Getting to the MayDay Parade and Festival

The MayDay Parade starts at the corner of 25th St. E and Bloomington Ave. S at 12:00 noon, and travels south on Bloomington to 34th St. E and into Powderhorn Park. MAYDAY PARADE ROUTE MAP The MayDay Festival takes place in Powderhorn Park, located in the heart of the Powderhorn neighborhood in South Minneapolis.  The…

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Round-up at Seward in April and Support HOBT

Support HOBT through Seward Co-op’s SEED program! How can I participate? It’s simple – just “round-up” your Seward grocery or cafe bill during the month of April. Your “round-up” goes to support MayDay! Where is Seward? http://seward.coop/locations Where can I find out more? http://seward.coop/coop/grants/seed Thank you!

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The Phillips History Museum

The Phillips History Museum is a playful, interactive art installation exploring the history of the Phillips neighborhood. Created by artists from In the Heart of the Beast Puppet and Mask Theatre (HOBT) in partnership with neighborhood youth from the United Tribes of Little Earth, Waite House, and the Collaborative Village Initiative, this annual event is…

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MayDay Build Workshop

**Please note there will be a workshop break between 11am – 1pm each Saturday. MAYDAY BUILD WORKSHOPS: For the entire month of April, community workshops to build MayDay are held at our theatre. Beginning Saturday, April 2nd, 2016 MayDay Build Workshops are held: Every Tuesday from 7-9pm Every Thursday from 7-9pm Every Saturday from 9-11am and 1-3pm All workshops are open to the public. Children must be…

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MayDay Build Workshop

MAYDAY BUILD WORKSHOPS: For the entire month of April, community workshops to build MayDay are held at our theatre. Beginning Saturday, April 2nd, 2016 MayDay Build Workshops are held: Every Tuesday from 7-9pm Every Thursday from 7-9pm Every Saturday from 9-11am and 1-3pm All workshops are open to the public. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Workshops are funded by free will donations. All meetings…

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MayDay Community Meeting

As many of you well know, every spring, the MayDay Festival explodes onto Bloomington Avenue! We own the street for the day, dancing and playing instruments with fiery verve. As a community we tell our story, section by section, each designed musically and visually by MayDay staff artists as a walking theatrical performance. THE 42ND MAYDAY…

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MayDay Parade, Ceremony & Festival

In the Heart of the Beast Puppet and Mask Theatre’s annual MayDay Parade, Ceremony, and Festival has been a vibrant example of art as community building in the Twin Cities area for 39 years. [clear-line] MayDay 2016 Schedule Sunday, May 1, 2016 11 am: MayDay Parade participants assemble by section east of Bloomington Ave on 25th…

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40 Years of MayDay in 3 Short Films

In the Heart of the Beast Puppet and Mask Theatre is proud to host a premiere showing of three short films by filmmakers Mike Rivard, Will Hommeyer and Daniel Polsfuss exploring the first 40+ years of our MayDay Parade, Ceremony and Festival. Each film represents the unique artistic perspective of one of these filmmakers. The event will raise funds to support MayDay 2016.…

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2015: And Still We Rise

2015: And Still We Rise The 41st Annual MayDay Parade and Festival MayDay History – May 3, 2015 We rise to END any and all forms of racial oppression. So that all can breathe full and limitlessly and know they are free and divine. YES! We rise so that the legacy of slavery and oppression…

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Give to the Max Day 2015

THANK YOU — with all our hearts! This year’s Give to the Max Day was super special. We raised $15,000 in gifts and pledges — thanks to your big-hearted kindness. Our goal was $12,000 and you helped put us over the top!! More than 5,000 nonprofits participated in #GTMD15 and we are so honored that you chose to put your…

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