ALSO: Chamber Music Society of Minnesota has announced plans for a 2021-22 season at Hamline’s Sundin Hall; and more.
ALSO: Book launch for “Sparked: George Floyd, Racism and the Progressive Illusion”; Schubert Club presents “An Evening With Composer-in-Residence deVon Russell Gray”; and more.
ALSO: Nautilus Music-Theater presents Rough Cuts Online: “The Resurrection Project”; at the Humphrey School: “Saving Live Music: A Conversation With Dessa and Dayna Frank”; and more.
ALSO: SPCO presents “Bach, Cuong, Frank and Mozart”; Westminster Town Hall Forum presents the Rev. Dr. Otis Moss III; and more.
ALSO: MPLSART Sketchbook Project show at Gamut Gallery; SPCO presents “Sounds From Home” in livestream; and more.
ALSO: The SPCO presents Bach’s Saint John Passion; “Hemingway” on TPT 2; and more.
ALSO: Club Book presents Claire Lombardo: “The Most Fun We Ever Had”; “Before Vaccines: Art and the Plague in Italy” at Mia; 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: Alec Soth & Dave King livestreamed from The Parkway; the SPCO’s Piano Quartets with Stewart Goodyear; and more.
ALSO: Jeremy Denk plays Beethoven’s Fourth Piano Concerto with SPCO; Peg Guilfoyle in conversation with Sally Wingert; and more.
Amid sadness, uncertainty, frustration and fear, individuals and organizations found ways to do good work. Here are a few of the things that inspire hope.
There’s something for everyone, from the Guthrie’s “Dickens’ Holiday Classic” to the Blues Fest Live Year End Revue.
ALSO: Penumbra Theatre’s Celebration of the Soul virtual concert; “A Christmas Carole Peterson” podcast; and more.
ALSO: “A Christmas Celebration with the Steeles,” livestreamed from the Dakota; holiday music presented by Minnesota jazz musicians; and more.
ALSO: A virtual SPCO “Postcards Across the Atlantic”; Hennepin History Museum’s Introduction to Crop Art; and more.
ALSO: Minnesota Jewish Theatre Company: “Operation: Immigration”; The Theater of Public Policy: “What Is the Future of Public Media?”
What was manifestly clear in all three performances was how much the musicians want to perform for us, stay engaged with us and continue to bring their artistry to us.
ALSO: Guthrie to present virtual ‘Christmas Carol’; Illusion Theater presents Carlyle Brown’s ‘Down in Mississippi’; and more.
The SPCO has announced a series of six live concert video streams to be broadcast in October and November from the Ordway Concert Hall. For safety reasons, there won’t be an audience.
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.