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October 2021

Journalism, Political Power, and Public Trust: A conversation with Abby Phillip

October 28, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Free

CNN Senior Political Correspondent and Anchor of Inside Politics Sunday, Abby Phillip joins Assistant Professor Danielle Brown in conversation about the role journalism plays in enhancing or eroding public trust. Audience members will have a chance to submit questions in the second half of the conversation. Co-sponsored by the Hubbard School of Journalism & Mass Communication. This event will be broadcast via a livestream. Audience members will receive a link to join the event. About the speakers: Abby Phillip is…

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November 2021

Sparked: A Community Conversation

November 5, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Free

The essays in Sparked: George Floyd, Racism, and the Progressive Illusion reflect on the murder of George Floyd and the wonderful and wretched sides of living in Minneapolis, revealing deep complexities, ingrained inequities, and diverse personal experiences. The College of Liberal Arts is bringing community together for meaningful conversations with the book's essay authors, many of whom are current or former CLA faculty and graduate students. We'll dive into the book's themes and share personal perspectives on what it means…

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Spotlight Series: Art as Protest and Patriotism

November 11, 2021 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Northrop, 84 Church Street S.E.
Minneapolis,MN55455United States
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Free

Featuring: Janet Wong, Associate Artistic Director - New York Live Arts; Pauline Kim Harris, Violinist and Composer; Marie Paspe, Performer - Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company. Moderated by Kevin Lindsey, Minnesota Humanities Center. Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane company created Afterwardsness as a socially-distanced work in response to our twin pandemics: COVID-19 and on-going violence against Black bodies. Three collaborators from the production discuss the personal and political implications of the work, and how creating performance in response to systemic problems…

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A Cooking, Casual Conversation, and Book Signing Experience at the Lynhall

November 11, 2021 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
The Lynhall, 2640 Lyndale Avenue South
Minneapolis,55408United States
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$55

Join Us! For a fun cooking, casual conversation, and book signing experience at the Linney Studio in the Lynhall in Minneapolis. Featuring Stephanie March, Senior Editor, Food & Dining, Mpls. St.Paul Magazine Amalia Moreno-Damgaard, Author of Amalia's Mesoamerican Table: Ancient Traditions with Gourmet Infusions Welcome remarks by Anne Spaeth, owner of the Lynhall During this interactive presentation, Amalia will share her book journey, food culture, practical techniques, shopping tips, and much more, while she demonstrates her favorite recipes. The ticket…

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December 2021

The Artist as Mystic and (reluctant) Activist

December 2, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Wisdom Ways Center for Spirituality, 1890 Randolph Ave
Saint Paul,55105
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$15

(Online via zoom • 60 min • $15) In this captivating presentation, Yahia Lababidi will discuss his unique path to becoming an aphorist and poet, as well as an accidental activist and spiritual writer. Lababidi work inspires self-reflection while connecting with a universal humanity. Lababidi also be reading excerpts from his books of his, touching on literature, social justice and mysticism. “The path to Peace is littered with dead selves.” -Yahia Lababidi

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Panel: MN’s Housing Crisis and How You Can Help with AmeriCorps

December 2, 2021 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Free

We're bringing together leaders, experts, and organizations who are dedicated to addressing Minnesota's housing crisis, including representatives from two AmeriCorps programs, Heading Home Corps and Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity. Join us to learn: * What the crisis of affordable housing in MN looks like right now * The current path to find safe and stable affordable housing * How AmeriCorps members are supporting affordable housing in MN * Options for people interested in serving with housing-related AmeriCorps programs *…

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Panel: MN’s Housing Crisis and How You Can Help with AmeriCorps

December 2, 2021 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Free

We're bringing together leaders, experts, and organizations who are dedicated to addressing Minnesota's housing crisis, including representatives from two AmeriCorps programs, Heading Home Corps and Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity. Join us to learn: * What the crisis of affordable housing in MN looks like right now * The current path to find safe and stable affordable housing * How AmeriCorps members are supporting affordable housing in MN * Options for people interested in serving with housing-related AmeriCorps programs *…

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January 2022

American Craft Forum: Craft Writing Now

January 13 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Free

Minneapolis, Minnesota—The American Craft Council, a national nonprofit based in Minneapolis, will host a conversation about craft writing on zoom at 1 p.m. Central on Jan. 13. This program, part of the American Craft Forums series presented in conjunction with American Craft magazine, will feature the winners of the Lois Moran Award for Craft Writing. The award is named for the late Lois Moran, long-serving editor of American Craft magazine, published by the Craft Council. The winners and the guest jurors will explore what…

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The Blake School and Milkweed Editions Present: Elizabeth Rush’s RISING

January 18 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Blake School, Juliet Nelson Auditorium, 511 Kenwood Parkway
Minneapolis,55403
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Free

Join the Blake School and Milkweed Editions to celebrate Pulitzer Prize Finalist Elizabeth Rush, author of "Rising: Dispatches from the New American Shore," which the Chicago Tribune calls “the book on climate change and sea levels that was missing.” Journalist Tom Weber will join Rush onstage for a conversation about empathy, vulnerability, the impacts of climate change, and Rush’s poetic approach to reportage. Visual artist and cultural organizer Shanai Matteson will open the program with a poem about water. A…

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The Blake School and Milkweed Editions Present: Elizabeth Rush’s RISING

January 18 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Blake School, Juliet Nelson Auditorium, 511 Kenwood Parkway
Minneapolis,55403
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Free

Join the Blake School and Milkweed Editions to celebrate Pulitzer Prize Finalist Elizabeth Rush, author of "Rising: Dispatches from the New American Shore," which the Chicago Tribune calls “the book on climate change and sea levels that was missing.” Journalist Tom Weber will join Rush onstage for a conversation about empathy, vulnerability, the impacts of climate change, and Rush’s poetic approach to reportage. Visual artist and cultural organizer Shanai Matteson will open the program with a poem about water. A…

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