Today in the Daily Planet, 6/28/07



“NorthPoint names interim CEO”:
By Vickie Evans-Nash, Minnesota Spokesman-Recorder
Stella Whitney-West has a passion for working in the community.

“Klobuchar, Coleman Help Revive Immigration Bill”:
By Abdi Aynte, Minnesota Monitor
Senate immigration bill is back under consideration.

“Tuition deal reached”:
By McKenna Ewen, Jake Grovum, Minnesota Daily
The agreement, which will likely pass, would not increase Wisconsin students’ tuition bills.


“B-Girl Be–a very different kind of T and A”:
By Lydia Howell, Pulse of the Twin Cities
Once more, with feeling — the third annual B-Girl Be–Women and Hip Hop Summit is here!

“From Chaos to Community: The Art and Aesthetics of Hip Hop”:
By Justin Schell, MN Artists
Justin Schell reports on a discussion held June 14 at the Walker Art Center, with Jeff Chang (author of “Can’t Stop Won’t Stop” and “Total Chaos”), Roger Cummings of Juxtaposition Arts, and Rachel Ramist, a scholar of hip hop.

“Local Hip-Hop heroes”:
By Dwight Hobbes, Pulse of the Twin Cities
Hip-hop from Toki Wright and Desdamona

“Interview with powerhouse singer-songwriter Pamela McNeill”:
By Dwight Hobbes, Pulse of the Twin Cities

“Don’t know Jack about public art?”:
By Chris Steller, The Bridge
Seward resident Jack Becker received a national award on June 18 for his contributions to public art.

“Still Standing: Carl Gawboy”:
By Suzanne Szucs, MN Artist
Trilingual in his youth (English, Finnish, Ojibwe) Gawboy began to draw before he could walk and knew he wanted to be a professional artist when he was four.

“Danny Glover discusses the message behind his film Bamako”:
By Lauretta Dawolo and Al McFarlane, Insight News
Bamako explores Africa’s social, economic and human crises.


“Thinking about air”:
By Dave Healy, Park Bugle