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Friday Five: J.S. Ondara, Ness Nite, and more new Minnesota music videos

J.S. Ondara – Lebanon “Oh Lebanon, life is brief don’t sit alone,” J.S. Ondara asks in this single from his upcoming album Tales of America. Artist Woody Ray Tucker hand-drew the illustrations that’d become the video, using a mixture of watercolor, charcoal, ink, and graphite. He says, “The lyrics are very compassionate and rich in historical suggestion, […]

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Everything we know about four upcoming Prince films (and one that’s not)

Ava DuVernay making Prince documentary for Netflix Producer/director Ava DuVernay is working on a Prince documentary for Netflix. DuVernay is known for her work on films A Wrinkle in Time, Selma, and Queen Sugar. Before Prince passed away, he reached out directly to DuVernay to ask her about collaborating on a project, Deadline reports. DuVernay is working with Prince’s […]

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