Pollinate Peace, Greater Longfellow!
Longfellow Community Council is resuming our monthly Neighborhood Development and Transportation Committee (NDTC) meetings on Tuesday, July 6th! Follow the link below for additional information and to sign up for our NDTC email list and receive monthly agendas and meeting info.
The City of Minneapolis is seeking proposals from organizations to administer the Façade Improvement Matching Grant Program and/or the Cultural Districts Interior Improvements Pilot Program in the eligible program areas. Applicants must email their proposal, using the Proposal Submittal form, on or before Wednesday, July 21, 2021, at 4:00 p.m. to Judy Moses. Proposals will not be accepted after the deadline. The Notice of Funding Availability and Proposal Submittal form can be found at the link below. https://www2.minneapolismn.gov/business-services/doing-business-with-the-city/community-planning-development-rfps/Be safe with fireworks, keep 911 open for emergencies Fourth of July fireworks are part of Independence Day celebrations, and the noise complaints and safety issues they can generate lead to high call volumes at 911 call centers across the country. That’s why the City wants to make sure folks stay safe during fireworks season and know what to do if they have fireworks-related complaints.
- Read, understand and follow the instructions on each device before using.
- Use fireworks with close adult supervision.
- Choose a safe place to use fireworks. Fireworks should only be ignited outdoors and away from animals, buildings, storage tanks, brush or combustible materials.
- Anyone acting in an irresponsible manner or who appears to be under the influence of alcohol or other drugs should not handle or discharge fireworks.
- Keep fireworks away from small children and store them in a cool dry location away from sources of ignition (heat and flames).
- Never ignite fireworks inside another container such as a bottle or can.
What’s legal, what’s not
- Non-explosive fireworks are legal in Minneapolis. Examples include sparklers, cones, tubes that spark, snakes and party poppers.
- It is legal to use these types of fireworks in your yard or on your sidewalk.
- Fireworks that explode or take off are illegal in Minneapolis. Examples include firecrackers, bottle rockets, missiles, roman candles, mortars and shells.
- It is illegal to use any fireworks on public property including roads, alleys, schools and parks.
When to call 911
For fireworks-related issues that pose life safety threats or fire hazards, residents should call 911 for police, fire or medical help.
Examples of calls that should go to 911 include:
- A person injured by fireworks.
- Airborne fireworks landing on a building or wooded area posing a fire risk.
- The size of a fireworks gathering and unruly behavior beginning to pose a threat to others.
Make noise reports online Reducing the number of noise complaints to 911 will allow emergency calls to be answered as quickly as possible. On a typical Fourth of July evening, Minneapolis 911 receives hundreds of calls per hour, most of which are related to fireworks noise complaints. On a normal day, Minneapolis 911 will receive fewer than 100 calls per hour. Because of the volume, police officers cannot be dispatched to each fireworks noise incident around the Fourth of July but calls will be prioritized to ensure public safety.
Instead of calling 911 for Fourth of July noise reports, people are asked to make noise reports online; the reports will be reviewed during normal business hours. Noise reports may also be made through the or by calling 311. You can also text “fireworks” to 311898 to enter a fireworks complaint on the City’s website.
Residents should note that Minneapolis 311 is closed July 4, but the mobile application can be used any time to make a report. City staff will review the complaint during normal business hours when offices open again and may follow up with the property owner the complaint references. For more fireworks safety tips visit https://www.fireworkssafety.org/safety-tips
Featured Upcoming & Ongoing Events
Weed & Water Wednesday: Kids 0 to 8 and their caring adults are invited to join us from 9:30-11:30 am every Wednesday, June 9 – August 7. Enjoy crafts, snack, stories, and play, while helping tend to the Epworth Garden. FREE. Epworth UMC, 3207 37th Ave S. For more info find us on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/epworthwww or contact us at 612-722-0232.
Friday, June 25
SAY ANYTHING (1989) w/ Trylon Cinema @ 9-10:30pm
Brainy Diane (Ione Skye) and slacker Lloyd (John Cusack) fall for each other in the summer after their senior year of high school. But soon they’ll need to go their own ways. Producer Polly Platt shepherded Cameron Crowe’s directorial debut at every stage and helped create one of the best-loved of all teen films.
Unapologetically Black Karaoke Night w/ Black Table Arts Co-op, 3737 Minnehaha Ave @ 9-11pm • FREE
A karaoke night centered on black joy and black music. Songs by and for our people. 5$ suggested donation. Hip hop, R&B, Early 2000’s, classic 90’s.
You can become a member of our cooperative here www.blacktablearts.com
Stop food waste webinar w/ Hennepin Environment @ Noon • FREE • Online Event
Learn how to save money, set a good example, and have a positive impact on the planet by attending a food waste prevention webinar! The webinar will provide tips and tricks for making the most of your food through shopping, storage, and cooking.
The webinar is free, but you must register to attend https://forms.office.com/Pages/ResponsePage.aspx…
BOTTLE ROCKET (1996) w/ Trylon Cinema @ 7-8:30pm
Anthony (Luke Wilson) returns home after a nervous breakdown and joins his friend Dignan (Owen Wilson) in a preposterous attempted crime spree. Superbly funny, Bottle Rocket launched Wes Anderson’s career, and would not have been made without the support of co-producer Polly Platt, who championed the project to the studio.
Saturday, June 26
Love Jones and Life: 30+ Event Hosted by Autumn Reign w/ Black Table Arts Co-op and Trudy Fernandez @ 6-8pm • FREE • $5 Suggested Donation • Doors Open promptly at 6pm
Open mic night for artists, musicians, poets, and singers. Come share the craft that you love with grown and sexy folks who want to embrace your creativity. Bring your journals and color pencils to write and create, as we vibe to the soundtrack and movie clips from the beloved movie of our time “Love Jones”. Join us for peace, harmony, laughter, and BLACK JOY!
Dock 6 Art Pop-up with Rachel Cain and Jean Shannon @ 10am-2pm
Location: 4206 E 34th St
Rachel Cain is a local photographer whose focus is on the world around us. She specializes in images of architecture, natural landscapes, travel, and more. View her work here: https://cainrachelr.wixsite.com/rachelsphotos
Jean Shannon is a local printmaker who creates intricate and whimsical woodblock prints. Find her work here: http://jeanprints.blogspot.com/
Love Local: Summer Edition w/ Minnesota Center for Book Arts @ 1-2pm • FREE • Online Event
Celebrate summer with a free Minnesota Center for Book Arts virtual workshop! Learn how to make pop-up cards to send to your loved ones.
Gather your family and join Minnesota Center for Book Arts Lead Teaching Artist Madeline Garcia for a virtual workshop! You’ll learn how to make three summer-inspired pop-up cards to send to your loved ones this summer. Fun and accessible to many developmental levels, this workshop is open to all ages. Families can choose to work together or separately to create their cards (some adult help suggested when using Xacto knife).
A NOTE ON MATERIALS:
To follow along with the workshop, all participants will need to prepare the following tools and materials. For $10, you can have a materials kit shipped to you (you will still need to gather your own tools if you order a materials kit). To allow time for the materials kits to be shipped, the deadline to order materials is June 15th at noon.
MATERIALS NEEDED/KITS INCLUDE PAPER CUT TO THE FOLLOWING SIZES:
Umbrella Pop-out Card -1x 5 ½ x 8 ½ in. card stock paper -5x 1 ½ x 4¼ in. construction paper strips of different colored paper -1x 1 ½ x 8 1/2 in. sand colored strip (optional) -1x ½ x 4 in. strip (optional)
Campfire Pop-out Card -1x 5 ½ x 8 ½ in. card stock paper -5x 2 ½ x 2 ½ in. strips of yellow/orange paper -1x 3 x 3 in. strip of brown paper
Lift-the-flaps Card -1x 5 ½ x 8 ½ in. card stock paper -1x 4 x 5 ¼ in. different colored paper
TOOLS NEEDED (GATHER THESE EVEN IF YOU ORDER A KIT):
-Bone folder or alternative (popsicle stick, spoon)
-Glue stick or double-sided tape
-Waste sheets for gluing
-Additional scrap paper to decorate your cards
The Big Wu – Early Concert – Wu Family Acoustic w/ The Hook and Ladder Theater & Lounge @ 2pm • Tickets: $15 – $25
– Under The Canopy at The Hook and Ladder Theater
– “An Urban Outdoor Summer Concert Series”
-Doors 1:00pm :: Music 2:00pm :: 21+
-Reserved Seats/Pods** of 2, 4, & 6
-* Does not include Fees
-** Must purchase the entire pod of seats
– RAIN or SHINE
– NO REFUNDS
BUY TOGETHER :: ARRIVE TOGETHER :: SIT TOGETHER Together we will safely enjoy live music this summer!
The story goes that The Big Wu , bound for rock stardom, sold their souls for a case of Old Style beer one thirsty night long ago. The legend and the band live on. Still rocking their powerful, moving, and energizing original music for the fans. A jam band with a unique style and presence, the Wu combine strong, free flowing improv and vocal harmonies, with finely crafted songs for all tastes. Oh, and their fans are famously friendly.
Food & Beverage: The Hook & Ladder Theater boasts a full bar with exciting signature summer drinks, ice cold Summit Brewing beer and has also partnered with food vendors to present an exciting summer menu along with a number of scheduled ‘pop-up’ chef appearances. Make it dinner and a show Under the Canopy!
Sunday, June 27
Monday, June 28
June 2021 Understanding NEAR Science & Historical Trauma Workshop w/ FamilyWise Services and Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota @ 10am-3:30pm • FREE • Online Event
Join us for a free , VIRTUAL , day-long workshop on Understanding NEAR* Science & Historical Trauma
* NEAR Science stands for neurobiology, epigenetics, Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) & resilience research
You are invited to attend a day-long workshop to learn how historical trauma, intergenerational trauma, and childhood adversity impact our lives, the lives of our children, and the health of our communities. The goal of this workshop is to build a common language and understanding about NEAR Science and Historical Trauma as a starting point .
All are welcome, and we encourage diverse cultural and identity groups to attend this workshop. Each of us hold wisdom to create healthier communities, and after attending this workshop, attendees are encouraged to think about how this information can be applied within their own family, work life, and community. The workshop will be divided into two presentations. First, FamilyWise will present the Understanding NEAR Science: Building Self-Healing Communities presentation, which represents a paradigm shift in human understanding of individual and societal health and well-being. This presentation highlights key findings from the fields of neurobiology, epigenetics, epidemiology, and resilience research, demonstrating the impacts of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) on health and well-being and offering strategies to build resilience.
After a break for lunch, the Trauma Across Generations: Reclaiming the Narrative presentation, facilitated by Sam Simmons, will increase awareness of the link between historical trauma and community challenges to effectively engage communities of color. Also, the presentation will discuss the harm that approaches without cultural sensitivity can have on communities of color. This training is brought to you by BlueCross BlueShield of Minnesota & FamilyWise Services
Language and Culture in Sync: Teaching Linguistic Politeness and Intercultural Awareness w/ CARLA – Center for Advanced Research on Language Acquisition @ 9am • Online Event
Language and Culture in Sync: Teaching Linguistic Politeness and Intercultural Awareness June 28–July 16, 2021
Asynchronous* 3-week online summer institute
A truly daunting challenge for second language learners is to adjust their language use so that it is appropriate for a variety of socio-cultural contexts. How, for example, are learners supposed to address strangers, close friends, or people of higher social status in that culture? Although acquiring culturally-sensitive discourse practices can take learners many years, research has shown that the process can be facilitated through explicit instruction.
This institute provides practical insights for teachers on how to enhance the learning of linguistic politeness and boost students’ awareness of intercultural differences. Participants will have hands-on opportunities to develop activities and materials for the classroom.
Instructor: Noriko Ishihara is Professor of Applied Linguistics and TESOL/EFL at Hosei University, Japan. She has designed and researched pragmatics-focused instruction and classroom-based assessment in ESL, EFL, and Japanese. She has been facilitating professional development for language teachers in Japan, the US, and elsewhere since 2005 and is a co-author with Andrew D. Cohen of a teachers’ guide, Teaching and Learning Pragmatics: Where Language and Culture Meet.
Target Audience: Elementary to postsecondary foreign language and ESL teachers, material developers, curriculum coordinators, teacher educators, administrators, and researchers.
Tuesday, June 29
Criminal Conversations with Rob Jung, Judy Kerr, Marcie Rendon, & John Baird Rogers w/ Once Upon A Crime @ 6pm • Free • Online Event
Join four local authors as they discuss their books and crime writing in general.
Rob Jung is the author of Cloud Warriors, The Reaper, and The Sower.
Judy Kerr is the author of Black Fridays.
Marcie Rendon is the author of Powwow Summer, Murder on the Red River, and Girl Gone Missing.
John Baird Rogers is the author of Fatal Score and Skins & Bone.
Register here: https://www.crowdcast.io/e/criminal-conversations/register
Wednesday, June 30
FREE Fun Live General Knowledge Trivia w/ The Howe Daily Kitchen & Bar @ 8-10pm • FREE
Do you like to win FREE stuff? Do you like to have FUN with your friends? Do you just simply know stuff?
Come play the MOST FUN FREE LIVE TRIVIA in South Minneapolis on Wednesday nights.
Top 3 teams plus the LAST PLACE team win prizes each week. $30 Gift Card for 1st, $20 Gift Card for 2nd, $10 Gift Card for 3rd, and a mini trophy for last place.
Raffle for all trivia players to win a FREE drink at halftime.
Who are you bringing with you this week for your team so you can be crowned the champions?
Empowering You: The Power of Saying ‘No’ & How to Say It w/ Hennepin County Library @ 7-8:30pm • Free • Online Event
In this 90-minute webinar, Brenison Wheeler from Women’s Advocates will lead a discussion on the following topics:
1. What are our associations with the word ‘no’ and what stands in our way of saying it more?
2. What is the value of saying ‘no’? How can saying ‘no’ help us reclaim agency of our own lives?
3. How do we actually say no, mean it, and feel good about it at work, in our personal lives, and beyond?
The free webinar will be on Zoom. Register at http://bit.ly/EmpoweringU_SayingNo
Live captioning will be available. Please email Brenisen at email@example.com with any questions or concerns. After the event, all registrants will be emailed a copy of the PowerPoint slides and a link to the recording.
This event is part of the Empowering You series. Other events in this series are:
Learn more about the series: https://bit.ly/EmpoweringYouHCL
Hosted by Minneapolis Central Library. Collaborator: Women’s Advocates. Funding provided in part by Friends of the Minneapolis Central Library.
Thursday, July 1
Franklin Library’s annual celebration of Somali culture w/ Hennepin County Library @ 2-5pm • Free • Online Event
Franklin Library’s celebration of Somali culture will be online and at the library, starting on July 1.
There will be a special Somali-language storytime online and you can pick up a free book for kids or teens at the library.
Learn how to make traditional Somali tea. Pick up ingredients at Franklin Library, then watch an instructional video.
Books and tea kits may be picked up at the library on Thursday, July 1, 2-5 p.m. or while supplies last.
View a special exhibit of “Crossroads: An Anthology of Resilience + Hope” featuring the writing of Somali teens. The exhibit will be on display at the library during the month of July.
Presented by Franklin Library and Hennepin County Library’s Black History and Culture Team. Funded by Friends of the Hennepin County Library, Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund and Minnesota Humanities Center.
City of Minneapolis/Hennepin County Updates & Info
City hosting info session for candidates on the roles of mayor and City Council
The 2021 municipal election is Nov. 2 with early voting beginning Sept. 17. Offices on the Minneapolis ballot include: mayor, City Council, Board of Estimate and Taxation, and the Park and Recreation Board.
Candidates who wish to get their name on the ballot must file for office with the City between July 27 and Aug. 10. To support prospective candidates and campaign workers, the City is hosting multiple information sessions for candidates. The first session was recorded on May 19and covered what candidates need to know about the process of filing for office. The second session will be hosted live next Wednesday, June 23.
Upcoming virtual session: The roles and responsibilities of the mayor and City Council
The City Clerk will walk through the job description of the mayor and City Council members. This session is aimed to give candidates a good idea of their role, if elected. We’ll also leave time at the end to answer audience questions.
- 7 p.m. Wednesday, June 23
- Microsoft Teams (virtual)
- Learn more about these candidate information sessions and sign-up to attend.
City of Minneapolis Sustainability Updates:
- Lake Street’s HD Laundry rebuilds using Recovery Rebates
- Green Cost Share program final deadline to apply: July 2nd
- MHD and Green Zones discuss non-expiring air permits and health outcomes for vulnerable communities
- Minneapolis ranks 15th in number of ENERGY STAR buildings
- City of Minneapolis looking for new Energy Manager
- Household hazardous waste collection events
- Cardboard set-out for recycling
- Shop Smart – Love your Stuff – Reduce Waste
- Public meeting for Met Council’s draft Transportation Improvement Program
- METRO Orange Line bus getting better connected to other routes
- Virtual public meeting on SE Hennepin groundwater and vapor site
- Fresh Energy hosts July webinar series: “The Intersection of Energy and Community”
- Meeting notice: Stakeholder input meeting on Xcel’s reliability and service quality metrics
Need to report theft or property damage? The City of Minneapolis is changing the way residents report non-violent, non-emergency theft and property damage not in progress. Starting June 14, non-police City employees at 311 will take these reports from Minneapolis residents instead of 911 dispatching Minneapolis Police officers. You can report theft or property damage in two ways:
- Submit an online report
- Call 311
Minneapolis 311 takes calls from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday – Friday but you will need to call between 8 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. to make a theft or property damage report. If you need to make a report outside these hours or on holidays, you can:
- Submit your report online
- Call back during those hours
- Leave a voicemail for a callback within 3 business days
You will receive an incident case number when you file a report whether you submit your report online or by calling 311. The quickest way to generate an incident case number for your report is to file it online. If the theft or property damage is occurring at the time of call, call 911. This is a service change aligned with the City’s work around seeking alternatives to police response. The goal is to reduce administrative capacity for police and improve service experiences. Results of the program will be assessed throughout the year. Learn more about alternatives to police response.
COVID-19 Updates & Resources:
City hosting free vaccine clinics Get a free COVID-19 vaccine at a Minneapolis Health Department clinic. You can get a single dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine and be fully vaccinated in three weeks. If you choose to get a Pfizer or Moderna vaccine, you would require a second dose three weeks later (Pfizer) or four weeks later (Moderna). You will be fully vaccinated two weeks after your second dose. Walk-ins are welcome, and the vaccinations are free. You don’t need insurance, you don’t need an appointment and you don’t need an ID.
- 3-7 p.m. Thursday, June 24 at Minneapolis Public Schools Davis Center, 1250 West Broadway Ave.
- 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, June 26 at Camden Farmers Market, 4150 Dupont Ave. N.
- 3-7 p.m. Thursday, July 1at Minneapolis Public Schools Davis Center, 1250 West Broadway Ave.
Other ways to get a vaccine Vaccines work. If you haven’t been vaccinated yet, get a free vaccine as soon as you can. COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations have plummeted as more Minnesotans receive their vaccine. About nine out of 10 Americans live within 5 miles of a COVID-19 vaccination site. Lyftand Uber are offering free rides to vaccination appointments until July 4.
- To find the site closest to you, visit vaccines.gov, text your ZIP code to 438829 (GETVAX); or call 1-800-232-0233.
- Find COVID-19 vaccine appointments at the CDC’s VaccineFinder. You can filter by location and search for Pfizer only for 12-17-year-olds.
- Find vaccine locations and providers near you using the State’s interactive map.
- Sign up for the Minnesota COVID-19 vaccine connector in English, Spanish, Somali or Hmong to get contacted about vaccine in your area.
- Contact your primary health care provider or a local pharmacy.
Sick and Safe Time covers vaccine appointments Accrued sick and safe time hours can be used to receive a COVID-19 vaccine and recover from any side effects. Learn more about the City’s Sick and Safe Time ordinance.
Get a free COVID-19 test and help stop the spread
The City of Minneapolis is offering free COVID-19 saliva tests. Testing is one of the best ways to stop the spread of COVID-19 and help prevent exposing your loved ones to the virus along with wearing masks correctly, keeping 6 feet from anyone you don’t live with, hand-washing and getting vaccinated.
The State is now urging athletes, coaches, referees, volunteers and other sports participants to get tested for COVID-19 weekly. Students not participating in sports or other group activities are still strongly encouraged to test every two weeks.
Health officials now estimate that 60% of all COVID-19 cases in Minnesota are associated with the B.1.1.7 variant, a more transmissible version of the virus that may be associated with more severe symptoms. Much of the spread of COVID-19 in recent weeks has been seen in younger Minnesotans, particularly among middle and high school.
Free COVID-19 tests
Do not eat, drink or use tobacco products for 30 minutes before taking a COVID-19 saliva test.
- Sanctuary Covenant Church, 2018 Aldrich Ave. N. (corner of Aldrich and West Broadway Avenue) noon to 3 p.m. Friday, June 25
- Masjid Omar Islamic Center (inside the 24th St. Mall), 912 E. 24th St. 2 to 5 p.m. Saturday, June 26
- Phyllis Wheatley Community Center, 1301 10th Ave. N. 5:30-9 p.m. Friday, July 2 and 16
- African Immigrant Community Services Office, 1433 E. Franklin Ave. Suite 13B noon to 5 p.m. Monday through Thursday, June 14-17
- Minneapolis Convention Center, 1301 Second Ave. S. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. weekdays and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. weekends Visit the State’s COVID-19 testing webpage to register.
- Native American Community Clinic, 1213 E. Franklin Ave. 2 p.m. Tuesdays Appointments required: Call 612-872-8086 to schedule an appointment.
- Southside Community Health Services, 324 E. 35th St. 2-3 p.m. Mondays through Fridays Appointments required: Call 612-821-3548 to schedule an appointment. You can expect to get your test results in about two-three business days. Same day testing can be done for health care workers, first responders and essential workers.
- Brooklyn Park Starlight Center 11 a.m.-7 p.m. weekdays and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. weekends. Visit the State’s COVID-19 testing webpage to register.
- Minneapolis-St. Paul Airport 7 a.m.-7 p.m. seven days a week. Visit the State’s COVID-19 testing webpage to register.
If you can’t attend one of these testing events, you can use this directory to find a testing location near you.
Free at-home saliva tests The State is also offering free at-home saliva tests. Any person in Minnesota can order a saliva test kit from the COVID-19 Test at Home program.
Resources The COVID-19 test is free, and you do not need insurance for the test. If you need medical care but don’t have health insurance, the Minnesota Department of Health offers resources to find low-cost health care or health insurance.
Why get tested? Videos in Spanish, Somali and Hmong Whether you feel sick or not, get tested. This will protect your loved ones and help us all safely go to school, work and other activities. Watch and share these short videos in Spanish, Somali and Hmong.
Other Information, Events, Activities & Resources:
With Mary Leikvold
Thursdays: June 24, July 1; 7 — 9 pm
In this virtual workshop, learn how to make six little folded structures and explore the many ways they can be used and shared with others. On the first night, learn two folded paper structures that can be embellished and can hold written notes or drawings—a spiral fold that becomes a flower-like object and an elegant packet that unfolds to reveal a writing surface within. Delve briefly into zine-making and a basic accordion fold. On the second night, get an introduction to pop-ups and learn how to create a floating accordion structure and a map fold that can be showcased with its own jacket. Come away with ideas and inspiration for projects using folded structures such as unique gifts and cards, art, teaching objects and displays for special occasions. All skill levels welcome. $80/participant (10% discount for MCBA members); $40 for BIPOC participants (10% discount for MCBA members). For information and to register: https://www.mnbookarts.org/folded-surprises/.
••Love Local: Summer Edition
Saturday, June 26, 1—2 pm
Gather your family and join Madeline Garcia, MCBA’s Education & Community Engagement Coordinator, for a virtual workshop. You’ll learn how to make three warm weather-inspired pop-up cards to send to your loved ones this summer. Fun and accessible to many developmental levels, this workshop is open to all ages. Families can choose to work together or separately to create their cards (some adult help suggested when using Xacto knife). Free. For information and to register: https://www.mnbookarts.org/love-local-summer-edition-pop-up-cards/.
When Pattern Becomes Form
June 24 – July 31 (gallery hours: Friday, Saturday, 1 — 5 pm; appointments are not required)
Form+Content Gallery, 210 Second St. N.
Form + Content Gallery presents When Pattern Becomes Form, an exhibition of new work by Clarence Morgan, Stuart Nielsen and Howard Oransky. The artists work in abstract modes and are inspired by the subtle shift that occurs in an artwork when the marks coalesce into a pattern and the pattern suggests a form. This is the second time these three artists have shown together at Form + Content Gallery. Their previous exhibition, Layers of Time, was presented in 2019. Morgan and Oransky showed together twice before: in the exhibitions Patterns of Dialogue (2017) and Shared Distance (2009). All three artists share a relationship to the Department of Art at the University of Minnesota: Clarence Morgan is a member of the faculty, Stuart Nielsen is an alumnus, and Howard Oransky is director of the Katherine E. Nash Gallery. If you would like to make an appointment outside of regular gallery hours, please contact the gallery at:firstname.lastname@example.org. For information: http://www.formandcontent.org/upcoming-exhibitions/
TC Pride Rainbow Run
Sunday, June 27, 9 am
Boom Island Park, 724 Sibley Street NE
5K your way. dress your rainbow and join in the fun. Join the live Run in Minneapolis, or plan your own run where you’re at. Because of COVID-19, the Rainbow Run 5K Presented by UnitedHealth Group will look different again this year because social distancing cannot stop Pride Celebrations. The Run is going HYBRID! That means you don’t have to run at 9 am on Sunday, June 27, in Minneapolis, unless you want to. You can choose your own time and location between June 20-30. For information and to register: https://tcpride.org/event/rainbow-run-5k-presented-by-unitedhealth-group/. https://tcpride.org/rainbow-run-5k/.