Projects in 2021
"Not For Sale"
by Kim Hines, Barb Teed
HISTORY THEATRE, St. Paul, MN
Late 1950s & early ’60s. Arnold Weigel, a rising star in the Twin Cities real estate business, puts his career on the line when he begins to represent families of color as they attempt to buy homes in the all-white neighborhoods of Minneapolis and St. Paul. In the wake of the destruction of the Rondo neighborhood, there is a great need for housing for those displaced by St. Paul's urban renewal plan.
March 21 -- April 12, 2020
CALL FOR TICKETS: 651-292-4323
DUE TO THE COVID19 (Coronavirus) PANDEMIC, THIS PRODUCTION HAS BEEN CANCELED!!
The History Theatre will be producing this show sometime in the Fall of 2021. Please Check back for further information.
by Kim Hines
A YA Novella
STUDIO EGG LLC, Minneapolis, MN
Publishing date February 2020
Available in both Print and E-book
Wingo-Fly's Christy Wingo, is a young Black girl in a Minneapolis neighborhood in 1965. She struggles with current events surrounding her while wrestling with her gift of sight.
A young Black man is killed, and starts to give Christy clues to finding him. Winning detail, humor, and suspense captures the struggles against tragedy & racism. You won't be able to put it down!
All artists, all levels, all mediums
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"I Believe I'll Run On and See What the End's Gonna Be"
by Kim Hines
A YA Novel
When Donny has his seizures, he finds himself in a desert talking with 600 yr. old Queen Ida-Mae, the keeper of history and Uncle Best who has spent his life searching. The pair seek a member of a younger generation to whom they can pass down the legacy of the black race.
In his waking hours, Donny lives in anger over the changes in his life and tries to figure out who should pay for his physical injuries.
Stakes are heightened for Donny's grandmother when she makes up her mind to put her grandson in a spinal cord medical trial; requiring that she put her house and café up for sale. However Donny has no idea of her selfless plans and the grandmother doesn’t know that Donny has decided to seek revenge on a rival gang thus putting his whole family in danger.Stakes are heightened when Donny’s grandmother makes up her mind to put her grandson in a spinal cord medical trial; requiring that she put her house and café up for sale. However Donny has no idea of her selfless plans and the grandmother doesn’t know that Donny has decided to seek revenge on a rival gang thus putting his whole family in danger.
Donny’s journey has him questioning his decisions in regards to his need for revenge; the use of violence and how his actions affect not only his family---but has added to the list of problems within his community as well.
Publishing date: late 2020
Text by Kim Hines
National Tour scheduled for 2021
CORE ENSEMBLE THEATRE, Lake Worth, FL
A chamber music theatre work for actress and trio (cello, piano & percussion) celebrating the lives and times of four significant African American Women: ex-slave and mother to President Jefferson's children, Sally Hemings; the journalist and author of anti-lynching laws, Ida B. Wells; and New York Congresswoman and feminist, Shirley Chisholm. Text is by Kim Hines. The musical score is drawn from the heartfelt spirituals from slavery, ragtime and 1960s & 1970s urban blues music by African American composers .