NEW IN VOICES An open letter to Al Franken: Why did you support the Iraq war? by Eric Black, Black Ink and Minnesota Monitor VIEWS AND REVIEWS Right On Lake Street Comes to the MN History Center By Joyce Wisdom, The Lake Line A collaboration between Macalester College and Lake Street communities highlights the past and present. Chameleone Entertains East Africans in Minnesota by Nelima Kerre, Mshale At midnight, the atmosphere at the Eritrean Community Center was one of a regular social gathering rather than a concert. A few people danced to the East African tunes that DJ Dan from Kenya was mixing on the turntables, but the great majority were in their seats chatting with buddies. Minnesota gospel singer shoots for talent show stardom by Vickie Evans-Nash, Minnesota Spokesman-Recorder Joylin Munro-Huggins started singing gospel music at the age of five in her native Santa Lucia. To Say the Truth: Here It Is Lightsey Darst, MN Artists Lightsey Darst reviews the extraordinary “here it is / here it is” by Melissa Birch at the Bryant-Lake Bowl. Remaining dates are September 16, 23.