Fatoumata Diawara returns to The Cedar May 6th!

Fatoumata Diawara returns to The Cedar May 6th!

The Cedar and MSHALE African News welcome back Fatoumata Diawara...

Interview: Bob Schneider

Interview: Bob Schneider
Bob Schneider just might be the best artist you’ve never heard of. You can see this Austin music legend live at The Cedar on Wednesday, April 20th; Bob answered some questions for us in advance of the show. 
 

Interview: CHRIS SMITHER

Interview: CHRIS SMITHER

Chris Smither is truly an American original. A profound songwriter honing a synthesis of folk and blues for 50 years, he draws deeply from American roots music, modern poets, and philosophers. His most recent recording project is Still On the Levee (2014), a career-spanning project that features fresh new takes on 24 iconic songs from his vast career. Chris Smither will be at The Cedar with opener Andrew Combs on Thursday, April 14th, and we spoke with him in advance of the show:

INTERVIEW: Jeffrey Foucault

INTERVIEW: Jeffrey Foucault

We chatted with Jeffrey to learn more about his long running career in music. 

ASK YOUR LEGISLATORS TO SUPPORT THE CEDAR!

ASK YOUR LEGISLATORS TO SUPPORT THE CEDAR!

The 2016 legislative session began on March 8th, and one of the bills under consideration is the $3 million request to support renovation of The Cedar’s facility, with Hennepin County as our partner.

We need to demonstrate support for this project, and YOU play a critical role! 

Drone Not Drones: The 3rd Annual 28-Hour Drone

Drone Not Drones: The 3rd Annual 28-Hour Drone

Third annual DRONE NOT DRONES Feb 26-27th!

UPCOMING: Noura Mint Seymali

UPCOMING: Noura Mint Seymali

Noura Mint Seymali is breaking ground and staking claim as one of the next generation’s most promising African artists, with timeless songs from the Sahara that sound utterly contemporary. Born into a prominent line of Moorish griot and reared in a transitive culture where sounds from across the Sahara, the Magreb, and West Africa coalesce, Seymali drives the legacy forward as one of Mauritania's most adventurous young artists.

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INTERVIEW: Daniel Volovets & The Twin Cities Flamenco Artists CO-OP

INTERVIEW: Daniel Volovets & The Twin Cities Flamenco Artists CO-OP

Flamenco lovers are in for a treat this week on Sunday,  February 7th. The Daniel and Adrian Volovets duo, known for their inventive compositions/arrangements in flamenco as well as classical, Brazilian, and jazz music, are collaborating with the Twin Cities Flamenco Artists Co-op for a night of fiery flamenco. Don’t miss this innovative performance from local talents and guest artists from Spain. We talked to dancer Sachiko “la chayí“ and musician Daniel Volovets in advance of the show. 

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Statement of Support For Our Muslim Community Members

Statement of Support For Our Muslim Community Members

A message from Adrienne Dorn, Executive Director of The Cedar Cultural Center and The Cedar Cultural Center Board of Directors...

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