Arts & Performance

The Literature Lovers' Luncheon Hosted by Excelsior Bay Books

Enjoy lunch with the authors and then a full presentation about their life and work. Featured speakers are:

1.  William Kent Krueger-  SULFUR SPRINGS


3.  Jacquelyn Vincenta – THE LAKE AND THE LOST GIRL

4.  Stephanie Gangi – THE NEXT


Literature Lovers' Night Out Hosted by Excelsior Bay Books

This ticketed program features these nationally known authors:

1.  Marie Benedict – THE OTHER EINSTEIN  

2.  Alison McGhee -  NEVER COMING BACK

3.  Amy Thielen – GIVE A GIRL A KNIFE

4.  Brit Bennett – THE MOTHERS


Paris-based Jazz Pianist to Perform on Aug. 14

On Monday, Aug. 14 at 2:30 p.m., join Covenant Village of
Golden Valley for a dynamic performance of the classic jazz composition, 2 Degrees East, 3
Degrees West
. Renowned Paris-based pianist, composer and teacher
Joseph Makholm will be accompanied by Minnesota musicians Pete Whitman on
saxophone, and Steve Pikal on bass. Refreshments will be served following the
performance. Free.

Orono artist Steve Noonan: Live music

Orono artist Steve Noonan will perform with a full band at Wayzata Brew Works on Fri., July 14: 7–11pm. At one time a recording engineer for Prince (Diamonds and Pearls, Love Symbol album), Noonan is a 12-string rock artist performing all original music with influences ranging from Neil Young to The Cure. He's backed by a stellar and sought-after rhythm section including Blair Krivanek, timmyz, and Nick Salisbury.

Brass Barn Polka Band to Perform on June 20

Area seniors and their families are invited to a toe-tapping performance
by the Brass Barn Polka Band on Tuesday, June 20, 2017 at 1:30 p.m., at
Covenant Village of Golden Valley. The band will perform a unique blend of
classical, jazz, funk, soul, folk, and traditional polka music. Free. For more information
or to reserve a spot, please visit or call
877-804-7017. Covenant Village of Golden Valley, a faith-based, non-profit,

St. Joseph's School of Music Showcase Night

This event will be held at the Minnesota History Center near downtown St. Paul. We will have a concert, reception, silent auction, activities for all ages. There will be over thirty featured student performers, along with some faculty performances. The event raises funds for scholarships and outreach concerts.

Circus Juventas Spring Show

Circus Juventas presents Sequins, Sawdust, Nouveau and Now!, their annual Spring Show, April 26 – May 6, 2017, under the Big Top at 1270 Montreal Avene, St. Paul.  

Lake Minnetonka Studio Tour 2017

What: Lake Minnetonka Studio Tour – Spring 2017 A chance to visit Artists Open Studios Who: A group of 12 Artists with Studios in the Lake Minnetonka Area. Along with invited Guest Artists, a total of 32 Artists offering work in various mediums – Painting, Ceramics, Fiber, Jewelry, Wood, Glass, more….

Where: Several communities at the edge of Lake Minnetonka…. Deephaven / Excelsior / Minnetonka

When: The first Weekend of May: Saturday, May 6 from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. and Sunday, May 7 from 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.


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