Works in Progress Reading Series Finale

“Generations Elevated” A tribute to Elders and stories of the New Generation. Tou SaiK will be reading new pieces from his future project writing memoirs of experiences performing with Grandma Youa Chang (Zuag Tsab) tentatively called “Grandma can Freestyle” or “Adventures with Rebel Grandma.” Lee will also be storytelling of experiences teaching young people creative…

Minnesota Artists’ Association 80th Spring Juried Exhibition

Banfill-Locke Center for the Arts is proud to be hosting the Minnesota Artists’ Association 80th Spring Juried Exhibition. The Minnesota Artists’ Association (MAA) is the original art organization in Minnesota. In 1937 a heady group of artists decided to pool their energies and help one another. They formed a group where they could bring their problems…

“Beyond Imagination”

The Banfill-Locke Center for the Arts  2nd annual Writers Workshop Day “Beyond Imagination” is scheduled for May 13, 2017. This all day event for new, emerging and advanced writers, features six 80-minute workshops in poetry and prose led by local, award-winning writers. Participants will have the opportunity to read from their own work at the open mic. When:…

November Reading Series

On Friday, November 11 at 7:30 pm you are invited to visit Banfill-Locke Center for the Arts to hear from two local writers Mike Finley and Lia Rivamonte. Mike Finley was born in Flint, Michigan on the 4th of July, 1950, and has chosen to live in Minnesota, mostly, since 1969. He has lived a fabled life, making…