On October 13, 2014, the city of Minneapolis celebrated its first-ever Indigenous Peoples Day. Last Spring the city council voted to substitute a holiday focused on native people for the long-standing observance of Columbus Day.
On October 10, a play about football, love and masculinity will debut at the Mixed Blood Theater, a tiny converted firehouse just across the freeway from the rising frame of the gigantic new Vikings stadium.
Roberts Shoe Store has been a fixture at the corner of Chicago and Lake Streets in Minneapolis for generations. But this fall, after 77 years, the store is closing for good. KFAI reporter Nancy Rosenbaum has the story.