"The Suffering of Becoming"
Robyn Sand Anderson's paintings focus on suffering-physical, mental or spiritual. Free, Tues.-Fri., noon-5 p.m. or by appointment. Nina Bliese Gallery, 225 S. 6th St., Suite 100, Mpls. FFI: 612-332-2978 or www.ninabliesegallery.com
Compiled by Nancy B. Olsen
Women's Art Festival 20th anniversary
More than 125 local artists exhibit ceramics, paintings, fiber, sculpture, photography, healing arts and more. Live music by women
performers; refreshments. $1 suggested donation, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Midtown YWCA, 2121 E. Lake St., Mpls. FFI: 612-250-5097 or
"Beneath the Blindfold"
Screening of a documentary about the path to healing after torture, followed by an audience discussion with a local survivor featured in the film, local human rights leaders and the filmmakers as a part of International Human Rights Day. Free, 7-9 p.m. Bell Museum Theater, 10 Church St. SE, Mpls. FFI: www.cvt.org,
Mary Logue reading
Twin Cities author will read from her new bedtime children's book, "Sleep Like a Tiger." Free, 3 p.m. Common Good Books,
38 S. Snelling Ave., St. Paul. FFI: 651-225-8989 or
Wednesday, 12/19 & Friday, 12/21/2012
Winter solstice observations
Observe the shortest day and the return of light. Donation, Wed.,
Dec. 19, 5:45-7 p.m. WomanWell, 1784 Lacrosse Ave., St. Paul.
Celebrate with music and silence. Donation, Fri., Dec. 21, 7-8:30 p.m.
Our Lady of the Presentation Chapel, adjacent to Carondelet Center, 1890 Randolph Ave., St. Paul. FFI: www.wisdomways.org
See more calendar listings online at www.womenspress.com Look for the MN Women's Press at these events:
TEDxStillwater Women's Conference, Dec. 1, 2012
Garden Fresh Farms Indoor Urban Farm Tour, Dec. 8, 2012
American Foundation For Suicide Prevention Events
League of Women Voters-South Tonka Branch Events
MN Women In Networking (WIN) Events
U of MN Women's Center Events
Women's Initiative for Self Empowerment (WISE) Events
Women Wisdom and Wine Events