Friday, November 4, 2016

Don't Miss Tonight's All Soul's Night at the Depot

Toinght is the culmination of a week of events around Halloween, now culminating in the multicultural tradition that has been developing here. It is All Soul's Night at The Depot in Duluth. It's a family event driven by the energy and imagination of Mary Plaster and a crew of dedicated volunteers. You have no doubt seen pictures of previous parades and gatherings.


From 5-9:30 p.m.,you can watch or be part of it. Much like the Rust Belt Steampunk events held here a couple years ago, it's best enjoyed as a participant, though not required. The Depot (for newer residents) is located at 506 W. Michigan Street,

Here's the schedule:
4 p.m. Face painting in the Train Museum's waiting area / Depot basement (this is where I will be!)
5 p.m. Spoken Word
6 p.m. Welcome Ceremony and Funeral March of Rotten Ideas
7:45 p.m. Spin Collective Fire Dancers and local drummers perform at
8 p.m. music and dancing with the Brass Messengers
8:45 p.m. Lesser Planets debut

And here's a link to the Facebook Page where you can learn more.

Music, fire dancers, a welcome ceremony and the Funerl March of Rotten Ideas. I have no idea which rotten ideas will be on parade but the world seems to have an abundance of rotten ideas so there will be plenty to go around...

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Heer are a few other arts related happenings this weekend. I'd share more but I have to run and catch a plane!

Tonight, 6-9 p.m., Evening in Ragtime,
College of St. Scholastica, Tower Music Hall, Room 3625, 1200 Kenwood Avenue.
This is a free concert, open to the public. Afterglow at Sir Benedict's Tavern, 805 E. Superior Street, Duluth.

Saturday, November 5, 9 a.m. - 2:30 p.m., Coppertop Craft and Bake Sale,
United Methodist Church, 230 E. Skyline Parkway, Duluth
Ruth Anderson will have her beautiful jewelry at this event.

Thank you to Esther Piszczek for her diligence in assembling these monthly menus. I will share next week's happening this weekend. I just wanted to get the word out here for tonight's event.

Be well. Do good work. 

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