Sunday 3/8: The Minnesota Historical Society press presents Staring Down the Tiger: Stories of Hmong American Women, with readings from editors and contributors Pa Der Vang, Mai Thao Xiong, Mai Neng Moua, Kao Kalia Yang, Dr. Maykao Hang, Mainhia Moua, and Boonmee Yang. St. Catherine University, 2 p.m., free.
Author and co-host of Pod Save America Dan Pfeiffer will present his new book Un-Trumping America: A Plan to Make America a Democracy Again, with a discussion moderated by Alyssa Mastromonaco. Parkway Theater, 7 p.m., $38 in advance/$43 at the door (includes a copy of the book).
Thursday 3/12: Mizna presents Poetry + Protest, an evening with poets George Abraham, Tarik Dobbs, Roy G. Guzmán, Marlin M. Jenkins, Maitreyi Ray, and Yara Omer. Fallout Urban Arts Center, 7:30 p.m., free (donations suggested).
Midstream Reading Series presents poets Jim Bohen, Keno Evol, Carolyn Holbrook, and Carol Rucks, hosted by Mimi Jennings. Milkweed Coffee Shop, 7:30 p.m., free.
Saturday 3/14: Truartspeaks presents the semifinal round of Be Heard, a Minnesota youth poetry slam. Twelve teen finalists will compete in front of a live audience. Twin Cities PBS, 7 p.m., $10 ($5 for students).
And another thing: The Minneapolis Institute of Art’s newest exhibit is When Home Won’t Let You Stay: Art & Migration—the title is inspired by Somali British poet Warsan Shire.
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