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MSP (P) - Opening Your Cultural Lens. A conversation with Gail Shore.

We are excited to welcome Gail Shore, founder of the nonprofit Cultural Jambalaya to help us explore the world. Gail's solo trips have taken her through five decades and nearly 100 countries, including to destinations as intriguing and unfamiliar as North Korea, Iran, the Amazon, and even Timbuktu. Her new book, Opening My Cultural Lensis the account of her lifetime on the road—an illuminating exploration of the traditions, rituals, and cultures of some of the world’s most remote and fascinating populations.


Event details:


5:30 PM - Social time and sampling internationally themed snacks.

6:30 PM - Dialogue and conversation with Gail about her travels and cultural learnings.

Preregistration is required for this event. (See the link above.) Cost to attend is $10 for members and $15 for nonmembers. 

You are invited to purchase a copy of Gail’s book, Opening My Cultural Lens, either at the event or in advance for a discounted price of $25.00 (a 30% discount off the delivered price from Amazon). Gail will be available to sign books at the event. Payment may be made to Gail Shore by check, cash or Venmo. Contact Char Krepel ( or Jean Forrey ( if you’d like to purchase the book in advance.

For more information about the Cultural Jambalaya organization visit their website:

Note: For non-members, there is an additional $2 ClubExpress Technology Convenience fee added at checkout making the total cost $17 for non-members.

Wednesday, September 13, 2023, 5:30 PM until 7:30 PM Central Time (US & Canada) (UTC-06:00)
Danish American Center
3030 West River Pkwy S.
Minneapolis, MN  55406
Additional Info:
Event Contact(s):
Jean Forrey
Charlene Krepel
Registration is required before Saturday, September 9, 2023 at 10:00 PM
Payment In Full In Advance Only
Cancellation Policy:
If you are a member and cancel your registration before the specified deadline, you will receive a full refund as a credit to your account. You can use the credit to pay for another event or put it toward your annual dues payment. Non-members will receive a refund on their credit card, minus a $4 processing fee.

No refunds are available to members or non-members after the cancellation deadline.
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