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  • Sleds Plunge Down Powderhorn Ice Gauntlet at Community Art Spectacle

    January 28, 2017
    Minneapolis, MN – On January 28th, 2017, Unicorn Riot had the opportunity to cover the 2017 Art Sled in Powderhorn Park. Art Sled was held by  “South Sixteenth High Jinks”, a group made up of Powderhorn residents and artists. They hope to create public events…...
  • Millions Join Women’s Marches Worldwide, Empowering Some Femme Voices while Diminishing Others

    January 24, 2017
    On January 21st, 2017, there were nearly five hundred Women’s Marches in the United States and two hundred internationally. Attendance at the largest marches, located in Washington, D.C., Chicago, NYC, Boston, Denver, and Los Angeles, were estimated to number between 100,000-750,000 each. According to the…...
  • Eviction of Denver DIY Stronghold Rhinoceropolis Ordered by Deputy Police Chief

    December 23, 2016
    Denver, CO – Following the eviction by the Denver Police and Fire Departments of the longtime Do-It-Yourself (DIY) art and music space Rhinoceropolis earlier this month, the RiNO neighborhood association issued a statement condemning the eviction. In addition to objecting to the targeting of a…...
  • DIY Art and Music Venues Targeted and Shut Down after Ghost Ship Fire

    December 11, 2016
    Denver, CO – The residents of local DIY art and music venues Rhinoceropolis and Glob in the RiNO district of Denver were abruptly evicted the evening of Thursday, December 8th, by the Denver Police and Denver Fire Departments. The spaces are currently being investigated by…...
  • Controversial Mural Elicits Condemnation, Community Backlash

    October 7, 2016
    Minneapolis, MN – Since the University of Minnesota (UMN) Twin Cities’ 2016 Paint The Bridge event, one particular panel on the Washington Avenue bridge has sparked significant controversy. The annual Paint The Bridge event is open to all student groups officially registered with the UMN.…...
  • Black Storytellers Alliance Celebrates its 25th Annual Black Master Storytelling Festival

    September 26, 2016
    Minneapolis, MN – For more than two decades the Black Storytellers Alliance has celebrated the art of storytelling through festivals in and around the Twin Cities. During the weekend of September 22-24 the 25th annual Black Master Storytelling Festival took place. Held over three nights…...
  • Navigating Spaces as a Survivor of Rape: George/Anne’s Story

    September 20, 2016
    Minneapolis, MN – In the summer of 2016 trusted community members and allies congregated in a Minneapolis public park at the request of a survivor of rape. The purpose of the gathering was to visibly show community support for the survivor, George/Anne, and also for…...
  • Marcus Garvey’s Birthday Celebration Unites Community

    August 22, 2016
    Denver, CO – On Wednesday, August 17th, 2016 the National Black United Front and All-African Liberation sponsored an event entitled “Dialogue-4-Survival: A Tribute to Marcus Garvey”. The event took place at the Crossroads Theater in the Five Points District, a historically Black neighborhood known as…...
  • Solecast 26 w/ Adam Brock On Social Permaculture & Urban Gardening

    July 14, 2016
    Direct Download Subscribe to SoleCast in iTunes Solecast 26 is with Adam Brock co-founder of the Growhaus.  Adam is a permaculturist, activist and educator. Growhaus is: “a nonprofit indoor farm, marketplace and educational center in Denver’s Elyria-Swansea neighborhood. Their vision is a world where all…...
  • Minneapolis Celebrates MayDay w/ Massive Community Festival

    May 3, 2016
    Minneapolis, MN – Southside Minneapolis plays host to one of the largest MayDay celebrations in the United States of America. On Sunday, May 1st, 2016, for the 42nd time, the Heart of the Beast Theater organized a parade and ceremony “to bring people together for…...