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GoSeeDo October 2017
Calendar: These Shining Lives, Body and Sold, and other women-focused events happening in October
ONGOING THROUGH 11/10/2017
The Modernist Eye

Artist Barbara McIlrath shares her visions of the seasonal changes in the Mississippi River corridor and the landscape near Lake Pepin with her vibrant art. McIlrath employs oil paint, beeswax, Belgian linen, pasted paper, graphite and charcoal and a modernist sensibility. Atrium Gallery at Artistry, 1800 W. Old Shakopee Rd., Bloomington. FFI: 952-563-8575 or artistrymn.org

Compiled by Quinn Dreasler


10/5-30/2017
WARM Exhibit

The Women's Arts Resources of MN (WARM) Mentor Program exhibits the work of five mentors and five protégées working in a wide array of media. The mentor's role is to guide the protégée to develop a disciplined art practice through which she discovers her own approach and artistic voice. Reception on Oct. 13. Dow Art Gallery, 2242 University Ave., St. Paul. FFI: thewarm.org

10/6/2017 FRIDAY
Patty Peterson & the Jazz Women All-Stars

This ensemble celebrates the great women jazz artists in the Twin Cities, instrumentalists as well as vocalists, featuring Ginger Commodore, Lucia Newell, Linda Peterson, Joan Griffith, Jendeen Forberg and Kathy Jensen. 7 and 9 p.m. $20. The Dakota, 1010 Nicollet Ave., Mpls. FFI: 612-332-5299 or dakotacooks.com

10/6-14/2017
These Shining Lives

"These Shining Lives" by Melanie Marnich, directed by Shalee Coleman, is an historical fiction period drama delving into the lives and trial of the 1920 Radium Girls who painted radium numbers onto clock faces, contracted radium poisoning, and fought for justice in one of the very first workers' rights cases in the U.S. 7:30 p.m. Pay what you can. Phoenix Theatre, 2605 Hennepin Ave., Mpls. FFI: uprisingtheatreco.com

10/16/2017 MONDAY
Woodland Manitou: To Be on Earth

Heidi Barr reads from her new book that illustrates how the cycles of the earth have informed her everyday life. Through gardening, simple living, and prioritizing sustainability, Barr paints a picture of how remaining close to the earth provides a solid foundation even as the climate changes and the story of the world shifts. Free. 7 p.m. Common Good Books, 38 S. Snelling Ave., St. Paul. FFI: 651-225-8989 or commongoodbooks.com

10/14-11/2/2017
Body & Sold

Chain Reaction Theatre presents a play written by Deborah Lake Fortson, based on interviews with sex trafficking survivors. The true stories of these survivors, including those of Twin Cities' youth, will be performed by local actors in several intimate venues throughout the Twin Cities Metro. $15 or pay what you can. Various times and locations. FFI: chainreactiontp.com

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10/20/2017 FRIDAY
Molly Maher & Dusty Heart

Molly Maher brings a folksy rock sound with compelling depth and soul. She has shared a stage with the likes of Lucinda Williams and Los Lobos. The duo Dusty Heart (Barbara Jean and Molly Dean) weave lyrics of adventure, passion for the open road, and vast landscapes in their soulful tunes and dynamic harmonies. $20. 7 p.m. Landmark Center, 75 W. 5th St., St. Paul. FFI: 651-292-3063 landmarkcenter.org

ONGOING THROUGH 10/20/2017
Like a Girl & Vinyasa

Lizzie Wortham's "Like a Girl" collection exhibits oil paintings of abstracted representations of girls and young women, based on her childhood photos and memories. Anupama Pasricha's "Vinyasa" exhibit is a display of contemporary fashion grounded in sustainability in a variety of mediums from recycled sarees to hand-crafted Indian textiles. Catherine G. Murphy Gallery at St. Catherine University, 2004 Randolph Ave., St. Paul. FFI: gallery.stkate.edu

See more calendar listings online at www.womenspress.com

See more calendar listings at womenspress.com
Look for the MWP at these events in October:

• The Modernest Eye - Barbara McIlrath exhibit, Atrium Gallery, now-Nov. 10, 2017
• Family Tree's Spelling Bee for Cheaters event, Oct. 5, 2017
• Asian Women United of MN presents: AWUM from the Heart 2017, Oct. 5, 2017
• Leadercast Women - Hutchinson by Compass Occasions/Krengeltech, Oct. 5, 2017
• "To Evaporate" by Persistent Theatre Productions, Oct. 5-15, 2017
• Twin Cities Breast Cancer Awareness conference, Oct. 7, 2017
• Women Against Military Madness/WAMM Silent Auction, Oct. 8, 2017
• Insuroon Gala, Oct. 8, 2017
• October WINspired Breakfast, Oct. 10, 2017
• FEW October: Building Bridges, A Step Towards Cross-Cultural Outreach, Oct. 11, 2017
• Twin Cities Book Festival, Oct. 13-14, 2017
• The Power of 100 Northwest - Twin Cities Women Who Care, Oct. 17, 2017
• Tucker Center's 2017 Fall Distinguished Lecture: Transgender Athletes: Challenging & Transforming Sports, Oct. 18, 2017
• Simple Sales Secrets: Open Mic (Networking Luncheon), Oct. 18, 2017
• Art of Counseling workshops
• Business Development Mastermind Group Events by Rich Chicks
• CanCan Wonderland events
• Irene Greene, MSED: Growth & Training workshops & events
• League of Women Voters-South Tonka events
• MN Women in Marketing & Communications workshops & events
• MN Peacebuilding Leadership Institute film series
• NAWBO-MN events
• PACER Center workshops and events
• Second Saturday Divorce Workshop for Women
• U of MN Women's Center events
• Women Leading in Technology events
• Women Entrepreneurs of MN events
• Women's Environmental Institute (WEI) events
• Women's Initiative for Self Empowerment (WISE) events





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