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Prince & the Revolution drummer Bobby Z has unveiled the lineup for his third annual Benefit 2 Celebrate Life! and there's a familiar face for Purple Rain diehards in the mix. Apollonia Kotero, who played a character by the same name in the film and was subjected to the waters of Not Lake Minne ... More >>
Bobby Z's Benefit 2 Celebrate LifeWith Princess, ?uestlove, Dez Dickerson, Andre Cymone, Dr. Fink, and Alexander O'NealFirst Avenue, MinneapolisSaturday, March 9, 2013The draws for Saturday's second annual Benefit 2 Celebrate Life at First Avenue were many, but Princess was the most unique, by far. ... More >>
Last February, drummer and radio personality Bobby Z reunited the Revolution, Prince's old group, for their first full-scale show together in quite some time. And now he's got another Prince-inspired party planned with the second Benefit 2 Celebrate Life on Saturday, March 9 at First Avenue. The lin ... More >>
Last year, Prince & the Revolution drummer Robert Rivkin, AKA Bobby Z was hospitalized after suffering a heart attack, and his survival was uncertain. After a year of rehabilitation, Z is healthy, and has started a foundation, My Purple Heart, to benefit heart health education and working in ... More >>
Get out of your car this week, but stay in the shade!Here's some unfortunate timing: Minneapolis Bike Walk Week just happens to coincide with this morning's Excessive Heat Warning. But at least Bike To Work Day comes Thursday, by which time the tropical heat should have abated. Bike riders m ... More >>
Not as much fun as it used to be.The number of Minnesota adults who smoke cigarettes has dropped by about half since 1980, according to new numbers presented recently to an American Heart Association gathering. The findings are emblematic of a larger trend. Like Americans in general, most Mi ... More >>
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Paula Joan "Polly" Alexander, a founding member of Minneapolis's first all-female rock band, Tetes Noires, died of a heart illness on October 22. She was 47.