'Bring It On: The Musical' on Stage May 13 – 18 at the Ordway
The Ordway Center for the Performing Arts recently announced that Bring It On: The Musical will perform on the Saint Paul stage May 13 - 18.
Bitingly relevant and sprinkled with sass, "Bring It On: The Musical," inspired by the "Bring It On" film, takes the audience on a high-flying journey filled with the complexities of friendship, jealousy, betrayal and forgiveness. "Bring It On: The Musical" tells the story of the challenges and unexpected bonds formed through the thrill of extreme competition.
Ooh la la! Vocalist PaviElle has everyone speaking French
It seems that St. Paul soul songbird, PaviElle French, is somewhat of an overnight sensation.
To those who know the career path of French, to call her an "overnight sensation" might be a bit odd, considering the 29-year-old singer, writer and composer has been performing since she was just 5 years old. But with the release of her most recent single, "Be Right There," French has become somewhat of a media darling and there's talk of her being the next big thing to come out of the Twin Cities since ... well, let's just say she's receiving the royal treatment.
Book Review: "Things I should have told my daughter"
"In addition to being one of the most popular living playwrights in America, Pearl Cleage is a best-selling author with an Oprah Book Club pick and multiple awards to her credit... In this deeply personal work, Cleage takes readers back to the1970s and '80s, retracing her struggles to hone her craft amidst personal and professional tumult...
The Diamond Life: Rocky Diamonds signs with Epic Records and remembers Fly Henderson
Toki Wright @mrwrighttc
When many look at north Minneapolis they see what looks like a coal mine.
Many see undeveloped dirt that gets thrown to the side as they search for something that shows more value on its surface. Anybody that understands what pressure and time does to coal knows that it creates diamonds.
The "From the Rough" Interview: You Gotta See Taraji!
Taraji P. Henson earned an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress opposite Brad Pitt in David Fincher's "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button." She is a 2011 Emmy-nominee for Best Actress in a Movie or Miniseries for Lifetime's "Taken From Me." Henson also starred as Detective Joss Carter in the highly-rated CBS crime drama "Person of Interest." She was a series regular on "Boston Legal" and enjoyed a recurring role on "Eli Stone."
Red Baraat brings rhythmic sound to Minnesota Orchestra
Red Baraat, the pioneering, eight-piece world music band from Brooklyn that turns each performance into a joyful dance party, brings its infectious sound to Minneapolis in its first-ever concert at Minnesota Orchestra Hall on April 25.