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Natasha Trethewey

Natasha TretheweyPulitzer 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 together memoir, poetry, letters, and photographs on Wednesday, April 27, 7:30 pm at the Coffman Union Theater, 300 Washington Ave. S.E., Mpls.. Trethewey is the author of the poetry collections Native Guard (Houghton Mifflin), which won the 2007 Pulitzer, Bellocq's Ophelia (Graywolf), and Domestic Work (Graywolf), which won the inaugural Cave Canem Poetry Prize for a first book by an African American author. She is Professor of English, holding the Phillis Wheatley Distinguished Chair in Poetry, at Emory University. https://events.umn.edu/012173

 

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.  
 
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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...
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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...

Hispanic and women farmers claim discrimination

WASHINGTON – As part of continued efforts to close the chapter on allegations that discrimination occurred at USDA in past decades, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack and Assistant Attorney General Ton...
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