented in the co-op. Enjoy the delicious vibe of good music, good art, and good people at JXTA’s 1108 Artists’ Cooperative.
Run DMC’s DJ to spin at Darby’s on Sept. 21 The art of DJing is still alive.
For most of the time in hip-hop, DJs have played the background while the MC got most of the shine. But that wasn’t always the case. In fact, during the early days of hip-hip, it was the DJ that got top billing. Just look at the names of some of the pioneering groups in hip-hop – Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five (Flash was the DJ), DJ Jazzy Jeff and the Fresh Prince, (DJ) Eric B & Rakim.
Organizers of the 12th annual Selby Ave JazzFest recently announced their 2013 entertainment lineup.
"This is shaping up to be a real solid day of great music," said festival founder and Selby community activist Mychael Wright. "We again have a little of everything for all musical tastes as well as a couple of really dynamite national acts to close the show."
(GIN) – Movie critics, swept off their feet by Kenyan actress and filmmaker Lupita Nyong'o, are predicting an Oscar nod for the captivating new star who appears in the blockbuster movie "12 Years a Slave."
Cloves C. Campbell, Jr., is the Publisher of the Arizona Informant, a family owned and operated newspaper that provides an important voice for the African-American community in Arizona. This year it celebrates 42 years of publishing. Currently, he serves as Board Chair of the National Newspaper Publishers' Association (NNPA).
Conflict in South Sudan: Hussein Maar Nyuot, Deputy of Governor of Jonglei State, South Sudan. New writer for Insight News: Toki Wright, hip hop artist and educator. MNsure meetings: Angela Williams, MNsure navigator for Minneapolis Urban League; TaMica' Tody, MNsure navigator for Stairstep Foundation; Makeda Norris, Mnsure community outreach liaison for Twin Cities metro.