Janet Jackson

Aug. 17

Indiana State Fair

Two months ago, Janet Jackson performed in the Louvre Museum’s I.M. Pei glass pyramid. This week, she performs at the Indiana State Fair. I’m not sure what that says, but it sure says something.

One of the most successful musicians of the past 20 years—and as much a product of Gary, Indiana, as brother Michael—Jackson has a long string of No. 1 hits to choose from, a growing film career (most recently “For Colored Girls”), and a Super Bowl “wardrobe malfunction” reputation that will no doubt always follow her (I still contend that Justin Timberlake and the show’s producers should have taken as much heat as she did). For more details on the show, click here

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