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White Earth Wild Rice Venture to France and Beyond Began With Local Artist’s Vision

White Earth Wild Rice Venture to France and Beyond Began With Local Artist’s Vision

Minnesota Native American foods to be promoted to Gourmet Entrepeneurs in France. Left to right, Norma Renville-White Earth/Sisseton-Wahpeton, Diane Gorney-White Earth, Carl Fransen-White Earth, Clyde Bellecourt-White Earth, American Indian Movement Interpretive Center Board Members who are launching International marketing of White Earth Wild [...]

May 2017 Alley Newspaper

May 2017 Alley Newspaper

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Harry Wild Jones, Architect Messiah Lutheran Church: Deserving Historic Designation

BY BOB ROSCOE In 1916 the cornerstone was laid for the Messiah Lutheran Church at the intersection of East 25th Street and Columbus Avenue South in South Minneapolis, designed by Harry Wild Jones, a leading Minneapolis architect. Today, the two story red brick Gothic Revival structure, rests comfortably within this mildly compact urban [...]

A Church Building as Art Preserving Immigrant History

A Church Building as Art Preserving Immigrant History

Messiah Church’s compelling interior Architectural Art by Architect Harry Wild JonesNancy Powell BY LINDSEY FENNER One block from the elaborate American Swedish Institute mansion is a more modest landmark of the Swedish immigrants who made their homes in the Phillips neighborhood. The Messiah Evangelical Lutheran Church, 2501 Columbus Avenue [...]

Isaiah 43:18-19a Mission drives: hard decision to sell Church, forgetting former things to do something new

BY LOUISE BRITT On March 1st, Messiah Lutheran Church voted to put their historic church up for sale. This has not been an easy decision but the reality is as a church community we could no longer afford to maintain the Historic church building. It is in need of several repairs and as a Church Community we discerned that our trying to maintain [...]

On Sanctuary doors Luther nailed 95 Theses Messiah Congregation “nailed” For Sale sign*

On Sanctuary doors Luther nailed 95 Theses Messiah Congregation “nailed” For Sale sign*

Messiah Church 2501 E. 25th Street. Tops of 700 Car Parking Ramp/Clinics building and 2 Heliports in backgroundBen Heath BY HARVEY WINJE Five hundred years ago, on October 31, 1517, the priest and scholar, Martin Luther nailed a piece of paper with 95 opinions to the door of the Castle Church in Wittenberg, Germany. It would begin the Protestant [...]

Somalia’s Drought

BY ARDO MOHAMED Over 6 million people are facing starvation and are dying from hunger and thirst. We’re asking our neighbors to contribute to our cause. Over two days we have raised $11,500.00 by doing a bake sale and asking people to donate at our Islamic Center, Abubakar As-Sadique, 2824 13th Ave. So. We’re doing a car wash [...]

Help build the puppets for the 43rd MayDay Parade!

Help build the puppets for the 43rd MayDay Parade!

During the month of April, In the Heart of the Beast Puppet and Mask Theatre is transformed into a giant studio where staff artists and volunteers create the MayDay Parade. From Saturday, April 8 – Thursday, May 4, 2017, MayDay Build Workshops are held at1500 E Lake St, Mpls, MN 55407: Every Tuesday from 7-9pm Every Thursday from 7-9pm Every [...]

500 MayDay Plates Washed by “Heart of the Beast”

500 MayDay Plates Washed  by “Heart of the Beast”

BY LUCINDA ANDERSON In the Heart of the Beast Puppet and Mask Theatre’s MayDay Green Team and YOU can divert 80% of the 2017 MayDay Festival waste from landfills, and this year’s 500 Plate Experiment will help make it happen. Inspired by the Winnipeg Folk Festival where food vendors serve 100,000 festival goers on washable plates, a [...]

Phasing plan for Peavey Park improvements is now online

Improvements at Peavey Park that are scheduled for both 2017 and 2018 are outlined in the new Peavey Park Phasing Plan for 2017/18. In fall 2017, the Park Board will improve the basketball court complex. This includes replacing three half-courts with 2 full courts, one half-court and practice hoops. All of the new courts will be located in the [...]

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