MSR Top Five | Duke & Donuts, Art of Change & more!

A snapshot of events around town

Top 5

5th Annual MN Monthly Grill Fest

Taste your way through your favorite grilled foods and sample summer wines and specialty beers. Test out the hottest grills, gather recipes, and learn how to barbeque like a pro.

Fri-Sat, May 14 -15 | 1-5 pm

CHS Field

360 North Broadway St., St. Paul
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 Duke and Donuts

A fundraising event that seeks to raise awareness and support for jazz education in North Minneapolis while celebrating the life and work of Duke Ellington. Event includes performances by local professionals and Hopewell students. Also, there are donuts!

Sat., May 14 | 4-5 pm

Jazz Central Studios

407 Central Ave. S.E., Mpls.

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MSP ComiCon

Fun for the entire family. Loads of dealers and over 250 Comic Book Creators from all across the US! Door prizes, grab bags and much more

May 14-15 | 10 am— 6 pm; 10 am — 5 pm

MN State Fair Grandstand

1265 Snelling Ave., St. Paul

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Free Community Clothing Giveaway & Lunch

All are welcome!

Sat., May 14 | Giveaway: 10 am — 2 pm; Lunch: 11am — 2 pm

Greater Friendship Missionary Baptist Church

2600 E. 38th St., Mpls.

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The Art of Change

A multimedia exploration of art, life with HIV, and the history of The Minnesota AIDS Project. The event includes an art exhibition, documentary film, and coffee table book.

Sun., May 15 | 11 am — 4 pm

Le Meridien Chambers Hotel Burnet Gallery

901 Hennepin Ave., Mpls.

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