The hills are alive at this fun event, where audience members are invited to sing along with the familiar tunes of Sound of Music. The classic film will be projected on a giant screen, with subtitles for the audience to interact and jump into the action. Costumes are encouraged; prizes will be given for the best costumes in a contest occurring a half hour prior to each show. Read more about Sing-along Sound of Music
Arts & Performance
Known for her post-modern dance performances, Trisha Brown’s choreography, costuming and set design is something to behold. There will be pieces never before seen in Minneapolis, as well as older favorites Read more about Trisha Brown Dance Co.
Join platinum-selling rock band Imagine Dragons as it brings the “Into the Night” tour to the Xcel Energy Center. The band will play radio hits such as “Radioactive” and “Demons,” as well as other selections from the hit album; the group is making its second stop in the Twin Cities after a sold-out show in September Read more about Imagine Dragons
The Children’s Theatre brings the characters and plot of Philip Pullman’s children’s book to life. Scarecrow’s world drastically changes one afternoon when he is struck by a lightning bolt and brought to life. He sets out on a quest for fame and forms a friendship with a witty peasant boy. Although stubborn, the scarecrow finds a best friend for whom he would do anything. Intended for children in grades three and older. Read more about The Scarecrow and his Servant
Shakespeare never goes out of style, as shown in this timeless production of Othello at the Guthrie Theatre. Filled with jealousy, manipulation and love, Othello reveals how destructive doubt and suspicion can be. Though the story is a classic, it’s as relevant today as ever. Read more about Othello
The musical score is as much a part of the PBS drama as the story for the true Downton Abbey aficionado, and this concert allows for the opportunity to hear it live. Emmy Award-winning composer John Lunn’s tunes will be sung by the Oratorio Society Chorus, along with original British choral arrangements from the early 20th century. Two scenes from the show will be re-enacted, and there will even be sing-a-long opportunities for the audience. Read more about The Music of Downton Abbey
This year marks the Auto Show’s 41st celebration of the automobile industry. Featuring hundreds of domestic and imported cars, trucks and SUVs, the Twin Cities’ show is the seventh largest nationwide. Read more about Twin Cities Auto Show
This year marks New York Voices’ 25th year as a jazz vocal ensemble, and with a Grammy win tucked under their belts, they are celebrating. The group is known for their unique arrangements and standout vocal blend. Read more about New York Voices
Country rock band Maiden Dixie first hit the Minnesota music scene in 2011. They’ve played at every Minnesota club hotspot, opened at fairs and festivals, and performed with several national acts. Maiden Dixie’s musicians include two Iraq war veterans, six music and composition majors and a Division I basketball player. The band effortlessly blends country, rock and blues. Catch them on Mainstreet before they hit it bigger Read more about Maiden Dixie
You’ve got the golden ticket! Rediscover the magic of the classic Roald Dahl tale. See Charlie and Gramps float their way to the top, Violet balloon like a blueberry, the Oompa Loompas bob up and down and Willy Wonka’s shenanigans. Sing along to the well-known hits and dream of gooey Wonka chocolate bars. Read more about Willy Wonka Jr.