Arts & Performance

Art and the Brain

There’s a lot going on in the brain—the way it works, how it is influenced and makes connections are topics both neuroscience and philosophy are steeped in. Art and creativity are often thought of as a realm beyond these subjects, but all are, in fact, inherently linked. In this lecture, Nicola Demonte will explore the interplay between neuroscience, art history and philosophy through paintings by de Kooning, Pollock, Mondrian and Warhol, and photography from Charcot. Creative efforts as a counter to disabilities and neurological disorders will also be discussed. Pre-register online. Read more about Art and the Brain

Urinetown

Urinetown is a musical satire of capitalism, politics, the legal system and more. The comedy will leave you laughing and crying with musical numbers and a thought-provoking underlying message. Tickets $18 adult, $16 senior and $12 youth. Minnetonka Theatre, 18285 Highway 7, Minnetonka; 952.401.5898; minnetonkatheatre.com Read more about Urinetown

Theatre 301 presents "Lost in Yonkers"

Theatre 301 is pleased to present the Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning play by Neil Simon, Lost in Yonkers.

Drawing on Neil Simon’s experiences growing up in New York City, his comedic drama, Lost in Yonkers tells a story of flawed yet captivating characters that speaks so powerfully to the human condition. Set during World War II, the play’s themes, including survival, the importance of family, and acceptance, remain relevant to contemporary life. Read more about Theatre 301 presents "Lost in Yonkers"

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