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Ballare Teatro celebrates 20 years of dance in Longfellow

Posted on 26 March 2018

The non-competitive studio focuses on professional instruction in a nurturing environment By TESHA M. CHRISTENSEN Ballare Teatro has been developing great dancers for 20 years. Located at 4259 Minnehaha Ave. S., Ballare opened in 1998 under the direction of Ann Williams with 75 students and two instructors. Today, there are 16 instructors and 300 students […] Continue Reading

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Families appreciate Hennepin Overland Railroad Museum

Posted on 26 March 2018

Historical Society at 2501 E. 38th St. operates one of largest railroad displays in the five-state region Features of the layout include a steel mill complex, a grain terminal complex, two industrial/warehouse areas, a passenger depot for 15-car passenger trains, and a full branch line that can also be run as a second interchanging railroad. […] Continue Reading

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Laughing Waters Studio offers Chinese brush painting for all abilities

Posted on 26 March 2018

Artist Bob Schmitt said, “It’s with great pleasure that I present the spirit of the Minnesota landscapes I know and love, using ink and brush in the Chinese painting tradition. I’m also honored to add my poetry to these paintings, continuing the Chinese tradition of blending imagery with words.” (Photo by Margie O’Loughlin) By MARGIE […] Continue Reading

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Zorongo Flamenco’s ‘Garden of Names’ takes the stage in April

Posted on 26 March 2018

Zorongo Flamenco Dance Theatre (3012 Minnehaha Ave.) with Joe Chvala’s Flying Foot Forum and a cast of internationally renowned guest dancers, singers and musicians will present “Garden of Names” in April at The Cowles Center for Dance & the Performing Arts. Photo right: “Garden of Names” takes the stage on Apr. 6-8 and Apr. 13-15 […] Continue Reading

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NENA’s Annual Crockpot Cook Off is a winner for the neighborhood

Posted on 26 March 2018

By STEPHANIE FOX Nokomis East Neighborhood’s 2nd Annual Great Nokomis East Crock-Pot Cook Off almost didn’t happen. Originally scheduled for Feb. 24, two back-to-back 6-inch snowfalls caused the sponsoring neighborhood association to reschedule the event for Mar. 10. There had been flyers available at local businesses but the new day meant that many who would […] Continue Reading

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MakeRoom Artist Residency welcomes first artists with a ceremony

Posted on 26 March 2018

By MARGIE O’LOUGHLIN Longfellow resident, creative maker, and Airbnb host Thomas Wegner (featured in the November 2017 Longfellow Nokomis Messenger) held a reception for his first MakeRoom Artist Residency participants on Feb. 24. The idea of offering an artist residency is something that Wegner has dreamed about for years. Artists Keegan Van Gorder and Morgan […] Continue Reading

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Nokomis area inspired mayor to originally move to Minneapolis

Posted on 26 March 2018

By JAN WILLMS The Nokomis neighborhood played a vital role in newly elected Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey’s (photo right) decision to move to this city. “I remember racing in the Twin Cities Marathon in 2007,” Frey said in a recent interview. “It was a very competitive race.” It was around Mile 14 that he passed […] Continue Reading

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NENA News: NENA Annual Elections and Community Meal scheduled Apr. 26

Posted on 26 March 2018

Do you live in the Keewaydin, Minnehaha, Morris Park or Wenonah neighborhoods? Have you wanted to be more involved in your community or are you just curious about what is happening in your neighborhood? This is the event for you. NENA is a growing community-based nonprofit organization serving four unique, welcoming neighborhoods with over 14,600 […] Continue Reading

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Transition Longfellow schedules Movies, Parents Group, gardening classes

Posted on 26 March 2018

The volunteers with Transition Longfellow create opportunities for South Minneapolis neighbors to get to know one another while also learning how to live more sustainably and prepare for changes ahead. Visit www.transitionlongfellow.org for more details on these and other activities. Prepared Parents The Prepared Parents Group will meet Sat., Apr. 7, 10am to noon, at […] Continue Reading

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Letters to the Editor

Posted on 26 March 2018

Questions posed for Falls stairways Why are the stairs at Minnehaha Falls closed during the winter? Is it for safety reasons? Then why not maintain them? There would be a cost involved, but it would be much less than the cost of patrolling them. Only one set of stairs would need to be maintained. The […] Continue Reading

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