Things to Do in Minneapolis and St. Paul

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Monday, July 28 2014

Reina Del Cid at Amsterdam Bar & Hall 07/28/2014 - 9:00pm

The Cidizens are led by 24 year old singer-songwriter Reina del Cid, described by Minneapolis’ Secrets of the City as “the way-more-talented-than-you girl next door.” Channeling storytelling greats like Bob Dylan and Paul Simon, del Cid serves up heartache, complex romance, and sharp-eyed social commentary with the effortlessness of an artist many decades her senior.

Geeks Who Drink Pub Quiz at Cardinal Tavern 07/28/2014 - 7:00pm - 07/28/2015 - 7:00pm

Every Tuesday at 7pm, quizzers descend upon the Cardinal Tavern in S.

Twin Cities Secrets 07/28/2014 - 7:00pm


This show is about you.

Your fears. 

Your failures.

Your triumphs. 

Your stories.

Your secrets.


Make the Most of Google Docs at Roseville Library - Pre-registration required 07/28/2014 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm

Come and learn about Google Docs: Google's version of documents, spreadsheets, forms, presentations, and drawings—all part of the Google Docs suite.

GoFish Gotta Move Vacation Bible School 07/28/2014 - 9:00am - 08/01/2014 - 11:30am

Berea Lutheran Church's 2014 Vacation Bible School is Go Fish's Gotta Move - Keepin' In Step With The Spirit.  Join us for Bible study, crafts, snacks, music and games! 

Lego Arts Mania Camp 07/28/2014 (All day)

Build with legos while also discovering other fun ways to use legos to create hanging art. Extended care available.

THEATER ALL YEAR | Stages Theatre Company Presents "The Wiz" 07/26/2014 - 7:00pm - 08/02/2014 - 7:00pm

Based on the original Tony-Award winning Broadway musical, this is the familiar story of Dorothy's tornado-driven adventure in Oz, and the wonderful characters who befriend and protect her: the Tin

THE WIZARD OF OZ 07/25/2014 - 7:00pm - 08/03/2014 - 2:00pm

St. Anthony Community Theater (SACT) presents The Wizard of Oz. Join us as we help Dorothy find her way back home to Kansas in this family-friendly production!

Radical Presence: Black Performance in Contemporary Art 07/24/2014 (All day) - 01/04/2015 (All day)

This groundbreaking exhibition is the first comprehensive survey of performance art by black artists working from the perspective of the visual arts from the 1960s to the present.

Figures and Faces: New Works by Michael Weatherly 07/15/2014 - 8:00am - 08/13/2014 - 2:00am

Michael Weatherly will show his latest series of prints at the "Figures & Faces" solo exhibition at the Nomad World Pub July 15-August 13, 2014.<--break-> Weatherly’s latest work features

“RENT” at Lyric Arts Main Street Stage 07/11/2014 - 7:30pm - 08/03/2014 - 2:00pm

Experience one of the most powerful plays of the last fifty years at Lyric Arts’ production of RENT.

THEATER ALL YEAR | SteppingStone Theatre Presents "The Reluctant Dragon" 07/11/2014 - 7:00pm - 08/02/2014 - 7:00pm

Not all dragons are scary, and not all heroes are violent!

A boy who “reads too much” encounters a dragon who is most “undragony.” The boy overcomes his prejudices about dr

COLOR + DESIGN 07/11/2014 - 6:00pm - 09/30/2014 - 5:00pm


Drawings by Lisa Rydin Erickson

Photographs by Angie Wiseman



Minneapolis Made Here 07/11/2014 (All day) - 12/31/2014 (All day)

With Made Here, Hennepin Theatre Trust showcases Minnesota’s wealth of artistic talent to activate the vibrant downtown Minneapolis Cultural District. From locally created visual displays in vacant storefronts, to pop-up parks and art galleries and live performances in commercial spaces, the rich diversity of the Twin Cities’ cultural community is front and center for all to share.

"Bleu Shut" at the Walker Art Center 07/01/2014 (All day) - 08/31/2014 (All day)

Bleu Shut pokes fun at spectators’ impatience with experimental cinema by having an on-screen clock count down the film’s running time” (Chicago Reader<

"My Fair Lady" at the Guthrie Theater 06/28/2014 (All day) - 08/31/2014 (All day)

The story, the songs, the characters -- you know and love them. Now, for the first time in Guthrie history, see them come to life in a spectacular new production. Professor Henry Higgins loves language. Cockney flower girl Eliza Doolittle yearns to speak like a lady. Sparks fly when his curiosity and her determination launch a daring social experiment designed to turn a lower-class ugly duckling into a high-society swan -- with unexpected results for both of them.

Post Physical | Visual Reactions to the Post-Internet Age Curated by Nathaniel Smith at SooLocaL 06/28/2014 (All day) - 08/10/2014 (All day)

Post Physical: Visual Reactions to the Post-Internet Age features digital, audio, video, .gif, collage, painting, sculpture and IRL works, intended to propose options, problems, and questions

Around The World In 80 Days 06/20/2014 (All day) - 10/27/2014 (All day)

A simple handshake locks Phileas Fogg into an outrageous, seemingly impossible wager to circle the entire globe in only 80 days. Every step puts his fortune - and his life - in danger.

THEATER ALL YEAR | Jungle Theater presents "The Heiress" 06/19/2014 - 7:00pm - 08/16/2014 - 7:00pm


Based on one of Henry James' most memorable novels, Washington Square, this Tony Award-winning play examines the conflict between painfully shy Catherine Sloper and her stern, inflex

Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde (with Musical Olios) 06/19/2014 (All day) - 08/16/2014 (All day)

Thrill to this twisted tale as you watch well-intentioned Dr. Jekyll raise a test tube of his secret potion -- the culmination of years of research-- to his lips.

Summer Group Show 2014 06/14/2014 - 12:00pm - 09/06/2014 - 4:00pm

Summer Group Show 2014


Featuring the artists of the Kolman & Pryor Gallery:

Betsy Ruth Byers: Painting

Kate Casanova: Collage

Jim Dryden: Painting

Dreams and Memories: Contemporary Tapestries by Aino Kajaniemi 06/12/2014 - 6:00pm - 08/16/2014 - 6:00pm

Textile Center presents:

Dreams and Memories: Contemporary Tapestries by Aino Kajaniemi

June 12 - August 16, 2014

Opening Reception: June 12 at 6 pm

Creative Dissent: Arts of the Arab World Uprisings 06/05/2014 - 6:00pm - 08/23/2014 - 6:00pm

Mizna & Intermedia Arts present

Creative Dissent: Arts of the Arab World Uprisings

Exhibition Dates: June 5-August 23

Toys of the '50s, '60s and '70s at the Minnesota History Center 05/24/2014 (All day) - 01/04/2015 (All day)

Gumby. Barbie. Slinky. Mr. Potato Head. Wham-O. Spirograph. Hot Wheels. The names of popular toys from the 1950s, '60s and '70s capture the craziness, the joy, the sheer fun of being a kid.

The Diastema Project: There is Much to Be Said About a Gap-Toothed Grin 05/12/2014 (All day) - 09/08/2014 (All day)

Depending on where you call home, a space between your front teeth may be the sign of a lustful nature, good fortune or the highest form of beauty.

THEATER ALL YEAR | Commonweal Theatre presents "Arsenic & Old Lace" 05/09/2014 (All day) - 09/09/2014 (All day)

Looks can be deceiving! Everything seems normal and serene in the home of spinster sisters Abby and Martha Brewster - famous in their Brooklyn neighborhood for hospitality and charity.

Treasure Hunt: Where our hearts are, there is our treasure 05/01/2014 - 6:30pm - 08/08/2014 - 8:30pm

Treasure Hunt: Where our hearts are, there is our treasure

May 1- August 8 mixed media art exhibition around Saint Louis Park

Opening Night Kick Off

Storm Drain Stenciling with FMR 04/21/2014 (All day) - 10/13/2014 (All day)

If you're looking for a great service outing that is educational, active, outdoors and provides a significant community benefit, consider storm drain stenciling!

"The Little Mermaid" at Chanhassen Dinner Theatres 03/07/2014 (All day) - 08/30/2014 (All day)

In a magical kingdom beneath the sea, a beautiful young mermaid named Ariel longs to leave her ocean home to live in the world above.

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.

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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