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A very big THANK YOU to everyone who attended and made the 14th annual Opus & Olives fundraising gala a huge success.…

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Upcoming Events

Oct
19
Thu
Human Rights Film Series: “The B... @ Arlington Hills Community Center
Human Rights Film Series: “The B... @ Arlington Hills Community Center
Oct 19 @ 6:00 pm
Human Rights Film Series: “The Blood is at the Doorstep” @ Arlington Hills Community Center  | Saint Paul | Minnesota | United States
“The Blood is at the Doorstep” While not as publicized as cases of police brutality and police shootings in cities like New York, Oakland, Ferguson, and Baltimore, the 2014 killing of Dontre Hamilton in Milwaukee is as shocking and tragic as any. In broad daylight in the middle of downtown, an officer responding to a complaint from a Starbucks employee approached Dontre Hamilton, an unarmed black man coping with paranoid schizophrenia resting in a public park. Minutes later, the officer shot Dontre 14 times. The absolutely riveting and often angering documentary “The Blood Is at the Doorstep” digs deep into this case Read the Rest...
Oct
25
Wed
Behind the Curtain with Park Squ... @ Hamline Midway Library
Behind the Curtain with Park Squ... @ Hamline Midway Library
Oct 25 @ 7:00 pm
Behind the Curtain with Park Square Theatre: “William Shakespeare’s Hamlet” @ Hamline Midway Library | Saint Paul | Minnesota | United States
Join The Friends and Park Square Theatre for an evening with cast members from the upcoming production of William Shakespeare’s Hamlet. Go behind the curtain with director/scenic designer Joel Sass and actors Kathryn Fumie (Horatio) and Kory LaQuess Pullam (Hamlet).  Adapted and Directed by Joel Sass Devastated by his father’s death and disgusted by his mother’s hasty marriage to his hated uncle, Denmark’s Prince Hamlet has hit the rock bottom of despair. Now the ghost of his father appears, claiming the uncle murdered him – driving Hamlet to avenge a crime that may or may not be a product of his own Read the Rest...

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