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Saturday, August 30 2014

MT EDEN @ The Loft

08/30/2014 - 9:00pm - 08/31/2014 - 2:00am

Twin Cities Dubstep is happy to welcome back... MT EDEN - [Aucklan

The Glo Run

08/30/2014 - 8:20pm - 10:30pm

5K Run through a dreamworld of glowing wonders dancing to music.  DJ at the finish. Visit www.TheGloRun.com

Afrisota: Sounds & Culture of Africa in Minnesota

08/30/2014 - 8:00pm

Dane Aaron EP Release w/ Dedric Clark and the Social Animals

08/30/2014 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm

Twin Cities solo Americana/folk artist Dane Aaron is releasing his much anticipated EP along with pals Dedric Clark and the Social Animals.

Veggie Stock Theatre

08/30/2014 - 5:00pm

Enjoy a potluck with members of Swandive Theatre and then sit in on a live backyard readingof Priscilla Dreams the Answerby Walt McGough. Discussion to follow.

MixedPerception presents King "Arthur: A Picnic Operetta"

08/14/2014 - 7:00pm
08/15/2014 - 7:00pm
08/16/2014 - 4:00pm
08/17/2014 - 4:00pm
08/22/2014 - 7:00pm
08/23/2014 - 4:00pm
08/24/2014 - 4:00pm
08/30/2014 - 4:00pm
08/31/2014 - 4:00pm
09/06/2014 - 4:00pm
09/07/2014 - 4:00pm
09/13/2014 - 4:00pm
09/14/2014 - 4:00pm
09/20/2014 - 4:00pm
09/21/2014 - 4:00pm

A punk retelling of Henry Purcell’s 1684 English Baroque opera.

Eat My Words reading with Mary Relindes Ellis

08/30/2014 - 2:00pm - 3:30pm

Eat My Words Bookstore welcomes Mary Relindes Ellis, author of The Bohemian Flats, for a reading and book signing on Saturday, August 30th at 2:00 PM.

Going Wild in the Kitchen

08/30/2014 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm

Wild foods have seen a surge in popularity in the past few years as people realize the ecological, healthful, and delicious benefits of incorporating them into their diets.

Academy of Russian Ballet Open House

08/20/2014 - 5:30pm - 7:30pm
08/21/2014 - 5:30pm - 7:30pm
08/30/2014 - 11:00am - 12:00pm

Sign up for 2014-2015 season with most advanced Ballet School in Minnesota.

Feature Cuts

08/29/2014 - 8:00pm - 08/30/2014 - 2:00am

Friday, August 29th

20 for 20, Celebrating Textile Center's 20th Birthday

08/28/2014 - 5:30pm - 10/25/2014 - 5:00pm

20 for 20 brings together 20 artists to celebrate 20 years of connections, conversations and collaborations.  Reaching across fiber art disciplines and beyond geographic boundaries, Textile Ce

Dynamic Convergence

08/28/2014 (All day) - 10/03/2014 (All day)

Three artists come together in this compelling exhibition. Megan Bell Honigman’s abstract oil paintings incorporate flowing organic shapes made of rich, soothing colors.

Exhibit: A Right to Establish a Home

08/22/2014 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm
08/23/2014 (All day) - 01/04/2015 (All day)

A Right to Establish a Home examines the history behind a series of menacing protests that enveloped 4600 Columbus Avenue South, Minneapolis following the property’s purchase in August 1931 by Arthur and Edith Lee. The young African-American couple chose to buy a house in what many then considered a “white neighborhood.” The exhibition interprets the protests and responses in the broader context of race and housing in Minneapolis, racism in Minnesota, and the individuals and organizations that defended the Lees, including the NAACP and the distinguished attorney Lena Olive Smith.

2014 Minnesota State Fair

08/21/2014 (All day) - 09/01/2014 (All day)

The Minnesota State Fair is one of the largest and best-attended expositions in North America, attracting nearly 1.8 million visitors annually. In addition to being a showcase for Minnesota’s finest agriculture, art and industry, the fair features hundreds of entertainment options including music all around the fairgrounds; educational exhibits; hands-on experiences; more than 60 carnival rides; thousands of competitions; 11 nights of Grandstand shows; and more than 450 different foods.

Craig Edwards: Pottery / Anita Ophoven: Works on Paper

08/21/2014 (All day) - 09/26/2014 (All day)

Raymond Avenue Gallery proudly presents the pottery of Craig Edwards and the Works on Paper by Anita Ophoven.

The Book of Mormon

08/20/2014 (All day) - 09/07/2014 (All day)

The New York Times calls it "the best musical of this century." Washington Post says, "It is the kind of evening that restores your faith in musicals." And Entertainment Weekly says, "grade A

Signature Moves: Perci Chester

08/09/2014 (All day) - 09/20/2014 (All day)

An exhibition of sculpture and prints by Perci Chester

TuckUnder Projects presents "Paint No Wrong Paint No Right"

07/31/2014 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm
07/31/2014 (All day) - 08/31/2014 (All day)

TuckUnder Projects is pleased to announce the duo painting exhibition Paint No Wrong Paint No Right, featuring the work of Justine Di Fiore & Samuel Bjorgum. An opening reception will take place at TuckUnder Projects Thursday, July 31, 6-9 p.m. The exhibitions run from Thursday, July 31 – Sunday, August 31, with unstructured hours Wednesday through Sunday, and by appointment.

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.

"Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike" at the Guthrie Theater

07/19/2014 (All day) - 08/31/2014 (All day)

In this hilarious comedy of ill manners, the 2013 Tony Award winner for Best Play, Vanya and his adopted sister Sonia are living a quiet life in the Pennsylvania farmhouse where they grew up, while their sister Masha travels the world as a movie star. Just as their cleaning woman issues a warning about terrible events in their future, Masha returns for an unannounced visit with her 20-something boy toy Spike in tow – and so begins an unforgettable weekend building to a fever pitch of rivalry, regret and racket. Mixing Chekhov sensibilities with modern cringe-worthy flair, Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike is a delightfully off-kilter summer romp that critics have hailed "a sublime state of hilarity" and "a zany joy!"

Marks of Genius: 100 Extraordinary Drawings from the Minneapolis Institute of Arts

07/13/2014 (All day) - 09/21/2014 (All day)

Over its 100-year history, the Minneapolis Institute of Arts has amassed an extensive collection of works on paper.

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

 

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.

The Wolf of Walmart

07/03/2014 - 7:30pm - 11/01/2014 - 8:00pm

Not one to follow the pack, the cast of "The Wolf of Walmart" will show its cunning as it hunts down the humor in all areas of pop culture, politics, and everyday life, mining it all for this

"Alive from Off Center" at the Walker Art Center

07/01/2014 (All day) - 02/07/2015 (All day)

Alive from Off Center took performance into the realm of broadcast TV, featuring groundbreaking work from a new generation of international artists working on the frontiers of comedy,

"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.

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.

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

Art Expanded, 1958–1978 at the Walker Art Center

06/14/2014 (All day) - 03/08/2015 (All day)

Drawn from the Walker’s extensive collection of artworks, films, archival materials, and ephemera, this exhibition explores the many facets of the so-called “expanded arts” scene of the 1960s and ’70s, charting a transformational phase in the history of 20th-century art when artists around the world collectively began to challenge, critique, and upend traditional media and disciplines. The teachings of John Cage, the emergence of event scores and Happenings, the dissemina­tion of Fluxus material and editions, and the embrace of conceptualism, performance, video, television, avant-garde film, and experimental music—all of these factors in the context of a rapidly changing world influenced artists and thinkers as they tested art’s evolving status as object, information, and experience.

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.

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.