PRNFamily is focused on honoring the philanthropic and humanitarian legacy of his brother Prince by helping organizations Prince supported anonymously. PRNFamily is asking guests to honor the humanitarianism of Prince by bringing non-perishable food items or winter coats and gloves to the Southwest Parking ramp where they will board a shuttle to Paisley Park to ring in Funky New Year 2020. All donations go to Sabathani Community Center, which Prince supported for many years. PRNFamily

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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, 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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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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Introduction by Monique Linder My name is Monique Linder, producer of Commemorate Black History and Culture Day presented by Ujamaa Place, taking place on March 24, 2018, hosted by the University of Saint Thomas' Office of Diversity & Inclusion. Recy Taylor was laid to rest January 5, 2018, blocks away from where she was abducted on September 3, 1944. I traveled to Abbeville, Alabama to honor Recy Taylor's life and legacy by spending time with

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Reviewed by Jesse Nathaniel Jenkins  You can’t be led astray whenever the music is led by absolute freedom and an intention to have a good time. I couldn’t think of a better place to be than to see Tank and The Bangas in downtown Minneapolis! I went to their show with little to no expectations of what to expect. To my pleasant surprise, I came to discover that Big Freedia was her opening act. I

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