Thursday, 3/14 — Time for Ilhan	



March 14: A screening and discussion about the documentary “Time for Ilhan” will be co-hosted by Minnesota Women’s Press, Women Organizing Women, and First Unitarian Society of Minneapolis.
Thursday, 3/14 — Time for Ilhan March 14: A screening and discussion about the documentary “Time for Ilhan” will be co-hosted by Minnesota Women’s Press, Women Organizing Women, and First Unitarian Society of Minneapolis.

compiled by Kassidy Tarala



3/1-3/23 — La Mese delle Donne VI (Rochester)

The La Mese delle Donne exhibit showcases Minnesota’s women artists. A closing reception on March 23, 2-4pm, features a lecture and belly dancing performance. $5 non-members. Varied times. Rochester Art Center, 40 Civic Center Dr. SE. Details: rochesterartcenter.org


Friday, 3/8 — The 2019 Demand Change Project

The annual Breaking Free Demand Change Project brings together leaders, community members, and survivors for an anti-human trafficking conference. $89. 8am-5pm. Union Depot, St. Paul. Details: breakingfree.net/dcp.aspx


Saturday, 3/9-4/27 — Bloom Away

Annie Young’s exhibit “Bloom Away” is inspired by a garden she once loved, and her experiences with light, color, and textures since becoming a blind artist. Artist reception, March 9, 7-9pm. Frameworks Gallery, 2022A Ford Pkwy., St. Paul. Details: annieyoungarts.com


Friday, 3/8 — ERA Rally

ERA Minnesota’s annual International Women’s Day rally will be held at the Capitol, where bill authors, speakers, and other leaders will help participants lobby their representatives. Wear green. 10am- Noon. Minnesota State Capitol, St. Paul. Details: eramn.org



Saturday, 3/9 —“Fanny and Felix”

“Fanny and Felix” will feature six selections by Fanny Mendelssohn, who shared musical talent with her brother Felix, but was not encouraged to become a musician. $25 adults, $15 seniors and youth. 8pm. Antonello Hall, MacPhail Center for Music, 501 S. Second St., Mpls. Details: macphail.org



3/13-3/24 —“She Persists: The Great Divide III”

Pillsbury House Theatre’s “She Persists: The Great Divide III” examines the current intersection between womanhood and politics. The show features five 10-minute plays by local playwrights Aamera Siddiqui, Casey Llewellyn, Cristina Florencia Castro, Oya Mae Duchess-Davis, and Philana Omorotionmwan. $5-25. Sats. 7:30pm, Suns. 3pm. Pillsbury House Theatre, 3501 Chicago Ave., Mpls. Details: pillsburyhouseandtheatre.org



3/15-3/31 —“ROE”

“ROE,” written by Lisa Loomer, is a Mixed Blood Theatre production about the polarizing social debate over abortion rights. $35 to reserve a seat, or free on first- come-first-served basis. Varied times. Mixed Blood Theatre, 1501 S. Fourth St., Mpls. Details: mixedblood.com



3/21-23 — What She Said (Duluth)

This third annual performance of original one-acts features the writing of women around the world, directed by women across the Twin Ports. $20. 7:30pm. Duluth Playhouse, 506 W. Michigan St. Details: 218-733-7555, duluthplayhouse.org




Monday, 3/25 — Daughters of the Dust

This 1991 independent film, written, directed, and produced by Julie Dash, was the first feature film directed by an African-American woman distributed theatrically in the United States. Set in 1902, it tells the story of three generations of Gullahor Geechee women as they prepare to migrate to the North. Notable for lush cinematography and nonlinear storytelling, the film was selected for preservation in the United States National Film Registry. The screening is followed by a discussion. Free with reservation. 7pm. Penumbra Theatre, 270 N. Kent St, St. Paul. Details: 651-224-3180, penumbratheatre.org



International Women’s Day Events

March 2: 2019 Muslim Women’s Leadership Conference: Engage, Elevate & Celebrate; revivingsisterhood.org
March 8: International Women’s Day Experience, presented by Art Collective. Details: solylunagallery.squarespace.com
March 8: Isuroon 2019 International Women’s Day for Women of African Descent Conference. Details: isuroon.org
March 8-10: AL’TAWAM Presents: Abandoned Outlines PT2, a dance production. Details: thelabtheater.org
March 23: 2019 MDVA Women Veteran Conference. Details: mn.gov/mdva/
March 30, in Luverne: Love the Ladies Expo. Details: luvernechamber.com


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