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April 2017
Free

Film Screening: “Freedom on My Mind”

April 3 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
East Side Freedom Library,
1105 Greenbrier St, Saint Paul, MN 55106 United States
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In conjunction with performances of Down in Mississippi, join East Side Freedom Library for the screening of two films that add to the conversation about the history of civil rights and music in the American South: Let Freedom Sing and Freedom on My Mind. Both events are free and open to the public. Freedom on My Mind (1994) is a documentary that chronicles the story of Freedom Summer in Mississippi. The film vividly tells the complex history of the Mississippi voter registration struggles of…

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March 2017
Free

Film Screening: “Let Freedom Sing”

March 27 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
East Side Freedom Library,
1105 Greenbrier St, Saint Paul, MN 55106 United States
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In conjunction with performances of Down in Mississippi, join East Side Freedom Library for the screening of two films that add to the conversation about the history of civil rights and music in the American South: Let Freedom Sing and Freedom on My Mind. Both events are free and open to the public. Let Freedom Sing: How Music Inspired the Civil Rights Movement (2009) is a documentary about the singers and musicians who stood up against inequality and racism, and gave the civil…

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Down in Mississippi

March 23 - April 8
East Side Freedom Library,
1105 Greenbrier St, Saint Paul, MN 55106 United States
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Down in Mississippi takes place during the Freedom Summer campaign to register African-Americans to vote in the dangerous, segregated world of Mississippi in 1964.. It explores the transformational experiences of three young civil rights activists who leave their safe northern homes to go down to Mississippi to try to change the world and discover that before they can change the world they will have to change themselves. A celebration of a movement that gave birth to the Civil Rights Act…

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October 2016
$25

Acting Black

October 17, 2016
Illusion Theater,
528 Hennepin Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55403 United States
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Part spoken word, part stand-up comedy, part Ted Talk complete with PowerPoint presentation and inspired by the styles and traditions of the likes of Richard Pryor, George Carlin, and the outrageous Lord Buckley, Acting Black riffs on the roots of American racism and its consequences for all of us. You will laugh out loud while being hit where you live, in the gut. Acting Black explores the appropriation of the African American narrative through performance and traces the birth of…

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$30 - 15

Finding Fish

October 6, 2016 - October 29, 2016
Illusion Theater,
528 Hennepin Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55403 United States
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Part myth, part science fiction, Finding Fish takes place in a future when food is scarce and the oceans have been nearly depleted of fish. But one fisherman on the Maine Coast keeps bringing in the catch. Could his luck have anything to do with his strange new wife? Does his despondent father know anything? The people in power would do anything to find out, especially “The Committee,” who has sent the fisherman’s brother to reel him in – and…

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$16

ACTING BLACK in Portsmouth, NH

October 1, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Music Hall,
28 Chestnut St, Portsmouth, NH United States
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Part spoken word, part stand-up comedy, part Ted Talk complete with PwerPoint presentation and inspired by the styles and traditions of the likes of Richard Pryor, George Carlin, and the outrageous Lord Buckley, Acting Black riffs on the roots of American racism and its consequences for all of us. You will laugh out loud while being hit where you live, in the gut. Acting Black explores the appropriation of the African American narrative through performance and traces the birth of…

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August 2016
Free

Free performormances of ACTING BLACK

August 5, 2016 - August 6, 2016
The Dowling Studio at the Guthrie Theatre,
818 South 2nd Street , Minneapolis, MN 55415 United States
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Part spoken word, part stand-up comedy, part Ted Talk complete with PowerPoint presentation and inspired by the styles and traditions of the likes of Richard Pryor, George Carlin, and the outrageous Lord Buckley, ACTING BLACK riffs on the roots of American racism and its consequences for all of us.

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March 2016
$5-15 (Pay What You Can)

Acting Black

March 10, 2016 - March 26, 2016
Dreamland Arts,
677 Hamline Ave. N., St. Paul, MN 55104 United States
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Part spoken word, part stand-up comedy, part Ted Talk complete with PowerPoint presentation and inspired by the styles and traditions of the likes of Richard Pryor, George Carlin, and the outrageous Lord Buckley, Acting Black riffs on the roots of American racism and its consequences for all of us. You will laugh out loud while being hit where you live, in the gut. Acting Black explores the appropriation of the African American narrative through performance and traces the birth of…

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June 2015
$15

Acting Black

June 8, 2015 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Southern Theater,
1420 S Washington Ave, Minneapolis, MN United States
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Part spoken word, part stand-up comedy, part Ted Talk complete with PowerPoint presentation and inspired by the styles and traditions of the likes of Richard Pryor, George Carlin, and the outrageous Lord Buckley, Acting Black riffs on the roots of American racism and its consequences for all of us. You will laugh out loud while being hit where you live, in the gut. Acting Black explores the appropriation of the African American narrative through performance and traces the birth of…

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$15

Acting Black

June 1, 2015 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Southern Theater,
1420 S Washington Ave, Minneapolis, MN United States
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Part spoken word, part stand-up comedy, part Ted Talk complete with PowerPoint presentation and inspired by the styles and traditions of the likes of Richard Pryor, George Carlin, and the outrageous Lord Buckley, Acting Black riffs on the roots of American racism and its consequences for all of us. You will laugh out loud while being hit where you live, in the gut. Acting Black explores the appropriation of the African American narrative through performance and traces the birth of…

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