ALSO: Commonweal’s “A Driftless Christmas”; Jim Walsh book launch for “Fear and Loving in South Minneapolis”; and more.
Artscape focuses on Twin Cities arts institutions, personalities, performances, money and politics, encompassing all forms of the arts. It appears on Tuesday through Friday.
Pamela Espeland has written about the arts for MinnPost since our launch in 2007.
ALSO: Pianist Jim Brickman: “Comfort & Joy at Home Live!”; Minnesota Opera’s “A Holiday Special – Live!”; and more.
ALSO: A live reading of “The Chanukkah Guest”; The Singers’ “What Sweeter Music”; Border CrosSing’s “El Mesías”; and more.
ALSO: Twin Cities Jazz Festival’s “A Copasetic Christmas Carol”; the National Lutheran Choir’s virtual Christmas concert; and more.
ALSO: MNspin adds more albums; how to help the arts, right now; John Lennon Tribute featuring Curtiss A streaming from First Avenue; and more.
ALSO: Arab Film Festival Collab; the Bad Plus streaming; French music from Louis XIV and XV eras; and more.
ALSO: readings from three poets; new dance from Walker and Northrop; The Betty Crocker Musical; and more.
If you thought COVID would put a stop to the Great Northern, the Twin Cities’ winter celebration, think again.
ALSO: Minnesota author Jonathan Slaght in the national spotlight; Foot in the Door 5 at Mia; a conversation with Charles Baxter; and more.
Artscape will go on break next week and return on Tuesday, Dec. 1. We’ll leave you with a handful of ways to experience our local arts scene.
ALSO: British Arrows Greatest Hits via the Walker; Jazz Fest Live; and more.
ALSO: A new dance film at the Northrop; a life of John Steinbeck; and more.
ALSO: a conversation with Carolyn Mazloomi and Dorothy Burge; National Book Awards online; Thunder Band at the Cedar; and more.
In March of this year, when COVID hit, Minnesota Opera canceled the rest of its 2019-20 season, then returned in August with a mostly digital Fall 2020. It began with a program at CHS Field and continues this weekend with 2016’s “Das Rheingold.”
Plus: Jeopardy! behind the scenes; finding realness in our digital lives; Eric Utne’s memoir; and more.
Also: catching up with Sheila Smith, executive director of Minnesota Citizens for the Arts.
ALSO: Panel discussion “Art vs. the Artist: Wagner’s Das Rheingold”; celebration of “The Best American Short Stories 2020”; and more.
Nilsson will launch his latest book, “Fäviken: 4015 Days, Beginning to End,” on Saturday (Nov. 7) at 11 a.m. during a special online talk presented by the American Swedish Institute.
ALSO: On the Children’s Theatre website: “Last Stop on Market Street”; Eddie Glaude Jr. on “James Baldwin’s Lessons on Race in America” at a virtual Westminster Town Hall Forum; and more.
ALSO: Gingerbread Wonderland at Norway House; Ragamala Dance Company and Northrop present “Foods for the Souls: Food Rituals in the Diaspora”; and more.