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The Guthrie Theater announced it has partnered with Juxtaposition Arts – a teen-staffed creative development agency in North Minneapolis – to host a gathering in celebration of the light-based art installation “Luminous Current,” which is on display on the Guthrie’s top floor.

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She’s a literary icon whose accolades include a 1993 Nobel Prize in Literature. For the African American reader who has been glued to her books since 1970, starting with her poignant debut novel The Bluest Eye, this documentary is an opportunity to see how the pieces of Toni Morrison’s life …

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The world is mourning the loss of Disney star Cameron Boyce who passed away Saturday due to an ongoing medical condition. Boyce, 20, who starred in Disney’s Descendants franchise, was found unresponsive at his home and could not be revived by paramedics.

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In hip-hop, before the rapper, there was the DJ.

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There’s just something magical about the music that comes out of the Twin Cities.

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Juneteenth is the oldest known celebration commemorating the ending of slavery in the United States. Dating back to 1865, it was on June 19ththat the Union soldiers, led by Major General Gordon Granger, landed at Galveston, Texas with news that the war had ended and that the enslaved were no…

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The Seattle International Film Festival (SIFF) honored actress Regina Hall with the Seattle International Film Festival Award for Outstanding Achievement in Cinema. 

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I like to cry at good plays, great performances, moving sermons, quiet introspective moments and in the middle of massive crowds that transform themselves into harmonic singularity revealing quintessential oneness in the cosmos.

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Famed movie producer John Singleton has died.

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This fall, the Minneapolis Institute of Art (Mia) will show an exhibition of antiquities from one of the greatest finds in the history of underwater archaeology.

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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 aestheticallyit@insightnews.com.

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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 info@insightnews.com.

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Where would we be could we not respond to the joy and pains of the Black experience through our music?

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Misty Copeland, the first African-American woman elevated to ballet’s highest title of principal dancer in New York’s American Ballet Theatre, is coming to Minneapolis this weekend.

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Law enforcement and photography may seem like disconnected realms to most, but South Minneapolis-based, self-taught artist, Den-Zell Gilliard, finds a novel way to roam between them.

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It’s not very often that you can pick up a book, find it easy to read and comforting because it speaks to something that pertains to your history. This book, “Black American History, From Plantations to Rap Culture,” is of such.

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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 info@insightnews.com.