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Nov 30th


Holocaust survivor builds African legacy

Holocaust survivor builds African legacyChris Mburu, human rights lawyer with the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland, will speak at William Mitchell College of Law, 875 Summit Avenue, St. Paul, on Sunday, April 3, at 1:00 pm.  He will chronicle his journey from a small village in Kenya to Harvard Law School and a career in human rights, funded by an anonymous donor named Hilde Back, a German Jewish survivor of the Holocaust.

The powerful story of Hilde Back’s small acts to support Chris through primary school, high school, and then college is documented in the award-winning documentary A Small Act, which will be screened that same afternoon. An official selection at the 2010 Sundance Film Festival, A Small Act explores the real-world power of simple acts of kindness.

Natasha Trethewey

Natasha Trethewey Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Natasha Trethewey talks about her family's experience on the Mississippi Gulf Coast and how it led to her 2010 book Beyond Katrina (University of Georgia Press), which weaves...

ABC’s Extreme Makeover: Home Edition searching for deserving families

ABC’s Extreme Makeover: Home Edition searching for deserving families Do you know a family whose home deserves an Extreme Makeover, or a family who simply deserves a home?  If so, the producers of ABC’s Extreme Makeover: Home Edition want to hear from you.  
Ty Pennington...

Catherine Kennedy: "The Baggage We Carry"

Catherine Kennedy: On exhibit now thru April 23, 2011
Obsidian Arts  

3501 Chicago Avenue South, Minneapolis

Gallery Hours: M-F - 10a to 6p - Sat-Sun - 10a - 2p

Artist Catherine Kennedy has been artistically documenting the...

Calliope Women’s Chorus performs free concert March 19

Calliope Women’s Chorus performs free concert March 19Calliope Women’s Chorus will perform a free concert at Metropolitan State University on Saturday, March 19 from 7–9 p.m. in the Founders Hall Auditorium. The concert, “In Sisterhood We Trust,” recogn...
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