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Movie Corner: A Serious Man & Tyler Perry: I Can Do Bad All By Myself

Movie Corner: A Serious Man & Tyler Perry: I Can Do Bad All By Myself

A Serious Man **** 1/2 (rated four and a half out of five stars) Focus Features Directors: Ethan Coen and Joel Coen Standing on the top of his roof, Larry Gopnik (Michael Stuhlbarg) adjusts his television antenna after his pre-bar mitzvah early adolescent son Danny Gopnik (Aaron Wolff) had been complaining about stations not coming in [...]

Dave’s Dumpster December 2009

Dave’s Dumpster December 2009

Update on the East Phillips Park Cultural and Community Center

By Brad Pass, Chair, East Phillips Park Community Design Team On October 1st, the bids for the new East Phillips Park Cultural and Community Center were opened. Of the thirteen bidding construction companies, not one bid exceeded the money we have available for the project and the three lowest bids came in sufficiently low so as to allow us to [...]

SPORTS TALK

By Ray Jay and Young Dex Let’s start this edition of sports talk out with a big congratulations to Lynx coach Jen Gillom and Lynx point guard Renee Montgomery as they were selected to be representatives on The United States Women’s Basketball team for the pre Olympics Games. We must also congratulate our Minnesota Twins as they made the [...]

La Natividad Returns

La Natividad Returns

by Patrick Cabello Hansel One of the most unique partnerships in the arts takes place literally in our backyard: La Natividad, the bilingual Christmas procession and celebration that is a partnership between In the Heart of the Beast Puppet and Mask Theatre (HOBT), St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church and Mercado Central marketplace. La [...]

Leon Oman retires after 28 years in Community Education at Andersen Elementary

Leon Oman retires after 28 years in Community Education at Andersen Elementary

By Harvey Winje Two hundred people greeted and cheered Leon Oman on his last day of 28 years as a Minneapolis Schools Community Education Coordinator at Andersen School in the Phillips Community. His years as a community educator brought together his passion for education, his seven years experience as a social worker, as well as, his involvement [...]

Memories of Leon: Being with Leon, you are the focus

by Jonathan Miller Without Leon Oman I would probably be unemployed right now. No, Leon didn’t personally give me a job, but the strong impression he left on me during my internship with The Alley Newspaper did steer me away from the career path I was on–Magazine journalism. We all know how swimmingly that industry is fairing right now and in [...]

The Alley Newspaper is Bound for the Future With Your Help!

By Susan Gust and Harvey Winje The Alley Newspaper is Bound for the Future. Bound into 17 volumes, no less, spanning all of its 33 years! It will be printed on paper much better than the newsprint on which it is printed each month, allowing the many photos, stories and articles to be able to be viewed and used by others well into the future. Once [...]

Frequent + Biker = Freiker Rhymes with Hiker

Frequent + Biker = Freiker Rhymes with Hiker

Freiker + Dero = More Hiking and Biking at Seward Montessor By Kathy Kurdelmeier Dero Bike Racks in the Seward neighborhood has paired up with Seward Montessori, a Minneapolis Public School, to make the school the most walked and biked to school in the city... maybe the state. Dero Bike Racks has donated a Freiker/Dero ZAP system to [...]

THE Murder and Mayhem TOUR

Do you ever think that you would have liked to live back in the “good old days?” Think again. Murders, suicides, rail yard accidents, mill explosions, car wrecks and drownings were pretty much the order of the day. On our (occasionally irreverent) tour, you’ll hear about some of the highlights of Minneapolis’ history and be introduced to [...]

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