The Rose Ensemble presents the
Last Queen of Hawaii Noon Concert
at the historic James J. Hill Center
The Women's Human Rights Film Series
returns this fall with a focus on
gender and human rights issues in the U.S.

Join Professor Jill Zahniser
for a series of free lectures
on Women's History
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Love the Bookmobile? Show It on Social Media!

All summer, photos of the Bookmobile tagged with ‪#‎stpBookmobile‬ result in a $5 library donation from The Friends of the Saint Paul Public Library! The campaign runs through Labor Day.

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Upcoming Events

FitzFirst@Four: “A Night at The ... @ Common Good Books
FitzFirst@Four: “A Night at The ... @ Common Good Books
Sep 6 @ 4:00 pm
FitzFirst@Four: "A Night at The Fair" @ Common Good Books | Saint Paul | Minnesota | United States
About the Event In September, FitzFirst@Four will return with another adventure from the “Basil” series, “A Night at The Fair” — this time Fitzgerald’s fifteen-year-old protagonist convinces his mother that he should be allowed to go to the Minnesota State Fair, without an adult chaperone.  Co-authors Linda Koutsky and Kathryn Strand Koutsky will share historic photographs from their book Minnesota State Fair – An Illustrated History and share insights on the early days of the Fair. This program will take place on Sunday, September 6, at 4 p.m. About the Series FitzFirst@Four takes place the first Sunday of every month Read the Rest...
Women’s Human Rights Film Series... @ Merriam Park Library
Women’s Human Rights Film Series... @ Merriam Park Library
Sep 21 @ 6:30 pm
Women's Human Rights Film Series: “The Hunting Ground” @ Merriam Park Library | Saint Paul | Minnesota | United States
About “The Hunting Ground” From the intrepid team behind “The Invisible War” comes a startling exposé of rape culture on U.S. campuses. Weaving together verité footage and first-person testimonies, “The Hunting Ground” follows rape survivors as they pursue justice despite ongoing harassment and pushback at every level. Filmmakers Kirby Dick and Amy Ziering scrutinize the gamut of elite Ivy League schools, state universities, and small colleges, revealing an endemic system of institutional cover-ups, rationalizations, victim-blaming, and denial that allows predators to prey with impunity. About the Film Series The Friends and The Advocates for Human Rights present a series of thought-provoking and enlightening Read the Rest...
Rose Ensemble Noon Concert: “The... @ James J. Hill Center
Rose Ensemble Noon Concert: “The... @ James J. Hill Center
Sep 29 @ 12:00 pm
Rose Ensemble Noon Concert: "The Last Queen of Hawaii" @ James J. Hill Center | Saint Paul | Minnesota | United States
The Rose Ensemble Noon Concert: “The Last Queen of Hawaii” Journey through an unexpected musical heritage — one steeped in tradition, transformed by worldwide influences and reborn through the struggle to carry the past into the present. It’s an artistic legacy that looks and sounds nothing like a stereotype. The Last Queen of Hawaii is a celebration of traditional dance, storytelling, and song, beginning with an ancient creation chant, highlighting Victorian parlor songs, missionary hymns and paniolo (‘cowboy’) tunes, and ending with the imprisonment of the last Hawaiian Queen — Lili‘uokalani, composer of the beloved and timeless “Aloha ‘Oe.” One Read the Rest...

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