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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 […]

You’ve Got This: 2nd Annual WalkTalkConnect

You’ve Got This: 2nd Annual WalkTalkConnect

WalkTalkConnect is hosting a fundraising walk to raise awareness of rare brain spinal cord tumors affecting the central nervous system. This walk will take place on May 21st at the Excelsior Brewing Co. in Excelsior, MN from 12:00pm-4:00pm. “You have a one in a million chance of being diagnosed with an ependymoma in your spinal […]

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 […]

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 […]

Top 7 Fun Fitness Ideas in the Twin Cities

By Jenn Espinosa-Goswami Imagine that you become all excited about a new idea, you gather all the tools you need, and you register your payment information. Three months later, you are no longer excited and the tools gather dust. Worse yet, you forget about the payments you’re making every month until a full year later. […]

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. […]