The State Fair isn’t happening, but lots of State Fair events are, including four 2020 virtual showcases: for Cookie Decorating, Crop Art, K-12 Art and Photography and Quilt On-a-Stick.
ALSO: Minnesota Fringe begins; “John Lewis: Good Trouble” from the Film Society; the Powderhorn Art Fair goes online; and more.
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.
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.
ALSO: Celebrate ASI’s Midsommar at home; HookStreams live streaming concert series to launch; free virtual streaming of “Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am”; and more.
ALSO: “The Marriage of Figaro” online from Minnesota Opera; a Jeff Daniels Virtual Concert; and more.
ALSO: “Let’s Go Crazy: The Grammy Salute to Prince” on CBS; 13 Virtual Train Rides from Around the World; Curt Brown on the 1918 flu pandemic; and more.
ALSO: New statewide book club to read ‘Because of Winn-Dixie’; watch Science Museum films at home; a drawing class via Zoom from the Walker; and more.
ALSO: The Loft’s Virtual WordPlay Festival is under way; online screenings from the MSP Film Society; Edina Art Fair rescheduled; and more.
ALSO: “First Avenue: Closer to the Stars,” a TPT-produced history; new streaming events from the SPCO; virtual tours of Taliesin and Glensheen; and more.
ALSO: Online screenings from MSP Film Society; free audiobooks from Audible; and more.
ALSO: “Face to Face: Hmong Women’s Experiences” at Park Square; pianist Daniil Trifonov at the Ordway; and more.
ALSO: Mark Synnott: “Life on the Vertical” at the Fitzgerald; Sam and Sarah host “The Russian Century” at Orchestra Hall; and more.
ALSO: Third Thursday: Afrofuturism at Mia; Lauren Gunderson’s “Silent Sky” at the Bell Museum; and more.
ALSO: Downtown Minneapolis Church Choir Festival at Westminster Presbyterian; “Superman Becomes Lois Lane” to open at the History Theatre; and more.
ALSO: The Third Annual SongSlam at Icehouse; Katie Shireen Assef reads at Milkweed; and more.
ALSO: “The Norwegians” to open at Grain Belt Warehouse; Zorongo Presents Ay Qué Calor (So Hot!) at Icehouse; several “Messiah” concerts; and more.
ALSO: Nancy Harms to sing at Crooners; the National Dog Show on Thanksgiving; Music Under Glass at Como Park; and more.
ALSO: Concertmaster Erin Keefe is the soloist for Dvorâk’s Romance in F minor with the Minnesota Orchestra; “Journey’s End” at Gremlin Theatre; and more.
ALSO: The Danish String Quartet at ASI; Minnesota Orchestra with violinist Leila Josefowicz; and more.