ALSO: “Extraordinary Women” to open at the Minnesota History Center; the New Standards to livestream from the Dakota; and more.
ALSO: History Theatre at Home: “Rez Road 2000”; Schubert Club International Artist Series presents David Finckel, Wu Han and Friends; and more.
From July through December 2020, five sketchbooks traveled around the Twin Cities. Whenever one moved on, it carried with it something new: a sketch or two by an artist.
In her final week as executive director of Minnesota Citizens for the Arts (MCA), Smith talks about her tenure, the arts scene in Minnesota, and her plans.
ALSO: The 20th Annual Bicycle Film Festival – Minneapolis; a live reading of “The Fisherman’s Wife”; and more.
ALSO: A virtual Jearlyn & Jevetta Steele concert from the Dakota; the Science Museum to reopen; and more.
ALSO: Heid Erdrich in Fireside Reading Series; Eduardo Porter at Club Book; and more.
ALSO: Streaming on demand: “Our Right to Gaze: Black Film Identities”; the Jake Baldwin Quartet at Crooners; and more.
ALSO: At the Dakota, Robert Robinson Celebrates Martin Luther King Jr. and Black History Month; Zealous Hellions: Nataki Garrett at Mixed Blood; and more.
Knowing it’s very early in the game and we’re still in a pandemic, we asked Van to talk about her goals and ambitions for Yellow Tree. She was full of ideas.
And looking ahead to March, the Star Tribune and MPR have announced a special Talking Volumes series, Talking Volumes: Talking Race.
Her second album, “Out of the Dark,” will be released Saturday, Feb. 13, at the Dakota and Feb. 19 at Crooners.
ALSO: Selby Avenue Brass Band with Thomasina Petrus; Davina and the Vagabonds: A Vagabond Valentine Show; and more.
Thirty-eight NEA grants totaling $957,500 will come to Minnesota, supporting projects in several disciplines from dance to design, literary arts, music, theater and visual arts.
ALSO: deVon Russell Gray in Schubert Club Courtroom concert; Jearlyn and Jevetta Steele perform “A Time to Heal” at the Dakota; and more.
ALSO: “Beyond the Rainbow” streaming on demand; virtual book launch for “Hudson Bay Bound: Two Women, One Dog, Two Thousand Miles to the Arctic”; and more.
ALSO: “21 Extremely Bad Breakups” streaming now; the Walker reopens; and more.
ALSO: A virtual service to honor Debbie Duncan; a French animation film festival; and more.
Of the 36 books up for awards, 13 were published by Minnesota-based presses and one was self-published.
ALSO: Alec Soth & Dave King livestreamed from The Parkway; the SPCO’s Piano Quartets with Stewart Goodyear; and more.