Classic Albums Live takes classic albums and recreates them live on stage — note for note, cut for cut. Founded in 2003 by Craig Martin, Classic Albums Live has become the ultimate destination for music lovers wanting to hear the greatest albums performed live. Relying only on the music, using what Martin refers to as “the world’s best musicians,” Classic Albums Live has defined itself as a mainstay in performing arts centers across North America. Read more about Classic Albums Live: Pink Floyd's 'The Wall'
Arts & Performance
Arts of the Holidays, an annual art sale, features works by returning favorites and new artists. During Arts of the Holidays you can shop arts and fine crafts by more than 130 local artists, selected for character and value, and perfect for holiday giving. This event is a holiday shopping must! Read more about Arts of the Holidays Show & Sale
Minnetonka Choral Society (MCS), under the direction of Jere Lantz, is pleased to announce our upcoming holiday concert, “Carols Old, Carols New." When Benjamin Britten composed A Ceremony of Carols while on a dangerous voyage home to England through an Atlantic Ocean infested with Nazi U-boats, he had no idea he was creating a masterpiece. He wore out his collection of centuries-old poems choosing just the right ones and fashioning them into a suite of carols with voices and harp. Read more about Minnetonka Choral Society Presents 'Carols Old, Carols New'
Mike Birbiglia presents this Broadway series at the Ordway this fall, telling his tales of parenting in ways you’ve never heard before. You’ll have the time of your life listening to his heart, his humor will lift your mood and you’ll end your night on a high. Read more about The New One
Join this music ensemble at the historic Summit Center for their presentation of Divine Light, a chamber performance that will explore the relationship between the human and the divine. Along with Ruggero Allifranchini on violin, there will be two performances along with preconcert talks illuminating the stories behind the songs. First Performance 4–5:30 p.m., second performance 7–8:30 p.m. Read more about Divine Light by VocalEssence
See the classic movie reimagined in this hilarious Broadway musical. Follow Cady Heron as she navigates her way through a new high school, encountering the trials and tribulations that come along with joining the popular crowd. It will have you rolling with laughter, certain that it most definitely does make “fetch” happen. Tickets currently available to donors and subscribers. Read more about Mean Girls
New Editions is an annual two-day celebration of book art created within the last year. Peruse MCBA’s pop-up selection of chapbooks, zines, broadsides, artists’ books, and hand-printed work by local, national, and international artists. Featuring over 125 handmade items at a variety of prices, there is something for art lovers of all backgrounds!
Join us for one or both events: Read more about New Editions 2019
The Twin Cities Bead Bazaar, a semi-annual gathering of artists, crafters, jewelry designers and stone lovers, will be held once again at the Eisenhower Community Center in Hopkins, MN, on October 26 & 27. The show is hosted and organized by Edina's own Dakota Stones and Goody Beads. Dozens of local and nationally known vendors will offer their wide selection of semi-precious gemstones, beads, kit and patterns, and finished jewelry. Read more about Twin Cities Bead Bazaar
Join the Guthrie Theater for its 2019-2020 season kick-off with Tennessee William’s lyrical family drama The Glass Menagerie. Director Joseph Haj takes this classic to the Wurtele Thrust Stage. Recommended ages 12 and up. Prices vary. Show times vary. Read more about 'The Glass Menagerie'
Artist Theaster Gates is taking over the Walker’s galleries for an immersive artistic experience. Originally trained in ceramics, Gates has expanded his practice to include performance, installation and archival conservation. He is best known for his 2009 project Dorchester Project in Chicago, which recycled a two-story property on the South Side, turning it into a performance space, library and archive. All ages. Prices vary. Gallery hours vary. Walker Art Center, 725 Vineland Place, Mpls.; 612.375.7600; Read more about Theaster Gates at the Walker Art Center