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Helen blogs on the Minneapolis nightlife and entertainment scene. You can read her entries here.

Nameless: He is so Mannerless

Nameless: He is so Mannerless

Minneapolis was definitely the place most East Africans were a weekend ago to watch David Mathenge, famously known as Nameless, in concert. Performing at the Blue Nile restaurant, the artist…

Burkinabé Artist Finds Talent in Sculpting

Burkinabé Artist Finds Talent in Sculpting

West African artist Rabi Sanfo has found a home for his metal sculptures in Minneapolis. His art has been on display across the Twin Cities in colleges, museums, art exhibits,…

Book Review: Bridge Across Atlantic by Ibé Kaba

Book Review: Bridge Across Atlantic by Ibé Kaba

Minneapolis based spoken word artist publishes his first book of poetry where he chronicles the journey of recent African immigrants from Africa, to culture-shock and adjusting to life in the…

Artist “Daddy V” Talks Music

Artist “Daddy V” Talks Music

Popular for his hit single 'Nare' (Swahili slang word meaning Fire), Daddy V, a Kenyan artist who lives in Dallas is marking his territory in the music scene. He has…

Amani Delivers Immense Excitement to Minneapolis

Last Saturday night, the place to have beenwas the Blue Nile Restuarant.

Minn. Marks 20TH Annual AIDS Day With Walk

Minn. Marks 20TH Annual AIDS Day With Walk

MINNEAPOLIS – Hundreds of people gathered at Minnehaha ParkSunday May 18 in support of the Minnesota AIDS walk.

Kenyan Songbird Amani to Perform in Minneapolis

Kenyan Songbird Amani to Perform in Minneapolis

Most East Africans are quite familiar with her music, especially herhits "Missing ma Baibe,” “Bad Boy ft. Nyashinski” and “Ninanoki” withNameless." Amani, Kenya's top female artist and most popular in…

OLM Inaugral Ball

The organization of Liberians in Minnesota (OLM) held a customary inaugural dinner and ball this past Saturday at Cedar's Hall in Minneapolis. The ball which started with guests arriving at…

I Want Peace in Kenya

I want peace in Kenya
And as a Kenyan I have every right to ask for that.
And you Mr. President have the given duty
To ensure I get it.  

K-CI & JOJO at Trocaderos

Quiet Friday evening, I'm relaxing in my apartment and thinking of settling down to a movie, then calling it a night. But, just as the thought is formulating, my phone…

Angelique Kidjo: An Amazing Entertainer

It's a blistering cold Sunday evening in Minnesota, but within the lobby of the Ordway Centre for performing arts in downtown St. Paul, there is a warmth flowing through the…

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