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  • Storyteller Nothando Zulu

    I have been telling stories professionally since 1976; when I began telling in an ensemble. As a child I told traditional tales in school in Virginia and when I was eight years old, I told a story well enough that it kept me from getting punished! I love Anansi Tales and Brer Rabbit Tales! I try to share stories with a lesson. I have told stories in Ghana and in South Africa as well as in the Midwest, especially Minnesota and the Metropolitan area of the Twin Cities – Minneapolis and St. Paul. I have been a featured teller at many of the “In The Tradition” festival and conference produced by the National Association of Black Storytellers.

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  • Cafe Scientifique is a monthly series of happy hour talks held by the Bell Museum of Natural History at the  Bryant Lake Bowl. The Bell kicks off their new season of Cafe Scientifique Tuesday, September 20, with a show called "The Dazzling Dr. Spilhaus."

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  • KFAI commissioned this limited edition poster – for YOU!

  • Join Laura Waterman Wittstock and Roy Taylor on Wednesday September 21, 2016 as they talk with former Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak. He is the author of "Pothole Confidential" about his 12 years as Mayor of Minneapolis, serves as a Senior Advisor for Municipal Practice at Living Cities and is a Vice Chair of the Democratic National Committee. We’ll discuss his book and his views on his beloved city of Minneapolis.
     
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  • Over the next two weekends, there’ll be a circus-tent carnival set up behind Redeemer Lutheran Church in North Minneapolis at 1800 Glenwood Avenue.

  • After a drawn out and confusing process that played out in the headlines earlier this year, the Minneapolis Schools hired a new superintendant.  Ed Graff took office in July and over the past few weeks, he has overseen the beginning of his first school year in the leadership position.  

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  • September is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month. Every year, over 22,000 women in the United States are newly diagnosed with ovarian cancer, and over 14,000 women die from the disease. The nonprofit SHARE supports and educates women facing ovarian cancer, and provides information to those interested in learning about – Don’t Miss This important conversation.
     
    In September is the long awaited opening of the National Musuem of African American History will be opening in Washington DC in the center of the Washington Mall. Learbn about why this museum and the story of African Americans is the story of America.

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    Presidential candidate Jerry White (right) with vice-presidential candidate Niles Niemuth (left)
     
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