The last live performance we saw pre-COVID was TTT’s “Thunder Knocking on the Door,” a Black musical about the blues. That was March 12. On March 13, nearly everything had closed or was about to.
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The chamber concerts are being offered as a complimentary thank you to those who currently hold tickets to the canceled August and early September performances. A small number of tickets will be available to the public through an online lottery system.
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The museum will reopen on July 16. Lapthorn is among Mia staff charged with preparing the museum to receive visitors safely during a pandemic.
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Like most of Minnesota, the Trylon closed its doors in March. It will reopen next Friday, July 3, with safety protocols in place.
Much of the diversity, equity and inclusion work other arts organizations have vowed to do in the wake of George Floyd’s death has been part of Black Label Movement from the start.
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Minnesota is Choral Country, the Land of 10,000 Choirs. So imagine the dismay when news broke earlier this spring about choirs and COVID-19.
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Plans are to reopen on Thursday, July 16. At first, Mia and other museums will be able to operate at 25 percent capacity, not to exceed 250 people in a single self-contained space.
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The 16 tracks on “Out of the Ashes” are all by Minneapolis-based musicians, most acoustic guitarists.
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We lost Carei Thomas last Thursday, May 28, in the midst of a global pandemic and growing chaos after the death of George Floyd.
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