June 2020: GoSeeDo Calendar Events

Twin Cities Pride Festival, Naomi Wallace play reading, short film competition, Lakewood Cemetery art therapy, Greater Than Fear series

6/2-30 — Twin Cities Pride Festival

One of the largest Pride celebrations in the world moves online this year to present a month packed with events and opportunities aimed at keeping the spirit of Pride strong despite social distancing measures. Activities include a virtual rainbow run, concerts, Drag Queen story hour, cooking classes, a local vendor marketplace, and more. Details 

6/5 — One Flea Spare

The Playwrights’ Center presents a reading of Naomi Wallace’s award-winning 1995 play “One Flea Spare.” The story follows strangers who are quarantined together for 28 days while cultural, social, and sexual boundaries clash. Free. 2pm. Details and registration 

6/5 — Scream It Off Screen

Local short film competition Scream it Off Screen offers an evening featuring 15 short films that viewers can either ‘let play’ or vote to cut short. At the end of the night, viewers will choose a prizewinner. Free. 8pm. Details

6/8, 11 — How Art Can Heal

Join artist and art therapist Anne E. Lawton for a workshop centered around the ideas and principles of art therapy. Participants will be encouraged to express grief, complex life experiences, personal journeys, and understanding through art with simple supplies such as pens and paper. This event is hosted by Lakewood Cemetery. Free. 6:30pm. Details and registration

Greater Than Fear Series 

Greater Than Fear, in collaboration with other progressive nonprofits and organizations, presents a video series to share insights into Minnesota’s COVID-19 responses, as well as ways viewers can offer support. On 6/11, hear from Asian American Organizing Project. 

Past videos are available from Gender Justice, CTUL, MN350: Building a Climate Movement in Minnesota, OutFront Minnesota, Land Stewardship Action Fund, SEIU MN State Council, and others. Free. #GreaterThanFearEpisodeArchive Details

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MWP Virtual Conversation at Magers & Quinn

Find details about our June 8 reading and discussion here.

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