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An Afternoon with Reynold Philipsek  Featuring the documentary of A Life Well Played plus a live musical performance

An Afternoon with Reynold Philipsek Featuring the documentary of A Life Well Played plus a live musical performance

Jazz guitarist and composer Reynold Philipsek is celebrating the release of his up-close and personal documentary, A Life Well Played, with an exclusive screening plus a live musical performance on Sunday, June 25, 2017, 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm in the Schneider Theater at the Bloomington Center for the Arts, 1800 W. Old Shakopee Road, […]

Cultivating Joy in an Age of Uncertainty

  St. Paul, MN: In this public talk, Tibetan meditation master and author of New York Times bestseller The Joy of Living: Unlocking the Secret of Science and Happiness, Mingyur Rinpoche, will discuss how the practice of meditation can lead to a source of true happiness, even in challenging circumstances. He will demonstrate how any […]

Furry Friends, Forever Homes

Furry Friends, Forever Homes

This week, we introduce you to Bella, a super friendly, six-year-old Siamese cat. If her name wasn’t Bella, it could be “Cuddler,” as she loves to cuddle. She is definitely a lap cat who is perfectly content sitting with her people. While she does, she’ll talk to you, too, in the form of purring. Bella’s favorite […]

Furry Friends, Forever Homes

O, Henry! Take a look at this five-year-old American Staffordshire Terrier / American Pit Bull Terrier mix and get ready to fall in love! Seriously. O Henry is currently in foster care through A Rotta Love Plus (ARLP), and because he is house-broken and well mannered, the thinking is he once was a member of a […]

Furry Friends, Forever Homes

Furry Friends, Forever Homes

This week, we introduce you to a cool cat named Hot Sauce! Hot Sauce is currently being fostered by a nice family that she picked out herself. Last summer, she just showed up in her foster home’s back yard. Of course, at the time, the family didn’t realize they’d be fostering her, but no one claimed […]

Furry Friends, Forever Homes

Furry Friends, Forever Homes

This week, we are doing something a bit different. Rather than profile one or two animals looking for a forever home, we are featuring a special initiative that our friends at Pause 4 Paws are spearheading. Since 2011, Pause 4 Paws has raised money for a number of local rescue organizations. Now, however, their reach is […]

The Bacon and Beer Classic Returns to Minneapolis

The Bacon and Beer Classic Returns to Minneapolis

Bacon and beer lovers rejoice! After drawing sold-out crowds across the country, the Bacon and Beer Classic is coming to the Nicollet Island Pavilion on Saturday, April 15, 2017 for the ultimate food and drink experience. A festival unlike any other, the Classic will feature mouth-watering bacon dishes, unlimited bacon strips, and over 50 craft beers […]

Furry Friends, Forever Homes

Are you ready to meet a sweet older pup? This is George! George is a beautiful Labrador Retriever mix who’s about eight months old. He is currently in foster care with MN PAWS, and is very much looking forward to his forever family finding him. A few things to know about George: he is super shy […]

The Theater of Public Policy

The Theater of Public Policy Spring Season

In a world of “fake news” and “alternative facts” who can you trust to make sense of the major issues and debates? The improv comedy team at The Theater of Public Policy, of course! This spring, The Theater of Public Policy will host two candidates for governor, talk with Minneapolis’s chief of police, examine business […]

Furry Friends, Forever Homes

This week, we introduce you to Willy, a 10-year-old Jack Russell Terrier who is currently in foster care through B.A.R.K. Sadly, he was left unclaimed at a local impound for over a month. When B.A.R.K. got him, he was dirty and desperate for attention, but now he is cleaned up and ready for a new home. […]