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Sep 19th

Anchoring the national conversation on race

Anchoring the national conversation on raceDon Lemon: The "Ferguson, Missouri" interview

CNN's Don Lemon has anchored and reported many breaking on-the-scene news stories, including the George Zimmerman trial, the Boston marathon bombing, the Philadelphia building collapse, the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, the Colorado Theater Shooting, the death of Whitney Houston, the Inauguration of President Barack Obama, the death of Michael Jackson, Hurricane Gustav in Louisiana, and the Minneapolis bridge collapse.
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BOOK REVIEW: "Story/Time: The Life of an Idea"

BOOK REVIEW: "In this ceaselessly questioning book, acclaimed African-American dancer, choreographer and director Bill T. Jones reflects on his art and life... Presenting personal revealing stories, richly illustrated with striking photographs... and featuring a beautiful, large format design, the book is a work of art in itself...
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MOVIE REVIEW: "As Above, So Below" a harrowing horror flick

MOVIE REVIEW: The late alchemist, Dr. Marlowe (Roger Van Hool) lost his mind and then committed suicide over a futile quest for the Philosopher's Stone supposedly hidden somewhere in the cryptic maze of catacombs beneath Paris. Now, his headstrong young daughter, Scarlet (Perdita Weeks), has decided to follow in daddy's footsteps by mounting her own search for the sacred talisman said to turn metal into gold.
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A gas station is transformed, West Broadway enlivened by more public art

A gas station is transformed, West Broadway enlivened by more public artIf one takes transit, walks or drives down West Broadway in north Minneapolis, one may have noticed a change at the corner of Fremont Avenue North.
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Flow Art Space presents Merrill Steiger "Dreamland"

Flow Art Space presents Merrill Steiger In September Flow Art Space presents in its main gallery the paintings of world traveler Merrill Steiger in her solo exhibition Dreamland.
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Douglas R. Ewart & Quasar premiere new concert series at The East Side Freedom Library

Douglas R. Ewart & Quasar premiere new concert series at The East Side Freedom LibraryThe East Side Freedom Library, a new Twin Cities research library and cultural venue located in a historic St. Paul Carnegie library will launch a performance series with composer and instrument builder, Douglas R. Ewart.
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Urbane Exposure uses concert to attract African- Americans and African- American volunteers to Minneapolis Parks

Urbane Exposure uses concert to attract African- Americans and African- American volunteers to Minneapolis ParksMinneapolis is home to some of the most beautiful, scenic parks in the nation.

The parks operated by the Minneapolis Parks & Recreation Board ... 197 in total ... offer hiking, biking, golfing, fishing, boating and yes, the occasional concert. But for whatever reason, all of the area's residents aren't taking advantage of what the Parks Board has to offer. Although the data isn't clear and the reasons unknown, many African-Americans are not utilizing the parks, and even fewer are volunteering with the many programs – several geared towards youth – which the Parks Board oversees. With Urbane Exposure, the Minneapolis Parks & Recreation Board hopes to change all of that.
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