October 25

2011 Twin Cities Jewish Book Fair: Opening Night: Party Like a Bookworm!

Date: Tuesday, October 25Time: 07:00 PMLocation: Jewish Community Center of St PaulAddress: 1375 St Paul Avenue, 
St Paul, Minnesota –Phone: 651-698-0751Website: www.stpauljcc.org/Event Description:

Opening Night: Party Like a Bookworm!
Sponsored by Bremer Bank
Tuesday, October 25, 7:00pm
David Bezmozgis, The Free World
$10 members, $15 community
2011 Community Reads Selection
David Bezmozgis

Bezmozgis became an overnight success after the publication of his collection, “Natasha and Other Stories”. He was named one of The New Yorker’s 20 Under 40; “Natasha” hailed a New York Times Notable Book, was one of New York Public Library’s 25 to Remember, and was among Amazon’s Top 10 for 2004.

His new novel, tells the story of the Krasnansky family, Soviet Jews in 1978 passing through Rome on their way to the free world. He captures the struggle to keep their identities while letting go of their pasts and preparing for an uncertain future.Join the rest of the community in reading this heartfelt multigenerational novel that is an intimate portrait of a tumultuous era.

Read more here

Bright Ideas: How to End Inner-City Violence 

Date: Tuesday, October 25Time: 07:00 PM – 08:00 PMLocation: Minnesota Public RadioAddress: 480 Cedar Street, 
St. Paul, Minnesota – 55101Phone: 651-290-1500Website: www.minnesota.publicradio.org/Event Description:

David M. Kennedy comes to the UBS Forum to discuss ending gun violence. He is the director of the Center for Crime Prevention and Control and professor of criminal justice at John Jay College of Criminal Justice in New York City. He directed the Boston Gun Project, a ground-breaking problem-solving policing exercise aimed at serious youth violence. Its chief intervention, Operation Ceasefire, was implemented in mid-1996 and appears to have been responsible for a more than sixty per cent reduction in homicide victimization among those age 24 and under citywide. He is the author of Don’t Shoot: One Man, a Street Fellowship, and the End of Violence in Inner-City America.


Date: Tuesday, October 25Time: 06:30 PM – 08:00 PMLocation: Mad Hatter’s Coffee Cafe and TeahouseAddress: 943 7th Street W, 
St Paul, Minnesota –Phone: 651-227-2511Website: www.buylocalmn.com/business-listing/mad-hatters-coffee-cafe-teahouse-and-st-paul-gallery-artEvent Description:

A weekly conversational salon for discussion of engaging topics. Check their website for the weeks’s topic.

Here the October line up:Deb Wallwork will be with us to show her documentary called , Dirty Works. It is the story of 2 organic

gardeners from Minnesota and their dream to own and work an organic garden. Beautiful film and great music.

Pub School MN

Date: Tuesday, October 25Time: 08:00 PM – 10:00 PMLocation: The Happy GnomeAddress: 498 Selby Avenue, 
St Paul, Minnesota – 55102Phone: 651-287-2018Website: www.thehappygnome.comEvent Description:

The finer points of social media in a 2x session from local experts Sara Kerr and Erik Hare. Here for more info.


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