ALSO: Meet a Musician/ACCENT: Osmo Vänskä and Erin Keefe, a virtual event; Al Franken: The Only Former U.S. Senator Currently on Tour Tour, Oct. 2 at the Pantages; 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.
Is there more outdoor music now than there was pre-COVID? Or does it just seem that way because last summer was so quiet? Here’s our attempt at a roundup, minus the breweries.
ALSO: An evening with Stacey Abrams; the Minnesota Northwoods Writers Conference Reading Series goes viral; Rita Moreno documentary now showing locally; and more.
ALSO: “Alchemy & Intention: Summer Solstice Performance Arts Festival” at Franconia Sculpture Park; Minnesota Boychoir’s “Spring Sings”; and more.
ALSO: “LOG JAM! A Paul Bunyan Musical Spectacular” at the Bakken Museum; the American Swedish Institute’s Midsommar Celebration 2021; and more.
Concerts will be shorter: 60-75 minutes, without intermission. Audiences will be limited to 50% at first, with the hope of returning to full capacity by January or sooner.
ALSO: The Stone Arch Bridge Festival is back; Father’s Day With Cantus at Lake Harriet Bandshell; and more.
Vänskä will be at Orchestra Hall tonight, baton in hand, when the Minnesota Orchestra performs its first indoor concert to a live audience since March 7, 2020, 461 days ago.
Alan Berks and Leah Cooper have adapted “In My Heart: The Adoption Play Project,” into a graphic novel. A virtual book launch on Friday will feature members of the original cast in a reading from “In My Heart.”
“I wanted to come back robustly,” said Guthrie Theater Artistic Director Joseph Haj.
ALSO: Chamber Music Society of Minnesota has announced plans for a 2021-22 season at Hamline’s Sundin Hall; and more.
The St. Paul poet is the latest winner of the Max Ritvo Poetry Prize. His book, “Worldly Things,” will have its virtual launch on Tuesday, June 8.
ALSO: The SPCO at Mears Park and Como Pavilion; art and farmers market at Franconia Sculpture Park; and more.
ALSO: Minneapolis Sculpture Garden summer tours begin; “5 Black Poets Call for Social Justice One Year After George Floyd’s Murder”; and more.
ALSO: VocalEssence’s “Witness 2021” concert; An Opera Theatre’s “In the Midst of Things/In Medias Res”; and more.
ALSO: Theater Mu’s New Eyes Festival 2021; the Minneapolis Music & Movies in the Parks Kick-Off; and more.
International Artist Series performers will include pianist Víkingur Ólafsson and violinist Augustin Hadelich.
ALSO: Movie theater news (and blues); Benjamin Percy “The Ninth Metal” book launch; and more.
She has started performing again; she recently sang the role of Mrs. Herring in Minnesota Opera’s filmed version of Benjamin Britten’s “Albert Herring.”
ALSO: Playwrights’ Center names core writers and McKnight winners; “Racism: In the Face of Hate We Resist” (63 quilts) is on display at the Textile Center; and more.