Origins of the Minneapolis Sound: The Twin Cities Music Scene from the ’60s to the Prince Era

St. John's Episcopal Church, Linden Hills 4201 Sheridan Ave. S., Minneapolis, MN, United States

The 1960s was an explosive time for Minnesota music, as a generation of teenagers inspired by early rock ‘n’ roll and R&B formed their first bands. Join Rick Shefchik, author of Everybody’s Heard About the Bird: The True Story of 1960s Rock ‘N’ Roll in Minnesota, and Andrea Swensson, author of Got to Be Something […]

The History of Two Historic Neighborhood Churches: Linden Hills Congregational United Church of Christ and Edina Morningside Community Church

Edina Morningside Community Church 4201 Morningside Rd., Edina, MN, United States

This program tells the story of two churches–their history, their architecture, and their neighborhoods. Linden Hills Congregational Church grew out of the Union Sunday School, which began meeting in 1896. By 1903, charter members had built a frame church building at 42nd and Upton designed by George H. Keith. The Linden Hills congregation later provided […]