Arts & Performance

The 2020 Flint Hills Family Festival

Bring the whole family for a day of wonder, imagination, and all-ages fun!

Presented by the Ordway, the Flint Hills Family Festival is an annual multi-day event featuring performances, free activities, art-making, and more. Families will be swept away on adventures that spark imagination and inspire exploration, with performances by artists from all over the world and right here at home. Read more about The 2020 Flint Hills Family Festival

Sons of Mystro

Sons of Mystro are young violinists made up of brother duo Malcolm, 23, and Umoja, 20, who use their violins to creatively interpret various genres of music; reggae classics, American pop songs, and their own creations. Stunning virtuosity.

In covering a song, Sons of Mystro invariably enhances that particular song due to their unique styling. Read more about Sons of Mystro

Polkadots: The Cool Kids Musical

Polkadots follows 8-year-old Lily Polkadot who just moved to the “Squares Only” small town of Rockaway. As the first Polkadot in an all-Square school, Lily faces an almost impossible task of gaining acceptance from her peers. From daily bullying, to segregated drinking fountains, Lily’s quest seems hopeless until she meets Sky, a shy Square boy whose curiosity for her unique polkadot skin blooms into an unexpected pal-ship. Read more about Polkadots: The Cool Kids Musical

NOOMA, an opera for babies

This opera for babies uses parachutes to create an intimate world of wonder and interaction.

Designed by Moving Star Vocal Ensemble, the performance invites our youngest audiences into an expanding and contracting world and immerses them in a parachute’s movements as it becomes a metaphor for breathing. Bring imagination and your full selves into this baby and toddler-centric experience designed just for them! Read more about NOOMA, an opera for babies

Hotel Ivy's 'MIND, BODY & SPIRITS' Weekend Featuring Art Classes from Christina Twomey Art, a VIP Penthouse Party with Griffin Gallery, and Spa/Fitness Classes from Anda Spa

Penthouse Reception

Enjoy complimentary access to Hotel Ivy's famed Penthouse to be inspired by exceptional art! Mingle with the artists while enjoying a custom installation curated by Christina Twomey Art + Design and Griffin Gallery Fine Art. Artwork will be available for purchase.

Saturday 3.28 | 5:00PM - 7:00PM
Saturday 3.28 | 7:00PM - 9:00PM

Pop-Up Art Gallery Read more about Hotel Ivy's 'MIND, BODY & SPIRITS' Weekend Featuring Art Classes from Christina Twomey Art, a VIP Penthouse Party with Griffin Gallery, and Spa/Fitness Classes from Anda Spa

Leila Abdelrazaq: Nothing is Set in Stone (Narrative Intifada)

Leila Abdelrazaq is a Palestinian author and artist born in Chicago and currently living in Detroit, Michigan. Her creative work primarily explores issues related to diaspora, refugees, history, memory, and borders. Nothing is set in stone (narrative intifada) examines history as a series of stories that are either lost or solidified in time through repetition, power, and oppression.  In Palestinian iconography, stones are considered sacred because they are tied to the land. They are also used as tools for resisting oppression. Read more about Leila Abdelrazaq: Nothing is Set in Stone (Narrative Intifada)

Twin Cities Bead Bazaar

The Twin Cities Bead Bazaar is a semi-annual gathering of artists, crafters, jewelry designers and stone lovers.  The show, which is hosted and organized by Edina's own Dakota Stones and Goody Beads, will be held once again at the Eisenhower Community Center in Hopkins, MN, on May 2nd & 3rd.  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

One Voice Mixed Chorus presents Bayard Rustin: The Man Behind the Dream

Join One Voice in honoring the life and work of gay, African American civil rights activist Bayard Rustin with The Man Behind the Dream, a commissioned work that tells the story of Rustin’s early years growing up as a Quaker, singer, athlete and activist who became a mentor to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and organizer of the 1963 March on Washington. Composer Steve Milloy uses two story-guides, the full chorus, and a 5-piece band to chronicle Rustin’s influence on Dr. King’s strategy of peaceful protest and pays tribute to current day activists. Read more about One Voice Mixed Chorus presents Bayard Rustin: The Man Behind the Dream

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