GoSeeDo September 2012 Calendar: 'The Good Fight,' 'Holiness and the Feminine Spirit' ... and other women-focused events happening in September
9/22/12 SATURDAY 'Holiness and the Feminine Spirit'
This performance features the art of Janet McKenzie and music and dance featuring singers Sara Thomsen, Sarah Greer and Mary Lou Williams, storyteller-dancer Regina LaRoche and spoken-word artist, Marilyn Mayry. $20 donation requested, 6-9 p.m. Richfield United Methodist Church, 5835 Lyndale Ave. S., Mpls. FFI: 218-279-3549 or https://www.facebook.com/events/184365131695628/
OPENS 9/6/12 Jody Williams exhibit
"Starting from Nothing" is an exhibit of books, prints and collages by this local artist. Reception Sat., Sept. 15, 6-9 p.m. Free, through Oct. 13. Hours: Thurs.-Sat., noon-6 p.m. and by appt. Form+Content Gallery, Whitney Square Building, 210 N. 2nd St., Suite 104, Mpls. FFI: 612-436-1151 or www.formandcontent.org
9/6-9/12/12 The high cost of oil
Ananya Dance Theatre (above) presents "Moreechika: Season of Mirage," focusing on the theme of oil and the environmental, cultural and human costs of oil extraction around the world, particularly on women in global communities of color. $24/$18 students/seniors. Times vary. The Southern Theater, 1420 Washington Ave. S., Mpls.
FFI: 612-343-3390 or www.ananyadancetheatre.org
9/9/12 SUNDAY Mickie Turk book launch
Local author celebrates the publication of "The Delilah Case," a book "for lovers of New Orleans and suspense." The event includes reading, discussion, New Orleans cuisine and blues music by The Pawn Shop All Stars. Free, 2-4:30 p.m. ColorWheel Gallery, 319 W. 46th St., Mpls. FFI: 612-823-5693 or www.colorwheelgallery.com
9/12/12 WEDNESDAY Club Book with Brenda Child
This U of M professor and author's latest book is "Holding our World Together: Ojibwe Women and the Survival of Community."
She'll be a guest of MELSA and The Friends of the St. Paul Public Library for a discussion. Free, 7 p.m. Highland Park Library, 1974 Ford Pkwy., St. Paul. FFI: 651-222-3242 or www.thefriends.org
9/16/12 TUESDAY 'Saving Face'
Academy Award-winning film chronicles the lives of two acid-attack survivors in Pakistan as they attempt to bring their assailants to justice and move on with their lives. Discussion follows. Free,
7 p.m. Hennepin County Library-Minneapolis Central, Pohlad Hall, 300 Nicollet Mall, Mpls. FFI: 651-222-3242 or www.thefriends.org
9/21/12 FRIDAY Red House folk concert
Songwriter, guitarist and fiddler Tracy Grammer sings selections from her new album, "Little Blue Egg," which has topped the folk radio charts. $15, 8 p.m. (cocktail hour at 7). Landmark Center, F.K. Weyerhaeuser Auditorium, 75 W. 5th St., St. Paul. FFI: 651-292-3063 or www.landmarkcenter.org/redhouse.html
9/29/12 SATURDAY 'Of Scars'
An exhibit of photos showing women who have had
breast cancer. This is the Third Annual Celebration of Scars,
an event to kick off Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October. Live performance by Actual Wolf. Donations accepted, 5-8 p.m. Fox Egg Gallery, 3730 Chicago Ave. S., Mpls. FFI: 952-564-9753 or www.ofscars.com
10/14/12 'The Good Fight'
The true story of an English woman suffrage activist who organized women trained in martial arts to protect the leaders of the militant suffrage movement in the early 20th century. A Theatre Unbound production by Anne Bertram, directed by Carolyn Levy. $15 online/$20 at the door. Days/times vary. The Lowry Lab Theater, 350 St. Peter St., St. Paul. FFI: 612-721-1186 or www.theatreunbound.com
See more calendar listings online atwomenspress.com DIY: Enter your women-specific events, performances and exhibits into the MWP online calendar yourself. See the "Add an Event" form on the MWP website.
Look for the Minnesota Women's Press at the following events: Silent No More Walk for Ovarian Cancer, Sept. 8, 2012
Head to Toe Women's Expo, Sept. 8, 2012
Lupus Walk-Twin Cities, Sept. 8, 2012
Lupus Walk-Rochester, Sept. 15, 2012
50+ Fall Primetime Living Expo, Sept. 22-23, 2012
Mid-America Remodeling & Design Show, Sept. 22-23, 2012
Athleta Iron Girl Duathlon, Sept. 23, 2012
League of Women Voters-South Tonka Branch events
MN Women In Networking (WIN) events
Theatre Unbound performances
U of MN Women's Center events
Women's Initiative for Self Empowerment (WISE) Events
Women Wisdom and Wine events