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Textile Center Presents: A Common Thread 2018: Annual Member Exhibition at 12:00 AM on 1/8/2018
Start Time: 1/8/2018 12:00:00 AM
Location: 3000 University Ave Se
Minnpeapolis, MN 55414
End Time: 3/10/2018 12:00:00 AM
Telephone: 6124360464
Email: info@textilecentermn.org
Website: https://textilecentermn.org/acommonthread2018/
A Common Thread 2018 showcases the breadth and talent of Textile Center members. 120 artworks will adorn the walls of Textile Center's galleries in an exhibition that is as diverse in technique as it is prolific in scope. Submitted from among the 1,000 Textile Center members, fiber art techniques represented will include weaving, quilting, knitting, crochet, sewing, dyeing, felting, needlework, hand construction, polymer clay, lacemaking, basketry, beading, sculpture and multi-media. The exhibition brings together our community of textile artists for an annual celebration of work honoring textile tradition and innovation. From colorful and patterned surface design and dyed works; to meticulous stitched and quilted pieces that range from wearable to pictorial to photographic; to weavings that are spontaneous and symbolic; to sculptural forms of gesture and contemplation, the processes of textile practice are broad and the quality of practice runs deep. Artist Reception: Wednesday, January 10, 5:30 - 7:30 pm Gallery Hours: Monday - Thursday, 10 am - 7 pm Friday - Saturday, 10 am - 5 pm
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6124360464
3000 University Ave Se, Minnpeapolis
A Common Thread 2018 showcases the breadth and talent of Textile Center members. 120 artworks will adorn the walls of Textile Center's galleries in an exhibition that is as diverse in technique as it is prolific in scope. Submitted from among the 1,000 Textile Center members, fiber art techniques represented will include weaving, quilting, knitting, crochet, sewing, dyeing, felting, needlework, hand construction, polymer clay, lacemaking, basketry, beading, sculpture and multi-media. The exhibition brings together our community of textile artists for an annual celebration of work honoring textile tradition and innovation. From colorful and patterned surface design and dyed works; to meticulous stitched and quilted pieces that range from wearable to pictorial to photographic; to weavings that are spontaneous and symbolic; to sculptural forms of gesture and contemplation, the processes of textile practice are broad and the quality of practice runs deep. Artist Reception: Wednesday, January 10, 5:30 - 7:30 pm Gallery Hours: Monday - Thursday, 10 am - 7 pm Friday - Saturday, 10 am - 5 pm

 
Script from Within, a collaborative visual art project at 8:00 AM on 1/10/2018
Start Time: 1/10/2018 8:00:00 AM
Location: 875 Summit Ave.
Saint Paul, MN 55105
End Time: 2/28/2018 12:00:00 AM
Telephone: 651-227-9171
"Script from Within" is a collaborative visual art project that incorporates authentic handwritings of women who are incarcerated in MN, confronting viewers with the humanity behind mass incarceration of women. Location: Mitchell Hamline School of Law Gallery 875 Summit Ave, St. Paul Artist's talk by Marcia Haffmans with reception to follow Th Feb. 15 @ 6 PM. Gallery hours: Mon - Sun 8 AM - 8 PM Jan 10 - Feb 28, 2018
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651-227-9171
875 Summit Ave., Saint Paul
"Script from Within" is a collaborative visual art project that incorporates authentic handwritings of women who are incarcerated in MN, confronting viewers with the humanity behind mass incarceration of women. Location: Mitchell Hamline School of Law Gallery 875 Summit Ave, St. Paul Artist's talk by Marcia Haffmans with reception to follow Th Feb. 15 @ 6 PM. Gallery hours: Mon - Sun 8 AM - 8 PM Jan 10 - Feb 28, 2018
Judy Chicago's Birth Project: Born Again      2/23/2018 8:00:00 AM
 
Judy Chicago's Birth Project: Born Again at 8:00 AM on 2/3/2018
Start Time: 2/3/2018 8:00:00 AM
Location: 2004 Randolph Ave
St. Paul, MN 55105
End Time: 3/16/2018 8:00:00 PM
Telephone: 651-690-6644
Email: nmwatson@stkate.edu
Website: http://gallery.stkate.edu/
"Born Again" features selected artworks from Judy Chicago’s "Birth Project," a series of screen prints, needle works and textiles that first toured the United States during the mid-1980s. Chicago collaborated with over 150 experienced needle workers to create this series, which addressed the dearth of birth imagery in western art. "Born Again" takes a fresh look at the themes investigated in the "Birth Project" and considers their impact – art historically, societally and intellectually – 30 years after its creation. Curated by Dr. Viki Thompson Wylder. This exhibition has been organized by Through the Flower in conjunction with the Albuquerque Museum of Art and the Florida State University Museum of Fine Arts. Sponsored by The Friends of The Catherine G. Murphy Gallery.
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651-690-6644
2004 Randolph Ave, St. Paul
"Born Again" features selected artworks from Judy Chicago’s "Birth Project," a series of screen prints, needle works and textiles that first toured the United States during the mid-1980s. Chicago collaborated with over 150 experienced needle workers to create this series, which addressed the dearth of birth imagery in western art. "Born Again" takes a fresh look at the themes investigated in the "Birth Project" and considers their impact – art historically, societally and intellectually – 30 years after its creation. Curated by Dr. Viki Thompson Wylder. This exhibition has been organized by Through the Flower in conjunction with the Albuquerque Museum of Art and the Florida State University Museum of Fine Arts. Sponsored by The Friends of The Catherine G. Murphy Gallery.
After: Birth      2/23/2018 8:00:00 AM
 
After: Birth at 8:00 AM on 2/3/2018
Start Time: 2/3/2018 8:00:00 AM
Location: 2004 Randolph Ave
St. Paul, MN 55105
End Time: 3/16/2018 8:00:00 PM
Telephone: 651-690-6644
Email: nmwatson@stkate.edu
Website: http://gallery.stkate.edu/
Judy Chicago's work radically shifted ideas, materials and processes in the feminist art created after "The Dinner Party" and the "Birth Project," giving way to two generations of artists free to explore and challenge the constructs that define them as women and women artists. "After: Birth" specifically addresses contemporary responses to the concepts of motherhood, sexuality and the role of embroidery, clay, fibers and photography in third-and fourth-wave feminist art. Curated by Jess Larson. Artists: Amber Cobb, Orly Cogan, Susan Gilbert, Mari Hernandez, Jess Larson, Tracy Otten, Jennifer Pettus, Libby Rowe & Andrew Leo, Stansbury, Martha Russo, Suzanna Scott, Colleen Toledano, Sarah Spencer White | co-sponsored by the Abigail Quigley McCarthy Center for Women at St. Catherine University
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651-690-6644
2004 Randolph Ave, St. Paul
Judy Chicago's work radically shifted ideas, materials and processes in the feminist art created after "The Dinner Party" and the "Birth Project," giving way to two generations of artists free to explore and challenge the constructs that define them as women and women artists. "After: Birth" specifically addresses contemporary responses to the concepts of motherhood, sexuality and the role of embroidery, clay, fibers and photography in third-and fourth-wave feminist art. Curated by Jess Larson. Artists: Amber Cobb, Orly Cogan, Susan Gilbert, Mari Hernandez, Jess Larson, Tracy Otten, Jennifer Pettus, Libby Rowe & Andrew Leo, Stansbury, Martha Russo, Suzanna Scott, Colleen Toledano, Sarah Spencer White | co-sponsored by the Abigail Quigley McCarthy Center for Women at St. Catherine University

Park and Lake at St Paul's ELCA of Minneapolis      2/23/2018 7:30:00 PM
 
Park and Lake at St Paul's ELCA of Minneapolis at 7:30 PM on 2/16/2018
Start Time: 2/16/2018 7:30:00 PM
Location: 2742 15th Ave S
Minneapolis, MN 55407
End Time: 3/11/2018 6:00:00 PM
Telephone: 6122039502
Email: contact@tenthousandthings.org
Website: http://www.tenthousandthings.org/season/park
Co-directed by Michelle Hensley and Luverne Seifert Featuring Stephen Cartmell, H. Adam Harris, George Keller, Thomasina Petrus, Kimberly Richardson, Luverne Seifert, Eric "Pogi" Sumangil and Karen Wiese-Thompson In this delightful romp, a group of eight motley employees at a failing small-town car wash decides to take their destinies into their own hands. Devised by veteran TTT actors Luverne Seifert, Stephen Cartmell, Sun Mee Chomet, Joy Dolo, H. Adam Harris, George Keller, Kurt Kwan, Thomasina Petrus, Randy Reyes, Kimberly Richardson, Eric "Pogi" Sumangil, director Michelle Hensley and playwright Kira Obolensky. At St Paul's ECLA of Minneapolis Feb 16-18 and Mar 9-11. Friday and Saturday shows at 7:30pm. Sunday shows at 4pm.
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6122039502
2742 15th Ave S, Minneapolis
Co-directed by Michelle Hensley and Luverne Seifert Featuring Stephen Cartmell, H. Adam Harris, George Keller, Thomasina Petrus, Kimberly Richardson, Luverne Seifert, Eric "Pogi" Sumangil and Karen Wiese-Thompson In this delightful romp, a group of eight motley employees at a failing small-town car wash decides to take their destinies into their own hands. Devised by veteran TTT actors Luverne Seifert, Stephen Cartmell, Sun Mee Chomet, Joy Dolo, H. Adam Harris, George Keller, Kurt Kwan, Thomasina Petrus, Randy Reyes, Kimberly Richardson, Eric "Pogi" Sumangil, director Michelle Hensley and playwright Kira Obolensky. At St Paul's ECLA of Minneapolis Feb 16-18 and Mar 9-11. Friday and Saturday shows at 7:30pm. Sunday shows at 4pm.

Park and Lake at Open Book      2/23/2018 7:30:00 PM
 
Park and Lake at Open Book at 7:30 PM on 2/23/2018
Start Time: 2/23/2018 7:30:00 PM
Location: 1011 Washington Ave S
Minneapolis, MN 55415
End Time: 3/4/2018 6:00:00 PM
Telephone: 6122039502
Email: contact@tenthousandthings.org
Website: http://www.tenthousandthings.org/season/park
Co-directed by Michelle Hensley and Luverne Seifert Featuring Stephen Cartmell, H. Adam Harris, George Keller, Thomasina Petrus, Kimberly Richardson, Luverne Seifert, Eric "Pogi" Sumangil and Karen Wiese-Thompson In this delightful romp, a group of eight motley employees at a failing small-town car wash decides to take their destinies into their own hands. Devised by veteran TTT actors Luverne Seifert, Stephen Cartmell, Sun Mee Chomet, Joy Dolo, H. Adam Harris, George Keller, Kurt Kwan, Thomasina Petrus, Randy Reyes, Kimberly Richardson, Eric "Pogi" Sumangil, director Michelle Hensley and playwright Kira Obolensky. At Open Book Feb 23-25 and Mar 2-4. Friday and Saturday shows at 7:30pm. Sunday shows at 4pm.
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6122039502
1011 Washington Ave S, Minneapolis
Co-directed by Michelle Hensley and Luverne Seifert Featuring Stephen Cartmell, H. Adam Harris, George Keller, Thomasina Petrus, Kimberly Richardson, Luverne Seifert, Eric "Pogi" Sumangil and Karen Wiese-Thompson In this delightful romp, a group of eight motley employees at a failing small-town car wash decides to take their destinies into their own hands. Devised by veteran TTT actors Luverne Seifert, Stephen Cartmell, Sun Mee Chomet, Joy Dolo, H. Adam Harris, George Keller, Kurt Kwan, Thomasina Petrus, Randy Reyes, Kimberly Richardson, Eric "Pogi" Sumangil, director Michelle Hensley and playwright Kira Obolensky. At Open Book Feb 23-25 and Mar 2-4. Friday and Saturday shows at 7:30pm. Sunday shows at 4pm.

What Fuels Development      2/23/2018 7:30:00 PM
 
What Fuels Development at 7:30 PM on 2/23/2018
Start Time: 2/23/2018 7:30:00 PM
Location: Old Arizona Studio
2821 Nicollet Ave
Minneapolis, MN 55408
End Time: 2/23/2018 9:30:00 PM
Telephone: 612-822-0015
Email: info@pangeaworldtheater,org
Website: http://www.pangeaworldtheater.org/what-fuels-development
PANGEA WORLD THEATER presents LOS ANGELES POVERTY DEPARTMENT’S A devised theater piece exploring the mechanics of displacement in an age of immense income inequality. “What Fuels Development?” brings to life a development struggle in which Skid Row residents organize against gentrification by an alcohol fueled entertainment district. The piece will incorporate a rich layering of lived experiences and “found texts” from public hearings. What Fuels Development? is made possible by grants from the National Endowment for the Arts, California Arts Council Creative California Communities, and the National Performance Network (NPN) Creation Fund Project. Friday, February 23rd & Saturday, February 24th at 7:30pm A post show discussion will follow both performances ? Tickets $10-$25. Sliding scale purchase at the door. No one will be turned away for lack of funds. To reserve tickets call 612-822-0015. ? Post-performance discussions will follow each show. Pre-show Community Forum with John Malpede, Artistic Director, LAPD and Neeraj Mehta, Director of Community Programs, Center for Urban and Regional Affairs on Saturday, Feb 24, 2018 from 5:30-7:00pm at Old Arizona Theatre prior to the show. The conversation will address issues raised by the show and also explore issues of gentrification and displacement relevant to our own neighborhoods in Minneapolis.
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612-822-0015
Old Arizona Studio, Minneapolis
PANGEA WORLD THEATER presents LOS ANGELES POVERTY DEPARTMENT’S A devised theater piece exploring the mechanics of displacement in an age of immense income inequality. “What Fuels Development?” brings to life a development struggle in which Skid Row residents organize against gentrification by an alcohol fueled entertainment district. The piece will incorporate a rich layering of lived experiences and “found texts” from public hearings. What Fuels Development? is made possible by grants from the National Endowment for the Arts, California Arts Council Creative California Communities, and the National Performance Network (NPN) Creation Fund Project. Friday, February 23rd & Saturday, February 24th at 7:30pm A post show discussion will follow both performances ? Tickets $10-$25. Sliding scale purchase at the door. No one will be turned away for lack of funds. To reserve tickets call 612-822-0015. ? Post-performance discussions will follow each show. Pre-show Community Forum with John Malpede, Artistic Director, LAPD and Neeraj Mehta, Director of Community Programs, Center for Urban and Regional Affairs on Saturday, Feb 24, 2018 from 5:30-7:00pm at Old Arizona Theatre prior to the show. The conversation will address issues raised by the show and also explore issues of gentrification and displacement relevant to our own neighborhoods in Minneapolis.
 
Textile Center Presents: A Common Thread 2018: Annual Member Exhibition at 12:00 AM on 1/8/2018
Start Time: 1/8/2018 12:00:00 AM
Location: 3000 University Ave Se
Minnpeapolis, MN 55414
End Time: 3/10/2018 12:00:00 AM
Telephone: 6124360464
Email: info@textilecentermn.org
Website: https://textilecentermn.org/acommonthread2018/
A Common Thread 2018 showcases the breadth and talent of Textile Center members. 120 artworks will adorn the walls of Textile Center's galleries in an exhibition that is as diverse in technique as it is prolific in scope. Submitted from among the 1,000 Textile Center members, fiber art techniques represented will include weaving, quilting, knitting, crochet, sewing, dyeing, felting, needlework, hand construction, polymer clay, lacemaking, basketry, beading, sculpture and multi-media. The exhibition brings together our community of textile artists for an annual celebration of work honoring textile tradition and innovation. From colorful and patterned surface design and dyed works; to meticulous stitched and quilted pieces that range from wearable to pictorial to photographic; to weavings that are spontaneous and symbolic; to sculptural forms of gesture and contemplation, the processes of textile practice are broad and the quality of practice runs deep. Artist Reception: Wednesday, January 10, 5:30 - 7:30 pm Gallery Hours: Monday - Thursday, 10 am - 7 pm Friday - Saturday, 10 am - 5 pm
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6124360464
3000 University Ave Se, Minnpeapolis
A Common Thread 2018 showcases the breadth and talent of Textile Center members. 120 artworks will adorn the walls of Textile Center's galleries in an exhibition that is as diverse in technique as it is prolific in scope. Submitted from among the 1,000 Textile Center members, fiber art techniques represented will include weaving, quilting, knitting, crochet, sewing, dyeing, felting, needlework, hand construction, polymer clay, lacemaking, basketry, beading, sculpture and multi-media. The exhibition brings together our community of textile artists for an annual celebration of work honoring textile tradition and innovation. From colorful and patterned surface design and dyed works; to meticulous stitched and quilted pieces that range from wearable to pictorial to photographic; to weavings that are spontaneous and symbolic; to sculptural forms of gesture and contemplation, the processes of textile practice are broad and the quality of practice runs deep. Artist Reception: Wednesday, January 10, 5:30 - 7:30 pm Gallery Hours: Monday - Thursday, 10 am - 7 pm Friday - Saturday, 10 am - 5 pm

 
Script from Within, a collaborative visual art project at 8:00 AM on 1/10/2018
Start Time: 1/10/2018 8:00:00 AM
Location: 875 Summit Ave.
Saint Paul, MN 55105
End Time: 2/28/2018 12:00:00 AM
Telephone: 651-227-9171
"Script from Within" is a collaborative visual art project that incorporates authentic handwritings of women who are incarcerated in MN, confronting viewers with the humanity behind mass incarceration of women. Location: Mitchell Hamline School of Law Gallery 875 Summit Ave, St. Paul Artist's talk by Marcia Haffmans with reception to follow Th Feb. 15 @ 6 PM. Gallery hours: Mon - Sun 8 AM - 8 PM Jan 10 - Feb 28, 2018
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651-227-9171
875 Summit Ave., Saint Paul
"Script from Within" is a collaborative visual art project that incorporates authentic handwritings of women who are incarcerated in MN, confronting viewers with the humanity behind mass incarceration of women. Location: Mitchell Hamline School of Law Gallery 875 Summit Ave, St. Paul Artist's talk by Marcia Haffmans with reception to follow Th Feb. 15 @ 6 PM. Gallery hours: Mon - Sun 8 AM - 8 PM Jan 10 - Feb 28, 2018
Judy Chicago's Birth Project: Born Again      2/24/2018 8:00:00 AM
 
Judy Chicago's Birth Project: Born Again at 8:00 AM on 2/3/2018
Start Time: 2/3/2018 8:00:00 AM
Location: 2004 Randolph Ave
St. Paul, MN 55105
End Time: 3/16/2018 8:00:00 PM
Telephone: 651-690-6644
Email: nmwatson@stkate.edu
Website: http://gallery.stkate.edu/
"Born Again" features selected artworks from Judy Chicago’s "Birth Project," a series of screen prints, needle works and textiles that first toured the United States during the mid-1980s. Chicago collaborated with over 150 experienced needle workers to create this series, which addressed the dearth of birth imagery in western art. "Born Again" takes a fresh look at the themes investigated in the "Birth Project" and considers their impact – art historically, societally and intellectually – 30 years after its creation. Curated by Dr. Viki Thompson Wylder. This exhibition has been organized by Through the Flower in conjunction with the Albuquerque Museum of Art and the Florida State University Museum of Fine Arts. Sponsored by The Friends of The Catherine G. Murphy Gallery.
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651-690-6644
2004 Randolph Ave, St. Paul
"Born Again" features selected artworks from Judy Chicago’s "Birth Project," a series of screen prints, needle works and textiles that first toured the United States during the mid-1980s. Chicago collaborated with over 150 experienced needle workers to create this series, which addressed the dearth of birth imagery in western art. "Born Again" takes a fresh look at the themes investigated in the "Birth Project" and considers their impact – art historically, societally and intellectually – 30 years after its creation. Curated by Dr. Viki Thompson Wylder. This exhibition has been organized by Through the Flower in conjunction with the Albuquerque Museum of Art and the Florida State University Museum of Fine Arts. Sponsored by The Friends of The Catherine G. Murphy Gallery.
After: Birth      2/24/2018 8:00:00 AM
 
After: Birth at 8:00 AM on 2/3/2018
Start Time: 2/3/2018 8:00:00 AM
Location: 2004 Randolph Ave
St. Paul, MN 55105
End Time: 3/16/2018 8:00:00 PM
Telephone: 651-690-6644
Email: nmwatson@stkate.edu
Website: http://gallery.stkate.edu/
Judy Chicago's work radically shifted ideas, materials and processes in the feminist art created after "The Dinner Party" and the "Birth Project," giving way to two generations of artists free to explore and challenge the constructs that define them as women and women artists. "After: Birth" specifically addresses contemporary responses to the concepts of motherhood, sexuality and the role of embroidery, clay, fibers and photography in third-and fourth-wave feminist art. Curated by Jess Larson. Artists: Amber Cobb, Orly Cogan, Susan Gilbert, Mari Hernandez, Jess Larson, Tracy Otten, Jennifer Pettus, Libby Rowe & Andrew Leo, Stansbury, Martha Russo, Suzanna Scott, Colleen Toledano, Sarah Spencer White | co-sponsored by the Abigail Quigley McCarthy Center for Women at St. Catherine University
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651-690-6644
2004 Randolph Ave, St. Paul
Judy Chicago's work radically shifted ideas, materials and processes in the feminist art created after "The Dinner Party" and the "Birth Project," giving way to two generations of artists free to explore and challenge the constructs that define them as women and women artists. "After: Birth" specifically addresses contemporary responses to the concepts of motherhood, sexuality and the role of embroidery, clay, fibers and photography in third-and fourth-wave feminist art. Curated by Jess Larson. Artists: Amber Cobb, Orly Cogan, Susan Gilbert, Mari Hernandez, Jess Larson, Tracy Otten, Jennifer Pettus, Libby Rowe & Andrew Leo, Stansbury, Martha Russo, Suzanna Scott, Colleen Toledano, Sarah Spencer White | co-sponsored by the Abigail Quigley McCarthy Center for Women at St. Catherine University
Women's Summit & Film Screening      2/24/2018 12:00:00 PM
 
Women's Summit & Film Screening at 12:00 PM on 2/24/2018
Start Time: 2/24/2018 12:00:00 PM
Location: University of Minnesota
Carlson School of Management 3M Auditorium
Minneapolis , MN 55455
We are excited to present a 2018 Women’s Summit to discuss feminism, the current state of women’s rights and some of the realities of what it means to be a woman in the U.S. in today’s political climate. This event will feature a panel discussion moderated by Patricia Torres Ray, a viewing of the documentary, Equal Means Equal, and a selection of highly relevant breakout sessions led by local women’s issues leaders and experts.
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7064611500
University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
We are excited to present a 2018 Women’s Summit to discuss feminism, the current state of women’s rights and some of the realities of what it means to be a woman in the U.S. in today’s political climate. This event will feature a panel discussion moderated by Patricia Torres Ray, a viewing of the documentary, Equal Means Equal, and a selection of highly relevant breakout sessions led by local women’s issues leaders and experts.
 
Friends of the Ramsey County Libraries to Hold “A Whale of a Tale” Gala at 6:30 PM on 2/24/2018
Start Time: 2/24/2018 6:30:00 PM
Location: Roseville Library
2180 Hamline Avenue N.
Roseville, MN 55113
End Time: 2/24/2018 9:00:00 PM
Telephone: 651-486-2213
Email: cyndi.cook@rclreads.org
Website: www.rclfriends.org/gala2018
The Friends of the Ramsey County Libraries have announced the theme for their fifth Annual Gala: “A Whale of a Tale.” This celebration of literary adventures on oceans, lakes, rivers, and ponds will be a public fundraiser held on Saturday, February 24, 2018 at the Roseville Library, 2180 Hamline Avenue North. The gala will run from 6:30-9:30 p.m. and feature a live music, a silent auction; a live auction; complimentary hors d’oeuvres, wine and craft beer; prizes, a costume contest, a photo booth, and more! All proceeds benefit the seven branch locations of the Ramsey County Library. The live and silent auctions will feature exciting items in categories such as dining and sightseeing experiences, sports memorabilia and tickets, artwork, comedy and theater tickets, autographed books, and gift baskets. Past Friends Galas were attended by over 280 people and raised $30,000 to add 1,500 new items to the lending collection of the Ramsey County libraries located in Maplewood, Mounds View, New Brighton, North St. Paul, Roseville, Shoreview and White Bear Lake. The Friends’ goal is to repeating this success in 2018. Last year, the Ramsey County Libraries served 1,574,655 visitors and circulated 3,850,918 items from the lending collection. The Ramsey County libraries have the highest circulation per staff member in the Twin Cities metro area. Gala proceeds enable the Friends to add much-needed items to the lending collection, including extra copies of the most popular materials as well as audio books, large-print books, e-books and special collections. Costumes or festive evening attire are encouraged but not required. Prizes will be awarded for the best costumes. Guests can make a real splash by dressing as their favorite characters from any fiction or non-fiction book set in, on or around water. This event is open to the public and tickets are on sale now. Tickets may be purchased either online or by mail for $50 per person in advance, or $60 at the door. $25 of each ticket is tax deductible as a donation. To order or learn more, visit www.rclfriends.org/gala2018. For additional information, contact Cyndi Cook, Executive Director, at 651-486-2213 or cyndi.cook@rclreads.org.
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651-486-2213
Roseville Library, Roseville
The Friends of the Ramsey County Libraries have announced the theme for their fifth Annual Gala: “A Whale of a Tale.” This celebration of literary adventures on oceans, lakes, rivers, and ponds will be a public fundraiser held on Saturday, February 24, 2018 at the Roseville Library, 2180 Hamline Avenue North. The gala will run from 6:30-9:30 p.m. and feature a live music, a silent auction; a live auction; complimentary hors d’oeuvres, wine and craft beer; prizes, a costume contest, a photo booth, and more! All proceeds benefit the seven branch locations of the Ramsey County Library. The live and silent auctions will feature exciting items in categories such as dining and sightseeing experiences, sports memorabilia and tickets, artwork, comedy and theater tickets, autographed books, and gift baskets. Past Friends Galas were attended by over 280 people and raised $30,000 to add 1,500 new items to the lending collection of the Ramsey County libraries located in Maplewood, Mounds View, New Brighton, North St. Paul, Roseville, Shoreview and White Bear Lake. The Friends’ goal is to repeating this success in 2018. Last year, the Ramsey County Libraries served 1,574,655 visitors and circulated 3,850,918 items from the lending collection. The Ramsey County libraries have the highest circulation per staff member in the Twin Cities metro area. Gala proceeds enable the Friends to add much-needed items to the lending collection, including extra copies of the most popular materials as well as audio books, large-print books, e-books and special collections. Costumes or festive evening attire are encouraged but not required. Prizes will be awarded for the best costumes. Guests can make a real splash by dressing as their favorite characters from any fiction or non-fiction book set in, on or around water. This event is open to the public and tickets are on sale now. Tickets may be purchased either online or by mail for $50 per person in advance, or $60 at the door. $25 of each ticket is tax deductible as a donation. To order or learn more, visit www.rclfriends.org/gala2018. For additional information, contact Cyndi Cook, Executive Director, at 651-486-2213 or cyndi.cook@rclreads.org.

Park and Lake at St Paul's ELCA of Minneapolis      2/24/2018 7:30:00 PM
 
Park and Lake at St Paul's ELCA of Minneapolis at 7:30 PM on 2/16/2018
Start Time: 2/16/2018 7:30:00 PM
Location: 2742 15th Ave S
Minneapolis, MN 55407
End Time: 3/11/2018 6:00:00 PM
Telephone: 6122039502
Email: contact@tenthousandthings.org
Website: http://www.tenthousandthings.org/season/park
Co-directed by Michelle Hensley and Luverne Seifert Featuring Stephen Cartmell, H. Adam Harris, George Keller, Thomasina Petrus, Kimberly Richardson, Luverne Seifert, Eric "Pogi" Sumangil and Karen Wiese-Thompson In this delightful romp, a group of eight motley employees at a failing small-town car wash decides to take their destinies into their own hands. Devised by veteran TTT actors Luverne Seifert, Stephen Cartmell, Sun Mee Chomet, Joy Dolo, H. Adam Harris, George Keller, Kurt Kwan, Thomasina Petrus, Randy Reyes, Kimberly Richardson, Eric "Pogi" Sumangil, director Michelle Hensley and playwright Kira Obolensky. At St Paul's ECLA of Minneapolis Feb 16-18 and Mar 9-11. Friday and Saturday shows at 7:30pm. Sunday shows at 4pm.
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6122039502
2742 15th Ave S, Minneapolis
Co-directed by Michelle Hensley and Luverne Seifert Featuring Stephen Cartmell, H. Adam Harris, George Keller, Thomasina Petrus, Kimberly Richardson, Luverne Seifert, Eric "Pogi" Sumangil and Karen Wiese-Thompson In this delightful romp, a group of eight motley employees at a failing small-town car wash decides to take their destinies into their own hands. Devised by veteran TTT actors Luverne Seifert, Stephen Cartmell, Sun Mee Chomet, Joy Dolo, H. Adam Harris, George Keller, Kurt Kwan, Thomasina Petrus, Randy Reyes, Kimberly Richardson, Eric "Pogi" Sumangil, director Michelle Hensley and playwright Kira Obolensky. At St Paul's ECLA of Minneapolis Feb 16-18 and Mar 9-11. Friday and Saturday shows at 7:30pm. Sunday shows at 4pm.

Park and Lake at Open Book      2/24/2018 7:30:00 PM
 
Park and Lake at Open Book at 7:30 PM on 2/23/2018
Start Time: 2/23/2018 7:30:00 PM
Location: 1011 Washington Ave S
Minneapolis, MN 55415