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Robert and Wanda Austin pose as the Twin Cities Black Santa and Mrs. Claus

Meet the Original Twin Cities Black Santa & Mrs. Claus

Meet Robert and Wanda Austin, the Twin Cities Black Santa and Mrs. Claus. Each Holiday season, the couple don their red suits and Santa’s white beard to bring the spirit of Christmas to local girls and boys at special events around the metro area. Most Black Santa events are free and open to the public, […]

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‘School of Rock, The Musical’ at The Zephyr Theatre, Review and Parents Guide

School of Rock is an iconic movie for Jack Black fans.  And now Andrew Lloyd Weber’s School of Rock–The Musical has come to the stage at Stillwater’s Zephyr Theatre.  The unforgettable, 1000-seat amphitheater is located on the river next to the Stillwater Lift Bridge. And the show? The show pumps you up to “stick it

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American Swedish Institute’s Kindertransport — Rescuing Children on the Brink of War

Visiting the American Swedish Institute is always one of my favorite things to do in the Twin Cities.  And when FFTC was invited to the media preview for the newest exhibit Kindertransport — Rescuing Children on the Brink of War, I jumped at the opportunity. Here are my very first impressions.

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