March 2020: GoSeeDo

3/1—Justice for Peace

The Sphinx Virtuosi is a chamber ensemble comprised of the nation’s top Black and Latinx classical string soloists. They return to the Ordway for a fourth consecutive year with a program that explores how the themes of justice and peace find their way into music through works that span the Romantic Era to present day. $16 – $26. 3pm. Ordway Center for Performing Arts, St. Paul. Details: ordway.org

3/3 — Tarana Burke

Tarana Burke, founder of the ‘Me Too’ movement, shares the story behind the genesis of the movement and provides words of empowerment to lift up marginalized voices and enable survivors across all races, classes, and genders. Free. 7pm – 8:30pm. St. Thomas University, St. Paul. To make an accessibility request, call 651-962-6315. Details: stthomas.edu

3/5 — ERA Lobby Day

Join ERA Minnesota members for a day of lobbying legislators, rallying, and networking around the passage of the Equal Rights Amendment in Minnesota. Free. 9am – 2pm. Minnesota State Capitol, St. Paul. Details: eramn.org/events.html

3/8 — International Women’s Day Celebration

(photo by Jaime Chismar)

This event hosted by the International Institute of Minnesota will honor New Americans who strengthen the Twin Cities community. Proceeds from the event will support the International Institute’s programming for women and their families. $75. 3pm – 5pm. Renaissance Hotel, Mpls. Details: iimn.org/womensday

3/11, 3/13, 3/14, 3/16, 3/19 — SEVEN

(photo by Rich Rose)

“SEVEN” is a documentary play based on interviews with seven women who faced life-threatening obstacles before bringing changes to their home countries of Pakistan, Nigeria, Ireland, Afghanistan, Guatemala, Russia, and Cambodia. It has been translated into 27 languages and performed worldwide. $25-$29. Page Theatre, Winona (3/11); Sheldon Theatre, Red Wing (3/13); Stephen B. Humphrey Theater, Collegeville (3/14); O’Shaughnessy Auditorium, St. Paul (3/16); Historic Holmes Theatre, Detroit Lakes (3/19). Details: latw.org/current-tour

3/11 – 4/11 —Redwood

In this performance, an interracial couple is thrown into crisis when a historical revelation forces them to question whether love can transcend modern social barriers and historical power structures. $20. Jungle Theater, Mpls. Details: jungletheater.org

3/12 — Film Fatales

Shelby Dillon, Self Creation, 2019

The Walker presents a sampling of recent short works directed by Minnesota women and non-binary filmmakers. Films are selected by Film Fatales, a national organization advocating for intersectional parity in the film industry. The screening is followed by a conversation about filmmaking  in Minnesota. Free. 7pm.  Walker  Art  Center,  Mpls. Details: walkerart.org

3/21 — Sick Lit: A WritingWorkshop

Lara Mimosa Montes (photo by Rijard-Bergeron)

Led by writer and teaching artist Lara Mimosa Montes, this open writing workshop for artists and writers exploring  expression around chronic illness. No previous  writing  experience is  necessary. Free. 11am – 2pm. Nokomis Library, Mpls. ADA accessible. Details: MplsWritingWorkshops@gmail.com