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Design experts Victore, Millman in conversation about creativity today

W Design Conversations, an informal lecture series featuring internationally recognized design experts, continues this evening with James Victore, the award-winning graphic designer whose clients include Moët & Chandon, Target, The New York Time

The hazel-eyed soul of Maroon 5 at Target Center tonight

“Blue-eyed soul” has always been a racial euphemism, a thinly veiled way of saying “white guys who sing like black guys.” On that level, then, you could call Maroon 5 “hazel-eyed blue-eyed soul,” because lead singer Adam Levine is a white guy who si

Accordion-O-Rama: Magic on a moonlit night in Minnesota

Live music is about the music, of course, and the musicians, but it’s also about the setting. We all have our favorite place to hear music, whether it’s a booth at the Dakota or a bar stool at the Artists’ Quarter, the main floor at First Ave.

Urban Bush Women present ‘Zollar: Uncensored’

“When I began Urban Bush Women in 1984,” writes founding artistic director Jawole Willa Jo Zollar on the company’s website, “I envisioned a company founded on the energy, vitality and boldness of the African American community that I grew up in.

Happy birthday, KBEM

Radio station KBEM, a.k.a. Jazz 88, turns 40 this year. This weekend, the station will throw a two-day party for itself, with a little help from its friends.
On Saturday, Oct.

Halloween haunting at the Music Box Theatre

Just in time for Halloween, the Music Box Theatre in Minneapolis presents a hybrid horror show called “Haunted Theater.”
They say it’s half haunted house and half theater, as the audience moves through the old Loring Theater, built in 1920, meeting

Talking dance with Eiko & Koma at the Walker

Before taking in Eiko & Koma’s movement and visual art installation, “Naked,” at the Walker Art Center next month, you can listen to the famously reticent Japanese artists — internationally known for their slow, glacial unfoldings of emotion, im