TONIGHT!! 05/23/17 Talking Caregiving with Holly Robinson Peete and Freddie Bell

Join AARP Minnesota, Twin Cities Jazz, and host Freddie Bell for a night of entertainment and inspiration at the Capri Theater.  Actress and advocate Holly Robinson Peete will share her personal story of balancing life as a family caregiver while working and raising a family. This event is a great opportunity for those who love jazz music, are interested in connecting with other caregivers, or simply want to learn more about caregiving.

 

 

 

Tuesday, May 23rd
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Capri Theater
2027 W Broadway Ave, Minneapolis

Sign Up Today!

We’ll kick off the evening with live jazz and hors d’oevres followed by a screening of the short documentary Stepping Up: Stories of Jazz and Caregiving.  For the main event, Freddie Bell and Holly Robinson Peete will join us for a conversation about caregiving, which will include a question-and-answer session.  The program will close with live jazz music.

For other details, check out the event page.  Register online, or by calling 877-926-8300.

 

Learning for Leadership Charter School is hosting its Smiling Together Celebration – a free community event.

Learning for Leadership Charter School is hosting its Smiling Together Celebration – a free community event. The event is scheduled for June 1st from 5 pm to 8 pm. The theme is celebrating resources available to help and inspire others in our community.  There will be a dinner and learn presentation by a dentist, a resource fair (people can enroll in medical and dental insurance and get information about free services in our community such as early childhood screenings, kindergarten readiness, counseling, college info, medical and dental info and more), a talent show, and a dance party.  There will be free food and beverages, activities, and free gift bags.  For more information, contact Stephanie Smith at 612.789.9598.  This event is sponsored by MN Delta Dental and MN Alliance With Youth.
 

 

 

 

 

Black AIDS Institute Announces ’30 Days of HIV’ Campaign Leading Up to National HIV Testing Day

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*LOS ANGELES — Black AIDS Institute (BAI), the U.S.’s only national think tank focused on HIV impact in Black communities, has announced “30 Days Of HIV” a national, digital, community campaign to raise awareness, educate and mobilize Black communities around the ongoing HIV/AIDS crisis in Black communities across America. Launching on May 27 through National HIV […]

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Netflix Lands Rihanna, Lupita Nyong’o Project Created by Twitter; Ava DuVernay to Direct

*After intense negotiations at the Cannes Film Festival, Netflix has nabbed a film project starring Grammy winner Rihanna and Oscar winner Lupita Nyong’o, based on a storyline created entirely via Twitter. Ava DuVernay has signed on to direct and “Insecure” star Issa Rae is in talks to write the screenplay. Twitter also lobbied for both ladies. Sources […]

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Jason Derulo to Headline YouTube’s Inaugural VidCon Concert

*Jason Derulo will be the featured performer for YouTube’s inaugural live entertainment showcase at this year’s VidCon convention in Anaheim, reports Variety. The event will take place on June 21 at the Arena at the Anaheim Convention Center. Attendance will be open to all VidCon attendees, but tickets will be granted through a lottery system. […]

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Drake Out Does Adele: Wins 13 Billboard Awards & Cher Turns Back Time (WATCH) + Complete List of Winners

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*To say Drake had a big night at the Billboard Awards would be an understatement. In fact, his night was so big that he ended up besting Adele for the most award wins ever with 13. It was just 2012 when the British singer set the record and took home 12 awards. Drake officially passed […]

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Talking Caregiving with Holly Robinson Peete and Freddie Bell

Join AARP Minnesota, Twin Cities Jazz, and host Freddie Bell for a night of entertainment and inspiration at the Capri Theater.  Actress and advocate Holly Robinson Peete will share her personal story of balancing life as a family caregiver while working and raising a family. This event is a great opportunity for those who love jazz music, are interested in connecting with other caregivers, or simply want to learn more about caregiving.

 

 

 

Tuesday, May 23rd
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Capri Theater
2027 W Broadway Ave, Minneapolis

Sign Up Today!

We’ll kick off the evening with live jazz and hors d’oevres followed by a screening of the short documentary Stepping Up: Stories of Jazz and Caregiving.  For the main event, Freddie Bell and Holly Robinson Peete will join us for a conversation about caregiving, which will include a question-and-answer session.  The program will close with live jazz music.

For other details, check out the event page.  Register online, or by calling 877-926-8300.

 

Melissa Harris-Perry Slams Ex-MSNBC Colleague Who ‘Systematically Fired’ Black Folks

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*Even though it’s been more than a year since Melissa Harris-Perry was fired by MSNBC, she still holds a grudge against the channel. Harris-Perry has responded angrily to the news that the National Association of Black Journalists intends to honor MSNBC’s senior vice president of talent and diversity, Yvette Miley. The liberal television host blasted […]

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Jay Z Hires Live-In Nurse During Beyonce’s ‘High-Risk’ Pregnancy

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*Beyonce and Jay Z are reportedly taking extra precautions as they prepare for the arrival of their twins. According to Radar Online, Jay has hired an around-the-clock, live-in nurse and a team of doctors to care for Beyonce until the babies are born. A source tells the news outlet that given the nature of the […]

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