AUW Winter Event -- Cellos and Chocolate
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Saturday, February 8
Social Hall at First Universalist
Registration at 1:30
Program 2:00-4:00 p.m.
You will enjoy music from Brahms to Beethoven. Performers are musicians from ages 9-18 under the tutelage of First U friend, Sally Dorer. Sally is an active freelance performer and teacher in the Twin Cities. She is a member of the Minnesota Opera Orchestra and performs frequently with the Minnesota Orchestra. Her students participate in their school orchestra and the Minnesota Youth Orchestra.
All this while celebrating chocolate! Attendees are asked to please bring something with chocolate or something that pairs with chocolate as part of the feasting time.
Cost is free for AUW members. $10.00 for non-members.
Strong Women, Full of Love: The Photography of Meadow Muska
August 17, 2019 - December 15, 2019
MIA, Perlman Gallery (Gallery 368)
This exhibition is the first to present the work of documentary photographer Carolyn “Meadow” Muska. Born and raised in Minnesota, Meadow came out as a lesbian at age 20. After earning a BFA at Ohio University, she used photography to record “beautiful, strong women, full of love and joy.”
In an era of persistent legal and cultural prejudice against LGBTQ individuals, documenting her community was a radical act. Because her photographs could have exposed her subjects to significant risks, including the loss of employment, child custody, or housing, she developed her own film in a basement darkroom for decades. The extraordinary photographic record she produced as a part of the “women’s land” movement in both Minnesota and Oregon, as well as her work as a labor and women’s rights activist, illuminates a new and vital chapter in American history.