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By Andy Lien September 19, 2013

Categories: Arts & Culture, Clubs & Music, News, Our Scene, Sports

NEMAA’s 2013 Fall Fine Arts Show
Solar Arts Building, 3rd Floor Gallery • 711 15th Ave NE, Minneapolis
September 20-22 & 27-29

Northeast Minneapolis Arts Association (NEMAA) proudly presents the 2013 Fall Fine Arts Show at the renovated Solar Arts Building, in the gallery/event space on the third floor. The Fall Fine Arts Show is an exhibit of more than 140 of our members’ work. It’s a great opportunity to view and purchase a vast collection of painting, photography, sculpture, mixed-media art, and much more — all in one location. The Fall Fine Arts Show is free and open to the public during weekend gallery hours. www.nemaa.org

 

29th Annual Minnesober presented by GLBT in Recovery
September 27 • 4-10pm & September 28 • 8am – 10pm
All God’s Children Church • 3100 Park Ave., Minneapolis

This year Minnesober has expanded its models of recovery to include 12 step, health realization and holistic approach. There will be entertainment, banquet dinner, silent auction, guest speakers, workshops and a video memoriam paying tribute to those the community has lost over the years. The whole recovery community is welcome to take part in this amazing event. Scholarships are available to those unable to pay. Please visit our www.glbtinrecovery.com to learn more and register.

 

Clare Housing’s 3rd Annual A Place to Call Home
October 2 • 7:30-8:30am
Nicollet Island Pavilion • 40 Power St., Minneapolis

Learn how affordable housing and supportive services improve the quality of life for low-income people living with HIV/AIDS in the Twin Cities, and hear personal stories on the impact a stable home provides. There is no cost to attend, and guests will be invited to make a contribution to support Clare Housing’s mission. The event includes a continental breakfast and free parking. To RSVP or for more information, contact Debbie Wyman at 612-236-9528 or Debbie.wyman@clarehousing.org

 

Eau Queer Film Festival
October 2-6
Woodland Theater at University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire
77 Roosevelt Ave., Eau Claire, WI

This fall the Eau Queer Film Festival (EQFF) returns to the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire campus for its fourth year. Running from October 2-6 in the Woodland Theater in the Davies Center, this lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer/questioning (LGBTQ) film festival offers audiences a wide cinematic range—everything from feature length comedies and dramas to documentaries and short films. The purpose of EQFF is to embrace difference, promote equality and educate through the powerful medium of film. All films are free and open to the public. www.eauqueer.com.

Twin Cities Frostbite takes 3rd place at NAGAAA World Series

Coming off the Twin Cities Goodtime Softball League’s A division championship, the Twin Cities Frostbite took their bats to Washington, DC for the NAGAAA Softball World Series. The Frostbite bats were hot the entire tournament as they hit their way to the winners bracket finals and eventually, a 3rd place finish in the B division of the NAGAAA Softball World Series. In addition to the Frostbite, congratulations to the Insanity, Swingers, Taboo, Force, Steel, and Titans, who all earned the right to represent the TCGSL at the World Series. Next year’s NAGAAA World Series is in Dallas. For information about playing in the TCGSL, go to www.tcgsl.org.

 

OTCFF Volunteer & Intern Opportunities

Plans are already underway for the 2014 OUT Twin Cities Film Festival, Minnesota’s GLBT and Queer International Film Festival, and here’s your opportunity to be part of it. Organizers are seeking creative, responsible, and motivated volunteers and interns to help put together next year’s festival. Committee areas include volunteer organizer, festival outreach, film content researchers, event set up and tear down, hospitality and travel coordinator, website developer and graphic designer, sponsorship opportunities, researching and applying for grants. Interested? Contact Chris Durant, Festival Director, at outtwincitiesfilmfestival@gmail.com.

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