The 2019 Minnesota State Fair free entertainment lineup features more than 900 shows throughout the Great Minnesota Get-Together’s 12-day run – all free with fair admission. Highlights of this year’s free stage lineup are below. Note: The full lineup of free entertainment, including additional acts, showtimes and artist information, is available at

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (April 11, 2019) St. Paul, Minnesota - ARTS-Us is a community-based 501(c)(3) organization founded in 1992 by a group of African American artists, and multicultural educators. Using the experiences of the African Diaspora at its core and collaborating with artists, educators, and communities of other backgrounds and cultures, ARTS-Us provides "edutainment" programs to schools, business and community environments. ARTS-Us' three major programs: Camp Teranga summer workshops, Timbuktu after-school programs, and the Civil

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By: Monique Linder           Photo Credit: Bianca Rhodes ARTS-Us methodology of developing youth leaders through an integrated program of Arts, Culture and Sciences, traveled with Twin Cities high school students to the South recently on a 5 cities,  5 Days Civil Rights Research Experience (CRRE.). Day 1: Minneapolis – Memphis- Tuskegee Day 2: Tuskegee-Montgomery- Selma Day 3: Selma - Jackson, MS Day 4: Jackson, MS – Memphis, TN Day 5: – Memphis,

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By Monique Linder, Founder of OMG Media Solutions My dear beloved community, Yesterday, I was honored to be on Freddie Bell's show on KMOJ with St. Jude Amanda Cahow, Amanda Cahow of ALSAC, the fundraising and awareness organization for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, to discuss my role as an advisory council member. The main two reasons I find this role important is the history of St. Jude and the vision of its founder Danny Thomas,

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Sankofa: Spirit of the Ancestors 2019 fundraising celebration on April 13, 2019 is a chance to welcome the community to reflect on 26 years of developing young leaders through African Arts, Culture, and Sciences featuring a heritage presentation of music, dance and video produced by ARTS-Us youth, followed by a keynote address by ARTS-Us alumnus, Mayor Melvin Carter, who will share his story about how African cultural programming at ARTS-Us impacted his life. FOR IMMEDIATE

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Tickets are going fast for the legendary superstar Lionel Richie.  Not surprised at all. With his most recent All the Hits, All Night Long Tour, Richie sold out arenas worldwide with a set list of his brightest and best anthems. In recent years, he’s headlined festivals, including Bonnaroo, Outside Lands and Glastonbury, drawing the festival’s biggest crowd ever with more than 200,000 attendees. Mr. Richie has a discography of albums and singles that is second

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Join OMG Media Solutions in celebrating the "Greats Gone 2 Soon" . . .  "Greats Gone 2 Soon" is a music series honoring the greatest entertainers of all times who left us with their gift of unforgettable memories through their music. These artists presented are the legendary Etta James, Teddy Pendergrass, Isaac Hayes, Barry White, Luther Vandross, Teena Marie and Rick James. Musicians4Musicians, founded by Kathleen Johnson in 2009, was established to support musicians through

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