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GoSeeDo May 2013
THROUGH 5/19
Do You See What I See?
35 years of self-portraits that address childbirth, divorce, breast cancer, friendship and grandmotherhood by Minneapolis painter Sandra Dowd. Saturdays, 1-4 p.m.; extended hours during Art-A-Whirl: 5/17, 5-10 p.m.; 5/18, noon-8 p.m.; 5/19, noon-5 p.m. Studio 375, Northrup King Building, 1500 Jackson St NE., Mpls. FFI: www.northrupkingbuilding.com

Compiled by Nancy B. Olsen


5/3/2013 FRIDAY
MN NOW: Equal treatment for all
The annual conference of the National Organization for Women Minnesota Chapter includes panelists Farheen Hakeem, Roxxanne O'Brien, Liza Scott and Andrea Jenkins, and authors Robin Marty and Jessica Mason Pieklo ("Crow After Roe"). $60/$20 students (or for specials, see website). 8:15 a.m.-5 p.m., Centennial Student Union, Minnesota State University, Mankato. FFI: 651-222-1605, conference@mnnow.org or www.mnnow.org

5/8/2013 WEDNESDAY
Eve Ensler talks
The international bestselling author and award-winning playwright ("The Vagina Monologues") discusses "In the Body of the World," described as "a visionary memoir of separation and connection-to the body, the self, and the world." 7 p.m., Kagin Commons, Macalester College, St. Paul. FFI: 651-225-8989 or www.commongoodbooks.com

Mother's Day Event: 5/11/2013 SATURDAY
Fight like a Mother!
In a fourth annual Mother's Day show, mothers express their hopes, fears, frustrations and triumphs, as well as the love and joy of motherhood through visual art, song, poetry and spoken word. 2-8 p.m. Color Wheel Gallery, W. 46th St. and Grand Ave., Mpls. FFI: 612-823-5693 or www.colorwheelgallery.com

Mother's Day Event: 5/12/2013 SUNDAY
Mozart in May
Spend Mother's Day with womenperformhers, who promote music composed by women; selections include works by Shelley Hanson and Jennifer Higdon and Mozart. Donation. 3-4:30 p.m. St. Michael's Lutheran Church, W. County Road B and Fry St., Roseville. FFI: 651-690-4936 or www.womenperformhers.org

5/29/2013 WEDNESDAY
Mnisota Makoce, an Indigenous Place
Mona Smith, (left), creator of the Bdote Memory Map, speaks about the importance of Dakota places in Minnesota such as Camp Coldwater, Minnehaha Falls and the Mississippi River. $15 (includes lunch). Noon-1:15 p.m. Minnesota Humanities Center, 987 Ivy Avenue E., St. Paul. FFI: 651-774-0105 or www.minnesotahumanities.org/lal

THROUGH 5/31/2013
My Plate is Full
Anita White, a Minneapolis artist and art instructor, documents in paintings and sketches a personal and honest look into her time as a caregiver for family members with memory loss. Mon.-Fri., 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Wilder Center, 481 Lexington Parkway N., St. Paul. FFI: www.wilder.org

See more calendar listings online at www.womenspress.com
Look for the MN Women's Press at these events:
• • North Suburban Women's Expo, April 27, 2013
• 8th Annual Women's Fire Service Expo, May 4, 2013
• MN NOW State Conference-"Equal Treatment For ALL," May 4, 2013
• Breaking Free's Demand Change Project, May 3-4, 2013
• Common Good Book's reading with Eve Ensler, May 8, 2013
• Art-A-Whirl, May 17-19, 2013
• MN Goes Green Expo, May 18, 2013
• League of Women Voters-South Tonka Branch Events
• MN Women In Networking (WIN) Events
• Theatre Unbound Production
• U of MN Women's Center Events
• Women's Initiative for Self Empowerment (WISE) Events

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