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  • New Library Materials – Fiction: Literary, Realistic, Historical – Fall 2021

    Afterlife – Julia Alvarez

    Another Roadside Attraction – Tom Robbins

    Birthday – Meredith Russo

    The Black Flamingo – Dean Atta

    A Burning – Megha Majumdar

    Call Me by Your Name – André Aciman

    The Committed – Viet Thanh Nguyen

    Concrete Rose – Angie Thomas

    Deacon King Kong – James McBride

    Dear Justyce –…

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  • New Library Materials – Fiction: Fantasy, Paranormal, Science Fiction – Fall 2021

    Akata Witch – Nnedi Okorafor

    All Systems Red – Martha Wells

    The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes – Suzanne Collins

    Black Girl Unlimited: The Remarkable Story of a Teenage Wizard – Echo Brown

    A Blade So Black – L.L. McKinney

    The Bone Shard Daughter – Andrea Stewart

    Cemetery Boys –…

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  • Dr. Wendy Barden Named Director of Professional Development and Resources

    April 21, 2022

    Perpich Center for Arts Education is happy to announce that a staff member will be taking on a new role. Dr. Wendy Barden was hired as our PDR Director in the Professional Development and Resource Programs department. Wendy’s start date is Wednesday,…

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  • Walz, Flanagan Announce Appointments to Perpich Board

    April 5, 2022
    Governor Tim Walz and Lieutenant Governor Peggy Flanagan announced the following appointments to the Perpich Center for Arts Education Board of Directors:

    Board member Paul Hustoles has been reappointed to the Board.
    Joining the Board are: Rebecca Lynn Petersen and Janet Mohr.

    The…

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  • New Library Materials – Plays – Fall 2021

    Appropriate/An Octoroon: Plays – Branden Jacobs-Jenkins

    Blood at the Root – Dominique Morisseau

    Blues for Mister Charlie: A Play – James Baldwin

    By the Way, Meet Vera Stark – Lynn Nottage

    Choir Boy – Tarell Alvin McCraney

    Contemporary Plays by Women of Color: An Anthology, 2nd edition – edited…

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  • New Library Materials – Nonfiction Social Studies Books – Fall 2021

    An African American and Latinx History of the United States – Paul Ortiz

    All Our Relations: Native Struggles for Land and Life – Winona LaDuke

    A Black Women’s History of the United States – Daina Ramey Berry and Kali Nicole Gross

    Books and Islands in Ojibwe Country:…

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  • New Library Materials – Poetry – Fall 2021

    African American Poetry: 250 Years of Struggle & Song – Kevin Young, editor

    American Sonnets for My Past and Future Assassin – Terrance Hayes

    Catrachos: Poems – Roy G. Guzmán

    Devotions: The Selected Poems of Mary Oliver – Mary Oliver

    Finna: Poems – Nate Marshall

    Halal If You Hear…

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  • Hennepin Theatre Trust Partners with Perpich for Exposed Brick Theatre Workshop For Educators

    Photo courtesy of Ari Koehnen Sweeney, Hennepin Theatre Trust.

    March 3, 2022

    Along with our partners at Hennepin Theatre Trust, Perpich Center for Arts Education was excited to offer a professional development opportunity for theater educators and directors on Saturday, February 26….

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  • 2022 Minnesota Dance Summit

    Participants and presenters for the 2022 Minnesota Dance Summit

    February 18, 2022

    The 2022 Minnesota Dance Summit brought dance instructors and dancers together at Perpich Center on February 12, 2022. This event was hosted by Perpich Center for Arts Education in collaboration…

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