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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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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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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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Free Family Course on Mental Illnesses Offered in Minneapolis

January 26, 2013 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Bascilica of St. Mary,
88 North 17th Street, Minneapolis, MN 55403 United States
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  Free Family Course on Mental Illnesses Offered in Minneapolis Do you have a family member living with a mental illness? The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) of Minnesotais offering a free educational course that helps families gain a greater understanding of mental illness, discuss resources, build communication skills, reduce stress and find support. Over 3,000 Minnesota families have benefited from this course.Join others for this series taught by family members who have walked the walk. The Family-to-Family course starts Saturday, Jan. 26, and will meet…

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February 2013

Obsidian Arts: Seeking Black Comic Artists

February 9, 2013 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Obsidian Arts,
3501 Chicago Avenue S., Minneapolis, MN 55407 United States
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  Obsidian Arts 3501 Chicago Avenue S. Minneapolis, MN 55407 612-787-3644 [email protected]   Seeking Comic Artists                                                                         Obsidian Arts is developing an exhibition on the subject matter of “black comics”.  The exhibition is geared to be a hyper-political and hyper-social survey of black artists and the social framing of characters that populate their creative narratives.  From the benign to the violent, from the purely figurative to the abstract.   The exhibition is slated to start in June/July 2013.   If you…

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Free Mental Health First Aid Training Course

February 25, 2013 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Gloria Dei Lutheran Church,
700 Snelling Ave., St Paul, MN 55116 United States
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  The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) of Minnesota will hold a free Mental Health First Aid training course in St. Paul designed to teach the basic first aid skills needed to help a person who is experiencing a mental health problem or crisis. This two-day, 12-hour course is aimed at improving mental health literacy. It will be held Feb. 25-26, from 9:00 4:00 p.m., at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, 700 Snelling Ave. S., in St. Paul. Participants should bring a lunch.Participants will receive a course manual and certificate for completing the course.…

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March 2013

Nellie Stone Johnson Scholarship Dinner

March 21, 2013 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Prom Center,
484 Inwood Avenue North, Oakdale, MN 55128 United States
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An annual dinner, held in March, benefits the scholarship program. Higher education supporters, labor union activists, legislators and students participate in the event. The dinner honors the student recipients and Nellie Stone Johnson. The next NSJ Scholarship Dinner will be held on March 21, 2013 at the Prom Center in Oakdale, Minnesota. Tickets are available for the event and can be purchased by contacting us at [email protected] In addition, a limited number of tickets will be available for purchase at the…

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April 2013


April 27, 2013 @ 8:00 pm
The Cowles Center for Dance and The Performing Arts,
528 Hennepin Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55403 United States
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  ON SATURDAY, APRIL 27 PFUND WILL celebrate its 25th anniversary with an original commissioned creative piece written by Michael Elyanow of The Playwright Center, produced by Scott Mayer of MAYER, directed by Faye Price of Pillsbury House Theatre and showcasing Erin Schwab as the mistress of ceremonies. Actors in the production include, T. Mychael Rambo, Dane Stauffer and Beth Gilleland. While the celebration intends to generate community it will also generate giving to the organization. Funds raised will support…

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