Weekly Roundup: August 9-15

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Check out this week’s upcoming events in Greater Longfellow and enjoy summer!

Upcoming & Ongoing Events

Midtown Farmers Market 2019 @ Moon Palace Books, 3032 Minnehaha Ave • 8am
Join Midtown Farmers Market at Moon Palace Books for the 2019 Market Season!
Bringing Fresh Local Flavor to ALL in South Minneapolis, since 2003.
Saturdays 8am-1pm May-October
Tuesdays 3pm-7pm June-October

WHAT’S AVAILABLE?
-fresh, local, and affordable fruits, vegetables, and prepared foods
-brunch (Sat.) and dinner (Tues.) options from hot/ready-to-eat food vendors
-arts and crafts by local artisans
-free live music, fitness classes, and kids activities
-a $10 Market Bucks match for SNAP/EBT customers
-lawn games and places to hang out and connect with friends, family, and neighbors
WHY? The Midtown Farmers Market is an all-local, community-based farmers market, committed to strengthening our local economy, advancing food justice, and uniting neighbors from all backgrounds at the Hi-Lake interchange.

Your open invitation to casual neighborhood Ultimate Frisbee games
Each Thursday | 5:30pm – dusk | Brackett Park | Starting May 2
It’s purposely a low-barrier-of-entry group and style of play. If you kind-of maybe know how to throw a frisbee and are ok with some jogging, this game is for you!
All ages and experience levels – we’ve had kids from age 8 to over 60. Come or go anytime after 5:30pm, and come out as often as works for you. Just show up! Or connect on the e-democracy Longfellow forum to get on the email list for weekly invites and reminders: http://forums.e-democracy.org/groups/mpls-longfellow/

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Syringe Clean-up Request–
Have you spotted loose syringes that you’d like Southside Harm Reduction Services to come clean up? Submit details through this form, and they’ll do our best to get volunteers out to take care of it! http://www.southsideharmreduction.org/syringe-clean-up-request/

Belle’s ToolBox
3400 42nd Ave S
Minneapolis, MN 55406
www.belles-ToolBox.org
belles.toolbox@gmail.com
Walk, ride your bike, take the Number 9, skip, hop, or jump over to see how the Podners for Peas Learning Garden is growing and what new creations are blooming inside the ToolBox! Can’t wait to see you!
Open Hours:
Tuesday-Friday 10am-Noon
Tuesday-Thursday 2-4pm
Every Third Saturday 10am-Noon

This week’s movies at the Trylon Cinema and Riverview Theater!

 

Friday, Aug 9

Planet of the Vampires (1965) @ Trylon Cinema, 2810 E 33rd St • 7pm
After a team of astronauts lands on the planet Aura, they begin violently and inexplicably attacking one another. This frighteningly atmospheric art film influenced Alien and every space-horror movie that followed it.
FPA ❍ rachel lime ❍ The Melancholy Boy @ Music at Moon Palace, 3032 Minnehaha Ave • 9pm • tix are $8 advance / $10 at the door • Buy them here: https://www.musicatmoonpalace.com/events/rachel-lime-fpa-the-melancholy-boy
join us at Moon Palace for a night of dreamy tunes ranging from r&b grooves to dark electronic pop
𝒓𝒂𝒄𝒉𝒆𝒍 𝒍𝒊𝒎𝒆: https://soundcloud.com/nasadotgov
Rachel Lime left her home state of Minnesota in 2017, more or less for good. She’s returning for a weekend with lil audio postcards from the places she’s been: Korea, her country of birth—and Australia, whose vibrant music scene inspired her to compile & compose what will become her debut EP “Sap”. These songs, pieced together on garageband over many years, haphazardly recorded across cities and continents, hope to ride that perfect, silvery line between the mystical and ~the bop™~
𝑭𝑷𝑨 (𝒔𝒐𝒍𝒐 𝒔𝒆𝒕): https://fpa.fanlink.to/theloved1 • https://www.instagram.com/francespriya/
“The Loved 1” marks the beginning of a new adventure for Minneapolis native FPA. Written, and composed this past winter, the EP reflects on love and loss, grounded in trap beats and beautiful instrumentation. FPA’s seemingly effortless flow, and soft harmonies are consistently at the forefront of her work, and reminiscent of artists like H.E.R. and Tierra Whack.
𝑻𝒉𝒆 𝑴𝒆𝒍𝒂𝒏𝒄𝒉𝒐𝒍𝒚 𝑩𝒐𝒚: https://soundcloud.com/themelancholyboy
A very melancholy boy.

 

Jurassic Park @ Riverview Theater, 3800 42nd Ave S • 11:30pm • All seats just $3. 11:30pm showtime*
Jurassic Park (1993):
Don’t miss this groundbreaking sci-fi adventure film that inspired and entertained a generation of moviegoers.
Featuring incredible special effects and action-packed drama, Jurassic Park takes you to a remote island where an amazing theme park with living dinosaurs is about to turn deadly, as five people must battle to survive among the prehistoric predators. Check out our full summer lineup here: http://www.riverviewtheater.com/show/show/2621
*Showtimes are subject to change based on our regular programing. Films will not start earlier than 11:30pm.

 

Paul Cebar Tomorrow Sound with Jon Rodine Band The Hook and Ladder Theater & Lounge, 3010 Minnehaha Ave • Doors 8:00pm • Music 8:30pm • +21 • $15 Advance • $20 Day of Show
Paul Cebar Tomorrow Sound bring forth a funky, lyrically charged racket that is explosive, yet intimate.
Taking cues from the dance bands of western Louisiana (and his native Midwest,), the streets (and 45’s) of New Orleans, touring African and Caribbean combos and the soul, funk & blues of his youth, Paul Cebar is a masterful synthesist of rhythmic culture.  His time spent in his second home of New Orleans, as a musicologist in Florida, and as a journeyman wanderer in Cuba, is reflected in his musical worldview.
Paul Cebar Tomorrow Sound’s latest album, “Fine Rude Thing” is out now. The songs “Baby Shake” and “You Owe it to Me” feature Cebar’s unique mixture of R&B, Caribbean and New Orleans style.
Paul Cebar – http://paulcebar.com/
Jon Rodine is a Minnesota-based singer/songwriter. Drawing on sources like Dan Penn, Doug Sahm, Bob Dylan and beyond, his music is song-driven, a blend of Americana, groove-oriented rock’n’roll and country soul. His most recent album “Last Star” – his first collection of original material – has been getting notice around the country. “Eleven songwriting gems” says Mondophonic.com, but “his strongest asset is his voice”. He’s shared the bill with artists like Ralph Stanley, Fred Eaglesmith, Tom Russell, The Pines and Jimmy LaFave. He plays and has recorded with some the finest musicians in the Midwest – Dave Ray & Tony Glover, Erik Koskinen & Molly Maher, Paul Cebar, Benson Ramsey (Pines), Steve Kaul (Brass Kings), and Dan “Daddy Squeeze” Newton. Jon Rodine – http://jonrodine.com/

 

Aprés Work – Hurricane Harold’s Birthday Party @  The Hook and Ladder Theater & Lounge, 3010 Minnehaha Ave (Open Garage Door Vibe ) 4-8pm • Drink Specials 4-6pm • Music 5:30-7:30 • All Ages • 21+ To Drink • FREE
It’s Hurricane Harold’s Birthday Party! Live music with Hurricane Harold & Doug Otto from 5:30-7:30pm Bent Paddle Brewing Co. Tastings from 5-7pm

 

Forbidden World Trylon Cinema, 2810 E 33rd St • 9pm
This Roger Corman-produced horror “cheapy” is an obvious Alien ripoff that revels in its gratuitous gore and nudity. Rarely screened yet highly watchable, it boasts Susan Justin’s excellent new-wave synth score.

 

Check out these Cats at the Schooner Tavern, 2901 27th Ave S • 8:30pm
The New Feral Cats featuring Ross William Perry on Guitar, Sonna Olson Vocals, John Garden on Bass, Mick Zampogna on Organ/Accordion/Piano and Nick Zwack on the Tubs

Beginning International Folkdance @ Tapestry Folkdance Center, 3748 Minnehaha Ave • 7:30pm 
International Folkdance in May will hold a Beginner’s Introductory Dance with instructor Caren Grantz Keljik. Caren brings fun to the dance floor with everything she teaches and invites all dancers to join her!
Need another incentive to try out IFD? Admission is $10 general, but…It’s Pay What You Can at this dance!!
The Kung Fu Hippies with Camile Baudoin @ The Hook and Ladder Theater & Lounge, 3010 Minnehaha Ave • 8pm Doors • 8:30 Music • 21+ • Garage Door Open for 1st of 2 Fat Sets! • $9 Advance • $12 Day of Show
This Twin Cities-based rock band captures perfectly the atmosphere of their legendary live shows that the six-piece combo has hashed out and fine-tuned since playing jamming their first show In 2000. Featuring members of A-list bands ‘Mango Jam,’ and ‘The Gooneybirds,’ (among others), the music from four fantastic songwriters with diverse styles, making for a unique experience that always excites, and never repeats itself. Combine that with two mega-dynamic drummers (their fans call them ‘the Rocktopus’) and you have yourself a live experience like no other. Joining them for this special summer evening is Camile Baudoin of The New Orleans Radiators!

 

Saturday, Aug 10

 

Life Isn’t Binary event with Alex Iantaffi – New Date! @ Moon Palace Book, 3032 Minnehaha Ave • 4pm
Come celebrate Life Isn’t Binary, a new book by Alex Iantaffi. Alex Iantaffi will read from their latest book Life Isn’t Binary and answer your questions. There will also be music, poetry, button making and more!
Come celebrate being non-binary, loving non-binary people or simply come and find out more about how our relationships, bodies, emotions and thinking can benefit from non-binary perspectives!
https://www.moonpalacebooks.com//?q=h.calevent&eid=6826

Songwriter Showcase at Riverview Cafe, 3753 42nd Ave S • 7pm
The August 2019 installment of the 2nd Saturday Songwriter Showcase series will be presented by young local musical talents hand picked by the host, Jun Sugiyama.
Trent Romens Presents… Calico Tango w/ Trucker Funk @ The Hook and Ladder Theater & Lounge, 3010 Minnehaha Ave • The Hook and Ladder Theater’s Mission Room • Doors 8:00pm • Music 8:30pm • 21+ • $15 Advance • $20 Day of Show
Join us for the release of, ‘Good To Be Back Home’ from Calico Tango with special guests Trucker Funk featuring Toby Lee Marshall and Andy Boterman. With an electrifying stage presence and a deeply personal guitar‐playing style, Calico Tango is winning over an impressive string of audiences. Young talent on the rise!“A great young guitar player has arrived. He can play fast but has enough soul to play “Key to the Highway” and sound like he means it.” ~ Bruce McCabe, (writer of Jonny Lang’s hit “Lie to Me”)
Calico Tango – Following in the footsteps of some great blues pioneers before him, young guitar‐slinger Trent Romens is stepping off the beaten path to blaze his own trail. With an electrifying stage presence and a deeply personal guitar‐playing style, he is winning over an impressive string of audiences. Starting out in the local scene when he was only 15, Trent has injected himself in to the community for the last 10 years performing with some of the Twin Cities’ most respected musicians including Wain McFarlane, Barbara LeShoure and Willie Murphy. Warming up for national touring acts such as the Tedeschi Trucks Band, Jimmie Vaughan, Hippo Campus and Soul Asylum.

Eat & Art on Lake: A Community Meal @ Moon Palace Books, 3032 Minnehaha Ave • 6pm
**MENU** (tickets include 3 food vouchers + 1 beverage voucher, with more available for purchase)
Chicken Tikka Masala • Veggie Curry • Mango Lassi • Fish Ceviche • Seco de Pollo (Ecuadorian Chicken Stew) • Chicken, Beef & Veggie Tacos • Horchata & Agua Frescas • Spicy Marinated Olives • Beef Tagine & Tumeric Rice • Iced Mint Tea • Fish & Beef Sambusas • Mandazi Donuts • Somali Buskud Cookies
Join us on Saturday, August 10th for Eat & Art on Lake. This outdoor community meal is a celebration of Lake Street’s diverse immigrant and refugee-owned restaurants and will feature the artwork of local illustrator Cori Lin. Spend the evening outside on Moon Palace Book’s patio enjoying a diverse menu of items from Moroccan Flavors, Internacional cuisine bar & grill, Taqueria las cuatro milpas, Wiilo Somali Bakery, & Gandhi Mahal Restaurant- Minneapolis MN. Beer & wine will be available from Geek Love Cafe and music will be provided by TaliaKnight.
Cori’s year-long project, entitled “What We Feed Ourselves” explored the nature of food, culture, and authenticity through interviews with five Lake Street restaurant entrepreneurs. Join us to learn what these chefs eat and cook at home with their families, see Cori’s watercolor paintings, and read stories about this food from local writers Anniessa Antar, Isela Gomez, Maryan Abdinur, Christian Alberto Ledesma, and Aarohi Narain. You can bring these paintings and essays home with you! Edited by Jami Nakamura Lin, the What We Feed Ourselves booklet is a vivid compilation of art and narrative and will be available for purchase after the dinner!
Stop by anytime – enjoy a meal together – connect and share with your Lake Street neighbors and small business owners.
10% of ticket sales will be donated to the Minnesota Freedom Fund – a nonprofit that pays immigration bail bonds for those who cannot afford to.
Funded by the Minnesota State Arts Board, Metropolitan Regional Arts Council, City of Minneapolis Government, Twin Cities Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) and State Farm.

** Event is rain or shine. No refunds.**

 

Sunday, Aug 11

 

Transition on Tap Zero Waste Living @ The Howe Daily Kitchen and Bar, 3675 Minnehaha Ave • 6-8pm
“Have you heard about those people that can fit their one year of trash in a mason jar? Are you wondering about simple, easy ways to reduce your trash waste and recycling waste? Join us for a collaborative discussion on what we are doing and what we can do to strive for zero waste living. Please join us as you are able and look for the Transition on Tap sign to find us.”

Lifeforce (1985) on 35mm! @ Trylon Cinema, 2820 E 33rd St • 7pm
When a space shuttle is sent to investigate Halley’s comet, its crew rescues three humanoid creatures from an alien craft. The creatures escape to Earth, spawning a horde of zombies. The superior European cut of this film is presented on a rare 35mm print

TCZF Bingo 2019 @ Moon Palace Books, 3032 Minnehaha Ave • 6pm
TCZF Bingo is always a great time with seriously amazing prizes—you gotta be there! We’ll be returning to the wonderful Moon Palace Books, home to the Geek Love Cafe! You’ll be able to order delicious food and beverage at the event; there are plenty of vegetarian and gluten-free options.
The details: $1 rounds, $5 blackout rounds. Every year fabulous local business generously donate prizes so we can raise funds for TCZF, you won’t want to miss out.

 

Pop Culture Trivia w/ Kevin & Uncle Dude! @ Memory Lanes, 2520 26th Ave S • 10pm
WCCO TV Viewer’s Choice Top 3 Bar Trivia Night! Free to play with great prizes including a $50 gift card for 1st place on down to the fabled “Dinner & a Show” for 4th place! Round 2 is the “Perfect Shot” round, your chance at a FREE SHOT!

A Magical Story Time @ Boneshaker Books, 2002 23rd Ave S • 11am
It is our mission with this story time to promote children’s books that shine a spotlight on a wide array of racial and cultural identities, genders, orientations, experiences and abilities. We want to create a space that places a special emphasis on promoting self love, empathy and a greater understanding of the strange, magical world we inhabit. There is serious deficit in children’s books that depict protagonists who are a people of color, people with disabilities, LGBTQIA+ or any combination of the above. That is why Madeline and Sam’s Magical Story Time seeks out books that do just that. Positive representation in books is crucial to a child’s development of a positive self image. It can be absolutely life affirming for a child to see a protagonist who reflects them accomplishing anything they set their mind to. It is also crucial in developing empathy for a child to experience diversity at a young age.

This story time will not only be educational, but spectacularly fun! Before each reading we will have one minute wiggle parties and coloring pages that correlate with that weeks books. Come out to Boneshaker Books every Sunday between 11 AM and Noon starting June 9th to experience a story time that celebrates every child for the magical person that they are!

 

Monday, Aug 12

Storytime with Mama Ray @ Moon Palace Books,3032 Minnehaha Ave • 10:30am
Chase your Monday morning blues away! Join us for Songs & Stories with Mama Ray (aka Rachel Gabriel), an award winning writer and teaching artist who loves to share the transformative power of literature with people of all ages.
All kids and their favorite adults are welcome for a FREE, half-hour opportunity to sing and listen to picture book stories, many of them by local writers and illustrators.

 

Lifeforce (1985) on 35mm! @ Trylon Cinema, 2820 E 33rd St, 7pm
When a space shuttle is sent to investigate Halley’s comet, its crew rescues three humanoid creatures from an alien craft. The creatures escape to Earth, spawning a horde of zombies. The superior European cut of this film is presented on a rare 35mm print.

 

 

 

Tuesday, Aug 13

Good Neighbor Community Cleanup @ Midtown Farmers Market, 3032 Minnehaha Ave • 5:30pm
Join us for a community cleanup along Minnehaha Ave. and East Lake St! Stop by the Midtown Farmers Market any time between 5:30-6:30pm for supplies and instructions. Hosted by LCC’s Environment and River Gorge Committee and Mississippi Watershed Management Organization (MWMO)
What to bring (if you have it):
Gloves • Sturdy Shoes • Water Bottle • Rake/Broom • Dust Pan
For additional information or if you have questions, please contact LCC’s Program Manager, Justin Gaarder at: 612-722-4529 Ext. 13 or justin@longfellow.org

  

Free Fun Live Trivia @ The Howe Daily Kitchen & Bar, 3675 Minnehaha Ave • 8pm
Do you like to win FREE stuff?  You like to have FUN with your friends?  Do you just know stuff?
Come play the MOST FUN FREE LIVE trivia in Mpls on Tuesday nights. Top 3 teams and the LAST PLACE TEAM win prizes each week. Who are you bringing with you this week to form your team and walk out as the champions?

 

There There: Minneapolis Books & Bars @ Moon Palace Books, 3032 Minnehaha Ave • 7pm • FREE
Tommy Orange’s shattering novel follows twelve characters from Native communities: all traveling to the Big Oakland Powwow, all connected to each other in ways they may not yet realize. There is Jacquie Red Feather, newly sober and working to make it back to the family she left behind. Dene Oxendene, who is pulling his life back together after his uncle’s death, has come to work at the powwow to honor his memory. Fourteen-year-old Orvil has come to perform traditional dance for the very first time. Together, this chorus of voices tells of the plight of the urban Native American – grappling with a complex and painful history, with an inheritance of beauty and spirituality, with communion and sacrifice and heroism.
Winner of the PEN/Hemingway Award, a National Book Critics Circle Prize, and widely considered one of the best books of 2018, There Thereis at once poignant and laugh-out-loud funny, utterly contemporary and always unforgettable.

YWCA Fitness Dance Classes at Midtown Farmers Market @ 5:30pm
Join us out in the community at the Midtown Farmers Market for free Zumba, Hip Hop and World Dance classes!
Schedule:
August 13: Hip Hop
August 20: Zumba
August 27: World Dance
Cost: Free! • YWCA members and nonmembers welcome (children and adults). Don’t forget to bring a water bottle! For more information, visit us at ywcampls.org/events

 

Midtown Farmers Market pop-up (full summer schedule!) @ Moon Palace Books, 3032 Minnehaha Ave • 3pm
Join us at the Midtown Farmers Market’s new location – tucked right beside Moon Palace Books on Minnehaha Ave.
We’ll be slingin’ some of our most favorite re-purposed vintage goods, helping y’all print up some made-to-order goods (including tees, towels, and more!), and generally geeking out over creative reuse and everything secondhand. Got something you want to have printed with swears (or any of our other designs)? Bring it along and let’s see if we can make some magic…
We’ll be at the market a whole bunch over the course of the summer. Full schedule listed here and on our website: https://shopjunket.com/events/

Social Bike Rides for Trans/Femme/Women Riders @ The Hub Bike Co-op, 1030 301 Cedar Ave • 6:30pm
Corpse Whale Racing (The Hub Bike Co-op-sponsored femme, trans, women, and non-binary racing team) is back to leading its bi-weekly rides for the FTWs in our community!
These will be moderately-paced, NO DROP rides–CWR will have someone at the back to make sure that no one gets left behind. You can expect a 12-15mph pace, a 15-20 mile distance, and the best ride leaders!
These rides will happen every other Tuesday, leaving from the The Hub Bike Co-op on Minnehaha Ave at 6:30pm, and beginning on May 21st.
FTW Social Ride Dates:
August 13, 2019
August 27, 2019
September 10, 2019
September 24, 2019

 

 

  

Wednesday, Aug 14

Percussive Dance Workshops with Nic Gareiss @ Ballare Teatro Performing Arts Center, 4259 Minnehaha Ave • 7pm
7-8pm : Percussive Dance Lab
8-9pm : Appalachian Flatfooting
$25 per class or $40 for both
Pre-register at www.kaleenamiller.com/store OR cash or card at the door
Percussive Dance Lab
This masterclass for dancers with percussive dance experience (tap, flamenco, step dance, clogging, etc.) is designed to hone your practice and give you tools to improve articulation, phrasing, and technique. Using an intersectional approach, participants will be guided through a series of exercises drawing on a myriad of rhythm-making dance styles and their symbiotic relationship with, and as, music, enriching your percussive relationship with the floor through creativity and improvisation.
Appalachian Flatfooting
Flatfooting and clogging are solo, rural, freestyle forms of American percussive dance originating in the Appalachian mountains with connections to Western European, Native American and West African dance. Using the toe, heel, and ball of the foot to strike and slide across the floor, flatfooting articulates the rhythms of mountain fiddle and banjo music. Wear comfortable leather-soled shoes for this class.
About Nic Gareiss:
Named by Dance Magazine as one of 2019’s “25 to Watch,” dancer and dance researcher Nic Gareiss has been hailed by the New York Times for his “dexterous melding of Irish and Appalachian dance” and called “the most inventive and expressive step dancer on the scene” by the Boston Herald. He reimagines movement as a musical practice, recasting dance as medium that appeals to both eyes and ears. Originally from Michigan, Gareiss draws from many percussive dance traditions, weaving together a dance technique facilitating his love of improvisation, traditional footwork vocabulary, and musical collaboration. He has concertized in fifteen countries for over ten years with many of the luminaries of traditional music and dance including The Chieftains, The Gloaming, Bruce Molsky, Sandy Silva, Ira Bernstein, Colin Dunne, Alasdair Fraser, Phil Wiggins, Liz Carroll, and Darol Anger. He has performed at London’s Barbican Centre, the Irish National Concert Hall, the Munich Philharmonic, and the Kennedy Center. Nic holds degrees in Anthropology and Music from Central Michigan University and a MA in Ethnochoreology from the University of Limerick. www.nicgareiss.com
Also check out Nic’s Solo Square Dance Performance on Wednesday, August 14th!
https://www.facebook.com/events/638436709977912/

 

Longfellow Garden Club Potluck Supper held in a member’s garden near 3207 37th Ave S Minneapolis. Look for details posted at that location. •  6:30 pm
Join us for a late summer evening outdoors talking—and eating—all things garden. Share pictures and stories of pesky garden invaders, sluggish tomatoes or bumper crops! Bring a folding chair (if convenient) and something to share. You are encouraged to bring dish using your own or locally grown produce. Ice water and tea will be provided. Feel free to bring a plate/utensils. Our goal is to have zero waste event.

 

Reading from Hope in the Struggle @ Moon Palace Books, 3032 Minnehaha Ave • 7pm
Join us for a reading from Hope in the Struggle with Josie R. Johnson and her co-writers Arleta Little and Carolyn Holbrook.
How a Black woman from Texas became one of the most well-known civil rights activists in Minnesota, detailing seven remarkable decades of fighting for fairness in voting, housing, education, and employment.
Why do you continue to work on issues of justice? young Black people ask Josie Johnson today, then, perhaps in the same breath, How do you maintain hope? This book, a lifetime in the making, is Josie’s answer. A memoir about shouldering the cause of social justice during the darkest hours and brightest moments for civil rights in America—and, specifically, in Minnesota—Hope in the Struggle shines light on the difference one person can make. For Josie Johnson, this has meant making a difference as a Black woman in one of the nation’s whitest states.
Josie’s story begins in a tight-knit community in Texas, where the unfairness of the segregated South, so antithetical to the values she learned at home, sharpened a sense of justice that guides her to this day. From the age of fourteen, when she went door to door with her father in Houston to campaign against the Poll Tax, to the moment in 2008 when, as a delegate at the Democratic National Convention, she cast her vote for Barack Obama for president, she has been at the forefront of the politics of civil rights. Her memoir offers a close-up picture of what that struggle has entailed, whether working as a community organizer for the Minneapolis Urban League or lobbying for fair housing and employment laws, investigating civil rights abuses or co-chairing the Minnesota delegation to the March on Washington, becoming the first African American to serve on the University of Minnesota’s Board of Regents or creating the university’s Office of the Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs with a focus on minority affairs and diversity. An intimate view of civil rights history in the making, Hope in the Struggle is a uniquely inspiring life story for these current dark and divisive times, a testament to how one determined soul can make the world a better place.
https://www.moonpalacebooks.com//?q=h.calevent&eid=7179

Queer Book Club: Paul Takes the Form of a Mortal Girl @ Moon Palace Books, 3032 Minnehaha Ave • 7pm
Join the Queer Book Club for a discussion of Paul Takes the Form of a Mortal Girl by Andrea Lawlor. Get your copy at Moon Palace Books for 20% off!
“HOT” –Maggie Nelson
“TIGHT” –Eileen Myles
“DEEP” –Michelle Tea
It’s 1993 and Paul Polydoris tends bar at the only gay club in a university town thrumming with politics and partying. He studies queer theory, has a dyke best friend, makes zines, and is a flaneur with a rich dating life. But Paul’s also got a secret: he’s a shapeshifter. Oscillating wildly from Riot Grrrl to leather cub, Paul transforms his body and his gender at will as he crossed the country–a journey and adventure through the deep queer archives of struggle and pleasure.
Paul Takes the Form of a Mortal Girl is a riotous, razor-sharp bildungsroman whose hero/ine wends his/her way through a world gutted by loss, pulsing with music, and opening into an array of intimacy and connections.
https://www.moonpalacebooks.com//?q=h.calevent&eid=6954

Tugboat Rampage Patio Party! @ Longfellow Grill, 2990 West River Parkway • 5-9pm
Tugboat Rampage returns to Longfellow Grill for an evening of great food, friends, and music!

Ben Cook-Feltz at Minnehaha Falls • 7pm
Ben Cook-Feltz (7:00-8:30pm)
Iowa-raised, Minneapolis-based Ben Cook-Feltz is a singer, songwriter, drummer and self-taught pianist. Combining contemporary pop with melodies that hearken back to the classic sounds of the 60’s and 70’s, he has been entertaining audiences all over the Midwest as a dynamic performer, whether playing solo, with his crackerjack four-piece band, or backing up some of the finest regional talent (Mother Banjo, Art Vandalay, Jaspar Lepak).

Wednesday Night Jukebox Bingo at Memory Lanes, 2520 26th Ave S • 10:30pm • 21+ • FREE
Join us every Wednesday night in the bar at Memory Lanes in Minneapolis for Jukebox Bingo!  Our game is a fun cross between music trivia and bingo, and best of all it’s FREE to play and win! There’s CASH JACKPOTS and other great prizes up for grabs every week!  21+ event.

 

 

Thursday, Aug 15

Matthew Griswold at Minnehaha Falls • 7pm
Matthew Griswold (7:00-8:30pm)
Performing songwriter Matthew Griswold, made the transition from US Army Soldier to Professional Songwriter/Musician in 2008 and has been going full force ever since. After a short stint in Nashville, and securing a publishing deal with Universal Music, Matthew headed back to his native land of Minnesota and began his career of writing and producing songs for Film and Television. Though every songwriter dreams of a chance that they will one day sign a major publishing deal and have millions of people hear their songs around the world, Matthew’s true passion was always being the personal messenger. He began to dedicate time between writing sessions to going out and performing for people in a rapidly growing market of restaurants, vineyards, brewpubs and taprooms around the northern midwest and now in NYC. He found a natural comfort in providing more casual crowds with a well crafted soundscape to pair with an evening muse. As an artist who never desired “Rock Star fame”, this was a better fit for his career over facing the spotlight heat of nightclub touring.

 

Thursday Trivia: The Simpsons @ Urban Forage Winery and Cider House, 3016 E Lake St • 7pm
“D’oh!”
“A deer!”
“A female deer!”

 

Stranger Things Trivia @ The Howe Daily Kitchen & Bar, 3675 Minnehaha Ave • 8pm
Free to play
Prizes for top 3 teams
No reservations

 

Karaoke Night! The Howe Daily Kitchen & Bar,3675 Minnehaha Ave • 9:30pm
Come in for karaoke every Thursday night starting at 9:30pm! Karaoke ends at 1:30am!
** Karaoke will begin after trivia on themed trivia nights (June 11th, August 15th & September 12th)

 

Further Landscapes: a reading and conversation @ Moon Palace Books, 3032 Minnehaha Ave • 7pm
Join us for a poetry reading and conversation about place, landscape, climate, and the ways humans shape and are shaped by environment. Clair Dunlap, Lara Mimosa Montes, and Timothy Otte will read, followed by a brief conversation about their work.
Clair Dunlap grew up just outside Seattle, Washington, and started writing at the age of six. She is the author of In the Plum Dark Belly (2016) and her work has appeared or is forthcoming in Love Me Love My Belly 4 (Porkbelly Press), The Oakland Review, Glass: A Journal of Poetry, Hobart and more. She currently lives in the Midwest and answers research questions in a library.
Lara Rossana Rodriguez (also known as Lara Mimosa Montes) is the author of Thresholes (Coffee House Press, 2020) and The Somnambulist (Horse Less Press, 2016). She holds a PhD in English from The Graduate Center, City University of New York. Her poems and essays have appeared in Academy of American Poets’ Poem-A-Day, BOMB, Hyperallergic, The Felt, Unbag, and elsewhere. She is a 2018 McKnight Writing Fellow, CantoMundo Fellow, and CHP Resident in the Stacks. Currently, she is a senior editor of Triple Canopy. She divides her time between Minneapolis and New York.
Timothy Otte is a poet and critic. He is the author of the chapbook Rebound, Restart, Renew, Rebuild, Rejoice (Lithic Press, 2019) and recipient of a Minnesota State Arts Board Artist Initiative grant. Poems have appeared in Denver Quarterly, Sixth Finch, Fence, Reservoir, SAND Journal, and elsewhere. He facilitates the monthly Poetry Book Club at Subtext Books in St. Paul, lives in Minneapolis, and keeps a home on the internet: www.timothyotte.com. Say his last name like body.
https://moonpalacebooks.com//?q=h.calevent&eid=7106

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Check out this week’s upcoming events in Greater Longfellow and enjoy nature!


Upcoming & Ongoing Events

Midtown Farmers Market 2019 @ Moon Palace Books, 3032 Minnehaha Ave • 8am
Join Midtown Farmers Market at Moon Palace Books for the 2019 Market Season!
Bringing Fresh Local Flavor to ALL in South Minneapolis, since 2003.
Saturdays 8am-1pm May-October
Tuesdays 3pm-7pm June-October

WHAT’S AVAILABLE?
-fresh, local, and affordable fruits, vegetables, and prepared foods
-brunch (Sat.) and dinner (Tues.) options from hot/ready-to-eat food vendors
-arts and crafts by local artisans
-free live music, fitness classes, and kids activities
-a $10 Market Bucks match for SNAP/EBT customers
-lawn games and places to hang out and connect with friends, family, and neighbors
WHY? The Midtown Farmers Market is an all-local, community-based farmers market, committed to strengthening our local economy, advancing food justice, and uniting neighbors from all backgrounds at the Hi-Lake interchange.

Weed & Water • Wednesdays, May 1 – August 7, 9:30 – 11 am
Kids 0 to 8 and their caring adult are invited to join us at Epworth every Wednesday starting on May 1 -August 7 to tend to the Epworth Garden! Each free session will include a story, craft, games and a snack. Weed & Water Wednesday will happen every Wednesday, rain or shine!

Your open invitation to casual neighborhood Ultimate Frisbee games
Each Thursday | 5:30pm – dusk | Brackett Park | Starting May 2
It’s purposely a low-barrier-of-entry group and style of play. If you kind-of maybe know how to throw a frisbee and are ok with some jogging, this game is for you!
All ages and experience levels – we’ve had kids from age 8 to over 60. Come or go anytime after 5:30pm, and come out as often as works for you. Just show up! Or connect on the e-democracy Longfellow forum to get on the email list for weekly invites and reminders: http://forums.e-democracy.org/groups/mpls-longfellow/


ANNOUNCEMENTS

Syringe Clean-up Request–
Have you spotted loose syringes that you’d like Southside Harm Reduction Services to come clean up? Submit details through this form, and they’ll do our best to get volunteers out to take care of it! http://www.southsideharmreduction.org/syringe-clean-up-request/

The 2019 Annual Corn Feed will take place on Thursday, August 8th from 5:30-8pm. Registration is now open to participate in the Resource Fair! 

Belle’s ToolBox
3400 42nd Ave S
Minneapolis, MN 55406
www.belles-ToolBox.org
belles.toolbox@gmail.com
Walk, ride your bike, take the Number 9, skip, hop, or jump over to see how the Podners for Peas Learning Garden is growing and what new creations are blooming inside the ToolBox! Can’t wait to see you!
Open Hours:
Tuesday-Friday 10am-Noon
Tuesday-Thursday 2-4pm
Every Third Saturday 10am-Noon

Grants Available: Up to $5,000 for residents with open citations on their property. The Longfellow Community Council is offering grants up to $5,000 for residents of Longfellow, Cooper, Howe and Hiawatha neighborhoods of Greater Longfellow who have received citations from the City of Minneapolis after a property inspection. The grants are offered to residents who are at or below 80% AMI (area median income). To find out if you qualify, contact the Center for Energy and Environment (CEE) at 612-335-5858 or go to the grant page on their website at: https://www.mncee.org/services/financing/longfellow/  After you access this page, click on the words “START APPLICATION PROCESS” to the far right of the page and fill out the requested information to see if you qualify.  This program is funded by the Longfellow Community Council and will be open until grant funds are expended.

The Neighborhood by the Falls is AVAILABLE! Click on the link:https://squareup.com/market/longfellow-community-council/  and scroll down to the “Merchandise” and click on the image of the book (feel free to donate or buy any other awesome merch while you’re at it!) and choose how many you want. Then pick up at the LCC offices. WE DON’T HAVE SHIPPING CAPABILITIES–Sorry.

This week’s movies at the Trylon Cinema and Riverview Theater!

 


Friday, July 26

Leonoris Causa & Mestifonía @ Moon Palace Books, 3032 Minnehaha Ave • 9pm 
Mestifonía & Leonoris Causa sharing stage at Moon Palace Books. A great opportunity to listen to spanish- south american music in Minneapolis.
About Mestifonía: Mestifonía is a Minnesota-based group that blends Colombian, Bolivian, and American talent.  The group plays music from the Iberian Peninsula and South America, bringing to life the sounds of fado, flamenco, cueca, tango, and more.
www.mestifonia.com
About Leonoris Causa: Leonoris Causa is Leonor Guelbenzu’s music project, a songwriter from Madrid, Spain. Classically trained, Leonor mixes classical guitar with spanish roots, world music and spoken word. The authenticity of her voice, the quality of her lyrics, and a clean guitar technique are the main elements that define her personal style.
www.leonoriscausa.com

Maygen Lacey & The Birdwatchers at Minnehaha Falls @ Minnehaha Falls • 7pm
Maygen Lacey & The Birdwatchers: are an American Folk-Rock group making music through contrast. In many respects, Maygen Lacey and Noah Neumann couldn’t be more different. From upbringing and musical taste to the Mpls vs. St. Paul debate, there are few things these two come together on. The shortlist includes: the importance of sarcasm, the great outdoors, quality beer, and being decent humans. Maygen & Noah draw on their distinctly different musical influences including Brandi Carlile, Florence + the Machine, and Balmorhea to create a listening experience with a Delta twist, that is warm yet adventurous. The contradictions and affirmations between these two songwriters combine to create a compelling debut EP that explores youth, family, addiction, and loss; navigating relationships with people that are in our lives beyond our control.

Wild Age with A.P. Simpson & Michael @ Hook and Ladder Mission Room, 3010 Minnehaha Ave • Doors 8pm • Music 8:30pm • 21+ • $7 Advance / $10 Day of Show 
The Hook & Ladder is excited to announce the return of Wild Age, a twin-city psych-pop band, for the exclusive public showing their brand new music video! Joining them in the Hook’s new Mission Room is St. Paul singer-songwriter, AP Simpson and local 6 piece indie rock/dream pop/shoe-gaze band, Michael.
Minneapolis pysch-pop outfit Wild Age specialize in breezy, hook-driven tunes that are as concise as they are catchy. The band’s 2018 release, Sea of Health, dealt with feelings of isolation, mental illness and a general uncertainty about the future, juxtaposing these dark lyrical themes with sunny, earworm choruses and pop-informed melodies. Ever prolific, the band entered the studio immediately after that release to record three brand-new singles: On Tv, The Mine, and Toe Tag. These three vignettes find primary songwriter McCoy Seitz parsing his thoughts on a range of topics from celebrity to gun violence to a soundtrack of familiar-but-fresh nostalgia rock provided by bandmates Blair Ransom, Matt Ahart, August Ogren, and Leng Moua.

“The music of Saint Paul-based vocalist/guitarist A.P. SIMPSON (Alexander Preston Simpson) might be best described as psych-tinged Nick Drake. Open tunings and haunting vocal melodies are the centerpiece of Simpson’s solo debut Newly Almost Fearless, which spent three weeks on the NACC 200 this past summer. While some elements have carried over from his previous project, William Within, Simpson’s latest direction is all electric and features a talented new supporting cast: Andy Schupp (Purple Funk Metropolis) on guitar/vocals, Mitch Schumer (Grape Whales) on bass/vocals, and Tarek Abdelqader (PFM) on drums.”

Vector 9 Variety Show XVIII ft. Intercourse, Anoxia & More! @ Du Nord Craft Spirits, 2610 E 32nd St • 7pm • Vector 9 Variety Show XVIII • $5-15 sliding scale • Doors 7pm • Show 7:30pm
Music (by:)
Anoxia
Intercourse
setting the mood for the night, INHVMANITY

Comedy (by:)
Aron Woldeslassie
Madeleine Farley
Bree Melechinsky
& surprises through the night!
Hosted by Devohn Bland, Madi Tentinger & Xochi de la Luna

Killer Queens: An Evening of Tributes to Queen @ The Hook and Ladder Theater & Lounge, 3010 Minnehaha Ave • Doors 8pm • Music 8:30pm • 21+ • $10
Killer Queens: A night of Mercurial music featuring Ready Freddie: A Queen Experience with special guests Seaberg & the Black Velvet Punks and D Mills & The Thrills. Each act has the musical chops, supreme artistry, and gusto, to create new hits as well as reignite the old ones with all the raw energy of Mr. Mercury himself. Get on your bikes and ride on over to the Hook and Ladder for a party fit for a Queen.

Jaws @ Riverview Theater, 3800 42nd Ave S • 11:30pm • All seats just $3 • 11:30pm showtime*
Jaws (1975): The Original summer blockbuster and one of the best movies ever made, Jaws returns once again to the Riverview Theater. When a young woman is killed by a shark while skinny-dipping near the New England tourist town of Amity Island, police chief Martin Brody (Roy Scheider) wants to close the beaches, but mayor Larry Vaughn (Murray Hamilton) overrules him, fearing that the loss of tourist revenue will cripple the town. Ichthyologist Matt Hooper (Richard Dreyfuss) and grizzled ship captain Quint (Robert Shaw) offer to help Brody capture the killer beast, and the trio engage in an epic battle of man vs. nature. Check out our full summer lineup here: http://www.riverviewtheater.com/show/show/2621
*Showtimes are subject to change based on our regular programing. Films will not start earlier than 11:30pm.

Aprés Work with SolSta Records feat. DJ Buster Baxter @ The Hook and Ladder Theater & Lounge, 3010 Minnehaha Ave • 4-8pm • (Open Garage Door Vibe ) • Drink Specials 4-6pm • FREE
SolSta Records is a family run record store in the historic Longfellow neighborhood. SolSta Records is a brick and mortar retailer of new and vintage vinyl records in Minneapolis’ historic Longfellow neighborhood. We have our entire inventory of Vintage Vinyl online so you can “flip through the bins” from wherever you are. You can find their permanent home at 4022 E 46th St, Minneapolis, MN 55406! Spinnin’ tunes that help you start your weekend right!
On Saturday, July 27th, we’ll be hosting our annual event Garden, Art & Music. This special event consists of a self-guided tour featuring some of the Twin Cities’ best gardens and local art. The tour runs from 9am-4pm, and proceeds will help fund public art and garden projects in the Twin Cities. We also have a music festival at our restaurant Wise Acre Eatery from 3:30-10pm. Free entry is included with tour tickets. For more information, and to purchase tickets, visit our website: https://tangletowngardens-shoppe.com/collections/frontpage/products/garden-art-music-tickets

Saturday, July 27

Rock Dis Funky Joint at Summer Cypher Mpls @ Modus Locus, 3500 Bloomington Ave • 4pm 
Doing that thing we do…Lovin Community And Sharin Space With No Pamphlets And We Don’t Be Buggin Out, 4-10pm  • All Free • All Ages • All Respect • Fall Thru And Rock Dis Funky Joint Stay Tuned..

Yoga w/Dallas at Powderhorn Park Community Ctr. • 9:30am 
This accessible class is designed to help students discover their personal practice in a supportive space. Rather than expecting students to conform to arbitrary shapes, my goal is to create opportunities for students to feel more relaxed and confident in their bodies, regardless of experience or physical mobility. Expect a class with dynamic sequencing, some mindfulness practice, and messaging that celebrates who you already are. All are welcome.

Joe Hysell & Joe Anderson at the Riverview Cafe @ 3753 42nd Ave S • 7pm
A lovely summer evening filled with the sounds of gnarly acoustic guitars.
http://www.theriverview.com/upcoming-events-cafe/2019/7/27/joe-hysell

Greg Koch & Rick Vito – Groovy Guitar Summit @ The Hook and Ladder Theater & Lounge, 3010 Minnehaha Ave • Doors 8:30pm • Music 9pm • 21+ • $15 Advance • $20 Day of Show
3 Big Sets:
Mascot/Players Club recording artists The Koch Marshall Trio (fronted by internationally revered, genre-melding, guitar fiend Greg Koch) combine their powerful, organ fueled, power trio sound with the elegant, guitar eloquence of Fleetwood Mac, John Mayall and Bonnie Raitt alumni and Vizztone recording artist, Rick Vito for a performance that is not to be missed.
Rick Vito plays as a trio with Toby Lee Marshall on Hammond Organ and Dylan Koch on drums, playing a set of infectious, groove infested songs from his recent release release “Soulshaker”followed by Greg Koch fronting the Koch Marshall Trio, playing new selections as well as tunes from their current release “Toby Arrives”.Then Rick and Greg, brandishing their new signature Reverend Guitars, engage in a convivial guitar summit over a funky, bluesy soundscape.

Bike to the Market Day @ Midtown Farmers Market, 3032 Minnehaha Ave • 8am
Hop on your bike and join us at the Midtown Farmers Market!
Find performances by Open Eye Figure Theatre, group ride led by Angry Catfish Bicycle Shop and Coffee Bar, performances organized by Ben Weaver – all sponsored by The Hub Bike Co-op.
Make sure to get you Bicycle Rewards Program card punched – find us at the green info tent for more information!

Landlovr (EP Release!) & Bella Yaga @  Music at Moon Palace, 3032 Minnehaha Ave • 8:30pm • $7 • 21+
Landlovr and Bella Yaga together at last in Moon Palace’s beautiful listening room!

The Belfast Cowboys [Unplugged] at The Hook! @ The Hook and Ladder Theater & Lounge, 3010 Minnehaha Ave • Doors 7pm • Music 8pm • 21+ • $10 Advance • $10 Day of Show (Limited tickets)
Join us in the Mission Room for a special, unplugged evening with The Belfast Cowboys. With almost 100 Van Morrison songs in their repertoire and the full nine-piece band rocking to an upbeat, raucous and upbeat crowd every performance, many of more tender songs go unplayed.

Sunday, July 28

Pop Culture Trivia w/ Kevin & Uncle Dude! @ Memory Lanes, 2520 26th Ave S • 10pm
WCCO TV Viewer’s Choice Top 3 Bar Trivia Night! Free to play with great prizes including a $50 gift card for 1st place on down to the fabled “Dinner & a Show” for 4th place! Round 2 is the “Perfect Shot” round, your chance at a FREE SHOT!

A Magical Story Time @ Boneshaker Books, 2002 23rd Ave S • 11am
It is our mission with this story time to promote children’s books that shine a spotlight on a wide array of racial and cultural identities, genders, orientations, experiences and abilities. We want to create a space that places a special emphasis on promoting self love, empathy and a greater understanding of the strange, magical world we inhabit. There is serious deficit in children’s books that depict protagonists who are a people of color, people with disabilities, LGBTQIA+ or any combination of the above. That is why Madeline and Sam’s Magical Story Time seeks out books that do just that. Positive representation in books is crucial to a child’s development of a positive self image. It can be absolutely life affirming for a child to see a protagonist who reflects them accomplishing anything they set their mind to. It is also crucial in developing empathy for a child to experience diversity at a young age.

This story time will not only be educational, but spectacularly fun! Before each reading we will have one minute wiggle parties and coloring pages that correlate with that weeks books. Come out to Boneshaker Books every Sunday between 11 AM and Noon starting June 9th to experience a story time that celebrates every child for the magical person that they are!

Winery tour and tasting @  Urban Forage Winery and Cider House, 3016 E Lake St. 12:15pm Take a tour of the basement winery and production facility at Urban Forage with co-owner and winemaker, Jeff. Taste a sampling of our offerings on tap, as well as samples of ciders and wines in production. Stay afterward in the taproom for an informal question and answer session. Must be 21+

Stiltwalking Workshop @  Powderhorn Park • 1:30pm
Workshop for Native/POC adults: Learn how to walk on stilts with Nicole Amaris!  $10 for the workshop, and if you can’t afford it, you can volunteer for Monkeybear in exchange. The workshop is divided into two 2 hour blocks, come either 1:30-3:30, or 3:45-5:45. To sign up, just send an email to the Director: chamindika@monkeybear.org
Monkeybear’s Harmolodic Workshop supports Native and POC  in developing creative and technical skills in contemporary puppetry.
This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a grant from the Metropolitan Regional Arts Council, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage fund

House on Fire Large Ensemble & Cartwright/Marich duets @ Music at Moon Palace, 3032 Minnehaha Ave • 7:30pm
*House on Fire large ensemble is Brad Holden, Brian Handeland, Mike Vasich, Paul Fonfara, Spencer Roth, Mike Wolter, Eric Struve and Chris Hepola *George Cartwright & George Marich will play duet

Wild Read Book Club: Space Opera @ Moon Palace Books, 3032 Minnehaha Ave • 2pm
Join the Wild Read Book Club for a discussion of Space Opera by Catherynne M. Valente. Get your copy at Moon Palace Books for 20% off!
The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy meets the joy and glamour of Eurovision in bestselling author Catherynne M. Valente’s science fiction spectacle, where sentient races compete for glory in a galactic musical contest…and the stakes are as high as the fate of planet Earth.
https://www.moonpalacebooks.com//?q=h.calevent&eid=6540

Making Spaces Safer with Shawna Potter @ Moon Palace Books, 3032 Minnehaha Ave • 4pm 
Join us for an event with Shawna Potter, discussing her book Making Spaces Safer.
Shawna Potter, singer for the band War On Women, has tackled sexism and harassment in lyrics and on stage for years. Taking the battle to music venues themselves, she has trained night clubs and community spaces in how to create safer environments for marginalized people. Now she’s turned decades of experience into a clear and concise guide for public spaces of all sorts, from art galleries to bagel shops to concert halls, that want to shut down harassers wherever they show up. The steps she outlines are realistic, practical, and actionable. With the addition of personal stories, case studies, sample policies, and no-nonsense advice like “How to Flirt without Being a Creep,” she shows why safer spaces are important, while making it easier to achieve them. Eschewing theory, she assumes the reader is already an ethical creature and jumps right in with candor, punk passion, and righteous anger to get the job done!
Shawna Potter: is a musician, activist, educator, and writer. She fronts the political hardcore punk band War On Women and is the founder of Hollaback! Baltimore. Shawna trains venues for the Safer Spaces Campaign, which she also co-founded. She currently lives in Baltimore, Maryland, with her partner and a porch cat that visits when the weather’s nice.
https://moonpalacebooks.com//?q=h.calevent&eid=7114

Summer Concerts with Connie Evingson @ St. Albert the Great Catholic Church, 2836 33rd Ave S • 1pm
The ever versatile vocalists sings with a variety of musical friends, bringing an eclectic mix of styles to the popular series. You’ll enjoy tunes from the Great American Songbook , Jazz, Blues, Beatles, Hot Club Swing and much more.
6/23 – with Andrew Walesch on piano
7/28 – with Dean McGraw on guitar
8/25 – with Parisota Hot Club
$15 per concert (cash or check)
Air-conditioned comfort!

Yoga, Music & Art Hop: Squirrel Haus Arts! @ Squirrel Haus Arts, 3450 Snelling Ave • 10am
We’ll soak in the MCAD alumni exhibit and live guitar music at Squirrel Haus Arts in Minneapolis’ Longfellow neighborhood while engaging in 75 minutes of slow, quiet & nurturing yoga…for all levels/bodies! Following class, there will an additional 15 minutes to roam the gallery.
$20 (Cash/check)
Bring a mat, a curious eye, and a listening ear! No yoga experience necessary.
Reserve your spot today!

Space is the Place (1974) @ Trylon Cinema, 2820 E 33rd St • 6:30pm 
Sun Ra’s Afro-futurist jazz oddity begins when his spaceship lands in Oakland after 30 years off-planet. He preaches the gospel of peace and freedom, hoping to convince African Americans that their only hope lies in outer space.

 

Monday, July 29

Zumba w/Bernice – Powderhorn Park Rec. Ctr. Gym • 6:30pm
The heat is on every Monday – FREE ZUMBA AT POWDERHORN PARK!!! CLASE GRATIS EN POWDERHORN!

Immigration Rights Information: Community Information Meeting/Reunión de Información Hosted by the Nokomis East Neighborhood Association (NENA) • All are welcome! • 6:30-8pm • Crosstown Covenant Church, 5540 30th Ave • Spanish and English • Accessible Bus Routes – 22, 7 and 515 • Spanish & English
–Immigration Resources in Minneapolis
–Resources if you have been discriminated against
–What is a sanctuary city?
–Minneapolis Police Department policy on immigration
–Minneapolis Inspections Department policy on immigration
Get answers in a safe environment. Presented by Michelle Rivero from the City of Minneapolis Office of Immigrant and Refugee Affairs. Free pizza and kids activities provided
–Recursos de inmigración en Minneapolis
–Recursos si ha sido discriminado
–¿Qué es una ciudad santuario?
–Política del Departamento de Policía de Minneapolis sobre inmigración
–Política de inmigración del departamento de inspecciones de Minneapolis
Conoce tus derechos. Presentado por Michelle Rivero de la Oficina de Asuntos de Inmigrantes y Refugiados de la Ciudad de Minneapolis. Pizza gratis y actividades para niños
MinnPost Q&A Article with Michelle Rivero:  https://www.minnpost.com/new-americans/2018/07/i-wanted-contribute-different-way-meet-director-minneapolis-new-office-immigra/
https://www.facebook.com/events/369263170429909/

Casual Collage Gathering: July 2019 @ Boneshaker Books, 2002 23rd Ave S • 6pm
Join members of Twin Cities Collage Collective for a casual evening of collage-making. This is intended to be a loose, free-form session for folks to socialize and work on collage.
Free • All ages & skill levels welcome • Some materials provided, but feel free to bring your own too! • For more information about TCCC, visit www.twincitiescollagecollective.com

 

Tuesday, July 30

Free Fun Live Trivia @ The Howe Daily Kitchen & Bar, 3675 Minnehaha Ave • 8pm
Do you like to win FREE stuff?  You like to have FUN with your friends?  Do you just know stuff?
Come play the MOST FUN FREE LIVE trivia in Mpls on Tuesday nights. Top 3 teams and the LAST PLACE TEAM win prizes each week. Who are you bringing with you this week to form your team and walk out as the champions?

IBPOC Imagine MayDay Artist Charrette @ Gandhi Mahal Restaurant, 3009 27th Ave S • Noon 
HOBT together with Imagine Deliver have been hosting a creative design process this summer to imagine and co-create what’s next for MayDay and HOBT through a series of Artist Charrettes — collaborative sessions in which a group of artists and creatives map solutions.
Understanding the value of and desire for a space where IBPOC artists can address issues of equity and accessibility as a caucus, we have added a 4th IBPOC charrette to the calendar.
Dameun Strange and Imagine Deliver, together with artist organizers from the community, will curate a IBPOC-only space, centering the voices of indigenous, Black and artists of color to map solutions and act as a launch pad for the creation of an Imagine MayDay Transition Team. Please RSVP here: https://tinyurl.com/IBPOCCharrette
Lunch Provided!
Artist participants will be compensated for their time and contributions with either 3 hours of free rehearsal or workshop space at HOBT, or a $40 gift card to either Welna Hardware, MayDay Cafe, or the People’s Movement Center.

  

Wednesday, July 31

STAR-Lite Training: Learning Strategies for Trauma Awareness and Resilience @ Northside Achievement Zone, 2123 Broadway Ave • 8:30am-4:30pm
This STAR-Lite Training has been made possible by partial funding from Minneapolis Department of Health Citywide Violence Prevention program. Everyone is welcome regardless of financial limitations. If you have the financial resources to cover tuition, we ask you to pay $35.00 or make a donation of any amount you can on the training webpage.
STAR-Lite Training Facilitators: Donna Minter, PhD, LP Certified STAR Trainer, USA and International Experience, Forensic Psychology Examiner, Founder and Executive Director, MN Peacebuilding Leadership Institute Crixell Shell, MS, Associate Peacebuilding Trainer, Rule 114 Community Mediator, Coming to the Table Racial Healing Talking Circle Facilitator
When terrible things happen our peace has been stolen from us. We want to build peace back into our lives and communities. STAR-Lite is a single-day research and practice-supported peacebuilding training integrating Neuropsychology, Trauma Healing & Resilience, Restorative Justice, Nonviolent Conflict Transformation, and broadly defined Spirituality to become trauma-informed and resilience-oriented. STAR-Lite is for individuals who wish to learn the basic STAR concepts and models within a shorter-time frame. STAR-Lite is not a pre-requisite or replacement for the full 5 day STAR Training. STAR-Lite also serves as a refresher course for graduates of the full STAR Training. STAR-Lite is designed for those wanting to understand psychological trauma toward building peace within their spheres of influence.
The STAR-Lite Training Objectives:
a. Learn various types of trauma and common responses to psychological trauma. b. Learn the links between unhealed trauma and cycles of victimhood and violence. c. Learn the basic STAR trauma healing and resilience models and associated practices. d. Explore ways to apply trauma healing and resilience practices toward building peace within your sphere of influence.
In Minnesota:
98% of STAR-Lite and STAR graduates rated the trainings as “Very Good” to “Excellent”
100% increased their confidence to appropriately aid and assist when their clients, family, friends, and community members face stressful and traumatic circumstances.
99.5% indicated they recommend the STAR-Lite and STAR Trainings to others.
6.5 hours of optional continuing education credit are available for an additional $35 for Social Workers, Teachers, Nurses, LMFT (CE: 2016-205), Psychologists (201601.153), LPCC& LPC (2016.CE.124), LADC (2016.CE.ADC.032) and 5.5 hours of Standard CLEs for Attorneys.
A week prior to the training, registrants will receive an email giving additional details about the training. During the training, snacks and beverages are provided. If you have questions, please contact the Peacebuilding office at info@mnpeace.org or 612-377-4660 for details.
The content of this training is based on the STAR (Strategies for Trauma Awareness and Resilience) Program, Eastern Mennonite University, Harrisonburg, VA, USA. www.emu.edu/cjp/star

Eleck Brooks and the Hardway at Minnehaha Falls • 7pm
Eleck Brooks and the Hardway (7:00-8:30pm)Eleck Brooks, born in Clarksdale, Mississippi, raised in Texas, transplanted to Minneapolis, brings an enticing combination of Delta Blues married to classic soul with one arm around some gritty funk and the other around a heartfelt love song. At times you’ll be dancing your head off, and at other times you’ll be scratching your head wondering if you’ll ever look at the world the same way. And who knows you might get a little bit of freestyling.

Zumba w/Bernice at Powderhorn Rec Ctr. • 6:30pm
Get over that midweek hump w/FREE ZUMBA AT POWDERHORN PARK!!! CLASE GRATIS EN POWDERHORN!

Wednesday Night Jukebox Bingo at Memory Lanes, 2520 26th Ave S • 10:30pm • 21+ • FREE
Join us every Wednesday night in the bar at Memory Lanes in Minneapolis for Jukebox Bingo!  Our game is a fun cross between music trivia and bingo, and best of all it’s FREE to play and win! There’s CASH JACKPOTS and other great prizes up for grabs every week!  21+ event.

Thursday, Aug 1

Fused Glass Jewelry @ Articulture, 2613 E Franklin Ave • 6:30pm 
Fused Glass Jewelry 2 weeks • Thursdays, August 1 & 8, 6:30 – 9:30 pm
Make dazzling fused glass pieces with a variety of colorful and dichroic glass. The assembled glass will then be kiln fused. Once fired, the following week you will learn to drill in glass, use findings and small embellishments to turn your fused pieces into pendants, pins, or earrings. Great for gift giving or keeping as personal unique accessories.
Note: Materials fee $40 payable on day of class.
Tuition: $54 ($46 members)
Instructor: Laura Juul

Upcycled Art- Plastics! Articulture, 2613 E Franklin Ave 
Upcycled Art–Plastics! 4 weeks • Thursdays, Aug 1 – 22, 7:00 – 9:30 pm
Take your plastic recyclables– egg cartons, pop bottles and even plastics bags, and turn them into something creative! A variety of techniques will be shown, utilizing different types of plastic materials. Get pleasure by taking a small step towards a cleaner environment, by transforming plastics into repurposed works of aesthetic and functional art.
Tuition: $80 ($68 members)
Instructors: Mayumi Amada

Karaoke Night! The Howe Daily Kitchen & Bar, 3675 Minnehaha Ave • 9:30pm
Come in for karaoke every Thursday night starting at 9:30pm! Karaoke ends at 1:30am!
** Karaoke will begin after trivia on themed trivia nights (June 11th, August 15th & September 12th)