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Minnesota Yacht Club festival announces acts, ticket sales

The Minnesota Yacht Club festival, a two day music festival taking place at Harriet Island Regional Park, announced the acts slated to play at the inaugural festival on July 19-20. The first night will be headlined by Gwen Stefani and Alanis Morisette while night two will be capped with a performance from the Red Hot Chili Peppers. Bands like The Black Crowes, The Offspring, Hippo Campus, Joan Jet, The Hold Steady, Soul Asylum and more will be featured in sets throughout the two days of the festival.

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The Ordway announces 24th annual Flint Hills Family Festival’s headline acts

The Flint Hills Family Festival, produced by the Ordway Center for the Performing Arts, marks the start of summer in downtown Saint Paul May 31-June 1. The 24th annual festival will feature a star-studded lineup of family friendly headliners including B2Wins, Cirque Kalabante and NOOMA, an Opera for Babies. All outdoor activities at the festival are free, and tickets for indoor performances are now on sale at Ordway.org/Festival.

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“Suessical KIDS” brings together Global Arts Plus community

The Global Arts Plus (GAP) Upper after school theater program performed their own adaptation of the “Seussical KIDS” on February 1-2 for this year’s annual musical. Their production was filled to the absolute brim with colorful characters, vibrant sets and over fifteen amazingly performed musical numbers! I was astounded by what they could pull off in less than three months. 

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Read Brave this month with the St. Paul Public Library 

St. Paul Public Library (SPPL) launched its annual citywide book club, Read Brave, inviting teens, their families and community members to read the same young adult book and have brave conversations about issues important to the city. This year’s theme is “Celebrating Identities,” and the book selection is “Man o’ War” by Cory McCarthy.

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“Rep who Raps” readies for album release, return to session

Better known to some by her stage name, Maria Isa, and by others as Representative Perez-Vega of House District 65B, Maria Isa Perez-Vega has a lot on her plate this February.

“The Rep who Raps” is more than living up to her nickname this year as she is releasing her latest album, “Unlock the Chamber,” on February 12, the same day that Minnesota’s legislative session kicks off in St. Paul.

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