Hip hop performance poet Desdamona performs her new work and talks about upcoming shows of ill chemistry at the Minnesota Museum of American Art and at The Beast House.
Nancy Donoval and Kay Kirscht perform their work and talk about the Spirit in the House festival, a non-denominational, inter-faith festival of spiritual performance taking place at Hennepin Avenue United Methodist Church May 23rd to June 1st.
Poet Warren Woessner reads from his latest book, Clear All the Rest of the Way: New and Selected Poems: 1987-2007.
Hull, Dakota Dave : New Shirt Turner, Big Joe : Cherry Red James, Harry the Boogie Woogie Trio : Jesse Wilson, Teddy his Orchestra : A Touch of Boogie Sullivan, Joe his Cafe Society Orchestra : I Can’t Give You Anything But Love Holiday, Billie : I Hear Music Albert, Meade, Pete and Their 3 Pianos with Turner, Joe :Cafe Society Rag Sykes, Roosevelt : Sweet Old Chicago
Sometimes we think that you Residents probably just want to hear some Aretha Franklin, or another artist that’s more familiar. Still we forge ahead in obscurity. Today, we celebrate newly reissued material by CL Blast (who?) from his early 80’s period. New discoveries remind us that life is good!
Last show before Syttende Mai….Norwegian Constitution Day. Local celebration on Sunday, May 18th at Mindekirken (Norwegian Memorial Lutheran Church), 921 21st St (approx 10th and E Franklin) in Minneapolis at noon.