Art Purchase Award winners will see their work on campus walls
An acrylic painting entitled “Communication” by Metro State alumnus Adam Bucher of St. Paul, Along with Bucher’s work “Face,” it is on display in the Student Life and Leadership Development offices, suite 204, Student Center, St. Paul campus. Image courtesy of Art Exhibition Committee

Art Purchase Award winners will see their work on campus walls

Two alumni and a studio arts student captured the 2018 Art Purchase Awards.

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‘On Stage’ program brings live theater to college classrooms
Regina Williams, left, Thomasina Petrus and Austene Van discuss the play “Lady Day at Emerson's Bar and Grill” with students in Writing 300: Creative Writers, Identity and Race in the Twin Cities, on the Midway campus on June 4, 2018. Photo by Kathryn Ganfield

‘On Stage’ program brings live theater to college classrooms

Three Twin Cities theater professionals brought Billie Holiday's jazz to life for a Metro State creative writing class.

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Combating racial stereotypes with comedy
A performer at FAWK’s Clapback Cabaret on Saturday, Oct. 27, 2018 at the Indigenous Roots Cultural Arts Center, 788 East 7th Street, St. Paul. Photo by Mai Houa Xiong.

Combating racial stereotypes with comedy

The Funny Asian Women Kollective (FAWK) hosts comedic cabarets to clap back at racism and discrimination.

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Bonding over books
Minnesota author Sarah Stonich, center, discusses her memoir “Shelter: Off the Grid in the Mostly Magnetic North” with members of the Dayton’s Bluff Book Club at the Metropolitan State Library and Learning Center on Nov. 7, 2018. Photo by Margot M. Barry

Bonding over books

The Dayton's Bluff Book Club picks books by Minnesota and Midwest authors, with a particular eye to social justice. Members meet monthly in the Metro State Library.

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Seeing stars at the Science Center
Meteorologist and amateur astronomer Mike Lynch gives a presentation in the Science Education Center on Nov. 19, 2018. Photo by Margot M. Barry

Seeing stars at the Science Center

Cold-hardy kids and adults joined meteorologist Mike Lynch for a November night of stargazing at Metro State.

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