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A traveling exhibit from the Library of Congress will be in Brainerd today and Wednesday, to give residents a glimpse of historic materials. Included in the trailer of treasures, says the LOC, will be:
TU Dance has made some significant moves lately, and they’re not choreographic. The company, co-founded by Uri Sands and Toni Pierce-Sands, recently moved into new studio space in the Midway area of St. Paul.
Perhaps you’re not aware that Minnesota has its own showbiz “Walk of Fame.”
Well, it does.
You’ve probably gleaned the headlines this week (and if not, here is a link) revealing that 29 people, most of them living in the Twin Cities, were indicted for human trafficking of Somali girls throughout the United States.
Keeping it fresh is one of the challenges a cast faces during the run of a show, but some shows are more challenging than others.
How about a little summer in your fall?
Park Square Theatre, which has operated a major education program for decades, is bringing back “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” for student groups, starting on Nov. 16 and continuing through mid-December.
Sunday: “Lush Life: Interpretations of the American jazz canon.” Honeydog Adam Levy and DJ Jake Rudh host an evening of musical exploration at the Southern, where some of the Twin Cities’ top hip-hop artists will dip into the Great
We were wondering when this was going to happen: When dancer Otto Ramstad would team with his twin brother, visual artist and designer Emmett Ramstad, for an evening of performance.
When Christian singer TobyMac appears in Minneapolis Saturday night, 60 7th-graders from White Bear Lake will be watching for free in Target Center luxury suites.
They’re classmates of Kinley Ogendi, the 12-year-old boy from Vadnais Heights who was
This year’s “Rendezvous With the U,” an annual event of the College of Design at the University of Minnesota, is not to be missed.
The opera “Elmer Gantry” by Robert Aldridge will get its Minnesota premiere Nov. 18-21 at the University of Minnesota’s Ted Mann Concert Hall. It’s presented by the School of Music’s University Opera Theatre.
Shows are Nov. 18-20 at 7:30 p.m.
National Public Radio’s “Car Talk” is the sort of gearhead nirvana that draws listeners both serious and silly, so it’s no surprise that Fridley-based songwriter Joe Fahey has something of a bumper-music hit on his hands with his latest tune, “I Cou
Some of the Twin Cities’ most popular and accomplished hip-hop artists — Mayda, Ill Chemistry (Desdamona and Carnage the Executioner), Toki Wright, Omaur Bliss and others — will offer their takes on classic jazz songs. Levy is a co-host.
Chris Smither has a weatherbeaten mien that’s completely in sync with his workingman’s wisdom. His songs can be funny, profound and humble all at the same time, delivered with the efficiency and understatement of a shrug.
No, you aren’t dreaming. Yes, there will be an elephant in a dance performance this weekend, or rather, a dancer in a plush pachyderm costume.
The Moscow Ballet’s “Great Russian Nutcracker” is coming to Rochester and Minneapolis in early December and will feature the company’s award-winning couple Cristina and Alexei Terentiev.
The Terentievs will headline the Ballet’s so-called West Coas
Paul Hillmer, the author of “A People’s History of the Hmong” and an associate professor at Concordia University, will speak at Carleton College’s celebration of the traditional Hmong New Year on Saturday in Northfield.
The celebration, co-sponsore
Aniccha Arts, a performance company originated by Pramila Vasudevan in 2004, pops up in some unusual spaces, performing works that integrate contemporary Indian dance with high-tech media.
Friday-Saturday: Brad Mehldau: Highway Rider with The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra. I’ve been listening to pianist Brad Mehldau for a long time.
An “American Idol” contestant will headline the cast of the Ordway’s “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat,” coming to St. Paul in December.
Starring as Joseph will be Anthony Fedorov, who was in the top four in Idol’s fourth season.