A snapshot of events around town
Twin Cities Black Film Festival
Celebrate the contributions of Black filmmakers and artists at the 14th Annual Twin Cities Black Film Festival. Enjoy films, meet and greets, a special fashion and film tribute to Prince and more!
Oct. 6-9 | 6-10 pm
Minnesota Historical Society
345 Kellogg Blvd. W., Saint Paul
The Purple Ones
A fashion show fundraiser featuring clothes by 10 local artists who were inspired by Prince songs, with music by PaviElle French and Prince’s official DJ Brother Jules.
Oct. 8 | 6-11 pm
The Studios of SPNN (St. Paul Neighborhood Network)
550 Vandalia St., Ste. 170, Mpls.
More info: http://kfai.org/news/2016/09/57169
Twin Cities Nappy Hour
Back by popular demand — a natural hair networking event where you’re happy to be nappy! Join over 100 guests, from relaxed to natural. Learn how to care for your hair from the experts, featuring product displays, demos, giveaways and more!
Oct. 9 | 3-9 pm
A-Mill Artist Lofts
315 Southeast Main St., Mpls.
More info: http://bit.do/NappyHour
Warm Dark Dusk
A jazz music and dance production celebrating the poetry of Langston Hughes
Oct 6, 7, 9 | 7:30 pm
Oct. 8 | 3 pm & 7:30 pm
2605 Hennepin Ave., Mpls.
More info: www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2588544
Highland Water Tower Fall Open House
See the fall colors from on high by visiting the handiwork of Clarence Wigington, the nation’s first African American municipal architect. Wigington designed the water tower which was completed in 1928.
Oct. 8 – 9 | 9 am — 5 pm
Highland Water Tower
782 Snelling Ave S, St Paul
More info: 651-266-6350 or www.stpaul.gov/departments/water-services/highland-tower
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