University District

Fringe Fesitval 2014

07/31/2014 (All day) - 08/10/2014 (All day)

There is one big thing that makes Fringe different from any other event in town:

All the shows you’ll see at Fringe were selected randomly.

Exhibit: A Right to Establish a Home

08/22/2014 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm
08/23/2014 (All day) - 01/04/2015 (All day)

A Right to Establish a Home examines the history behind a series of menacing protests that enveloped 4600 Columbus Avenue South, Minneapolis following the property’s purchase in August 1931 by Arthur and Edith Lee. The young African-American couple chose to buy a house in what many then considered a “white neighborhood.” The exhibition interprets the protests and responses in the broader context of race and housing in Minneapolis, racism in Minnesota, and the individuals and organizations that defended the Lees, including the NAACP and the distinguished attorney Lena Olive Smith.

Altered Esthetics's Art House Film Festival

07/25/2014 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm

The Southern Theater is the perfect venue for  this series of shorts by 20 artists – works that range from experimental to comedy, video essays and poems, narrative to animation and the silent

Taste of Eat Local event

07/24/2014 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm

Join Eat Local, formerly the Twin Cities Originals, for the Taste of Eat Local event, a Twin Cities culinary tour of 13 specialty dishes, complete with beer, wine and cocktail sampling from the bes

Rhythmically Speaking 2014

08/14/2014 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm
08/15/2014 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm
08/16/2014 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm

On August 14-16 at the Southern Theater, seven dynamic choreographers will offer the community seven different ideas for synthesizing many styles of complicated rhythm into dance.

FinnFest2014

08/07/2014 - 1:00pm - 08/10/2014 - 1:00pm

Why come to the Twin Cities in 2014? Because this lively Finnish community is enticing us to experience 21st Century Finnish and Finnish American life and mentality.

Demonstration: Hands off Palestine!

07/14/2014 - 4:30pm - 6:30pm

Obama continues to give unconditional support to the Israeli attacks. We must speak out against this outrage. Collective Punishment is a Crime! End US Aid to Israel! Hands off Gaza!

The Ericksons + Ben Weaver

07/27/2014 - 7:00pm - 10:00pm

One of the coolest parts of LIVE LETTERS is that we’re able to bring in brand new musicians to be part of this little adventure with us, and we’re also able to celebrate exciting new mileston

Labor in the Eyes of Artists: Zines, Scenes and In-Betweens

07/08/2014 - 9:00am - 07/11/2014 - 4:30pm
07/14/2014 - 9:00am - 07/18/2014 - 4:30pm

This exhibition includes artist zines, posters, and other forms of aesthetically derived text/image formats that explore issues of social justice and promote social change. The materials on exhibition are from the Francis V. Gorman Collection of Rare Art Books, the Social Welfare History Archives, and the University Libraries’ Special Collections. This exhibition was curated by Lindsay Keating, an online graduate student at the University of Illinois at Champaign Urbana, studying Library and Information Science with an emphasis on Special Collections. Lindsay has been working in libraries for over a decade and she currently interns with Deborah Boudewyns, the Arts & Architecture Librarian, at the University.

MinnAnimate 3

09/11/2014 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

MinnAnimate is a festival of Minnesota animation with low budget but high imagination animated shorts from Minnesota animators.

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