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Help Us Support Local Artists

Help Us Support Local Artists

When you support artists, they continue to give back to the community Artists are the bedrocks of our communities. In times of uncertainty and isolation, we turn to art for comfort - from music, to movies, books, and beyond. We're partnering with Springboard for the...

“All of it was a surprise”

“All of it was a surprise”

Rock What You Got with Jearlyn Steele It would be easy to think Jearlyn Steele set off on her path to success as a singer, performer, and talk show host, (just a short list of her accomplishments) early in life. After all, as a child she sang gospel with her brothers...

Be Nice to Yourself. Seriously.

Be Nice to Yourself. Seriously.

We've all had those days. Those days when your hair looks weird, or that twenty pounds that snuck up on you out of nowhere won’t let you button your favorite pair of jeans and now you have to wear those weird brown pants that itch. Or, you just lost your job, or a...

The Time is Now

The Time is Now

Is it just a moment? Or… Is it a movement? In the last couple of years, women have been finding their voices like never before. Women are galvanized. Banding together. Pink hats and marches and “Me Too”…all of those things… but, SO MUCH MORE. Assembling together...

Here’s What We’ve Been Up To!

Here’s What We’ve Been Up To!

Last December we officially changed our name from the Twin Cities Women's Expo to Rock What You Got. We did this because we felt like the old name and event didn’t fully represent the women of today. For us, Rock What You Got is an anthem call for everyone to embrace...

So, What’s with The Pay Gap?

So, What’s with The Pay Gap?

Here’s a question: how is the gender pay gap still a thing? How are women still facing this in 2019? As much as we wish it wasn’t true, the pay gap is alive and well and that’s a hard pill to swallow – which makes it easy to ignore instead. It’s easy to think it...

Judy Garland: A Top 10 Star of Classic Cinema

Judy Garland: A Top 10 Star of Classic Cinema

Women’s History Month might be coming to an end, but we wouldn’t dream of finishing out the month without mentioning one of Minnesota’s brightest and most tragic stars, Judy Garland. Born in Grand Rapids, Minnesota, Judy started entertaining at the age of 2, traveling...

2019: The Year of You!

2019: The Year of You!

Living in limbo. That’s how many of us feel in the days between Christmas and the New Year. We find ourselves reflecting on memorable moments while looking forward with excitement to what’s ahead. ‘Tis the season to make resolutions and we have a good one for you to consider…