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13567010_10154182431474002_9164253884619440191_nFree Book Leveling Pizza Party

Every child goes home with free African centered books and pizza!

July 15 | 4:30-7:30 pm


655 Fairview Ave. N., St. Paul

More info: 651-209-3355

0C3A7641Femi Kuti & the Positive Force with special guest

The eldest son of musical giant Fela Kuti, Femi Kuti has paved a new path playing his own blend of high-energy Afrobeat.

July 15 | 8 pm

Cedar Cultural Center

416 Cedar Ave., S., Mpls.

More info: 612-338-2674 or


Rondo33rd Annual Rondo Days Grande Parade & Festival

July 16 | 10-11:30 am (parade); 11 am — 6 pm (festival)
Begins at St. Peter Claver Church, St. Paul

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imageUnder the Cherry Moon — Midnight Madness!

The late Prince filmed this campy movie about star-crossed lovers in the beautiful French Riviera in 1986. Shot in black and white, the music from the Parade soundtrack still stands the test of time.

July 15 & 16 | 11:55 pm (both days)

Uptown Theater

2906 Hennepin Ave., Mpls

More info: 612-823-3005 or


Drum-Drill-InvitationalNorthern Lights Drum & Drill Team Invitational 

July 16 | 4-8 pm

Roy Wilkins Auditorium,

175 W. Kellogg Blvd., St. Paul

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