Twin Cities Pride Festival

The Twin Cities Pride Festival is a CELEBRATION of the LGBTQ+ Community.

Location: Loring Park

Time:  10:00 AM to 6:00 PM

  • 1382 Willow Street , Minneapolis, Minnesota 55403

We welcome exhibitors who support our community to participate in this event. We plan to have 400 exhibitor booths, 40 food vendors, and 4 free stages with music and other performances! All LGBTQ+ people and allies are welcome!

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Celebrating MN African American Photographers & Artists

Saturday February 17, 2018

This presentation will take place at the Minneapolis Hennepin County Library, 300 Nicollet Mall.

Presenters include: Olivia Crutchfield, Bruce Palaggi, Gilbert Baldwin and Dr. Charles Crutchfield III.

The time of this event is 11 am – 1 pm.

The George Scott Trio will provide entertainment, and refreshment will be served. The Pollination Project Foundation will sponsor entertainment and refreshments.

Spotlight on Minnesota’s Black Community Project  

Event: Talk Saves Lives – brief intro to suicide prevention

Learn the warning signs and risk factors of suicide and how together we can help prevent it.

When: September 29th, 2018
Doors open at 11am, Speaker at 11:30am.
Light refreshments provided.

Cost: Free
Brought to you by funds raised by Crutchfield Dermatology Foundation

Where: Best Western Plus Dakota Ridge
Cascade room
3450 Washington Dr.
Eagan, MN 55122

What: A community-based presentation that covers the general scope of suicide, the research on prevention, and what people can do to fight suicide.

suicide prevention

Wine & Beauty Night With Jason Kallsen – Hosted At Crutchfield Dermatology

Beauty Spa Wine Event

Our last beauty & wine evening was a roaring success, and it’s back! Join us on March 16th 5pm – 8pm for an evening of wine education and pampering.

Your $40 ticket gets you:

  • All-evening wine education from Sommelier Jason Kallsen
  • Special Raffles: Botox, Hydrafacial, and more
  • Complimentary CoolSculpting consultation
  • Personalized make-up consultation
  • Complimentary eye or lip ‘perk’

Limited space available for this celebratory evening so buy your ticket right now

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Questions? Call Alicia at (651) 209-3652 or email her:

Sommelier Jason KAbout Jason Kallsen

Jason Kallsen’s personal calling is to remove the snob factor in the wine world, bringing it back to its rightful place first and foremost as a beverage of pleasure and joy. A certified sommelier with 25 years of industry experience, Jason has worked in every aspect of the wine sales world including white linen restaurants, fine wine retail, wine distribution and sales, importation, and marketing. He founded Twin Cities Wine Education in 1998 and has taught over 15,000 students from amateurs to experts, and has trained many hopeful sommeliers ahead of their exams.
Additionally, he teaches wine appreciation courses for the University of Minnesota and was even featured on an international broadcast of Performance Today, pairing wine with classical music. His specialties include business analysis, social media marketing, wine list design, wine education for restaurants and retailers, and public speaking on the topics of wine and small business building. His motto is “Wine education without intimidation.”

Free Bowling & Pizza for Kids with Alopecia Areata – Annual Bowling Social 2018

When: March 24th, 4pm – 7pm

Where: Goldy’s Gameroom, Coffman Memorial Union, University of Minnesota, 300 Washington Ave SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455

What: The Dermatology Interest Group from the University of Minnesota Medical School, along with Dr. Hordinsky, Dr. Farah, and Dr. Goldfarb invite kids and teens with alopecia areata for FREE bowling and pizza!

RSVP Required:

Funding provided by: UMN Medical School Student Council

Mapping Prejudice: Tracing the History of Racist Real Estate Covenants in Minneapolis

Free event. Wednesday, November 8th from 7-8pm in the Doty Board Room (2nd Floor) Minneapolis Central Library, 300 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, MN 55401, (612) 543-8000


Through much of the 20th century, real estate deeds and sales practices denied African-Americans from residential areas in many parts of Minneapolis. This was a common practice throughout the United States and is a principal factor in wealth disparities througout the United States and is a principal factor in wealth disparities by race. REsearchers from Augsburg College and the University of Minnesota have compiled a large record of information tracing this practice. This presentation will describe their findings and the profound impact it had and continues to have on our society.  Continue reading Mapping Prejudice: Tracing the History of Racist Real Estate Covenants in Minneapolis

Join Us Honoring Minnesota’s Black Medical Community

Honoring the accomplishments of Minnesota’s Black medical community past and present

By Dr. Chaunda L. Scott

In celebration of Black History Month, a presentation giving honor to Minnesota’s Black medical community past and present will be held on Saturday February 18, 2017 from 11 am to 1:30 pm at the Hennepin County Library, downtown Minneapolis campus, in the Doty Board Room on the second floor. This presentation is free and open to the public.

Medical U of M Black graduates in 1963

Included in this presentation will be a tribute to the legendary Brown family trio of Physicians, Dr. Robert S. Brown, Dr. W. Donald Brown Sr., and Dr. Ronald Brown Jr., who collectively practiced medicine in Minneapolis from 1890 through 1991.

Crutchfield Dermatology familyA panel discussion will also take place featuring Minnesota’s own distinguished Crutchfield family trio of physicians—Dr. Charles Crutchfield II, Dr. Susan Crutchfield-Mitsch and Dr. Charles Crutchfield III – who have served as Minnesota physicians in the medical fields of obstetrics and gynecology, family practice, and dermatology for more than five decades to present. A question and answer period will follow the presentation. Entertainment will be provided by Gorge Scott Trio along with light refreshments.

This Black History Month presentation is being sponsored by Minnesota’s Black Community Project, a nonprofit organization that publicly acknowledges and celebrates the achievements of Minnesota’s Black community past and present, along with the Hennepin County Library Special Collections, Preservation, & Digitization unit and the Minnesota Association of Black Physicians (National Medical Association Affiliate).

For more information regarding this presentation, contact Anthony R. Scott Sr. at or 612 578-0171 cell/text.