For the third year running, the Cedar Cultural Center is providing local artists the opportunity to collaborate and experiment with new sounds and processes outside of their norm. This happens in the form of the Cedar's 416 Club Commissions--a weekly series funded by the Jerome Foundation and runnin ... More >>
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A. Wolf & Her ClawsWith Brute Heart Cedar Cultural Center, Minneapolis Saturday, April 21, 2012Last March, singer/songwriter Aby Wolf received a 416 Club Commission from the Cedar Cultural Center and the Jerome Foundation, providing incentive and funding to collaborate with local musicians ... More >>
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Photos by Meredith Westin - click for slideshowThe 416 Club Commissions featuring DessaJanuary 23, 2011Cedar Cultural Center, MinneapolisDessa was nervous to be playing in front of a sold-out crowd last night at the Cedar Cultural Center. You could tell, because not only did she tell the audience ... More >>
Photo courtesy Zack KlineZack Kline and Orange Mighty Trio kick off the new season of 416 Club Commissions this SundayThe Twin Cities has a knack for hoisting up local artists and treasuring them as darlings of the local music scene. No matter how many great national acts roll through town, we in ... More >>
(Coming soon: Ananya Dance Theatre. Photo by V. Paul Virtucio)Now in its second century as an entertainment and performance space, the Southern Theater has released its full schedule for 2010 and 2011. According to the press release, this season will feature work by 27 choreographers and over ... More >>
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