Thirteen emerging artists selected to participate in John Biggers' Seed Project
Monday, 30 December 2013 17:02
The city of Minneapolis and partners Obsidian Arts, Chicago Avenue Fire Arts Center, and the University of Minnesota's Urban Research and Outreach-Engagement Center (UROC) announced the selection of 13 mid-career and emerging artists for the John Biggers' Seed Project (Seed).
The Somali Artifact and Cultural Museum, 1516 East Lake Street, at Midtown Global Market, is the only Somali heritage museum in North America. Founder and curator Osman Ali wanted to remind Somali youth where and what they came from.
A giving tradition in North Minneapolis since the 1960s
Friday, 20 December 2013 11:39
Lee-Hoon Benson, TC Daily Planet
Christmas can be a tough time for low-income families, as pervasive and rampant consumerism and the expectations of getting and giving presents exert extra pressures. Children, especially, do not have the money to buy presents for their family members. In North Minneapolis, Plymouth Christian Youth Center (PCYC) helps low-income children to experience the joy of giving to others and to feel included in the American tradition of giving holiday presents.
Human Rights Week centers on jobs, education, equity
Friday, 29 November 2013 13:23
Fifty years after the historic March on Washington, the Minnesota Department of Human Rights is presenting a week of events centered on jobs, education and equal opportunity memorialized in Dr. Martin Luther King’s iconic "I Have a Dream” speech.
Even though the State High School Football Tournament 1A section has not yet seen a champion, the North Community High Polars’ season ended in a 54 - 26 loss to Lester Prairie/Holy Trinity at Hobbs Field on Saturday, Oct. 26.