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: 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.
ALSO: The Moving Company’s “Liberty Falls 2020”; Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra’s “The Mahler Project”; and more.
ALSO: Schubert Club moves more events online, postpones others; Amreeka: Election Night Comedy Special online; and more.
ALSO: Theater Mu presents virtual “China Doll” and Mu-tini Hour; National Lutheran Choir’s online “All Saints” program; and more.
ALSO: A virtual SPCO “Postcards Across the Atlantic”; Hennepin History Museum’s Introduction to Crop Art; and more.
ALSO: Black Label Movement and Ragamala Dance Company videos; a virtual “Tempest,” set in a women’s prison; and more.
Lucky for Icehouse – very, very lucky – it has a large outdoor courtyard. Concerts have been held there since June, with socially distanced seating and masks required.
ALSO: 2021 NEA Jazz Masters announced; Gypsy Mania Hot Club Quartet to be livestreamed from the Dakota; Bill McKibben online for Westminster Town Hall Forum; and more.
ALSO: “Women of Broadway: Patti Lupone” online; Dodge Poetry Festival Opening Celebration on Zoom; and more.
ALSO: Virtual Club Book features David Treuer: “The Heartbeat of Wounded Knee”; Pen Pals with Colum McCann; musical instruments and aerosols research; and more.