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A new world needs new people

A new world needs new people

By PATRICK CABELLO HANSEL St. Paul’s Lutheran and its Semilla Center for Healing and the Arts are committed to transforming the neighborhood, and building stronger, healthier and (even) wiser neighbors. These are just some of the activities this spring & summer: Sat. May 12, 10am to 1pm: Pollinate Phillips: planting green, planting [...]

Movie Corner

Movie Corner

By HOWARD McQUITTER II oldschoolmovies.wordpress.com howardmcquitter68@gmail.com “Isle of Dogs” (2018) Animation/Adventure/Action/Comedy Fox Searchlight Pictures 5/5 stars Those who are fans of Wes Anderson and love dogs are very likely to appreciate “Isle of Dogs”. The last film Anderson did is “The Grand Budapest Hotel”(2014), [...]

Movie Corner

Movie Corner

By HOWARD McQUITTER II oldschoolmovies.wordpress.com howardmcquitter68@gmail.com “Submission” (2017) Drama Great Point Media 2.5/5 stars I never read Francine Prose’s novel “Blue Angel” but the movie the novel is based on is unfortunately (and perhaps mercifully) prosaic, hackneyed, and squanders what could and should have a [...]

MayDay is Sunday, May 6th!

MayDay is Sunday, May 6th!

By MEG WALSH It is MayDay season! Join in to make it happen! Help build the parade and tree of life ceremony Come to the Public Workshops to build and rehearse MayDay! And bring a neighbor! Come once, or come many times! April 7 – May 3 EVERY Tues & Thurs from 7-9pm AND Sat from 9-11am and 1-3pm ALL WELCOME! (10 and under must be [...]

4 ACTIONS Exhibit at AIM-IC

By HARVEY WINJE The AIM Gallery has a new Exhibit documenting Four AIM “ACTIONS” with dynamic photography of events by J Arthur Anderson, Gerald Auginash, Heidi Inman, and Ivy Vainio. The American Indian Movement Interpretive Center, 1113 East Franklin Avenue is open from 10am-4pm week days and by appointment: 612-886-2107 or [...]

Fantastical Worlds Exhibition at ASI

By The AMERICAN SWEDISH INSTITUTE The Fantastical Worlds of Kim Simonsson, a new exhibition at the ASI, showcases sculptor Kim Simonsson of Fiskars, Finland, who crafts beguiling, evocative and otherworldly life-sized ceramics figures, including those he calls “Moss People.” A kneeling girl talking to a two-headed bunny, a sleeping woman [...]

Movie Corner

Movie Corner

By HOWARD MCQUITTER II “Hostiles” (2018) Western/Adventure/Drama/Action Entertainment Studio Motion Pictures 4/5 stars The western genre is rare nowadays, director Scott Cooper’s (“Crazy Horse”, “ Black Mass”, Out of the Furnace”) puts more a little meat into this western/adventure story. The film is served well by the cast [...]

Recommended 2017 Films by Women Directors

By HOWARD MCQUITTER II “Detroit” Director: Kathryn Bigelow. Country: USA. Language: English. Running time: 143 minutes. Genre: Drama/Biography. (R) “Wonder Woman” Director: Patty Jenkins. Country: USA. Languages: English/German/Dutch/French/Spanish/Chinese/Greek. Running time: 141 minutes. Genre: Fantasy/Adventure. (PG-13) [...]

Recommended Women Directors from 36th Annual Mpls/St. Paul Film Festival

By HOWARD MCQUITTER II “Everything Else” Director: Natalia Almada. Country: Mexico, USA, France. Languages: Spanish in English subtitles. Running time:90 minutes. Genre: Drama. “The Truth Beneath” Country: South Korea. Languages: Korean in English subtitles. Running time: 102 minutes. Genre: Drama/Crime/ Mystery. (more…)

44th MayDay! Theme Decision Time!!

By MEG WALSH Welcome to two brainstorm community meetings for the 44th MayDay Parade Theme. MayDay Parade, Ceremony, and Festival process begins in Feb.& Mar. Neighbors and Artists: have a conversation about our community: hopes, concerns, & images that resonate & inspire as we look towards this new year. (more…)

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