TheFeels: A Celebration of Black Light
Jan
31
to Feb 1

TheFeels: A Celebration of Black Light

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#TheFeels presented by Visions Merging, Soul Tools Entertainment, and Jazz88 is where hip hop and jazz meet. It's a night of live instrumentation featuring singers, poets, emcees, comedians and more. The Feels (formerly The Feel Good Revolution) provides a space for art, entertainment, and healing to become synonymous with monthly themes dedicated to removing the stigma of mental health and healthy lifestyle choices. Throughout the night artists will perform content that inspires them to be their best selves.

January's performers include:
Liz Gre (Live Band)
A Comeaux aka Kayann Comeaux (Poet)
Mayyadda (Singer/Instrumentalist)
ShaVunda Brown (Poet/MC/Vocalist)
and Queen Drea aka Drea Reynolds (Digital Performance)

Hosted by Tish Jones
Sounds by DJ Miss Brit


Theme: Black Light: Honoring our solar plexus chakra, also known as the warrior chakra, and celebrating the light of Black women in the arts.

Doors/DJ at 9:30
Show at 10:00
21+
$8 Advance
$12 Door

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Mother King, a conceptual black opera
Jul
20
to Jul 29

Mother King, a conceptual black opera

Mother King, a conceptual Black opera, will be premiered at Public Functionary in Northeast Minneapolis. The opera interprets the story of Alberta Williams King, slain activist and mother of Martin Luther King, Jr. The libretto is based on a series of poems by Venessa Fuentes, one of 16 writers featured in A Good Time for the Truth: Race in Minnesota (Minnesota Historical Society Press, 2016).

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