Symposium "Prince From Minneapolis"

April 16
The symposium "Prince From Minneapolis" began Monday night, April 16, 2018 with a keynote speech by Jeff Chang of Stanford University at Northrop Auditorium on the U of M campus in Minneapolis. His talk was titled "Keep The Children Free: Prince on the Frontline of Post-Civil Rights America." A response was given by Yale University professor Daphne Brooks. After that, artists and staff of the Guthrie Theater on Monday night, April 16, 2018 joined the city-wide celebrations of the Prince's legacy, by sharing music, poetry and special creations in honor of Prince.

Filipino folk dancers practice for the Festival of Nations

April 19
Filipino folk dancers practiced at the Philippine Center of Minnesota in Maplewood on Thursday, April 19, 2018. They were practicing for a performance at the Festival of Nations, to be held at the St. Paul Rivercentre on May 3-6.