Hailu Mergia is bringing his sound to the Twin Cities with a live performance at the Cedar Cultural Center presented by the Cedar and the Walker Art Center. We spoke to the legendary musician in advance of his Oct. 26 performance.
“This never gets old winning a major event,” Sports Minneapolis Executive Director Melvin Tennant proudly declared to an invited gathering of officials, including the Minneapolis mayor, inside the downtown Lynx-Timberwolves arena.
‘Because Black Life’ conference creates space for young Black communities in Minnesota to network, empower and heal one another around issues impacting Black communities.
There has been much written and talked about regarding this tragedy. And then, as if nothing happened, silence has descended with the sentiment to “let’s just all move on.” How is that possible for his loved ones?
Applications for the Resilience 365 series program are open now through July 18.
For decades, Peavey Park has maintained a deadly stronghold degrading the quality of life in an otherwise pleasant community. At the infamous intersection of Chicago and Franklin avenues, crack zombies loom in full force during the summer, and intermittently all winter.
Now in its second year, more than 500,000 guests are expected to gather for free community events and programming at The Commons park, a 4.2 acre green space which is managed and programmed by Green Minneapolis.
Farmers markets have come a long way in the past decade or so. At one point, you could only find a handful in the Twin Cities metro area. Now, they are peppered all over the city, including the newly reopened outdoor Nicollet Mall location in downtown Minneapolis. It’s a good thing, too, because these area […]
The Twin Cities and beyond will be awash in purple this week as Prince fans mark the two-year anniversary of the music legend’s April 21, 2016 passing. The University of Minnesota symposium and panel discussions are at capacity, but there’s still plenty to do to celebrate the Purple One’s legacy. Below we’ve compiled a list of a […]
Luz María Frias, president-CEO of YWCA Minneapolis, employs inclusion and empowerment as critical watchwords, not a p.c. catch-phrase. This, it goes without saying, is vital versus Minnesota Nice’s manner of affording social progress perfunctory lip service while resolutely sustaining the status quo. Within six months of Frias’ arrival at the YW in December 2016, among operational upgrades was […]