In the 1980s, Governor Rudy Perpich touted Minnesota as “the brainpower state.” This is, ultimately, the story of Minnesota’s economy.
Covering Minnesota’s theater, music, dance, literature and visual arts.
Lucky for Icehouse – very, very lucky – it has a large outdoor courtyard. Concerts have been held there since June, with socially distanced seating and masks required.
ALSO: 2021 NEA Jazz Masters announced; Gypsy Mania Hot Club Quartet to be livestreamed from the Dakota; Bill McKibben online for Westminster Town Hall Forum; and more.
ALSO: “Women of Broadway: Patti Lupone” online; Dodge Poetry Festival Opening Celebration on Zoom; and more.
ALSO: Virtual Club Book features David Treuer: “The Heartbeat of Wounded Knee”; Pen Pals with Colum McCann; musical instruments and aerosols research; and more.
On June 15, 1920, a mob of 10,000 people oversaw the lynching of three African American circus workers falsely accused of rape in downtown Duluth.
Shoultz leads the VocalEssence Ensemble Singers (32 professional singers), the VocalEssence Chorus (115-120 volunteer singers) and the youth choir VocalEssence Singers of This Age, aka VESOTA.
ALSO: Minnesota Jewish Theatre Company: “Operation: Immigration”; The Theater of Public Policy: “What Is the Future of Public Media?”
ALSO: Happening Now — Art Month in St. Paul; American Swedish Institute’s Drive Thru Lutfisk Dinner; “Wuthering Heights” opera; and more.
Scheduled for Oct. 15-22, the MSP Film Society’s 2020 showing of the best new U.S. Latino, Latin American and Iberian films has been dubbed “Cine Latino En Casa” – at home.
The original ideal for the road was part of an overall plan to connect Minneapolis’ major parks with parkways.
Rain Taxi will publish its 100th issue this winter. And next week the 2020 Twin Cities Book Festival will take place virtually over three days: Oct. 15 through Oct. 17.
ALSO: Talk of the Stacks features Julia Alvarez on Zoom; Bloodline with Diane Miller + Big Shoe 4tet in the courtyard at Icehouse; and more.
What was manifestly clear in all three performances was how much the musicians want to perform for us, stay engaged with us and continue to bring their artistry to us.
ALSO: Ariana Kim: “How Many Breaths?” Live Mini-Concerts; Talking Volumes: Sarah Broom, on Zoom; and more.
Commissioned by the Lindbergh Fund and the Minnesota Historical Society, it honored the aviator’s 1927 transatlantic flight and his childhood roots in Minnesota. It did not address Lindbergh’s support of American isolationism and antisemitism leading up to World War II.
Hicks will host the first of six livestreamed concerts by the Minnesota Orchestra tonight, Oct. 2. All are free.
ALSO: Magers & Quinn presents Neal Karlen and “This Thing Called Life: Prince’s Odyssey On + Off the Road” online; on Cantus’ website: “There Lies the Home”; and more.
ALSO: Guthrie to present virtual ‘Christmas Carol’; Illusion Theater presents Carlyle Brown’s ‘Down in Mississippi’; and more.
ALSO: Club Book presents Dahr Jamail; Uptown Brass at Crooners; Minnesota History Center to reopen; and more.