One of the hottest trends in entertainment is the advent of the "day party." Common in Atlanta, St. Louis, Houston, Washington D.C. and other urban settings, within the past couple of years Minneapolis has joined in on the afternoon and early evening fun. This past week it was Thee Urbane Life making its debut into the day party arena with its signature Expressions graphic t-shirt party. Here are a few of the sights from the patio at Darby's Pub & Grill in Minneapolis.
"A Play Based on the Life of Paul Robeson": Musical sheds light on civil rights pioneer
"A Play Based on the Life of Paul Robeson," a musical and spoken portrayal of the world-famous scholar and all-American -athlete, actor, singer, lawyer and civil rights activist comes to the Capri Theater, June 20 – 22.
The Dandies Project: New coffee table book highlights fashion-forward men of color
Harry Colbert, Jr.
Style is subjective.
But when it comes to the image of young men of color, a general perception is that too many dress in a manner that dishonors their elders and shows a lack of self-respect. There have been calls from both outside and within the community to have Black males pull up their pants and quit showing the world their brand of underwear. Several cities even have laws on the books saying as much.
The Ordway Center for the Performing Arts announced the lineup for the 14th annual Flint Hills International Children's Festival from May 27-June 1. Minnesota's signature arts festival for children and families—one of the largest of its kind in the nation—features local, regional and international artists representing 25 countries on seven indoor and outdoor stages. The Festival fills downtown Saint Paul's Rice Park, Landmark Center, Landmark Plaza, Hamm Plaza, Ordway Center for the Performing Arts, and the Lehr and Lab Theaters.
Crystal McCrary, director of the film 'Little Ballers'. Carmen Robles, associate editor for Afrodescendientes in Insight News. Mohamud Noor, interim director of the Confederation of Somali Community in Minnesota.