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December 17, 2017, Sunday - Block E: Minneapolis's Times Square at Hennepin History Museum

Time: 2p-4p

Location: Hennepin History Museum, 2303 S 3rd Avenue

Block E: Minneapolis's Times Square

Join us for a Fireside Chat panel discussion about one of the city's most notorious blocks - the infamous Block E!

William Burleson, author of Tales of Block E, will lead this discussion about the notorious Block E in downtown Minneapolis, featuring people who lived and worked there, including:

PATRICK SCULLY: Scully, a celebrated Twin Cities’ performance artist and founder of Patrick’s Cabaret, once lived above the Best Steak House on Block E. Patrick will be showing the short film, Shinders to Shinders, which he choreographed and first debuted projected on a billboard atop its namesake in 1982.

TONY BOUZA: Bouza presided over the Minneapolis Police Department for eight years in the 1980’s, ran for governo...r in 1994, and authored several books about how to take on crime. His columns can now be found in various newspapers around the Twin Cities.

ABOUT WILLIAM BURLESON: Burleson is the author of Tales of Block E, three stories of hope, redemption, and porn. His short stories have appeared in many publications, such as American Fiction and the New Guard. He is a nearly lifelong resident of Minneapolis, and probably first went to Block E in his mother’s arms

Included with museum admission ($5 adults, $3 seniors/students, free for HHM members).