ALSO: A Native Music Series from the Cedar; the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community to exhibit at the State Fair; and more.
Covering Minnesota’s theater, music, dance, literature and visual arts.
ALSO: “Fanfare for the Commons” at Excelsior Commons; “Mr. Tornado” on PBS; and more.
Theater allowed drag performers to evade laws banning “cross-dressing.”
ALSO: 18 full concerts by the Minnesota Orchestra available virtually; where to find July 4 fireworks displays.
ALSO: First Avenue is back with a bang; Rain Taxi presents J. Michael Straczynski; and more.
ALSO: Skyline Mini Golf at the Walker; a “Lakewood 101 Wednesday Night Walking Tour”; and more.
Despite the end of Minnesota’s indoor capacity restrictions — and what increasingly feels like the end of the pandemic — venue advocates say the struggle for survival is far from over.
ALSO: Local theaters share in $1.5 million Mellon grant; “The Music Man” at Chanhassen Dinner Theatres; and more.
The statue replaced a 1952 wooden sculpture that some saw as an offensive caricature of a Native American man.
ALSO: Minnesota Orchestra’s “Season Finale: A Summer Prelude”; Twin Cities Jazz Fest at Crooners; and more.
ALSO: Meet a Musician/ACCENT: Osmo Vänskä and Erin Keefe, a virtual event; Al Franken: The Only Former U.S. Senator Currently on Tour Tour, Oct. 2 at the Pantages; and more.
Is there more outdoor music now than there was pre-COVID? Or does it just seem that way because last summer was so quiet? Here’s our attempt at a roundup, minus the breweries.
ALSO: An evening with Stacey Abrams; the Minnesota Northwoods Writers Conference Reading Series goes viral; Rita Moreno documentary now showing locally; and more.
In both the Minneapolis Spokseman and the St. Paul Recorder, Newman pledged to “speak out fearlessly and unceasingly against injustices, discriminations, and all imposed inequities.”
ALSO: “Alchemy & Intention: Summer Solstice Performance Arts Festival” at Franconia Sculpture Park; Minnesota Boychoir’s “Spring Sings”; and more.
ALSO: “LOG JAM! A Paul Bunyan Musical Spectacular” at the Bakken Museum; the American Swedish Institute’s Midsommar Celebration 2021; and more.
Concerts will be shorter: 60-75 minutes, without intermission. Audiences will be limited to 50% at first, with the hope of returning to full capacity by January or sooner.
ALSO: The Stone Arch Bridge Festival is back; Father’s Day With Cantus at Lake Harriet Bandshell; and more.
In 1916, In an effort to appeal to a middle-class audience that considered movie-going not quite respectable, the theater promised it would show “high class pictures at all times, including Metro, Fox, and Triangle productions.”
Francis pressed the limits of what an African American woman was permitted to achieve in early twentieth-century Minnesota.