Public Interest & Lectures

Café Scientifique

10/21/2014 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Presented by Bell Museum of Natural History

The Theater of Public Policy

10/06/2014 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm
10/13/2014 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm
10/20/2014 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm
10/27/2014 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm
11/03/2014 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm
11/10/2014 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm
11/17/2014 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm
11/24/2014 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Described as “What could become Minnesota's answer to Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert,” The Theater of Public Policy (T2P2 for short) is seriously smart fun.


Women in Public Life: An Evening with Madeleine Albright

10/16/2014 - 5:30pm - 9:00pm

The Humphrey School of Public Affairs is delighted to host Women in Public Life: An Evening with Madeleine Albright.

Fall Art Tour

Public input meeting: Accessory Dwelling Units Text Amendment

09/16/2014 - 5:00pm - 7:00pm
09/17/2014 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Accessory dwelling units (ADUs) – also known as “granny flats”, “mother-in-law apartments” or “alley flats” – have received significant attention nationwide in recent years, alongside conversations about the lack of affordable housing options for renters, aging Boomers, and homeowners in growing urban areas.

The Minneapolis zoning code does not generally allow ADUs. In 2001, the City adopted the NP North Phillips Overlay District to allow for the construction of accessory dwellings in a portion of the Phillips neighborhood. The City of Minneapolis’ Department of Community Planning & Economic Development (CPED) is now undertaking an amendment to the zoning code ordinances that would establish regulations for ADUs and make them allowed citywide.

5th Annual Twin Cities Financial Planning Day

10/25/2014 - 10:00am - 12:00pm

On Saturday, October 25, Minnesota’s top financial professionals will give free financial advice to Twin Cities residents.  The fifth annual Twin Cities Financial Planning Day is a valuab

Sounds of Justice with David Rovics

09/25/2014 - 7:30pm - 9:30pm

David Rovics is a musician, activist, and song writer for peace, justice and revolution.

Minnesota September 11 Tribute Concert

09/11/2014 - 5:00pm - 9:30pm

All are welcome to come out and join others for an evening of music and reflection to honor the memory of those who lost their lives, and those who helped save lives, September 11, 2001.

Temple Israel Seventh Annual Holocaust Remembrance Program

09/12/2014 - 5:15pm

Robert Edsel, The Monuments Men: Allied Heroes, Nazi Thieves, and the Greatest Treasure Hunt in History, at Temple Israel.

5:15 p.m. Oneg Shabbat Reception

6:00 p.m. Erev Shabbat Service

Robert Edsel will speak from the bimah

7:15 p.m. Dinner

Dinner reservations required. $30 per person.

Buffet includes chicken, salmon and vegetarian entrees.

8:00 p.m. Program

Free and open to all.

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