Want to use your creative talents and IGNITE interest in the youth social entrepreneurship movement?
Design a brand image and slogan representing YSE projects in Minnesota for the chance to win a college scholarship!
Grand Prize- $1,000 Scholarship
1st Honorable Mention- $500 Scholarship
2nd Honorable Mention- $500 Scholarship
Contest is open to: All Youth in MN ages 14-22
Deadline: By 5pm on June 15, 2012.
Saturday August 4, 2012: 11am-5pm Sunday August 5, 2012: 11am-4pm Location: Calhoun Square (3001 Hennepin Avenue) Celebrating its 8th anniversary, Tomorrow’s Stars presented by US Bank FlexPerks, is the youth art component of the Uptown Art Fair that takes place in Calhoun Square retail center. It brings together a diverse group of artists between the ages of 8 and 18 and gives them an opportunity to display, discuss, and sell their artwork, while keeping all of their earnings! Tomorrow’s Stars is an excellent opportunity for young artists to showcase their work and experience an art fair alongside seasoned and experienced [...]
Local rapper Otis Apollo’s mixtape release show at The Beat Coffeehouse in uptown. Doors open at 6PM music starts at 7 $5 cover. Performers (in order) D.I.P Coop Du Bois MIC Otis Apollo For those homies that can’t make it make sure to check out otisapollo.bandcamp.com to get a free digital copy of the mixtape.
Last weekend, my family and I moseyed on down to our local St. Anthony Main–a tiny movie theatre ideal for big premieres (your Twilights and your Harry Potters and what have you) because most nights the joint is anything but jumpin. Imagine my family’s shock when the theatre was ALIVE… legitimate crowds of people queued up for the film festival. We saw Rent-a-Cat, a Japanese film about an eccentric young girl who rents out cats to people identifying as さびしい (translation: lonely… GOD I KNEW THAT 4 YEAR LANGUAGE REQUIREMENT WOULD SOMEDAY PAY OFF). The movie was poignant, hilarious, crisp; I [...]