Aug. 13: 7th Street LIVE

Metropolitan State University takes pride in its diverse and thriving neighborhood and will again participate in the 7th Street LIVE festival.

7th Street LIVE is a neighborhood cultural art and musical festival to support and engage community, local artists and local businesses. The event is a demonstration of the richness of the East Side community. Festival-goers can sample foods from local international restaurants, learn about resources to help start business, sign their kids up for sports programs. Metropolitan State will sponsor a booth at the festival.

This year’s festival program features Maria Isa, The International Reggae All-Stars, Not Guilty Band, a Battle of the DJs, Battle of the Bands, and dance performances.

The festival will be noon to 8 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 13 at 895 E. 7th Street, Saint Paul. (East 7th Street between Minnehaha and Forest)