Upcoming Events

Oaxaca: Mexican Discoveries

Charlie Roger
Saturday, November 16, 2019 - 10:00am to 11:30am
Washburn Library, 5244 Lyndale Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55419

Oaxaca is a city and state in southern Mexico that today is a popular destination for foreign and domestic tourists and those wishing to spend the winter months in a warm, sunny climate. Oaxaca has been populated for thousands of years and there is still a large indigenous population that carry on traditions and customs from years past. It is known for its cuisine, its festivals, its archeological sites and its artisans and crafts including weaving, textiles, pottery (green, red, black), alebrijes and mezcal. Charlie Roger has spent a few winters in Oaxaca and would like to share his experiences from there.

History Study Group

Curt Hillstrom
Wednesday, November 20, 2019 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Curran's Restaurant, 42nd and Nicollet in Minneapolis

We will conclude our discussion of the book we are currently reading, King Leopold's Ghost: A Story of Greed, Terror, and Heroism in Colonial Africa, by Adam Hochschild. I hope that you have not become inured or negatively affected by the outrageous abuses which were committed by European colonists in the Congo. And I hope you will be coming to our last meeting on this book. If not, we have ways of persuading you.