GoSeeDo: March 2021

Through August 31 — Local Heroes

Find stories of medical innovation, trailblazing, and dedication as Hennepin History Museum explores the care and protection that healers and caretakers offered Hennepin County residents in early history. The cape at left belonged to Dr. Catherine Burnes, the first woman to earn a medical degree from the University of Minnesota in 1886. Adults $8; Students/Seniors $5. hennepinhistory.org

Through August 31 — Twelve Blocks From Where I Live

Regina Marie Williams

After George Floyd’s murder, Regina Marie Williams began visiting the intersection of 38th Street and Chicago Avenue. In this virtual performance, view Williams’ work along with songs relevant to the Minneapolis events that sparked a national movement. Featuring Aimee K. Bryant, Thomasina Petrus, Regina Marie Williams, and Sanford Moore. Available as part of Theater Latté Da’s Ghostlight Series. $75. latteda.org

March 4 — Xenophobia in America

Fear and hostility toward immigrants has been a defining feature of the United States from the colonial era through today. Author and historian Dr. Erika Lee confronts this history and sheds light on how xenophobia works and why it has endured, in this webinar hosted by the University of Minnesota. Free. 7pm. tinyurl.com/erikalee

March 5, 6, 7 — Land of 10,000 Streams Music Festival


Hear and support local artists from Minnesota and neighboring states during this free, crowdsourced musical festival. More than a dozen artists including Annie Humphrey, Mayyadda, and Jillian Rae are set to perform each day. Free. 7pm. landof10kstreams.com

March 8 — ERA Virtual Rally

A full day focused on Minnesota’s Equal Rights Amendment movement will feature authors and guest speakers such as Carol Jenkins, calls to action, a postcard- writing party, a silent auction, and a virtual rally. Until March 2, virtual lobbying workshops will be offered about bills, including lobbyist training, as well as opportunities to talk to legislators about any legislation you would like to see passed. Free. 10:30am. eramn.org

March 15 – May 3 — Mental Illness Caregiving Course

Through this online workshop, participants will build communication skills, reduce stress, and learn about the common stages of emotional responses when supporting someone with a mental illness. This workshop will meet once a week for 8 weeks on Mondays and is for family and friends of an adult living with a mental illness. Free. namimn.org

March 24 — Claudia Rankine

Author Claudia Rankine and Dr. Todd Lawrence will discuss the pain, violence, and endurance of white supremacy in day-to-day life as well as how everyone can speak the truth and take action. Hosted by the University of St. Thomas Department of English. Free. 7pm. tinyurl.com/rankinetalk

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