Aesthetically It! is a list of picks from the editors of Aesthetically Speaking. Aesthetically It! features venues, events, outings and more that are worthy of “It” status. If you have a venue, event or outing that you feel is It worthy, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. March 20 – April 2 Monday, Mar. 20 OPEN MIC…
By Nadvia Davis Ten vibrant paintings sit on the white walls inside the event space, Public Functionary, 1400 12th Ave N.E. in Minneapolis. One painting depicts a couple nestled on a bed holding their son. A second painting features a family of four sitting on a porch. These are everyday people, doing everyday things. Yet,…
2017 Oscar Recap by Kam Williams – The Academy Awards ended on a sour note when Faye Dunaway announced that favorite “La La Land” had won the Oscar for Best Picture.
Deputy Caucus Leader Sen. Jeff Hayden (DFL-Minneapolis), Sen. Ron Latz (DFL-St. Louis Park), and Sen. Dan Schoen (DFL-St. Paul Park) joined gun violence prevention advocates on Feb. 23 to unveil legislation to help reduce gun violence in Minnesota.
Education Minnesota, the leading advocate for public education in the state, announced a new partnership with McFarlane Media and Minnesota Multicultural Media Consortium to create a marketing and public awareness campaign connecting Minnesota communities of color and American Indian communities to the mission of Education Minnesota.
More than 40 teachers of color attended a Feb. 28 news conference at the Capitol to ask Minnesota lawmakers to refocus their efforts on the actual needs of students of color, rather than creating new tax breaks for wealthy individuals and powerful corporations.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – While President Donald Trump was able to stay on message during his Tuesday night speech to the joint session of Congress, Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN), deputy chair of the DNC, said one hour’s-long speech does not erase the rhetoric of his campaign and the deeds of his first month in office.
By LaDonna Sanders Redmond – I have always been in search of safe spaces. The perpetual search is a fact of life for a Black woman growing up in America. Few people understand that safety is always on the minds of women, in particular Black women.