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Wurtele Upper Garden

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725 Vineland Pl
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55403

August 2021

Hillside Soul: PaviElle + Ahanti + Tiyo

August 5 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wurtele Upper Garden, 725 Vineland Pl
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55403
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Powerhouse performer and singer PaviElle graces the stage with her soulful R&B and old-school funk tunes. Hear never before new music and celebrate her newest tunes written in light of the events of the past year. Opening performances by Tiyo Siyolo and Ahanti Young. Schedule: 6 pm: Tiyo 7 pm: Ahanti 8 pm: PaviElle

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Hillside Jazz (Present Tense): Joel Ross Good Vibes

August 6 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wurtele Upper Garden, 725 Vineland Pl
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55403
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“Ross’ playing erupts through the layers of lush arrangements like consistent currents of electricity, high-powered and full of luminous energy” —DownBeat Still in his mid-20s, rhythmically ecstatic vibraphonist-composer Joel Ross is known for his work with leading new jazz figures Makaya McCraven, Ambrose Akinmusire, Nicolle Mitchell, Kassa Overall, and Marquis Hill. NPR calls him “the breakout jazz star of the moment … partly on the basis of this volatile spark and its cathartic release.” Establishing his own distinctive single mallet approach to…

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Open Air Art For All

August 19 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on August 19, 2021 at 6:00 pm

Wurtele Upper Garden, 725 Vineland Pl
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55403
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Drop-in on the Walker hillside for a choose-you-own-adventure art-making experience! Local artists will be stationed across the hillside with materials and instructions for creative activities open to all ages and experience levels. Try kite-making, a meditative mandala coloring session, or create your own sculpture with natural materials. Instructions available in English and Spanish.

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August Green Roof Poetry

August 26 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wurtele Upper Garden, 725 Vineland Pl
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55403
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The Twin Cities is home to some of the most prominent poetry publishers in the nation. Green Roof Poetry brings together some of these dynamic literary houses for a live poetry reading series in the Walker’s upper garden. Relax on the hillside for an evening of live readings by four poets selected by four different literary organizations: Coffee House Press, Graywolf Press, Milkweed Editions, and Mizna. Grab your picnic blanket and quarantine bubble buddy, we’ll see you on the hillside! The August event features…

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