Gray, aka dVRG, is a classically trained composer, multi-instrumentalist and new-music performer who finds himself in a surprisingly good place, like the eye of a storm.
Covering Minnesota’s theater, music, dance, literature and visual arts.
ALSO: Theater Mu’s TwentyPho Hour (virtual) Playfest; Tommy Orange’s virtual Pen Pals appearance; and more.
ALSO: Natalie Diaz and Patricia Smith: 2020 McKnight Judges’ Reading (online); Jazz Fest Live presents Jon Weber; and more.
ALSO: UMN English Writers Series includes a MacArthur ‘genius’; photography show opens at Mia; and more.
At the time that Prairie Home Cemetery was founded, it was situated well out of town and surrounded by farmland. The first recorded burial there was typhoid victim Bernard Berg on May 19, 1875.
The American Swedish Institute reopens today. Timed tickets must be purchased in advance.
ALSO: “Behind the March”: A Live Play Reading; the 21st Annual Minnesota Children’s Book Festival; “Designs for Different Futures” at the Walker; and more.
ALSO: Major shows of quilts by women of color; Delphia Cello Quartet at Icehouse’s courtyard; and more.
Paige won the election for representative of Minnesota’s thirtieth district on November 7, 1922.
As the Science Museum of Minnesota reopens, MinnPost talked with President and CEO Alison Rempel Brown.
ALSO: Peter Geye presents “Northernmost” on Zoom; the Met’s “Porgy and Bess,” streamed; and more.
ALSO: “CoroNation: A Film by Ai Weiwei” available online; Pavielle at Icehouse; and more.
ALSO: Northern Clay Center’s virtual American Pottery Festival; a free screening of Justin Stephenson’s film “The Complete Works”; and more.
Born in Minneapolis, Schulz first published Li’l Folks, the predecessor to Peanuts, in the St. Paul Pioneer Press.
ALSO: Author/historian Jon Meacham in Conversation With Wes Moore; a Flint Hills Virtual Family Festival; and more.
The SPCO has announced a series of six live concert video streams to be broadcast in October and November from the Ordway Concert Hall. For safety reasons, there won’t be an audience.
ALSO: 20% Theatre Company will close permanently; Joan Growe launching new book; Trademark Theater’s fourth season announced; and more.
Rendon is an enrolled member of the White Earth Nation and a writer for whom the word “prolific” is an understatement.
Built as a replacement for the original St. Paul Opera House, the Grand Opera House included new interior design features, electric lighting, and safety enhancements.
My streak of writing about the Minnesota State Fair for the last 40 years continues. Sort of.