The Friends and The Advocates for
Human Rights present
"Tall as the Baobab Tree" on Feb 3
The Center for the Book invites
Minnesota's 4-12 grade students
to enter the 2015 contest
 
27th Minnesota Book Awards
Finalists Announced!
32 Books in Eight Categories
 
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Upcoming Events

Feb
1
Sun
Fitz First @ Four: “Bernice Bobs... @ Common Good Books
Fitz First @ Four: “Bernice Bobs... @ Common Good Books
Feb 1 @ 4:00 pm
Fitz First @ Four: "Bernice Bobs Her Hair" @ Common Good Books | Saint Paul | Minnesota | United States
About the Event This month’s program features a discussion of Bernice Bobs Her Hair in a program led by historian Laura Iandola.  This edition of FitzFirst@Four It will explore the changing role of women in America in the 1920s, the continuing challenges of adolescence and the perennial problem of popularity with one’s peers. A Minneapolis resident, Laura Iandola is currently a doctoral candidate at Northern Illinois University, and has regularly used Fitzgerald’s works in teaching classes on history and gender studies. Bernice Bobs Her Hair, was first published in 1920, and is one of Fitzgerald’s most well-regarded works.  The action follows Bernice, Read the Rest...
Feb
2
Mon
Known By Heart Poetry Performanc... @ Merriam Park Branch, Saint Paul Public Library
Known By Heart Poetry Performanc... @ Merriam Park Branch, Saint Paul Public Library
Feb 2 @ 7:00 pm
Known By Heart Poetry Performance: Heid E. Erdrich and Patricia Kirkpatrick @ Merriam Park Branch, Saint Paul Public Library | Saint Paul | Minnesota | United States
Known By Heart Poetry Performance What does it mean to know something by heart? We’re saying we care about something enough to remember it and carry it around with us wherever we go. Join poet/performers Heid E. Erdrich, Patricia Kirkpatrick, and Naomi Cohn as they answer this question in poetry and conversation. Hear poems presented from the heart and join in a conversation about poetry and the things we value enough to remember. This event is part of the Known by Heart Project which also includes a 6 week workshop, Memory Matters, on poetry performance in collaboration with Dreamland Arts.  Read the Rest...
Feb
3
Tue
Women’s Human Rights Film Series... @ Highland Park Community Center Auditorium
Women’s Human Rights Film Series... @ Highland Park Community Center Auditorium
Feb 3 @ 6:30 pm
Women's Human Rights Film Series: "Tall as the Baobab Tree" @ Highland Park Community Center Auditorium | Saint Paul | Minnesota | United States
About “Tall as the Baobab Tree“ In a rural Senegalese village poised at the outer edge of the modern world, Coumba and her little sister Debo are the first to leave their family’s home to attend school in the city. But when an accident suddenly threatens their family’s survival, their father decides to sell 11-year-old Debo into an arranged marriage. Torn between loyalty to her elders and her dreams for the future, Coumba hatches a secret plan to rescue her young sister from a fate she did not choose. Featuring a cast of local villagers on camera for the first Read the Rest...

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