Blood Relatives (Indie Gypsy), Patti L. Adams’ disquieting tour de force debuts a novelist whose pen is not to be denied. The powerhouse turn brilliantly depicts a heartrending saga of hideous child abuse with sure acumen — fluid, image rich, consistently compelling in its immediacy. Literally from birth, Anna innocently suffers for failing to be the apple of her … [Read more...]
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On Saturday, May 21, the first Little Free Library Festival took place in Minnehaha Park. The event was hosted by the Little Free Library, and organizers hope the event will be the start of many more annual events. Community connectors and conversation starters would be a good way to describe the Little Free Library stations located in many neighborhoods. They are the … [Read more...]
Singer powers through dazzling set If you were ever on the fence about being a Beyoncé fan, then you clearly have not seen her live. While severe weather evacuated TCF Bank stadium for a half hour, it did little to break Beyoncé’s powerful stride or formation. Tens of thousands of Beyhivers, young and old, flocked into TCF Bank stadium prepared to sing at the top … [Read more...]
MSR Top Five Happenings A snapshot of events around town Little Free Library Festival The Twin Cities first big rolling fest featuring loads of activities: music, poetry, contests, trivia, a giant book-swap, great food, and more. Sat., May 21 | 10 am — 4 pm Minnehaha Park 4801 S. Minnehaha Dr., … [Read more...]
“The eruption of mass protests in the wake of the police murders of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, and Eric Garner in New York City, have challenged the impunity with which officers of the law carry out violence against Black people, and punctured the illusion of a post-racial America. The Black Lives Matter movement has awakened a new generation of … [Read more...]