MINNEAPOLIS— The City Council’s Public Works & Infrastructure Committee is holding a public hearing 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 12 on the City’s Climate Legacy Initiative, a new plan announced earlier this summer by Mayor Jacob Frey.More
The North American Tour premiere of Tony award-winning musical “Girl From the North Country” launched in Minneapolis Oct. 8 at the theatre once saved by—and owned by—Bob Dylan himself.
The winner of a record-breaking six Tony Awards, two Grammy Awards and an Emmy, singer Audra McDonald has been a frequent guest with the Minnesota Orchestra since 2001.
SAINT PAUL— Upon their arrival, Saint Paul Police officers located an adult male suffering from an apparent stab wound to the chest. They immediately began to render medical aid until medics arrived on scene. The victim was transported to Regions Hospital where he later died.
MINNEAPOLIS— The Minneapolis City Council confirmed Mayor Jacob Frey’s nominee, Enrique Velazquez, as the City’s new Director of Regulatory Services.
The Listening Project has grown out of a Minnesota Orchestra musician-led initiative to spotlight the music of historically underrepresented composers.
BLOOMINGTON— The City of Bloomington was recognized as a regional leader and innovator by the Minneapolis Regional Chamber of Commerce during its first annual Regional Leaders and Innovators Award presentation on Sept. 28.
MINNEAPOLIS— The Minneapolis Civil Rights Department is “educating renters and property owners” about the City’s ordinance prohibiting public assistance discrimination in housing, including against those with Section 8 Housing Choice Vouchers. The ordinance is now in effect and enforceable after facing years of legal challenges.
SAINT PAUL— After months of public engagement, the METRO Purple Line bus rapid transit project is advancing 12 station locations for further evaluation in Route Modification Study Phase II. During engagement over the summer, many community members supported the proposed station locations and 63% of people surveyed wanted to prioritize faster service, rather than more frequent stations.
MINNEAPOLIS— The City’s Health Department is a recipient of a $5.1 million, five-year grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for its Racial and Ethnic Approaches to Community Health (REACH) program.
MINNEAPOLIS— The Minnesota African American Heritage Museum and Gallery (MAAHMG) opens a new exhibition, Grandma’s Garden, with works from artist Shea Maze which he created during his artist residency with MAAHMG.
MINNEAPOLIS— The American Swedish Institute Museum and cultural center announces their upcoming 2024 year of exhibitions beginning by hosting “Arctic Highways: Unbounded Indigenous People” and then presenting “Karin Larsson: Let the Hand be Seen.”
MINNEAPOLIS— The Weisman Art Museum (WAM) is presenting the exhibit “Urban Cadence” this fall. The Exhibition will be on view from Oct. 6 – Dec. 31, 2023.