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|Waking the Bear: Finnish and Nordic Incantations for a New Season||03/09/2014 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm||
A sacred animal in many northern cultures, the bear was ritually roused it from winter sleep, killed, and returned to its mythic origins in the stars. Drawing from immigrant
|Revolution Church||03/09/2014 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm||
Revolution strives to provide an all-inclusive space where transparency, honesty, hope and doubt are welcomed and encouraged. It is a place that seeks to embody grace.
|Open Eye Figure Theatre presents "Strumply Peter"||03/09/2014 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm||
Created by Michael Sommers
|THEATER ALL YEAR | SteppingStone Theatre Presents "Bully"||03/09/2014 - 3:00pm||
Bullying is something that everyone’s witnessed—from one side or another.
|THEATER ALL YEAR | Savage Umbrella presents "Rapture"||03/09/2014 - 2:30pm||
A tenth of the world’s population suddenly disappears.
|ANIMALS AS LEADERS||03/09/2014 - 2:00pm||
|A Very Special encore presentation of: THE BETTY BRODERICK STORY! Presented by The Women in Crisis Film Series||03/08/2014 - 10:00pm - 11:30pm||
She’s baaaaack! The Women in Crisis resurfaces with a very special encore presentation of the first film we showed in the series, “THE BETTE BRODERICK STORY!” Watch Meredith (Baxter) Bi
|Minimum Wage: One-day-only exhibit||03/08/2014 - 4:00pm - 11:00pm||
A one-day-only exhibit brings the minimum wage debate to life, at a time when the Minnesota legislature is expected to be in negotiations over the “Raise the Wage” bill. The five artists of Rogue Citizen each create over forty works, using one hour per piece. The community is invited to buy any of the paintings, for any price they choose, at or above Minnesota minimum wage. Over 200 resulting paintings will be shown at 4:00 p.m., alongside exciting speakers, including workers and politicians fighting to raise wages. Live music and DJs begin at 6:00 p.m. Notable, local artist Guante will perform for minimum wage plus tips. Other performers include Ander Other, known for his work with Doomtree; Jeremy Carpenter, previously of KMOJ; activist and acoustic guitarist, Pilar Vatres; Skip Grandz and Mark Kreazy from the new “MNworks” compilation album — available at the event; and hosting and spoken word by SEIU Local 26 president Javier Morillo-Alicea. A grant from Arts and Democracy Project covers all event overhead, allowing 100 percent of the proceeds to be donated to three community low-wage worker organizations.
|Carnaval Brasileiro 2014 (Brazilian Carnival)||03/08/2014 - 2:00pm - 11:30pm||
Twin Cities-based band Beira Mar Brasil (led by Robert Everest) hosts a Carnival bash to rival a night in Rio with over 80 singers, drummers, and dancers!
|Red, White, [Black & Blue] Uncharged at Guantánamo||03/07/2014 - 7:30pm - 03/15/2014 - 7:30pm||
Red, White, and [Black & Blue]: Uncharged at Guantánamo is a performance exploring the body of the tortured, spaces of exception, indefinite detention, resilience, and the lack of due process a
|MarsCon MN Sci Fi/Fantasy/Gaming Convention||03/07/2014 - 3:00pm - 03/09/2014 - 6:00pm||
MarsCon is a fan-run science fiction convention for all ages held every March in the Twin Cities area.
|PuppetLab 2014||03/07/2014 (All day) - 03/09/2014 (All day)||
PuppetLab is a bold program that supports emerging puppet artists in their quest to push outwards at the limits of figure theater.
|THEATER ALL YEAR | Stages Theatre Company Presents "Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day"||03/06/2014 - 6:00pm - 03/22/2014 - 7:00pm||
Pity poor Alexander. He went to bed with gum in his mouth and woke up with gum in his hair. And things went downhill from there.
|Dust Jacket: Group Exhibition||03/06/2014 (All day) - 03/29/2014 (All day)||
Dust Jacket @ The NEW Eat My Words bookstore
Friday, Mar 7, 2014
Saturday, Mar 15, 2014
|Italian Film Festival 2014||03/06/2014 (All day) - 03/09/2014 (All day)||
|Gremlin Theatre presents "A Lovely Sunday for Creve Coeur"||03/06/2014 (All day) - 03/23/2014 (All day)||
This rarely produced and surprisingly funny play focuses on one morning and one encounter between four women struggling for a sense of identity and belonging. Set in St.
|Guess Ready Review||03/01/2014 - 12:00pm - 04/12/2014 - 4:00pm||
Guess Ready Review
New work by Kate Casanova and the Guess Ready Review Collaborative
Kolman & Pryor Gallery
March 1-April 12, 2014
|MN Opera presents "The Dream of Valentino"||03/01/2014 (All day) - 03/09/2014 (All day)||
Fame is a dangerous dance.
A sultry young dancer is transformed from an unknown immigrant into a silent film sensation.
|Ultimate Dinosaurs at the Science Museum of Minnesota||03/01/2014 (All day) - 08/24/2014 (All day)||
Ultimate Dinosaurs, a huge new exhibition featuring 20 fascinating specimens from the other side of the world, will open at the Science Museum on March 1.
|Dangerous Productions presents Happy Cafe||02/28/2014 - 7:30pm - 03/09/2014 - 2:00pm||
Back by popular demand for 2 weekends only! Come see the show that has been called "the funniest thing I have ever seen!"
|AGNES OF GOD presented by Bloomington Civic Theatre||02/28/2014 - 7:30pm - 03/23/2014 - 2:00pm||
Court-appointed psychiatrist Dr. Martha Livingstone is summoned to a convent and charged with assessing the sanity of a young novice nun accused of murdering her newborn.
|'Where I Fit' at All My Relations Gallery||02/28/2014 (All day) - 05/31/2014 (All day)||
Textile artist Maggie Thompson (Fon du Lac Ojibwe) utilizes a variety of weaving and knitting techniques, printed fabrics, and assemblage works as a way to contain memory and reflect upon difficult subject matters regarding Indian identity.
|Mixed Blood Theatre presents "The Sun Serpent"||02/28/2014 (All day) - 03/22/2014 (All day)||
|University Dance Theatre: New Dance/ New Space||02/27/2014 - 1:30pm - 03/09/2014 - 9:00am||
University Dance Theatre’s Spring Concert, New Dance/New Space, opens the newly renovated Kilburn Theatre and dedicates the Larry Liu Stage.
|Pillsbury House Theatre presents “Gidion’s Knot”||02/21/2014 (All day) - 03/23/2014 (All day)||
Over the course of a 90 minute parent/teacher conference, a grieving mother and an emotionally overwhelmed fifth grade teacher have a fraught conversation about the mother’s son, the teacher’s stud
|"The Doyle & Debbie Show" at the New Century Theatre||02/21/2014 (All day) - 03/30/2014 (All day)||
Written by Minnesota’s own Bruce Arntson, The Doyle & Debbie Show is the hilarious new musical comedy that the Chicago Tribune calls “Hilarious, drop-dead funny.”
|Art in the Home||02/20/2014 (All day) - 04/04/2014 (All day)||
Art in the Home is a bi-annual exhibition currently on display in the Inez Greenberg Gallery through April 4.
|"Jim Hodges: Give More Than You Take" at the Walker Art Center||02/15/2014 (All day) - 05/11/2014 (All day)||
American artist Jim Hodges is known for his singular ability to infuse emotion and narrative into the objects of our daily lives, creating poignant studies on ideas such as temporality, life, and l
|The Music Man||02/14/2014 - 8:00pm - 03/09/2014 - 4:00pm||
In its hallmark barebones musical style, TTT re-examines this story of a town and its people who, hardened by life, find themselves taken on a journey that allows them to trust again.
|Theatre in the Round presents "Don't Dress for Dinner"||02/14/2014 (All day) - 03/09/2014 (All day)||
His wife Jacqueline will be out of town, so Bernard plans a romantic weekend with his mistress in a country cottage, complete with a gourmet caterer.
|"Godspell" on the Lyric Arts Main Street Stage||02/14/2014 (All day) - 03/16/2014 (All day)||
Prepare ye for Godspell, the greatest story ever told as you’ve never seen it before! This beloved classic from Stephen Schwartz—the award-winning composer ofWick
|THEATER ALL YEAR | Open Window Theatre Presents "A Man for All Seasons"||02/13/2014 - 6:00pm - 03/15/2014 - 7:00pm||
Highly successful both on stage and screen, this inspiring historical drama offers a brilliant portrait of Sir Thomas More in his last years as Lord Chancellor of England during the reign of Henry
|"Tristan & Yseult" at the Guthrie Theater||02/13/2014 (All day) - 03/23/2014 (All day)||
Guthrie audiences will remember Kneehigh for its wildly popular and astonishingly creative production of Brief Encounter.
|THEATER ALL YEAR | Jungle Theater presents "Shakespeare's Will"||02/06/2014 - 6:00pm - 03/22/2014 - 7:00pm||
On the eve of William Shakespeare's funeral, his widow, Anne Hathaway, recalls her life with - and without - the enigmatic poet. The enthralling story of a wife and mother who
|THEATER ALL YEAR | Brave New Workshop presents "A Snowplow Named Desire"||02/06/2014 (All day) - 03/29/2014 (All day)||
"A Snowplow Named Desire" is the 283rd comedy revue by the Brave New Workshop, where the cast will present a mix of all-new sketches and some classics from the theatre's archives,
|ORGANIC FARMING 101 -- NEW COURSE OFFERED BY WEI STARTING JANUARY 27TH||01/27/2014 - 12:00pm - 03/31/2014 - 3:30pm||
Course Coordinator: Professor Jacquelyn Zita, Farm Manager at the Women’s Environmental Institute
|"Almost, Maine" at Old Log Theater||01/24/2014 (All day) - 03/28/2014 (All day)||
On a cold, clear moonless night in the middle of winter, all is not quite what it seems in the remote. mythical town of Almost, Maine.
|Spirit + Matter Exhibition||01/13/2014 (All day) - 03/28/2014 (All day)||
This group exhibition explores the dialectic of spirit and matter through work on and with paper. Artists include Anna Boyer, Monica Edwards Larson, Wendy Fernstrum and Regula Russelle.
|Altered Esthetics 2014 Solo Exhibitions Program||01/08/2014 - 6:00pm - 03/11/2014 - 7:00pm||
Altered Esthetics is excited to launch the fourth year of
|Power of Kabbalah Course||01/08/2014 - 2:00pm - 03/12/2014 - 4:00pm||
Kabbalah Centre Offering Power of Kabbalah Course
|Artists in Storefronts 5: Cineteca||12/20/2013 - 6:00pm - 03/27/2014 - 7:00pm||
Join us as we kick off the fifth run of Artists In Storefronts with an opening reception at the Fallout Arts Initiative's St
|American Spirits: The Rise and Fall of Prohibition at the Minnesota History Center||11/30/2013 (All day) - 03/16/2014 (All day)||
Meet the drys, wets, gangsters, flappers, lawmen and suffragists of America’s most colorful, complex constitutional hiccup in "American Spirits: The Rise and Fall of Prohibition," created by the Na
|Science & Engineering Summer Camps at The Works Museum||06/09/2013 - 9:00am - 08/29/2014 - 4:00pm||
Camps for girls and boys in grades K-7 who love to explore, design, and build!
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