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|Guns N' Rosenkavalier||07/23/2014 - 8:00pm||
Rock & Classical Music Collide
|9x22 Dance/Lab||07/23/2014 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm||
Produced and hosted by Laurie Van Wieren
|Torchlight Parade Patio Party||07/23/2014 - 7:00pm - 07/24/2014 - 2:00am||
The BEST DAYS of summer are finally here!!
|River City Revue - Fishing Trip with the Soap Factory||07/23/2014 - 6:30pm||
For this bus tour edition of River City Revue, we'll meet some of the fishermen and -women themselves, along with park rangers, naturalists, chefs, fishing enthusiasts and others, as well as visiti
|24-Hour Screenings: The Clock||07/23/2014 - 11:00am - 07/24/2014 - 5:00pm||
Called “an abundant, magnificent work” (Financial Times) and “utterly transfixing” (Huffington Post), Christian Marclay’s The Clockunfolds on the screen in real time
|Scott County Fair||07/23/2014 (All day) - 07/27/2014 (All day)||
July 23rd to 27th, Join the fun at the Scott County Fair, featuring the Largest Draft Horse Competition in North America.
|On the High Seas Summer Camp||07/22/2014 (All day) - 07/24/2014 (All day)||
Ahoy Mateys! Set sail on a pirate adventure as we draw a treasure map of Kenwood Park, paint a Jolly Rogers flag, sculpt a giant octopus and learn how to talk pirate.
|Art on Stage Summer Camp||07/21/2014 (All day) - 07/25/2014 (All day)||
Explore the creative world of theater and visual arts. Children work together to create scenery, costumes and props while staging a theater production. Performance is held the last day.
|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
|DEATH OF A SALESMAN presented by BCT||07/11/2014 - 7:30pm - 07/27/2014 - 2:00pm||
A thrilling work of deep and revealing beauty, Death of a Salesman revolves around the last days of Willy Loman, a salesman who cannot understand how he failed to w
|“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||
COLOR + DESIGN
Drawings by Lisa Rydin Erickson
Photographs by Angie Wiseman
FRIDAY, JULY 11TH 6-9PM
|Public Theater of Minnesota presents "Macbeth"||07/11/2014 (All day) - 07/27/2014 (All day)||
A hero returns from war. A prophetic word spoken. Desire burns, blood spills, friends betray. Waiting for a young king to speak…
|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.
|Shadow Horse Theatre presents "Crazyface"||07/10/2014 (All day) - 07/26/2014 (All day)||
From the visionary mind of horror and fantasy writer Clive Barker comes the story of Crazyface, a man with a simple mind in an abstract Medieval Europe who’s always wanted to fly. In this Fool’s journey, he meets an arrogant, mischievous Angel; his mother and sisters-in-law who would rather see him disappear; merciless bandits and banditry; and a trio of not-so clandestine spies who claim he has a priceless treasure that can change the course of human history.
|"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
|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 Cat in the Hat" at the Children’s Theatre Company||05/22/2014 (All day) - 07/27/2014 (All day)||
From the moment his tall, red-and-white-striped hat appears around the door, Sally and her brother know that the Cat in the Hat is the most mischievous cat they have ever met.
|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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