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Sick of Breathing Dirty Air? Adopt the Sky

Did you know the EPA is considering stronger limits on smog in our air? Doctors and scientists say the new limits don’t go far enough. Now powerful polluters are pushing back, trying to stop any change. Here’s a free site that gives everyone a chance to make their voice heard: adoptthesky.org Everyone from kids to […]

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“Local Headlines” in haiku

In honor of the text box that no longer updates: Minneapolis will pay you to buy a house: realtors shout “Hooray!” Representative fighting Cuba embargo: “Castro needs the dough!” Housing fair may be the last one of its kind–no! See headline above. Audience laments: “Goodbye, Oak Street Cinema!” The screen has gone dark. Director hopes […]

Speaking of Home

Public Art Exhibit in Skyway between IDS and Macy’s. It features the images and stories of immigration for a number of Minnesotans. It represents the diversity of the Minnesota population. The exhibit is free and open during business hours. Very moving and important.

SMART TALK Connected Conversations Series – Subscriptions on sale 10/27

SMART TALK Connected Conversations, the premiere producer of women’s live programming through experiential events featuring notable, successful women is returning to Minneapolis in 2009. This year’s lineup includes inspirational conversations with: JANE PAULEY– Tuesday, January 27th – 7:30 pm SYLVIA EARLE – Monday, February 23rd – 7:30 pm FRAN DRESCHER – Wednesday, March 25th – […]

A Squirrel’s Snowy Snack

A squirrel found a good, but snowy snack in this South Minneapolis back yard suet feeder Wednesday after he ran off the chickadees and juncos.

Greater Twin Cities Youth Symphonies Fall Festival

The Greater Twin Cities Youth Symphonies (GTCYS) launches its 2008-2009 concert season with the Fall Festival Concert on Sunday, November 2 at 2:00pm at Orchestra Hall, 1111 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis. A tradition since 1972, GTCYS’ Festival Concerts showcase the talents of all six orchestras – from beginning to pre-professional – in a joyous, two-hour presentation. […]

Open House

Alliance Française de Minneapolis / St. Paul is excited to be hosting the Fall Open House on Saturday, September 6th from 12-3pm in the Grand Salle. Admission is free and everyone is welcome, please join us to learn more about our organization and what we can offer you! The Fall Open House celebration will be […]

Book signing by local author Jeff Morlock

Local author Jeff Morlock will be signing his new novel “Ripples On The Water” at Northwoods Boutique on Sunday from 11:00-1:00. Located at the Breamar golf course club house in Edina. The choices that high school sweethearts Tom and Linda make spread across the years like ripples on the water in this timeless story of […]

It’s Baaaaaaack

In honor of its 25th anniversary, a certain movie will be played in select theaters nationwide this Thursday, October 4th, at 7:30 PM local time. When you click on the link, there is a box on the right where you can enter your zip code to see what theaters near you will be hosting the […]