Indigenous Music and Movies in the Park Series
Free Family Event - Tuesdays: August 6, 13, 20, 27, 2013
Time: Events begin at 7 p.m., movies begin at dusk
Location: Father Hennepin Bluffs Park 420 Main St. SE, Minneapolis, MN 55414
Park: Parking is available at meters along Main Street, in local parking lots, and along city streets east of the park.
Bike racks are located in the park.
Metro Transit bus line #6 comes within two blocks of the park.
Bring a lawn chair or blanket, eat with Dream of Wild Health or pack your own picnic basket. Bring a date, bring your kids, and take in the view of Minneapolis’ downtown skyline as you enjoy Indigenous Music and Movies at Father Hennepin Bluffs Park.
Indigenous musicians, artists, filmmakers, producers and actors will be showcased this summer in a four-part music and movies series at Father Hennepin Bluffs Park in Minneapolis. The series is hosted by the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board, First Nations Composer Initiative, and Dream of Wild Health. Various Community Artists will showcase their work, with an Information Alley from community programs showcasing their work in the community.
"Indigenous Music and Movies in the Park" series is a celebration of Us and is a way to connect our voices both locally and nationally through music and movies produced by American Indian musicians and film producers. This is a FREE event so please invite your friends and family to enjoy Indigenous Music and Movies in the park.
The series offers the opportunity to see Indigenous films that have been shown at national and international film festivals. Because of the support of organizations like the Sundance Institute, Intertribal Productions and others, there has been a real flourishing of high quality Native cinema in the past few years, much of it entirely in Indigenous languages." Says John Gwinn of Migizi Communications.
Emceeing the event this year will be Denise Nelson (Spirit Lake, Dakota). "It is important that we all come together as community to support our talented Indigenous musicians, performers and filmmakers. ;It is even more important that we share their songs and stories with the world and Indigenous Music and Movies in The Park series is a wonderful opportunity to do just that."
Tuesday, August 6
Tuesday, August 13
Tuesday, August 20
Tuesday, August 27
The program series is made possible through the support of the St. Anthony Falls Heritage Board and General Mills Community of Colors Grant.