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  • Calendar

    June 1, 2011
  • Blogs

    November 15, 2010

    Jay-Z and Cornel West discussion simulcasted today at Minneapolis Central Library

    ‚ÄčThe Jigga penned a memoir. Co-written with journalist dream hampton (Source, Village Voice, SPIN), Decoded unpacks Shaun Carter's journey from Brooklyn to Manhattan -- the rote tale of pauper to prince, sardines to steak -- and explicates his most famous lyrics, explaining the density and persona ... More >>

  • Unknown

    August 16, 2006
  • Arts

    June 22, 2005

    Cinema Obscuro

    Film archivist Matt Bakkom's 'search and rescue' operation saves the life of 16mm

  • Blogs

    April 11, 2005
  • Arts

    March 14, 2001

    Book of Days

    From a remote spread in a small river town, Gaylord Schanilec has gained an international reputation as a master of centuries-old engraving and printing techniques

  • Books

    May 17, 2000

    Porn Again

    The Minneapolis Public Library hustles to the vanguard of the anti-smut crusade