Tag: African Music

MMC Mixtape Show at Icehouse: A Fundraiser Celebrating Minnesota Music

6PM-9:30PM: $60 (APPETIZERS, CASH BAR, SILENT AUCTION, AND AN AMAZING MUSIC LINE-UP)* 10PM-12:30AM: $20 (CASH BAR AND AN AMAZING MUSIC LINE-UP)* FULL NIGHT PACKAGE: $75* 21+ LIVE STREAM TICKET: $20 MMC MixTape: A Fundraiser Celebrating Minnesota Music: A benefit for the Minnesota Music Coalition, a nonprofit arts service organization that connects and supports the statewide …

The 2022 Cedar Commissions – The Show

Last night’s performance at the the Cedar Cultural Center’s 2022 Cedar Commissions was an incredible time of celebration of many things: Home, our Ancestors, Pain, Loss, and the Connections we have with each other.  It was my joy to present Nkovu Wa Xivavu, “A Celebration of Pain” on the Cedar’s stage. With just three months …

Cedar Commissions 2022

The Cedar Commissions Night One ft. Carlisle Evans Peck, Nyttu Chongo, & Maddie Thies on Friday, February 18, 2022 The Cedar Commissions Night Two ft. Vie Boheme, Alicia Thao, & Kat Parent on Saturday, February 19, 2022 Both Shows – Doors: 6:30 PM CT / Show: 7:30 PM CT All Ages Seated $15 General Admission, …

The 2022 Cedar Commissions

I am so grateful and honored to be featured this year as one of the Cedar Cultural Center’s 2022 Cedar Commission artists.  This Friday, I will be performing Nkovu Wa Xivavu, which means “A Celebration of Pain” on the Cedar’s stage at around 8:30PM, between two other amazing artists who are also commissioned artists for …

KOUZEN at Icehouse

$12 Advance / $15 Day-of Show KOUZEN are Haitian born, US bred cousins; UnicusHarry and ADP. UnicusHarry, veteran of Twin Cities Hip-Hop scene with groups; More Than Lights/Kanser.  ADP a Haitian poet/emcee, thinker and activist, wanted to collaborate. Kouzen with its bilingual style of english and Haitian Kreyol is reminiscent of The Fugees, it is …

YourClassical MPR Class Notes for the 2021-2022 Season

On September 16, 2021 the preview of our duo’s edition of Class Notes with MPR made its debut. I have been collaborating with the wonderful Mikaela Marget as a duo called Heliopsis over the past year during the COVID-19 pandemic, creating improvisational works featuring Timbila, Mbira, and Cello. When choosing a duo name, Mikaela Marget …