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7 movies to see at Cucalorus 2018

November 10, 2018

…an extraordinary film, one that details how bandmates Rhiannon Giddens, Justin Robinson and Dom Flemons refocused attention on African-American contributions to string band music, and to such genres as country and bluegrass, through the sheer power and beauty of their performances. An unbeatable combo of music and story.

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Rhiannon Giddens will bring the Cucalorus festival to a stirring close

October 25, 2018

Cucalorus will end Nov. 11 with two events featuring the acclaimed North Carolina singer, songwiter and MacArthur “genius grant” recipient Rhiannon Giddens.

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Director John Whitehead to Attend: ‘Don’t Get Trouble in Your Mind: The Carolina Chocolate Drops’ Story’ on screen at the Capri

October 24, 2018

The Film Society of Minneapolis St. Paul, in collaboration with the Capri Theater and the Minnesota Historical Society, presents “Don’t Get Trouble in Your Mind: The Carolina Chocolate Drops’ Story,” featuring the Grammy-winning bluegrass trio, the Carolina Chocolate Drops, and the untold story of how African and European Americans collaborated to create this earliest form of American popular music.

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