The atmosphere is laid-back Dockers and sunskirts mixed with the nighttime elegance of suits and haute couture. Concertgoers stream into the Dakota jazz club, the pulse beat of downtown Minneapolis to settle in and be moved by music. The Free Speech Zone offers a space for contributions from readers, without editing by the TC Daily Planet. This is an open forum for articles that otherwise might not find a place for publication, including news articles, opinion columns, announcements and even a few press releases. Aaron Neville emerges on the intimate stage of the Dakota Jazz Club, garbed in casual jeans, his traditional baseball cap, and a dark-colored T-shit emblazoned with an American Bald Eagle. Continue Reading