Events around the Twin Cities

26 Apr

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A Celebration of Asian American Studies

An all day extravaganza is being held at the University of Minnesota to commemorate and invigorate the Asian American Studies program.  The day will start with a writing workshop then move into a Job Search and Professionalization Roundtable.  The event continues with a number of discussions and documentary screenings and ends with evening events including dinner, drinks, karaoke and more.  For more details of the day, check out the Asian American Press article.

When: Saturday, April 30th 9:00am-6:30pm
Where: Heller Hall 1210ABC, University of Minnesota, 271 19th Ave S, Minneapolis 55455
More info at

The Art of Tibetan Survival: Artists’ Vision of Tibet and Tibetan Diaspora

For more than half a century, the world has embraced Tibet as an artistically rich yet profoundly threatened culture struggling against occupation and genocide; this has created a movement of inspired creative work by artists who carry Tibet’s mythic, beautiful heritage forward in exile as a means of cultural survival. Opening reception: 4PM Sunday, May 1.

When: April 28-June 18, 2011
Where: Intermedia Arts, 2822 Lyndale Ave South, Minneapolis
$3 suggested donation

For more information follow the link to Intermedia Arts.

Spice and Slice of Asia Program
Learn about the history and culture of Laotians and other Asian immigrants at the fifth annual “Spice and Slice of Asia” program series presented at Hennepin County Library in May, Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month. Storytelling, exhibits, a film, calligraphy, and a spoken word performance are scheduled. All are open to the public free of charge.

The programs are funded by Minnesota’s Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund. For Hennepin County Library’s complete program schedule at

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