The John Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon takes its name from an Ojibwe mail carrier named John Beargrease, who was born in 1858 and grew up in a wigwam on the edge of Beaver Bay.
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On Sept. 29, Northrop will host its first live performance in more than six months when Katelyn Emerson plays the refurbished Aeolian-Skinner organ for a limited-capacity audience of 250 or fewer.
Riggs, who went from childhood circus performer to satirist and founder of the Brave New Workshop, died Tuesday at age 88.
ALSO: Homes by Architects Tour goes virtual; Illusion Theater presents “Five Minutes of Heaven” on Zoom; and more.
ALSO: streaming live from the Dakota: Nachito Herrera; a (virtual) evening with Renée Fleming and Vanessa Williams; and more.
ALSO: Theatre Pro Rata postpones “Top Girls”; fall pottery sales move (mostly) online; and more.
The first structure, an 1888 “summer garden and amusement hall” built by Thomas Lowry, burned down after just three years.
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.
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.