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December 2012

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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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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Adult Homework Help at The Central Library

January 13, 2013 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Minneapolis Central Library ,
300 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, MN 55410 United States
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Adult Homework Help Minneapolis Central Library Sunday, Jan. 13, 1–3 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 20, 1–3 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 27, 1–3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 3, 1–3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 10, 1–3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 17, 1–3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 24, 1–3 p.m. Trained volunteer tutors will help adults with college homework assignments in any subject. Also open to adults working to improve their English, prepare for the GED, occupational, citizenship and driver’s exams.

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January 14, 2013 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Washington Technology School,
1495 Rice Street , St Paul, MN 55117 United States
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Family Story Time and Pajama Party for Kids 0-10 years old Free Happy Meals for the Kids (Limited Supply) Kids wear your PJ’s African American children’s authors will read to your children/grandchildren for a night of village building. Children will really enjoy storytelling from Black authors. The children will have fun while learning, making new friends, and eating snacks. This event is for families that have children aged 0 to elementary school age. Authors scheduled to appear… Thomas O’neal Davison – reading…

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Second Chance Day on the Hill 2013

January 16, 2013 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
MN State Capitol rotunda,
St. Paul, MN United States

Jan. 16, 2013, 10 am • MN State Capitol rotunda • Join the 65 partner organizations and thousands of individual advocates to advocate for increasing employment opportunities for individuals with criminal records, to restore voting rights for individuals with felony convictions who live in the community, and to limit access to juvenile criminal records • For more info, contact [email protected] or visit • To organize a bus to Second Chance Day on the Hill, contact [email protected]

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