Mixed Blood Theatre presents online performance pieces by local artists inspired by the movement set in motion by George Floyd’s killing. Artists including Sun Mee Chomet, Shá Cage, and Jevetta Steele, attempt to capture this moment in hopes that future works may grow. Free. Details: facebook.com/MixedBloodTheatre
Uprising Theatre Company launches their educational initiatives for youth with a four week playwriting workshop. Open to teens who identify as transgender, gender non-conforming, agender, nonbinary, or who are exploring their gender. Suggested cost $100. Details: https://www.facebook.com/events/575274713387242/
Multidisciplinary artist Rebecca Nicholson is exploring art in the time of social distance. The Minneapolis- based Nicholson will revisit her poetry, music, and storytelling, juxtaposed with work created in isolation. Cedar Cultural Center’s Public Access Channel. Free. 7:30pm. Details: tinyurl.com/MWPCedarEvent
Join local libraries this summer to participate in a statewide discussion on “A Good Time for the Truth: Race in Minnesota,” edited by Sun Yung Shin and featuring the work of Minnesota Women’s Press contributors such as Shannon Gibney, Carolyn Holbrook, Kao Kalia Yang, and Diane Wilson. Participants will have access to reading guides, conversation facilitators, and virtual book club discussions to deepen their understanding of how race and culture are lived in Minnesota. In August, join Sun Yung Shin for a virtual discussion. “A Good Time for the Truth” is available on multiple platforms; readers can access the digital book for free on Ebooks Minnesota. Details and future dates.