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Talking Volumes: Dessa

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In her literary debut memoir, rapper and singer Dessa gives a candid account of her life in the van as a hard-touring musician, her determination to beat long odds to make a name for herself, and her struggle to fall out of love with someone in her band. Raw and intimate, Dessa demonstrates just how far the mind can travel while the body is on the six-hour ride to the next rap show.

Talking Volumes: Dessa
The Fitzgerald Theater
September 20
7:00 p.m.

Talking Volumes is Presented by Minnesota Public Radio and Star Tribune, and hosted by Kerri Miller.

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