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Library examines Asian cultures through food traditions

Library examines Asian cultures through food traditionsAsian Americans make up approximately six percent of Hennepin County residents. The largest groups are Hmong, Vietnamese, Asian Indian and Chinese. Asian celebrations are centered around food and Asian cuisine is known the world over for its rich flavors and spices.

This May, in celebration of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, Hennepin County Library's Spice and Slice of Asia 2010 series explores the role food plays in Hmong, Indian, Korean and Vietnamese cultures. Local culinary professionals and community figures will share the history and traditions of food and festivities within their respective communities.
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Minnesota celebrates Mexican independence and culture

Minnesota will celebrate the Bicentennial of the Independence of México and the Centennial of the Mexican Revolution in festivities that include the famed Marimba Nandayapa, performing as part of the ...
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MayDay Fundraiser MayDay

MayDay Fundraiser MayDay The Haiti Rebuild Fund presents a Mayday Fundraiser featuring Chicago Blues Singer Barbara LeShoure, Wain McFarlane and Stu Blue & Company on Sunday, May 2, 2010, 8:00 PM @ The Red Sea, 320 Cedar Aven...

We must teach our children about gun violence

We must teach our children about gun violence As parents we teach our children not to speak to strangers, to look both ways before crossing the street, not to use drugs and other common sense practices. But we don’t teach them how to avoid being...
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Twin Cities marks 25th anniversary of Juneteenth Celebration

Twin Cities marks 25th anniversary of Juneteenth Celebration As it celebrates its 25th anniversary, the local Juneteenth Celebration continues to highlight the wellness and improvement of the African American community in the Twin Cities. The theme for this sum...
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