HOLIDAY CONCERT NOV. 18
Four local composers will present their latest works at a concert of new vocal music. The concert will be on Friday, Nov. 18, 7 p.m. at Zion Lutheran Church, 1697 Lafond Ave., St. Paul. The composers, Emily Boyajian, Jared Coffin, Aaron Kerr, and Jonathan Posthuma, are all part of the local new music scene in the Twin Cities.
HOLIDAY CHURCH MARKET NOV. 19
Hamline Church’s Holiday market is 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 19 at the church at 1514 Englewood Ave. Come and shop for a wide range of handmade items, including pottery, woodcraft, knitted, sewn and crocheted items and more. Browse a wide selection of gifts, jewelry, embroidery, cards and your favorite products and things to eat. Visit the maker’s market for lots of craft supplies, fabric, yarn and more. The Hamline Church Women will also be selling used books, games, puzzles and CDs. Questions? Want to see if a last-minute table space is available? Email email@example.com or call 651-646-3473.
YOUTH THEATER SHOW NOV. 21
Join Shakespearean Youth Theatre on Monday, Nov.21, 2022 at 6 p.m. for a free, one-night-only staged reading of John Milton’s “Paradise Lost, Book VII,” as imagined by a group of upstart, radical teen theater artists. Milton’s epic poem explores nothing less than how the universe was created. See what happens when Milton’s vision collides with the imaginations of a teen ensemble breathing new life into the text. The staged reading, the culmination of a semester-long intensive, will take place at The Waring Jones Theater at the Playwrights’ Center, 2301 East Franklin Ave. Minneapolis. Free tickets can be reserved at sytmn.org/tickets and will be available at the door.
FNVW HOLIDAY FAIR DEC. 2-3
A wide variety of holiday gifts, unique craft items, candles, soaps, handmade winter accessories, discounted gift cards to local businesses, used books, desserts, Quaker Treasures, Christmas trees, wreaths, delicious homecooked meals and much, much more will be for sale at the FNVW Holiday Fair on Friday, Dec. 2 from 1-9 p.m. and Saturday, Dec. 3 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at The Friends School of Minnesota,1365 Englewood Ave.
JOURNALISTS AT RISK DEC. 8
World Without Genocide will host a webinar, “Journalists at Risk Globally, in Ukraine, and Locally,” on Thursday, Dec. 8, 2022, 7-9 p.m. on Zoom. Journalists face increasing difficulty and danger in reporting the truth. They are harassed, attacked, imprisoned, and murdered. Kerry Paterson, Deputy Safety Director, Committee to Protect Journalists, will discuss safeguarding reporters from harm around the world. Terri Nelson, Legislative Director, ACLU-MN, will highlight the recent case prohibiting the Minnesota State Patrol from attacking or arresting journalists in Minnesota. Registration is required by Thursday, Dece. 8, 2022, 6:00 pm CT at www.worldwithoutgenocide.org/journalists The webinar is open to the public: $10 general public, $5 students and seniors, $25 for Minnesota lawyers for 2 ‘elimination of bias’ CLE credits, and free to Mitchell Hamline law students. Clock hours are available for Minnesota teachers, nurses, and social workers.
UPCOMING SHOWS AT HAMLINE CHURCH
Dec. 4, 4 p.m., Hamline University A Capella Choir Christmas Concert – The Holiday Tradition continues under the direction of Dr. George Chu. Free will offering.
Dec. 18, 4 p.m., Christmas with Cantus: Into the Light – Cantus, the premier men’s choral ensemble in the USA offers a contemporary take on the beloved British lessons and carols tradition elevated by the Choir of King’s College at the University of Cambridge. The program centers on nine themes both intimate and universal, using poetry that speaks to a modern audience and repertoire that reflects a range of contexts and cultures.
Hamline Church United Methodist is at 1514 Englewood Ave.
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