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The Minnesota Orchestra presents the Julian Bliss Septet, performing a musical tribute to Tin Pan Alley legend George Gershwin and his contemporaries. February 17th at Orchestra Hall. The Walker presents a two-night celebration of the jazz of Henry Threadgill. 24 musicians perform the Pulitzer Prize winner’s compositions including power-jazz trio, Harriet Tubman. Threadgill and his quintet, Zooid, closes...
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Actor Richard Holt and actor/puppeteer Susanna Jennings came by Jazz88 to talk about the production of Mr. Popper’s Penguins now playing at Children’s Theatre Company. Holt plays Mr. Popper himself, and Susanna manages several of the puppets and plays Admiral Drake. The play is adapted from the award-winning children’s book by Richard and Florence Atwater,...
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Isla Tuliro is about colonialism in the Philippines. In Marlina Gonzalez‘s new play, the idyllic life of the KAYUMANGGIs, brown-skinned islanders who live by the ocean, is disrupted by the sudden arrival of mythical creatures from the sea and sky, speaking strange languages, claiming the islands as their own and making up rules on how...
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This weekend, the Guthrie Theater presents the Iraqi and American Reconciliation Project’s Birds Sing Differently Here. Ten Iraqi-Minnesotan immigrants and refugees will tell their stories in a play in both English and Arabic. The play’s director, Taous Claire Khazem, stopped by the Jazz88 studio to talk about the project. Birds Sing Differently Here is at the Guthrie’s...
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