RARE Supporters


RARE Advisors

Adja Gildersleve -Visual Arts, Sound Arts

Photographer, Videographer, vocalist, guitarist and entrepreneur  

Anna Meyer -Visual Arts, RARE Artist Rep

Photographer resources artist needs

Andrea Jenkins -Literary Arts,  Visual Arts 

Poet, Writer, Published Author and mixed media Visual Artist 

Brayden Spearman -Visual Arts

Photographer and Visual Artist 

Chong Moua -Literary Arts

Producer, Promoter, Artistic Entrepreneur  

Denaisha Motley -Sound Arts

Vocalist Denaisha is an emerging vocalist who’s voice will move you

Emmanuel Ortiz -Literary Arts, Visual Arts

Poet, Writer and Visual Artist Twin Cities Indigenous and People of Color Figure Drawing

Ignacio Rivera Literary Arts-Visual Arts 

Storyteller activist and artists, a filmmaker and writer 

Kevin Kaoz Moore Sound Arts- Musician

Writer, Actor, Spoken Word, Health Educator, Hip Hop Artist 

Kye Allums Literary Arts & Fitness

Writer and athlete, a lecturer and educator social justice activist 

Mickey Breeze Sound Arts-Musician 

DJ Mickey Breeze is a 16 year old DJ creating a positive youth movement thru 

Myanna Gates Sound Arts-Musician 

Myanna is a 15 year old musician, lyricist, rapper and hip hop artist 

Quinn Villagomez- aka Shimmer Sound Arts-

MC and Broadcast Journalist, Co-Hosts Fresh Fruit Radio  

Ryan Stopera Visual Arts 

Ryan is a photographer videographer social worker community organizer and entrepreneur  

Sophie Fessor- Visual Arts 

Sophie is a visual artist with a focus on graphic design and illustration 

Tana Katana Mathews Sound Arts-Musician Katana Da Don is a musician, lyricist, rapper, producer of beats and promoter  

Yosenio Lewis Literary Arts- health educator, speaker, writer and performance artist 

Zealot Hamm  Literary Arts, Visual Arts- Zealot is a poet a writer and visual artist 

Zeam Porter- Visual Arts, Graphic Design

Zeam is one of the characters in the Social Justice League   


more coming!

RARE House Partners

MN People of Color Pride


 Minnesota People of Color LGBTQ Pride
Offering everyone a, “S.L.I.C.E.” of Pride.

Mission Statement

People of Color LGBT Pride’s mission is to do its best to create an atmosphere where our LGBTQ people of color and affected homeless youth are educated and empowered to handle life’s challenges.

Bridging the gaps between other organizations and community. Assisting in providing an opportunity for networking and outreach by the many services and community organizations that serve People of Color within the LGBTQ community.

Making sure the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender communities and our affected homeless youth, families, allies and friends of the LGBTQ community is aware that there is assistance and services are available for everyone. 

The Twin Cities People of Color & Indigenous Peoples' Figure Drawing & Painting Group



This is a figure drawing/painting group, specifically & exclusively for Indigenous people and people of color, working with a live nude model (also POC/Indigenous). Centering our aesthetics and styles; celebrating our forms, figures, features; and building connections and community.

Bring your own supplies, drawing board, maybe a snack to share.
$10 for the session. Money is to pay the model & space rental. Please confirm you can attend. (This is very helpful!). We need to have 10 artists confirmed attending and paying or we have to cancel.



SWOP Minneapolis is the Twin Cities chapter of the Sex Workers Outreach Project.

SWOP  provides Sex Workers and Allies with resources and community! 

Mayra's Latin Workouts




Morning classes (11am-12pm) Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays

Evening classes (6:30-7:30pm) Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays

Come see why everyone loves Zumba! This is a dance fitness party that uses Latin and World rhythms. It is fun, accessible to all ability levels, and a great way to make community! Please bring water and shoes you can dance in.


Tuesday 11am-12pm

Pound is the world's first cardio jam session inspired by the infectious fun of playing the drums. We'll bring the drumsticks and rockin songs, you come ready to sweat! Taught by Mayra, who is certified in Pound.

Xco Latin Workout

Thursdays 11am-12pm

Xco Latin is a dynamic and intense workout that mixes latin rhythms and athletic movements. Use of weights (provided) is optional but encouraged. Learn more about this amazing fitness class at xcolatinworkout.com

Mother Goose's Bedtime Stories


 MGBS is a collaborative project.

Artists and crafts people of all trades come together for each Mother Goose. We have guest artists draw up the event flyers, and handbills. Guest set designers help with styling the space for the show's theme for the month. Musicians are invited to create a theme, intermission and outro song for the show each month. A videographer is brought in to record the show. MGBS invites artists in the community to sell their wares during the show, at Mother Goose's oddities and rarities stand. 

KYE's Open GYM Fitness


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