Aesthetically Speaking

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North High School and local theater raise curtain to benefit community: Students a big part of first major production

Minneapolis—November 1, 2004—North High School joins one of the Twin Cities’ premier companies of staged readings, Alchemy Theater, to help launch the company’s first full production of “American Menu” by East Texas-born playwright Don Wilson Glenn. As production interns, students will get a hands-on education both…

Mosley richly depicts the Black experience
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Mosley richly depicts the Black experience

It’s not quite common knowledge, but there’s a rich genre of Black detective novels. Harlem Renaissance author Rudolph Fisher kicked it off in 1932 with The Conjure Man Dies after which Chester Himes, 25 years later, bolstered a faltering career with For Love of Immabelle — changed later to A Rage in Harlem. Himes had made an indelible mark…

Rokia Traoré  brings Mali to Twin Cities
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Rokia Traoré brings Mali to Twin Cities

Rising West African star Rokia Traoré stuns listeners with the tenderness and power of her voice, creating a sound that’s utterly contemporary yet deeply rooted in the soil of her homeland. The Toronto Sun writes of Traore: “With performances that are as mesmerizing as the delicate rhythms of her albums, Traoré has joined an elite club of superstars”

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