Frank Boyd was a celebrated organizer in Minnesota for the country’s most influential African American labor union, the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters, from 1926 to 1951.
Covering Minnesota’s theater, music, dance, literature and visual arts.
Their latest show, “Untying Time,” opens Saturday, March 13, at Groveland Gallery. Dan and Lee Ross will be there from noon until 3 p.m.
ALSO: Mysterious Old Radio Listening Society: “Dreams of Death” from Park Square; Club Book presents Imbolo Mbue; and more.
ALSO: Theater Latté Da’s The Ghostlight Series “Re-Cast”; “Dolly Parton and Friends: 50 Years at the Grand Ol’ Opry”; and more.
ALSO: Talking race with Reginald Dwayne Betts; Club Book features John Moe and “The Hilarious World of Depression”; and more.
Hedgeman was the only woman on the planning committee for the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom.
ALSO: Minnesota Orchestra: “Soaring Strings” livestream; poet Nikky Finney in livestreamed conversation with U of M poet and professor Douglas Kearney; and more.
ALSO: “Extraordinary Women” to open at the Minnesota History Center; the New Standards to livestream from the Dakota; and more.
ALSO: History Theatre at Home: “Rez Road 2000”; Schubert Club International Artist Series presents David Finckel, Wu Han and Friends; and more.
From July through December 2020, five sketchbooks traveled around the Twin Cities. Whenever one moved on, it carried with it something new: a sketch or two by an artist.
Their fourth escape, in 1949, led to eight months of freedom and allowed the two women to live together as a couple while traveling around the United States.
In her final week as executive director of Minnesota Citizens for the Arts (MCA), Smith talks about her tenure, the arts scene in Minnesota, and her plans.
ALSO: The 20th Annual Bicycle Film Festival – Minneapolis; a live reading of “The Fisherman’s Wife”; and more.
ALSO: A virtual Jearlyn & Jevetta Steele concert from the Dakota; the Science Museum to reopen; and more.
ALSO: Heid Erdrich in Fireside Reading Series; Eduardo Porter at Club Book; and more.
To celebrate the feat, the Rock Island Railroad took a company of journalists and dignitaries on a rail and steamboat journey from the East Coast all the way to St. Paul.
ALSO: Streaming on demand: “Our Right to Gaze: Black Film Identities”; the Jake Baldwin Quartet at Crooners; and more.
ALSO: At the Dakota, Robert Robinson Celebrates Martin Luther King Jr. and Black History Month; Zealous Hellions: Nataki Garrett at Mixed Blood; and more.
Knowing it’s very early in the game and we’re still in a pandemic, we asked Van to talk about her goals and ambitions for Yellow Tree. She was full of ideas.
And looking ahead to March, the Star Tribune and MPR have announced a special Talking Volumes series, Talking Volumes: Talking Race.