"Rising from Ashes": Bike racing documentary chronicles rise of Rwanda cycling team
Over the course of a hundred days in 1994, the East African nation of Rwanda experienced an ethnic cleansing which consumed the lives of nearly a fifth of the population. The mass slaughter came as a consequence of a revolt by the majority tribe, the Hutus, against the Tutsis, a minority which, with the help of the country's European colonizers, had enjoyed a higher social and economic status for centuries.
Born in Chicago on July 13, 1942, Harrison Ford was a late bloomer who only developed an interest in acting during his senior year of college. After graduation, he moved to Los Angeles where he worked as carpenter for almost a decade while struggling trying to launch his showbiz career.
"This collection of original essays investigates one of the least-explored topics in the philosophy of film and the philosophy of race: the nexus of our ideas and attitudes toward race and how they arise in cinematic narrative and viewership... As the first anthology to focus on this intersection of topics, its chapters explore issues in epistemology, aesthetics, moral philosophy, social and political philosophy, and technology and the body.
So how do you shake up the Twin Cities nightlife? With a day party, of course. Cutting edge event producers The Cool & Co. recently hosted a day party at the Soundbar in the Minneapolis warehouse district. here are a few of the colorful sights from the day's festivities.
Born Shaiwana Adams, 25-year-old Minneapolis rhyme veteran, The Lioness is poised to take her rightful place on the throne as queen of the hip-hop jungle. And at a point in time in hip-hop where many female rappers are more of a manufactured character than respected lyricists, The Lioness is comfortable walking her own patch, refusing to dumb-down her lyrics and flow to fit some cookie cutter mold. The Lioness' roar shatters the mold.
Co-hosted with Robin Hickman, founder of Soul Touch Productions. 'Cinderella' at Children's Theater Company: Peter Brosius, artistic director for Children's Theater Company. Vocalists Ginger Commodore and Robert Robinson.