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GoSeeDo October
10/19 & 10/20/2012 FRI. & SAT.
Alarmél Valli

Film about Valli and dance performance by the woman considered the greatest living master of Bharatanatyam. Co-sponsored by Ragamala Dance. 7:30 p.m. both days, $12 for documentary film Oct. 19; $24 for performance Oct. 20. Discounts available for combined purchases. The Cowles Center, 528 Hennepin Ave., Mpls. FFI: 612-206-3600 or www.thecowlescenter.org

10/6/2012 SATURDAY
SlutWalk Minneapolis

1.8-mile walk to support the mission to abolish the rape culture: "It's not 'don't get raped,' it's 'don't rape.'" Opening ceremony 3:30 p.m., walk begins at 4 p.m. Father Hennepin Bluffs Park, 420 Main St. S.E., Mpls. FFI: www.slutwalkminneapolis.org

OPENS 10/6/2012
WARM Mentor Program exhibit

"Gifted and Guided" celebrates 30 years of the WARM (Women's Art Resources of Minnesota) mentor program, which has served more than 450 women. Free, Oct. 6, Nov. 3 and Nov. 10, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. or by appointment. Grain Belt Bottling House, 79 - 13th Ave. N.E., Mpls. FFI: 612-567-9276 or www.thewarm.org

OPENS 10/13/2012
'Photograph 51'

Play by Anna Ziegler about Jewish scientist Rosalind Franklin, who did much of the fundamental research (unacknowledged) in uncovering the structure of DNA, starting in the early 1950s. Prices/times vary. Closes Nov. 4. Minnesota Jewish Theatre Company, Hillcrest Center Theater, 1978 Ford Pkwy., St. Paul. FFI: 651-647-4315 or www.mnjewishtheatre.org

10/13 & 10/14/2012 SAT. & SUN.
Women & Spirituality Conference

31st annual conference to provide a supportive and nurturing setting for a dialogue among people from many religious traditions. Keynote speaker is Andrea Smith (above), a Cherokee activist and scholar. Numerous workshop sessions. $60 includes keynote, scholarships available. Minnesota State University, Mankato. FFI: 507-389-2077 or http://sbs.mnsu.edu/women/

OPENS 10/16/2012
'shadows traces undercurrents'

Group exhibit of artworks in a variety of media mapping the unseen and unacknowledged past that continues to structure present-day social relations. Free, 11 a.m.-7 p.m., Thurs.-Sat. Through Nov. 16. Katherine E. Nash Gallery, University of Minnesota, 405 - 21st Ave. S., Mpls. FFI: 612-624-7530 or https://art.umn.edu/nash


10/23/2012 TUESDAY
Zadie Smith

Multiple award-winning author from London gives the Esther Freier Endowed Lecture in Literature. Her latest novel, "NW" has just been released. Free, 7:30 p.m. University of Minnesota, Coffman Theater, 300 Washington Ave. S.E., Mpls. FFI: 612-625-3363 or http://english.umn.edu

10/25/2012 THURSDAY
Two poets read

Local authors Sun Yung Shin and Sarah Fox read from their work. Shin is the author of "Skirt Full of Black"; Fox has written "Because Why." Free, 7 p.m. Common Good Books, 38 S. Snelling Ave., St. Paul. FFI: 651-225-8989 or www.commongoodbooks.com

CLOSES 11/4/2012
Harriet Bart exhibit

This Minneapolis conceptual book-art creator is one of several artists to have work shown at this collaborative exhibit. Bart has published numerous fine-press books and mixed-media bookworks. Free, hours vary. Minnesota Center for Book Arts, 1011 Washington Ave. S., Mpls. FFI: 612-215-2520 or www.mnbookarts.org

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Look for the Minnesota Women's Press at the following events:
• Wayside House Gala, Oct. 5, 2012
• Breast Cancer Awareness Conference, Oct. 6, 2012
• Lupus Walk, Duluth, Oct. 6, 2012
• Midwest Family Pet Expo, Oct. 6-7, 2012
• Twin Cities Birth & Baby Expo, Oct. 13, 2012
• Women & Spirituality Conference, Oct. 13-14, 2012
• 2012 Trek Breast Cancer Awareness Ride, Oct. 13, 2012
• Out of the Darkness Walk, Oct. 14, 2012
• Home Improvement & Design Expo, Oct. 20-21, 2012
• Healthy Life Expo, Oct. 20-21, 2012
• Step Out Walk to Stop Diabetes, Oct. 27, 2012
• Blaine Home Improvement & Design Expo, Oct. 27, 2012
• American Foundation For Suicide Prevention Events
• Dakota Jazz Club performances
• League of Women Voters-South Tonka Branch Events
• MN Women In Networking (WIN) Events
• U of MN Tucker Center Events
• U of MN Women's Center Events
• Women's Initiative for Self Empowerment (WISE) Events
• Women Wisdom and Wine Events
• Theatre Unbound performances

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