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The opposite of love is not hate, it’s indifference. The opposite of art is not ugliness, it’s indifference. The opposite of faith is not heresy, it’s indifference. And the opposite of life is not death, it’s indifference. –Elie Wiesel (1928 – 2016) Another church fights the system to shelter homeless people. Earlier this year, a United Methodist congregation in La […]

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Houses of Worship Directory

Zen COMPASSION CHANTING FOR DIFFICULT TIMES 3212 18th Ave. S. 612-822-9520 compassionchanting@fastmail.com Baha’i BAHA’I CENTER OF MINNEAPOLIS 3644 Chicago Ave. S. 612-823-3494 Minneapolis.Bahai@gmail.com www.mplsbahai.org Baptist NEW CREATION BAPTIST CHURCH 1414 E. 48th St. 612-825-6933 UNIVERSITY BAPTIST CHURCH 1219 University Ave. S.E. 612-331-1768 www.ubcmn.org Catholic CHURCH OF THE HOLY NAME 3637  11th Ave. S. 612-724-5465 CHURCH OF ST. ALBERT THE GREAT […]

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Powderhorn Birdwatch: Rocky Mountain trip gives glimpse of American Dipper

BY JOHN KARRIGAN I will start out just like last month (sort of). I was gone most of the month of August September and very little of the time was spent incarcerated. Mostly I was in Alaska Colorado with some time in the Seattle Black Hills area. Back home in Powderhorn, I see that the lake water is still quite […]

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Sales

*Thursday – Sunday, Oct 1 – 4 Walker Community United Methodist Church 3104 16th Ave. S. *Thursday, Oct. 1, 4 to 8 p.m. ($1 admits) Friday, Oct. 2, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Satuday, Oct. 3, 9 a.m. to 12 noon ($1 bag) Church of the Holy Name 3637 11th Ave. S. This is Holy Name’s annual sale.

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Protesta en Minneapolis, Minnesota por los 43, frente a la estatua de Emiliano Zapata, East Lake Street/12th Avenue South. Protest in Minneapolis for the 43, in front of the statue of Emiliano Zapata, East Lake Street / 12th Avenue South. ¡Gracias a quienes hoy hicieron presencia en la protesta por 10 meses de desaparición de los 43! Ayotzinapa, Ni Perdón, […]

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On July 8, 100 Palestine solidarity protesters rallied in Loring Park next to Highway 94 and then marched through Uptown  to mark the one-year anniversary of Israel’s 51-day bombing campaign against Gaza. They took Hennepin Avenue during rush hour traffic to demand an end to U.S. aid to Israel.  The Anti-War Committee organized the protest and calls on its supporters […]

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Construction update for Minnehaha Avenue

As they say, “There are only two seasons in Minnesota, winter and construction season.” From Hennepin County: The Hennepin County Transportation Department in partnership with the City of Minneapolis is reconstructing Minnehaha Avenue from East 46th Street to Lake Street. Effective June 15, 2015, the intersection of Minnehaha Avenue and Nawadaha Boulevard will be closed to traffic. The intersection is […]

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Bernadeia Johnson, superintendent of Minneapolis Public Schools, 2010 to 2015

BY ED FELIEN Bernadeia Johnson was appointed superintendent of Minneapolis Public Schools in the winter of 2010.  She was the only candidate.  School board members considered her perfect for the job because for the past two years she had worked under Superintendent Carol Johnson in administration to develop the long-range Strategic Plan, so she seemed the logical person to understand […]

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Raina’s Wellness: What about your diet?

BY RAINA GOLDSTEIN BUNNAG The recently released Scientific Report of the 2015 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee has made quite a flurry in the media.  Everyone seems to have something to say about the nearly 600 page document. First, here’s a little history. The Dietary Guidelines for Americans were first created in 1980 and are updated every five years.  The United […]

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An envelope of light

BY GAIL RAJALA HAYDEN I went with a friend to Palmer’s bar, next-door to the Cedar Cultural Center.  After she left, and I was enjoying my second hot pineapple juice, Cadillac Kolstad sat down at the piano. This time it was the sudden and explosive quick first tap to the keys that made me sit back down and say to […]

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