ALSO: Jewish Humor Festival at Sabes JCC; Schubert Karaoke at the Black Dog; and more.
ALSO: “Love & Law: A Century of the ACLU” at the Dakota; Lyra Baroque: “Passaggi” in Rochester at at Hamline; and more.
ALSO: William Kent Krueger to read at Hamline Midway Library; “Bloomsday” at Lyric Arts Main Street Stage; and more.
If you want a happy ending, look elsewhere. But if you want to be seduced and enthralled, “Bernarda Alba” is for you.
ALSO: Atlantis Quartet at Studio Z; Naked Stages at Pillsbury House Theatre; and more.
ALSO: Andrea Jenkins at Mixed Blood; Osmo Vänskä and Erin Keefe to play chamber music at Zion Lutheran; and more.
Since the calendar flipped on Jan. 1, the Twin Cities has been a nexus of new music. We can’t remember ever hearing as much new music as we have so far this year.
ALSO: 39th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Tribute at Ted Mann; Poets and Writers and Musicians Against the War on the Earth at ASI; and more.
ALSO: Hamiltunes: An American Singalong at the Parkway; National Geographic Live: Kara Cooney at the Fitz; and more.
ALSO: Liquid Music: An Evening with Pekka Kuusisto and Nico Muhly; Theatre Unbound: 20th Annual 24:00:00 Xtreme Theatre Smackdown; and more.
ALSO: Guthrie receives $50K Joyce Award to commission Native artists Ty Defoe and Larissa FastHorse to create a new theater production.
ALSO: The Third Annual SongSlam at Icehouse; Katie Shireen Assef reads at Milkweed; and more.
ALSO: The Bakken Trio at MacPhail; “Becky Shaw” at the Gremlin Theatre; and more.
Also: Katha Dance Theatre at the Southern; 2020 Film Independent Spirit Awards coming up; and more.
From “All Is Calm” to “What If”: Of the many arts events we attended in 2019, these rose to the top.
ALSO: A Christmas Celebration with the Steeles at the Fitzgerald; Mankwe Ndosi Presents Great Black Music Mondays at Icehouse; and more.
ALSO: A “Gingerbread Wonderland” display at Norway House; St. Paul poet Jim Bohen at the Jimmy Wilson Gallery; “American Art and the Vietnam War” closes soon at Mia; and more.
ALSO: Minnesota composers featured in holiday Courtroom Concerts; “The Ever and After” at the Crane Theater; and more.
“His playing was sweet, heart-on-your-sleeve,” said pianist Bill Carrothers. “Irv was all about storytelling. He had a very unhurried way of playing. He was the kind of player they don’t make anymore. It’s the end of an era.”
ALSO: “Welcome Christmas” by VocalEssence; Maud Hixson and Rick Carlson perform Irving Berlin songs at Crooners; and more.