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NEXUS
Mar
19
6:30 PM18:30

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NEXUS

Professional Development for the Self-Taught Artist

BASIC WEBSITE BUILDING SKILLS

Priority registration is dedicated to 2019 Nexus participants but if you would like to join please email Hlee Lee-Kron, Program Manager at hlee.lee@gmail.com and she will work to include you.

This activity is made possible through a grant from the Minnesota States Arts Board Arts Learning Program and the McKnight Foundation.

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NEXUS
Mar
19
6:30 PM18:30

NEXUS

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NEXUS

Professional Development for the Self-Taught Artist

SESSION 3 / MUSIC & STORY

Join artist lady Midnight as takes participants through and understanding of the relationship between story and song.

During this session participants will look at how stories are told through song both as a linear narrative and non-linear narrative. They will then work on creating a song together as a group and individually.

Priority registration is dedicated to 2019 Nexus participants but if you would like to join please email Hlee Lee-Kron, Program Manager at hlee.lee@gmail.com and she will work to include you.

This activity is made possible through a grant from the Minnesota States Arts Board Arts Learning Program and the McKnight Foundation.

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NEXUS
Mar
12
6:30 PM18:30

NEXUS

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NEXUS

Professional Development for the Self-Taught Artist

SESSION 2 / DISSECTING THE SONG

Join artist lady Midnight as she presents a process for dissecting the different parts of a song, demonstrating how they function sonically and their purpose in contemporary music. Participants will also look at song pattern structures in popular music across genres.

Priority registration is dedicated to 2019 Nexus participants but if you would like to join please email Hlee Lee-Kron, Program Manager at hlee.lee@gmail.com and she will work to include you.

This activity is made possible through a grant from the Minnesota States Arts Board Arts Learning Program and the McKnight Foundation.

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NEXUS
Mar
12
6:30 PM18:30

NEXUS

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NEXUS

Professional Development for the Self-Taught Artist

DATA MANAGEMENT

Priority registration is dedicated to 2019 Nexus participants but if you would like to join please email Hlee Lee-Kron, Program Manager at hlee.lee@gmail.com and she will work to include you.

This activity is made possible through a grant from the Minnesota States Arts Board Arts Learning Program and the McKnight Foundation.

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NEXUS
Mar
6
6:00 PM18:00

NEXUS

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NEXUS

Professional Development for the Self-Taught Artist

SESSION 4 / STARTING VFX

Filmmaker Dan Yang will introduce participants to the art of editing in Adobe Premiere. Session four will provide an overview Visual Effects within the program.

Participants will learn how to mask, green screen, move, resize and replace items in the video. Very basic but very important to know and can be bridged over into Adobe After Effects.

Priority registration is dedicated to 2019 Nexus participants but if you would like to join please email Hlee Lee-Kron, Program Manager at hlee.lee@gmail.com and she will work to include you.

This activity is made possible through a grant from the Minnesota States Arts Board Arts Learning Program and the McKnight Foundation.

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NEXUS
Mar
6
6:00 PM18:00

NEXUS

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NEXUS

Professional Development for the Self-Taught Artist

SESSION 3 / STARTING A COLOR GRADE

Filmmaker Dan Yang will introduce participants to the art of editing in Adobe Premiere. Session three will provide an overview on how to adjust color or color correct.

The session will introduce LUTS, how to change LUTS and how to adjust color profiles within the program. Participants will also learn how to read LUMA graphs and how it affects the video as well as how to use RGB graphs to aid in color correcting.

Priority registration is dedicated to 2019 Nexus participants but if you would like to join please email Hlee Lee-Kron, Program Manager at hlee.lee@gmail.com and she will work to include you.

This activity is made possible through a grant from the Minnesota States Arts Board Arts Learning Program and the McKnight Foundation.

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NEXUS
Mar
5
6:30 PM18:30

NEXUS

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NEXUS

Professional Development for the Self-Taught Artist

SESSION 1 / THE LANGUAGE OF SONGWRITING

Join artist lady Midnight as she teaches the basic elements of music including tempo, meter, time signature literary devices such as a couplet, quatrain, simile, and metaphor. The session will also provide an analysis of different rhyme structures including internal rhyme schemes.

Priority registration is dedicated to 2019 Nexus participants but if you would like to join please email Hlee Lee-Kron, Program Manager at hlee.lee@gmail.com and she will work to include you.

This activity is made possible through a grant from the Minnesota States Arts Board Arts Learning Program and the McKnight Foundation.

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NEXUS
Feb
28
6:00 PM18:00

NEXUS

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NEXUS

Professional Development for the Self-Taught Artist

SESSION 2/ STARTING AN EDIT

Filmmaker Dan Yang will introduce participants to the art of editing in Adobe Premiere. Session two will dive into how to edit a film within the program. We’ll go over each tool, key bindings and shortcuts. Participants will learn how to cut footage, overlay footage, sync sound and adjust sound.

Priority registration is dedicated to 2019 Nexus participants but if you would like to join please email Hlee Lee-Kron, Program Manager at hlee.lee@gmail.com and she will work to include you.

This activity is made possible through a grant from the Minnesota States Arts Board Arts Learning Program and the McKnight Foundation.

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NEXUS
Feb
27
6:00 PM18:00

NEXUS

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NEXUS

Professional Development for the Self-Taught Artist

SESSION 1 / STARTING AN EDIT

Filmmaker Dan Yang will introduce participants to the art of editing in Adobe Premiere. This first course will consist of setting up your project. Editing a video can be a lot of work and many things can go wrong, but if you set yourself up for success it’ll make the process much easier. This course will go through how to ingest footage, how to create bins, import visual effects, setting up drives and workspaces.

Priority registration is dedicated to 2019 Nexus participants but if you would like to join please email Hlee Lee-Kron, Program Manager at hlee.lee@gmail.com and she will work to include you.

This activity is made possible through a grant from the Minnesota States Arts Board Arts Learning Program and the McKnight Foundation.

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NEXUS
Feb
26
7:30 PM19:30

NEXUS

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NEXUS

Professional Development for the Self-Taught Artist

10 QUESTIONS TO ASK WHEN YOU’RE COVERING COMMUNITIES OUTSIDE YOUR OWN

Priority registration is dedicated to 2019 Nexus participants but if you would like to join please email Hlee Lee-Kron, Program Manager at hlee.lee@gmail.com and she will work to include you.

This activity is made possible through a grant from the Minnesota States Arts Board Arts Learning Program and the McKnight Foundation.

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NEXUS
Feb
26
6:30 PM18:30

NEXUS

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NEXUS

Professional Development for the Self-Taught Artist

PROFESSIONAL NETWORKING

Priority registration is dedicated to 2019 Nexus participants but if you would like to join please email Hlee Lee-Kron, Program Manager at hlee.lee@gmail.com and she will work to include you.

This activity is made possible through a grant from the Minnesota States Arts Board Arts Learning Program and the McKnight Foundation.

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NEXUS
Feb
18
7:00 PM19:00

NEXUS

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NEXUS

Professional Development for the Self-Taught Artist

STORYBOARDING

 STORYBOARDING – How do you translate the words from a

page into images? Learn different techniques and styles of

storyboarding.

1) Storyboard cells

A. The multi-purpose of using storyboards.

B.Visualization – How do you create storyboards

a. Drawing, redrawing

b. Cell phone photos (using actors, props, toys, etc.)

c. Computer software

Priority registration is dedicated to 2019 Nexus participants but if you would like to join please email Hlee Lee-Kron, Program Manager at hlee.lee@gmail.com and she will work to include you.

This activity is made possible through a grant from the Minnesota States Arts Board Arts Learning Program and the McKnight Foundation.

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NEXUS Adobe Photoshop Basics
Feb
13
6:00 PM18:00

NEXUS Adobe Photoshop Basics

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Professional Development for the Self-Taught Artist

ADOBE PHOTOSHOP BASICS

Join photographer Katherina Vang for an introduction to Adobe Photoshop. Participants will learn how to use Photoshop tools to touch up photo portraits.

Priority registration is dedicated to 2019 Nexus participants but if you would like to join please email Hlee Lee-Kron, Program Manager at hlee.lee@gmail.com and she will work to include you.

This activity is made possible through a grant from the Minnesota States Arts Board Arts Learning Program and the McKnight Foundation.

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NEXUS workshop: Basic Business Skills with Kristine Sorensen
Feb
12
7:30 PM19:30

NEXUS workshop: Basic Business Skills with Kristine Sorensen

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NEXUS

Professional Development for the Self-Taught Artist

BASIC BUSINESS SKILLS

Priority registration is dedicated to 2019 Nexus participants but if you would like to join please email Hlee Lee-Kron, Program Manager at hlee.lee@gmail.com and she will work to include you.

This activity is made possible through a grant from the Minnesota States Arts Board Arts Learning Program and the McKnight Foundation.

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NEXUS Performance Technique
Feb
12
6:30 PM18:30

NEXUS Performance Technique

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NEXUS

Professional Development for the Self-Taught Artist

SESSION 2 / CROWD ENGAGEMENT

Join performer Lady Midnight as she introduces practices for crowd engagement, eye contact, intros and closings when performing.

Participants will present material and receive feedback on their performance.

Priority registration is dedicated to 2019 Nexus participants but if you would like to join please email Hlee Lee-Kron, Program Manager at hlee.lee@gmail.com and she will work to include you.

This activity is made possible through a grant from the Minnesota States Arts Board Arts Learning Program and the McKnight Foundation.

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NEXUS Adobe Lightroom Basics
Feb
12
6:00 PM18:00

NEXUS Adobe Lightroom Basics

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NEXUS

Professional Development for the Self-Taught Artist

ADOBE LIGHTROOM BASICS

 Organizing and basic white balance

Priority registration is dedicated to 2019 Nexus participants but if you would like to join please email Hlee Lee-Kron, Program Manager at hlee.lee@gmail.com and she will work to include you.

This activity is made possible through a grant from the Minnesota States Arts Board Arts Learning Program and the McKnight Foundation.

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NEXUS Vocal Training
Feb
11
6:30 PM18:30

NEXUS Vocal Training

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NEXUS

Professional Development for the Self-Taught Artist

SESSION 2 / PERFORMANCE

Join artist Yeej Moua as he instructs participants on vocal techniques for live and studio performance. Teh practice of scales will also be introduced.

Priority registration is dedicated to 2019 Nexus participants but if you would like to join please email Hlee Lee-Kron, Program Manager at hlee.lee@gmail.com and she will work to include you.

This activity is made possible through a grant from the Minnesota States Arts Board Arts Learning Program and the McKnight Foundation.

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NEXUS Lighting Techniques Session 2
Feb
11
6:00 PM18:00

NEXUS Lighting Techniques Session 2

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NEXUS

Professional Development for the Self-Taught Artist

SESSION 2 / LIGHTING TECHNIQUES

Priority registration is dedicated to 2019 Nexus participants but if you would like to join please email Hlee Lee-Kron, Program Manager at hlee.lee@gmail.com and she will work to include you.

This activity is made possible through a grant from the Minnesota States Arts Board Arts Learning Program and the McKnight Foundation.

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Video Workshop: Animation with Bobby Edwards
Feb
9
6:30 PM18:30

Video Workshop: Animation with Bobby Edwards

Animation Basics

Bobby Edwards is an After Effects Animator at Twin Cities PBS. Raised in Saint Paul and a graduate of the University of Saint Thomas, he landed at Twin Cities PBS shortly after college and has spent the past eight years making videos in partnership with local nonprofits.

See more at his website.

RSVP here!

Priority registration is dedicated to 2019 Nexus participants but if you would like to join please email Hlee Lee-Kron, Program Manager at hlee.lee@gmail.com and she will work to include you.

This activity is made possible through a grant from the Minnesota States Arts Board Arts Learning Program and the McKnight Foundation.

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Thursday Evening Convo with Wing Young Huie
Feb
7
6:30 PM18:30

Thursday Evening Convo with Wing Young Huie

THURSDAY EVENING CONVO WITH WING YOUNG HUIE

Join us for our next Thursday Evening Conversation with renown photographer Wing Young Huie. 

Light snacks will be served.

Visit Wing's website for more information. 

About Wing: 

For over 30 years, celebrated photographer Wing Young Huie has captured the complex cultural realities of American society. His work has been shown in international museums —over half a million  people have viewed his traveling exhibit in China— and in Minnesota storefront windows. His most well known works, Lake Street USA and the University Avenue Project, transformed Minneapolis and Saint Paul thoroughfares into six-mile photo galleries, reflecting the everyday lives of thousands of their citizens. 

RSVP here!

Priority registration is dedicated to 2019 Nexus participants but if you would like to join please email Hlee Lee-Kron, Program Manager at hlee.lee@gmail.com and she will work to include you.

This activity is made possible through a grant from the Minnesota States Arts Board Arts Learning Program and the McKnight Foundation.

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NEXUS Screenwriting Basics
Feb
6
7:00 PM19:00

NEXUS Screenwriting Basics

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NEXUS

Professional Development for the Self-Taught Artist

SESSION 3 / STORYBOARDING

How do you translate the words from a page into images? Learn different techniques and styles of storyboarding with filmmaker Kang Vang. Kang will go through the process of storyboarding as follows:

Storyboard cells

The multi-purpose of using storyboards.

.Visualization – How do you create storyboards

Drawing, redrawing

Cell phone photos (using actors, props, toys, etc.)

Computer software (2D, 3D)

Priority registration is dedicated to 2019 Nexus participants but if you would like to join please email Hlee Lee-Kron, Program Manager at hlee.lee@gmail.com and she will work to include you.

This activity is made possible through a grant from the Minnesota States Arts Board Arts Learning Program and the McKnight Foundation.

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NEXUS Screenwriting Basics
Feb
5
7:00 PM19:00

NEXUS Screenwriting Basics

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Professional Development for the Self-Taught Artist

SESSION 2 / THE SCREENPLAY

Join filmmaker Kang Vang for an introduction to screenwriting. This session will take the lessons learned from session 1 and apply it to the screenplay format. Participants will learn basic structures and guidelines that can use to make your writing flow easier and will cover the following:

Script Outline – Know the Rules Before Breaking Them;

Overview of standard 110 page screenplay “Hollywood Formula,”

ACT Breakdown,

The FOUR Act Screenplay ,

The BOARD: Laying out the different beats from your screenplay in a way so that you can visualize the scenes, story arcs, pieces of dialogue, and work out the problems even before you start writing it out,

SCENE breakdown: What goes into writing a scene, and how to connect one scene to the next.

Priority registration is dedicated to 2019 Nexus participants but if you would like to join please email Hlee Lee-Kron, Program Manager at hlee.lee@gmail.com and she will work to include you.

This activity is made possible through a grant from the Minnesota States Arts Board Arts Learning Program and the McKnight Foundation.

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NEXUS Performance Technique
Feb
5
6:30 PM18:30

NEXUS Performance Technique

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NEXUS

Professional Development for the Self-Taught Artist

SESSION 1 / BREATHING & VOCAL EXERCISES

Join performer Lady Midnight as she provides an overview of performance basics such as breathing techniques, vocal & body warm-ups, correct microphone placement, & on stage posture.

Participants will present material and receive feedback on their performance.

Priority registration is dedicated to 2019 Nexus participants but if you would like to join please email Hlee Lee-Kron, Program Manager at hlee.lee@gmail.com and she will work to include you.

This activity is made possible through a grant from the Minnesota States Arts Board Arts Learning Program and the McKnight Foundation.

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NEXUS workshop: Grantwriting 101 with Kristine Sorensen
Feb
5
5:30 PM17:30

NEXUS workshop: Grantwriting 101 with Kristine Sorensen

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NEXUS

Professional Development for the Self-Taught Artist

GRANTWRITING 101

Priority registration is dedicated to 2019 Nexus participants but if you would like to join please email Hlee Lee-Kron, Program Manager at hlee.lee@gmail.com and she will work to include you.

This activity is made possible through a grant from the Minnesota States Arts Board Arts Learning Program and the McKnight Foundation.

Please RSVP.

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NEXUS Vocal Training
Feb
4
6:30 PM18:30

NEXUS Vocal Training

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NEXUS

Professional Development for the Self-Taught Artist

SESSION 1 / WARM UPS

Join artist Yeej Moua as he instructs participants on vocal techniques to help when warming up.

Priority registration is dedicated to 2019 Nexus participants but if you would like to join please email Hlee Lee-Kron, Program Manager at hlee.lee@gmail.com and she will work to include you.

This activity is made possible through a grant from the Minnesota States Arts Board Arts Learning Program and the McKnight Foundation.

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NEXUS Photoshop Basics
Jan
31
6:00 PM18:00

NEXUS Photoshop Basics

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Professional Development for the Self-Taught Artist

SESSION 1 / Touch Ups

Join photographer Katherina Vang for an introduction to Adobe Photoshop. Participants will learn how to use Photoshop tools to touch up photo portraits.

Priority registration is dedicated to 2019 Nexus participants but if you would like to join please email Hlee Lee-Kron, Program Manager at hlee.lee@gmail.com and she will work to include you.

This activity is made possible through a grant from the Minnesota States Arts Board Arts Learning Program and the McKnight Foundation.

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NEXUS Light Room Basics
Jan
30
6:00 PM18:00

NEXUS Light Room Basics

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Professional Development for the Self-Taught Artist

SESSION 1 / Organizing Your Photos

Join photographer Katherina Vang for an introduction Adobe Light Room. Participants will learn how to upload and save files, and use folders and collections to organize work.

Priority registration is dedicated to 2019 Nexus participants but if you would like to join please email Hlee Lee-Kron, Program Manager at hlee.lee@gmail.com and she will work to include you.

This activity is made possible through a grant from the Minnesota States Arts Board Arts Learning Program and the McKnight Foundation.

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NEXUS Screenwriting Basics
Jan
29
7:00 PM19:00

NEXUS Screenwriting Basics

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Professional Development for the Self-Taught Artist

SESSION 1 / AN IDEA IS NOT A STORY

Join filmmaker kang Vang for an introduction to screenwriting. The first session will focus on the essence of what makes a story a story, and the different aspects of a story which will lead to Screenwriting Session 2.

1) Basic Story Structure

2) Exercises making up stories to pitch to a Producer.

Priority registration is dedicated to 2019 Nexus participants but if you would like to join please email Hlee Lee-Kron, Program Manager at hlee.lee@gmail.com and she will work to include you.

This activity is made possible through a grant from the Minnesota States Arts Board Arts Learning Program and the McKnight Foundation.

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NEXUS Beat Making Basics
Jan
25
6:30 PM18:30

NEXUS Beat Making Basics

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Professional Development for the Self-Taught Artist

SESSION 3 / COMPLETING A BEAT

Join artists Vincent Lu and Cassie McDuffie as they work with participants to complete their own beats. Session will include instruction on bouncing files, organization, performance, starting a project, and collaboration.

Priority registration is dedicated to 2019 Nexus participants but if you would like to join please email Hlee Lee-Kron, Program Manager at hlee.lee@gmail.com and she will work to include you.

This activity is made possible through a grant from the Minnesota States Arts Board Arts Learning Program and the McKnight Foundation.

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NEXUS Lighting Techniques
Jan
22
6:00 PM18:00

NEXUS Lighting Techniques

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Professional Development for the Self-Taught Artist

SESSION 1 / CAMERA BASICS

Join photographer Tomas Leal for an introduction to basic lighting techniques as well as product photography. Participants will learn the difference between natural and studio lighting effects with special emphasis on light source.

Priority registration is dedicated to 2019 Nexus participants but if you would like to join please email Hlee Lee-Kron, Program Manager at hlee.lee@gmail.com and she will work to include you.

This activity is made possible through a grant from the Minnesota States Arts Board Arts Learning Program and the McKnight Foundation.

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