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December 2012
$10

Scrooge in Tha Hood

December 21, 2012 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Capri Theater,
2027 W. Broadway Ave, Minneapolis, 55411 United States
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8th Annual community play — Scrooge in Tha Hood is a musical performance adaptation from the holiday classic by Charles Dickens, A Christmas Carol. Tickets On Sale Now! December 20- 22, 7:00 to 9:00 pm December 22, 1:00 to 3:00 pm December 23, 4:00 to 6:00 pm  

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$25

Christmas with Alexander O’Neal @ The Dakota

December 22, 2012 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
The Dakota Jazz Club & Restaurant,
1010 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, MN 55403 United States
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Alexander O’Neal returns to The Dakota to reprise his acclaimed Christmas show! Soul man Alexander O’Neal established himself nearly 30 years ago as one of the greatest pure singers the genre had ever seen. With his new record, Five Questions… the New Journey, O’Neal proves he hasn’t lost a step, bringing fresh songwriting to his classic soul-funk sound. With a sweet, gritty voice and take-no-prisoners stage show, he has frequently been compared to Otis Redding, and his ties to the Minneapolis…

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Permed Out Showcase #3 featuring Audio Perm with Greg Grease and Mike the Martyr

December 22, 2012 @ 10:00 pm
The Cabooze,
917 Cedar Ave, Minneapolis, 55404612-338-6425 United States
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Audio Perm announces Permed Out Showcase III While some artists and groups remain timeless, classic, forgotten or trendy, few continue to progress and grow in the same way that Audio Perm has in the last year. Following the first Permed Out Showcase in December 2011, Audio Perm has not only developed in terms of skill, accomplishment, and recognition, but also in its own essence. Once a group of three beatmakers, Audio Perm has now developed into a group of 10…

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Christmas with Alexander O’Neal @ The Dakota

December 23, 2012 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
The Dakota Jazz Club & Restaurant,
1010 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, MN 55403 United States
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Alexander O’Neal returns to The Dakota to reprise his acclaimed Christmas show! Soul man Alexander O’Neal established himself nearly 30 years ago as one of the greatest pure singers the genre had ever seen. With his new record, Five Questions… the New Journey, O’Neal proves he hasn’t lost a step, bringing fresh songwriting to his classic soul-funk sound. With a sweet, gritty voice and take-no-prisoners stage show, he has frequently been compared to Otis Redding, and his ties to the Minneapolis…

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Kwanzaa Family Day

December 29, 2012 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Minnesota History Center,
345 Kellogg Blvd. W, St. Paul, MN, MN United States

Sat., Dec. 29, noon — 4 pm • Minnesota History Center, 345 Kellogg Blvd. W., St. Paul • Family activities and entertainment highlighting Ujamaa, or “Cooperative Economics,” which focuses on building and maintaining African American stores, shops and other businesses • Meet business owners, artists and emerging entrepreneurs and be inspired by their work and their stories • All events are included with regular museum admission of $11 for adults, $9 for seniors and college students and $6 for children…

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$5 advance, $20 @ door

The One Love Movement: End of the Year Smokeout with DJ VERB X

December 31, 2012 @ 8:00 pm - 1:00 am
First Avenue & 7th Street Entry,
701 1st Ave. N, Minneapolis, 55403 United States
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Bungalow’s DJ Verb X has been spinning music for more than a decade on the local scene and has won recognition from City Pages and other local publications. A Minnesota Music Award nominee, Verb X specializes in hip hop, reggae and R&B, but his technique is inspired from many different genres and styles and his sets feature old school, new school and burning hot reggae mixes. A pillar of the hip hop community, Verb X has long been a staple…

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January 20132013

Health Insurance Counseling for Seniors

January 10, 2013 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Southdale Library ,
7001 York Ave. S., Minneapolis, MN 55435 United States
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Health Insurance Counseling for Seniors Southdale Library A certified state health insurance counselor will assist with senior health insurance (enrollment steps, plan choices, low-income subsidy). Bring your list of prescriptions or your prescription bottles, Medicare, supplemental insurance, and/or Part D drug plan questions. Limit 1 individual or couple per session. Presented in collaboration with Metropolitan Area Agency on Aging.   Thursday, Jan. 10, 9–10 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 10, 10–11 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 24, 9–10 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 24, 10–11 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 24, 11 a.m.…

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Hip-Hop Workshop: Dance From African to Hip-Hop

January 11, 2013 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Northeast Library ,
2200 Central Ave NE, Minneapolis, MN 55418 United States
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Hip-Hop Workshop: Dance From African to Hip-Hop Northeast Library Friday, Jan. 11, 3:30–5:30 p.m. Register Online or call 612-543-6775. Grades 7-12. Did you know hip-hop dance moves connect to African dance traditions? See how traditional music and moves from Zimbabwe, Guinea and Senegal are connected to “b-boying,” salsa, popping and locking. Come in comfortable clothing and be ready to dance! This project is funded with money from Minnesota’s Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund. Presented in collaboration with Intermedia Arts.

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Minneapolis School Fair Showcase

January 12, 2013 @ 2:00 am - 5:00 pm
Minneapolis Convention Center,
1301 2nd Ave., Minneapolis,, MN United States

Sat., Jan. 12, 9 am — 2 pm • Minneapolis Convention Center, 1301 2nd Ave., Mpls. • Event will bring together families of prospective students in one location to meet educators from public and charter schools and explore an array of educational possibilities for school-age children, pre-kindergarten through high school • Free childcare for children ages 3-5 provided • Free parking for families at 11th and Marquette Ave. ramp • Free shuttle transport available from 10 locations across the city…

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Act Out for Teens: Acting Games for Beginners

January 12, 2013 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Pierre Bottineau Library ,
55 Broadway St. NE, Minneapolis, MN 55413 United States
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Act Out for Teens: Acting Games for Beginners Pierre Bottineau Library Saturday, Jan. 12, 2–3:30 p.m. Register Online or call 612-543-6850. Grades 6-9. Learn the tricks of the trade from an experienced Guthrie teaching artist. Rev up your creative juices, tune up your spontaneity and learn to stay in the moment. No experience necessary, but get ready to play! See related materials for further information. Find more by searching the library catalog or Ask Us. This project is funded with money from Minnesota’s Arts and Cultural Heritage…

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