ALSO: Author Christopher Ingraham at Magers & Quinn; SPCO’s opening weekend at the Ordway; and more.
It felt surreal to be in the Ordway Concert Hall on Sunday while Sting played acoustic guitar and sang. He was here to promote “The Last Ship,” his play that will come to the Ordway next April.
PLUS: Journey North Opera’s “The Rape of Lucretia”; a 35W walking tour; Margaret Atwood Live; and more.
ALSO: Margaret Atwood “The Testaments” Midnight Release Party; The Bakken Trio: Siren Songs at MacPhail; and more.
ALSO: Garrison Ceramics Collection Gallery Talk at the American Swedish Institute; Art + Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-thon at the American Craft Council; and more.
The Great Black Music Ensemble will perform at the Cedar on Sept. 6. These Chicago-based musicians are masters of improvisation and creative music.
ALSO: “RISK! Live” at the Amsterdam; “Luce” at St. Anthony Main Theatre; and more.
ALSO: New McKnight fellowships – for book artists; Silver Jubilee exhibition at the Textile Center; and more.
ALSO: “Deconstructing the Beatles: Abbey Road Side 2” at the Lagoon; 6th Annual Altered Aesthetics Film Festival at the Trylon; and more.
ALSO: A one-hour “Peer Gynt” at Norway House; Liz Draper and Tasha Baron at Icehouse; and more.
The arts at the Minnesota State Fair are abundant, varied and (except for the Grandstand shows) free with admission.
ALSO: Maria Jette sings French songs at Crooners; “Interlace: A Contemporary Dance Performance” at the Southern; and more.
ALSO: André Watts bows out of Minnesota Orchestra season opener; Flying Foot Forum’s “French Twist” in White Bear Lake; and more.
ALSO: Gregory Porter at the Fitzgerald; St. Paul Food Truck Festival in Mears Park; and more.
ALSO: “Rent” at the Orpheum; 21st Annual Japanese Obon Festival coming up at Como Park; and more.
ALSO: “The Clemency of Tito’s Tennis Club: A Picnic Operetta”; “Blue Note Records: Beyond the Notes” at the Trylon; and more.
ALSO: Lit Voices featuring E.G. Bailey and Shá Cage at 900 Hennepin; Louie Kemp presents “Dylan & Me: 50 Years of Adventures” at Magers & Quinn; and more.
ALSO: Kamasi Washington at First Avenue; Ballet Co.Laboratory Presents “Remembering the Little Prince” in Hudson, Wisconsin; and more.
ALSO: Minnesota Fringe Festival; Bruce Hornsby & the Noisemakers at the Pantages; and more.
ALSO: Source Song Festival; Irish Fair of Minnesota on Harriet Island; “When the Shark Bites: Hauptmann & Brecht, Lenya & Weill” at Open Eye; and more.