ALSO: Zeitgeist Early Music Festival: Lou Harrison at Studio Z; Minnesota Dance Theatre dances Bob Dylan at the Cowles; The Spider John Legacy at the Cedar; and more.
ALSO: Sound Unseen called one of “the 25 coolest film festivals in the world”; Chanticleer and Cantus join forces in sublime concert; and more.
ALSO: “Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade” at Gold Medal Park; “Six Yards of Memory” at SooVAC; and more.
ALSO: Fringe Preview: Touring Artist Showcase at Mixed Blood; Itchy Fingers at the History Center; “Minions” at Pearl Park; and more.
ALSO: something that’s not free but is so quintessentially summer, or at least was, once upon a time: drive-in movies. A few still exist.
ALSO: Book launch for “They Played for the Love of the Game” at Minnesota History Center; Brecht/Weill’s “The Threepenny Opera” at Rarig; and more.
ALSO: Leo Kottke with Nick Forster & Friends at the Fitz; Peg Carrothers at Studio Z; and more.
ALSO: “Inspiring Beauty” at the History Center; David Torn at the Cedar; Hot Dish Trio presents “Folk Tales” at the Baroque Room; and more.
ALSO: Horror Fest to feature 12 different shows; Travis Anderson Trio at Parma; SPCO performing Schubert’s Symphony No. 5; and more.
ALSO: All in St. Paul this weekend: “Carmen” to open at the Ordway; Abbado conducts SPCO; Saint Paul Art Crawl; Northern Voice Festival; and more.
Plus: SPCO playing Beethoven’s 9th; “The Habsburgs” opening Sunday at MIA; “Every Time I Feel the Spirit” at History Center; and more.
“Blues Vision: African American Writing From Minnesota” gathers nearly a century of poetry, fiction, playwriting and memoirs by black Minnesota writers.
ALSO: The Theater of Public Policy announces a new season; Billy Collins reads from his poetry Sunday in St. Paul; and more.
ALSO: Patricia Kopatchinskaya is a huge hit with SPCO; Suzanne Farrell Ballet to perform one-act “Swan Lake”; and more.
ALSO: Latte Dé and the Ritz; Dave Greene interview on ‘Midnight in Siberia’; crime novel readings at SubText; and more.
ALSO: Ukrainian Village Band at the History Center; Salif Keita at the Dakota; Saints playing final games at Midway Stadium; and more.
Arts on Chicago gets Bush innovation grant; Okee Dokee Brothers at MN History Center; William Kent Krueger publication launch at Once Upon a Crime; and more.
ALSO: How the Bell Museum deal went through; Walter Mondale at Westminster forum; Art at St. Kate’s coming up; and more.
ALSO: Trailer Trash at Como; Café Accordion Orchestra at the History Center; Walker launches Living Collections Catalogue; and more.
The Charles Chamblis exhibit at the Minnesota Historical Society demonstrates his gift of making instant icons of perfectly ordinary events.