Two of Minnesota’s premier cultural institutions are deep in the red and need help.
ALSO: SAGE Awards for dance; a Stones film fest; Bill Carrothers at Artists’ Quarter; U to honor Dominick Argento; and more.
ALSO: Lots of literary events this week; ‘Tiptoe through the ’60s’ at Central Library; and more.
Issues of artistic control are among the subjects of negotiation in the SPCO contract talks.
ALSO: Minnesota Orchestra members to offer concerts during lockout; Soap Factory’s Haunted Basement opens; 5 reasons to see ‘Measure for Measure”; and more.
ALSO: Science Museum’s ‘Tornado Alley’ blew us away; ‘Wits’ season tickets on sale; Karita Mattila at Schubert Club; and more.
Maria Schneider, who has been called “the foremost big-band composer of her generation,” is recording and performing this week with the SPCO.
ALSO: Global Roots Festival at the Cedar; Miguel Gutierrez at the Walker; Michael Chabon at Talk of the Stacks; and more.
ALSO: ‘Why We Do This’ at Soap Factory; ‘The Brothers Size’ at the Guthrie; Kramarczuk’s Kielbasa Festival; and more.
ALSO: Guthrie names casts for Hampton celebration; SPCO president responds to musician’s article; Pease is new Park Square leader; and more.
ALSO: St. Paul plans outdoor concert for Sept.; The Bad Plus has new CD; American Pottery Festival Sept. 7-9; and more.
St. Paul’s music-loving mayor wants a city with a scene — a dynamic downtown with the special energy that only art and music provide.
ALSO: “The Vampire” opens on the Centennial Showboat; a free Cantus concert at Lake Harriet, Butch Thompson at Old Log; and more.
ALSO: ‘War Within’ and ‘Amen Corner’ to open; ‘Soul Project’ at the Walker; MN Orchestra layoffs; and more.
Kate Nordstrum is teaming up with the SPCO to present a new series that explores the space between indie-experimental and concert-hall classical.
ALSO: An amazing offer from SPCO; State Fair lineup shaping up; powerful ‘Lizzie Bright’ at Children’s Theatre; and more.
ALSO: ‘Laramie Project’ to open; Books & Bars expands; Soledad O’Brien and Irvin Mayfield at Orchestra Hall; and more.
Violinist Christian Tetzlaff will play for the Minnesota Orchestra, the SPCO and the Schubert Club this month.
ALSO: SPCO’s $50 rest-of-season pass; ‘Art(ists) on the Verge’ at Soap Factory; two pottery exhibitions; and more.