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January 2013

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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MVStudio: Music and Video Production for teens

January 16, 2013 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Franklin Library ,
1314 East Franklin Avenue , Minneapolis, MN 55404 United States
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Get hands-on experience mixing your own music and creating original videos. Work with Franklin Library’s Teen Tech Squad to express yourself using the latest technology in music and video production. Made possible by the Friends of the Hennepin County Library through a grant from The McKnight Foundation.   Teens can meet nationally-recognized hip hop artists such as Brother Ali at an “MVStudio” kickoff event and get hands-on experience using the latest technology in music and multimedia production at free programs…

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Health Insurance Counseling for Seniors

January 17, 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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Hope for Recovery Workshop

January 19, 2013 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Bethlehem Lutheran Church,
4100 Lyndale Ave. S., Minneapolis, MN United States

Sat., Jan. 19, 9 am — 3 pm • Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 4100 Lyndale Ave. S., Mpls. • The National Alliance on Mental Illness of Minnesota (NAMI Minnesota) will hold a free, one-day education workshop that provides families and individuals with information on mental illnesses, practical coping strategies, and hope for recovery • Registration is requested; call 651-645-2948.

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Maria Isa: 416 Club Commissions

January 20, 2013 @ 7:30 am - 5:00 pm
The Cedar Cultural Center,
416 Cedar Ave. S, Minneapolis, 55454 United States
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Through collaboration with Adriana Rimpel of the local Cuban band Malamanya, Maria will create five original songs that trace the Afro-Latina music scene in Minnesota. In order to accomplish this, the two women will journey to Puerto Rico where they will study music and then return to Minnesota to synthesize their two experiences. Perez frequently incorporates “spanglish” into her music to represent her dual heritages, both Minnesotan and Puerto Rican. An accomplished artist, emcee, and singer, she has already released…

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