Black History Month Celebration

Commemorate Black History Month at Midtown Global Market with Blacks in Environment, Music & Media, a free public event featuring live music, a screening of the documentary Half Past Autumn: The Life and Works of Gordon Parks and a panel discussion. Panelists will include Craig Laurence Rice, adjunct faculty at MCAD and award-winning producer and … [ Read more]

Penumbra Theatre to celebrate 40 years of artistic expression with new Minnesota History Center exhibit

St. Paul’s Penumbra Theatre was founded in 1976 by Lou Bellamy to create an artistic forum for African American voices in the Twin Cities. Forty years later, the theater company is still creating thought-provoking performances, increasing public awareness of African American contributions, and igniting social change. Coming this February—timed to open during Black History Month—Penumbra … [ Read more]