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Hmong-Lao / Lao-Hmong Friendship Play
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This dynamic inspired Hmong-American playwright May Lee-Yang and Lao-American playwright Saymoukda Duangphouxay Vongsay to create a piece that builds cross-cultural understanding, connections, and friendships through humor, joy, and shared … No tags for this post.

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Two playwright friends collaborate at Penumbra
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Lee-Yang is Hmong-American and Vongsay is a Lao-American. Though both the Hmong and Lao came as refugees from Southeast Asia at the same time, fleeing the aftermath of the CIA's Secret War in Laos, the two groups do not often interact. No tags for this post.

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Media Partner Roundup 9/15: Real talk for African Americans in corporate …
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In Little Laos on the Prairie this week, an article discusses scholarship opportunities and information for Asian American Pacific Islanders (AAPI) students looking to go to college and why they are so important to the future of the community. With … No tags for this post.

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Four-lane death roads should be illegal
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Aim High: Scholarships and Lao American students In Little Laos on the Prairie this week, an article discusses scholarship opportunities and information for Asian American Pacific Islanders (AAPI) students looking to go to college and why they are so … No tags for this post.

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Pearland International Festival 2015 Celebrating the Mediterranean Arts …
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Sure to get the crowds moving will be the Gazelle Turkish Folk Dance Group, Cuadro La Tempestad Flamenco, Grupo Folklorico Raices de Panama, Lao American Association, Silambam Houston, Indian Classical Dance – Bharatanatyam, Kathak, and … No tags for this post.

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Forum brings Roseville closer to 'dementia-friendly' action plan
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A Roseville group has begun shaping a plan to help the community become “dementia friendly,” following a public forum this fall where 53 people offered advice on what to do. “We're very happy with the energy and thoughtful ideas that came out of the … No tags for this post.

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VIDEO: "I'm voting for the first time"
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Aim High: Scholarships and Lao American students In Little Laos on the Prairie this week, an article discusses scholarship opportunities and information for Asian American Pacific Islanders (AAPI) students looking to go to college and why they are so … No tags for this post.

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Fighting the odds: After overcoming financial and social hurdles, Malik Day …
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Besides a 3.75 GPA, Day was a member of the National Honor Society, a volunteer, a boxer and a varsity football player — all while working nearly 40 hours a week to support his family. But Day's experiences in high school, and his high GPA at the … No tags for this post.

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Pope Francis speaks out on the right to food access
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Over the past couple of years I've tried to focus on the seminal issue of the human right to access to food, an issue so complex, political and gnarled that I've given up the quest to plumb the depths – until Pope Francis brought it up. Truth to tell … No tags for this post.

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#TeamGRice drops new track at Honey in Minneapolis
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Aim High: Scholarships and Lao American students In Little Laos on the Prairie this week, an article discusses scholarship opportunities and information for Asian American Pacific Islanders (AAPI) students looking to go to college and why they are so … No tags for this post.

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[PHOTOS] #BlackLivesMatter protesters halt 35W traffic: “We're ready for change”
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The largest highway in Minneapolis was brought to a standstill on Dec. 4 after protestors marched down a two-mile stretch of I-35W from Uptown to downtown Minneapolis to rally against several recent, high-profile cases of police brutality and racial … No tags for this post.

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MSP airport workers win paid sick leave
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Aim High: Scholarships and Lao American students In Little Laos on the Prairie this week, an article discusses scholarship opportunities and information for Asian American Pacific Islanders (AAPI) students looking to go to college and why they are so … No tags for this post.

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THEATER REVIEW | "Motown the Musical" strikes a chord at the Orpheum Theatre
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Motown the Musical is playing, joyously, at Hennepin Theatre Trust's Orpheum Theatre through December 28th, 2014. Get yourself a holiday gift and go get a ticket. Based on Motown founder, Berry Gordy Jr.'s (sic), book “To Be Loved,” the musical … No tags for this post.

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"Oliver!" at the Pantages Theatre
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The preview of Oliver! At the Pantages theater on wednesday took audience some what by surprise- in a good way. The show revolves around Oliver Twist (Nate Turcotte), the main character of the story. He is a lonely orphan boy born in the workhouse who … No tags for this post.

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MUSIC REVIEW | Generations of Punk celebrate The Current: Suicide Commandos …
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Generations of Minnesota garage punk were on stage and in the audience Friday night for The Current's ten-year birthday party. Craig Finn put a frame on that fact when he talked taking guitar lessons as a kid from Chris Osgood of the Suicide Commandos. No tags for this post.

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