Following the war Quie and other local Norwegian Americans sought to establish a Christian secondary school and founded St. Olaf’s School in 1874.
Covering Minnesota’s theater, music, dance, literature and visual arts.
Plus: “The Cartographer” + Nathan Stocker of Hippo Campus; Selby Ave Jazz Fest, and Douglas Ewart and “Young, Gifted, and Black” at MCAD.
“The [uncertain] Four Seasons” is a musical score based on climate data dependent on the location of the performance.
Since statehood, Minnesota workers have joined together to improve and protect their livelihoods, rights, and voices in the workplace.
First Avenue has become an international tourist attraction, galvanized as the set of Prince’s performances in the 1984 movie, “Purple Rain,” and a spot to pay homage to his legacy since his passing in 2015. The Entry has a very different cachet. Less renowned, but, in its own singular fashion, potent.
Plus: Connie Evingson celebrates the horn at Crooner’s; Cindy Lawson and her band at Palmer’s, and Sophia Chai photography at Hair + Nails.
The three-month competitive program connects 11 early-career craft artists to leaders across the country as well as career opportunities.
“I think all music kind of has roots in misogyny,” said Meghan Kreidler. “And having women sing these songs, it almost kind of makes it funny, and then you really hear it for what it is.”
In the 21st century, nearly 1.8 million people attend the 12-day event every year, making it the second-largest state fair in the nation.
Never one for job-hopping, Jerry Hammer worked at every State Fair since he was 15, starting with a position in the greenhouse and working his way up to the top job.
Plus: On the One Music Festival in Bloomington; TV star Teresa Caputo at Mystic Lake, and readings by author Brian Duren.
Author Junauda Petrus learned quickly that she’d have to take the lead to do meaningful marketing with the communities she wanted to connect with for her book.
It killed dozens and injured hundreds, dropping people into cemeteries, scattering fish across the landscape, and plucking chickens bald.
Plus: new artwork by Janet Lobberecht; outdoor classical music by 10th Wave, and Jonatha Brooke at the Dakota.
The intimacy of Icehouse has fit the flamenco form nicely, Nishiuchi says. She performs there this Sunday with the Twin Cities Flamenco Collective and several guest artists.
As its name suggests, the purpose of the preventorium was to prevent disease — in this case, tuberculosis.
At this weekend’s festival, more than 15 acts offering a diverse range of styles, demographics and cultural backgrounds will grace three stages around the Pavilion free of charge, including headliners Charlie Parr on Friday and Marc Ribot on Saturday on the Pavilion stage.
Plus: An evening of Sona Jobarteh on the kora; Steve Kenny Quintet Coltrane Show; and a new St. Paul art gallery.
For the opening, a DJ spun tunes, and couches and comfy chairs were assembled in different lounge areas, and quirky installations, including a vintage camper, made for photo-ready experiences.
Founded in 1880, Gedney continues to grow one of the more successful pickle brands in the United States.