Francis pressed the limits of what an African American woman was permitted to achieve in early twentieth-century Minnesota.
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Vänskä will be at Orchestra Hall tonight, baton in hand, when the Minnesota Orchestra performs its first indoor concert to a live audience since March 7, 2020, 461 days ago.
Alan Berks and Leah Cooper have adapted “In My Heart: The Adoption Play Project,” into a graphic novel. A virtual book launch on Friday will feature members of the original cast in a reading from “In My Heart.”
“I wanted to come back robustly,” said Guthrie Theater Artistic Director Joseph Haj.
ALSO: Chamber Music Society of Minnesota has announced plans for a 2021-22 season at Hamline’s Sundin Hall; and more.
The memorial was part of the Scandinavian American community’s efforts to credit their ancestors — not Christopher Columbus — with the “discovery” of the Americas.
The St. Paul poet is the latest winner of the Max Ritvo Poetry Prize. His book, “Worldly Things,” will have its virtual launch on Tuesday, June 8.
ALSO: The SPCO at Mears Park and Como Pavilion; art and farmers market at Franconia Sculpture Park; and more.
ALSO: Minneapolis Sculpture Garden summer tours begin; “5 Black Poets Call for Social Justice One Year After George Floyd’s Murder”; and more.
There have always been people in Minnesota, as in the rest of the world, who have lived outside perceived norms of gender and sexuality; the words used to name them have changed over time.
ALSO: VocalEssence’s “Witness 2021” concert; An Opera Theatre’s “In the Midst of Things/In Medias Res”; and more.
ALSO: Theater Mu’s New Eyes Festival 2021; the Minneapolis Music & Movies in the Parks Kick-Off; and more.
International Artist Series performers will include pianist Víkingur Ólafsson and violinist Augustin Hadelich.
ALSO: Movie theater news (and blues); Benjamin Percy “The Ninth Metal” book launch; and more.
We asked Minnesota elected officials what their favorite Dylan works are and why.
By midcentury, due to the popularity of 18 professional bands with local roots, New Ulm was referred to as the Polka Capital of the Nation.
She has started performing again; she recently sang the role of Mrs. Herring in Minnesota Opera’s filmed version of Benjamin Britten’s “Albert Herring.”
ALSO: Playwrights’ Center names core writers and McKnight winners; “Racism: In the Face of Hate We Resist” (63 quilts) is on display at the Textile Center; and more.
ALSO: Book launch for “Sparked: George Floyd, Racism and the Progressive Illusion”; Schubert Club presents “An Evening With Composer-in-Residence deVon Russell Gray”; and more.
Both are committed to justice and equity, bringing more voices to the table and creating opportunities for people of color in the film and television industry.