Taking place at Minnesota Opera’s new Luminary Art Center and set in a fantasy version of the 1980s Wall Street era, Rinaldo is portrayed as a trust fund baby and the sorceress Armida is a financial wizard unable to break through the glass ceiling.
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Robert Aaron Brown was a prolific St. Paul painter, mostly of watercolors, whose productive years were roughly 1930 to 1950.
Plus: The work of Nyeema Morgan and Mary Simpson and a discussion with essential workers at the East Side Freedom Library.
The Survivors Memorial is the first permanent memorial to sexual violence survivors in the nation.
An unusually close election in 1962 led to a recount in the race between Gov. Elmer L. Andersen and his challenger, Lt. Gov. Karl F. Rolvaag.
Plus: Canadian singer Jessie Reyez; a Jewish/Native American puppet show; and a choral concert with a social justice bent.
Ganu appears as a character in the installations, which also depict an imagined landscape of outer space. She filmed herself in the SooVAC galleries during Navarati, a festival in the Hindu tradition that spans nine nights.
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On Oct. 30, 1991, no one in Minnesota foresaw a blizzard. Local meteorologists predicted a few inches of snow. The snow began to fall in the early to mid-afternoon of Oct. 31 and fell steadily for almost three days.
If Halloween isn’t your thing, you’ve got lots of other options, too, including the bull-jean Experience; Dylan Hicks & Small Screens + Aby Wolf and Eric Mayson; Drag Story Hour; and more.
An exhibition devoted to the character of Sherlock Holmes, created by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle in the late 19th century Victorian period, celebrates scientific inquiry, innovation, and the long-rooted collaborations between police and scientists.
The title recognizes its status as one of the first cities to discourage Halloween tricks by hosting a city-wide party.
Art isn’t always comfortable. It’s through art we confront the most difficult things in our community — like social or political issues, existential threats to our existence like climate change, and traumas that linger from the past.
Thomas Søndergård is the orchestra’s music director designate for the 2022-23 season and will take on the full music director role next September. Søndergård will conduct the Minnesota Orchestra in concerts this weekend.
The last show curated by former Walker Art Center curator Vincenzo de Bellis is a hat tip from the curator on his way to new things.
It’s the Twin Cities Art Week this week, a new festival of sorts where all kinds of galleries and museums are spiffed up with special events. Plus a lot more.
The $100,000 annual award honors significant contributions to the cultural life of Minnesota.
On October 5, 1869, water seeped and then gushed into a tunnel underneath St. Anthony Falls creating an enormous whirlpool. The falls were nearly destroyed.
Plus: a Swedish stringband; show-stopping song and dance; and an arty party.
“With the support of the government now, it’s an incredible opportunity and resource for filmmakers to come here,” said Kimberley Browning, a filmmaker and director of programming for the festival. “This is such a great film community that doesn’t necessarily hit New York or LA and we’re hoping this will help cross pollinate.”